Recruiter – Arabic Speaker wanted at SERCO – Dubai

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Career Opportunities: Recruiter – Arabic Speaker (53761)
Req ID 53761 – Posted 04/10/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai – HR Professionals – Full Time
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.
Serco customers are looking for expertise in managing their people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise economic decision makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and – most of all – deliver quality services directly to the public.
Serco supplies to governments, government enterprise, agencies and companies who seek a trusted outsourcing partner with a solid track-record of service excellence. Serco people offer operational, logistical and technical expertise in the Transport, Justice and Immigration, Defence, Education and Healthcare industries as well as in the commercial sectors of Facilities Management.
Serco Middle East have been in the Region since 1947, starting out delivering Air Traffic Control Services in Bahrain; a service we are proudly still running today and have expanded to include many other Airports in the region.
We have expanded significantly since that time across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq. We have been supporting the RTA to operate the Dubai Metro since 2009 and have launched the flagship Saudi Arabia Passenger Rail service from Riyadh to Qassim in 2017. We deliver Facility Management services to Hospitals, Universities, Airports, Military Facilities and Commercial Estates in the UAE and large-scale medical facilities in Saudi Arabia. We also deliver staff training and education to selected officers of the Qatar Armed Forces at the Officers’ training institute located at the Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College in Doha.
Focussing on our core values, and creating a positive environment for employees to thrive, we look forward to a bright future as we continue to grow with the region.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed Recruiter to look after the Serco Middle East Transport Sector. Serco operates in five major geographies: UK, Europe, Americas, Middle East, and Asia Pacific) and a global BPO services business (Serco Global Services – SGS).

Serco was established in the Middle East in 1947. The business has matured rapidly in recent times, growing from £46.3mn in 2008 to £140mn in 2010 to £300mn in 2014. Its portfolio includes Light Rail, Air Traffic Control, Integrated Facilities Management and Technology, with Healthcare and Vocational Training as key emerging sectors. Serco runs the iconic world class Dubai Metro and is also responsible for most of the Air Traffic control business across the Middle East, including Dubai Airport. Bayed University and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi are key Facilities Management contracts.

The Middle East business has historically been UAE-focused, with more recent growth in Bahrain, Iraq, Qatar and The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia. In line with the wider group strategy, the CEO Middle East role is critical to growth within existing and new geographies and sectors.

The key purpose of this role is to support the hiring of all required staff into the Transport for Serco Middle East. The role will be responsible for enhancing organizational effectiveness through ensuring the best quality candidates are identified and selected appropriately, and within required timeframes. The role will also provide support to other sectors hiring needs when required.

Reason for role

The Serco Middle East business is seen as a growth engine for Serco Group. The Middle East strategy and organisational structure is aligned to a number of the five pillars established through the strategic review as core foundations for the growth of Serco, including Transport, Aviation and Health/Facilities Management.

To enable Serco Middle East to deliver on its revenue and growth targets, the quality and timeliness of the supply of resources is a critical component. This means ensuring that the Transport business is able to meet client requirements for personnel, with the correct skills levels, at the time committed to the client. To achieve this, the role has to gain knowledge of the current and future resourcing requirements, have a good market knowledge to understand where to obtain the resources and be able to work with the recruitment team to deliver.

Structure and reporting relationship

The role will report to the Recruitment Manager, Transport.

Key Stakeholders to the role will be

Transport HR Business Partner’s direct reports
Hiring Managers in the Transport business
Recruitment Team and wider HR team
Wider Serco Middle East support teams including Finance, Bidding and Commercial Teams

Key Responsibilities

Own the end to end recruitment process for Transport, typically for Grades up to 15. The end to end process includes:
Complying with the internal job posting policy;
Managing external sourcing channels;
Building and managing candidate pipelines;
Screening CVs;
Managing rejections;
Arranging assessments;
Overseeing logistics;
Collating information; and
Ensuring Candidates are managed through the onboarding process.
Be responsible for delivering against the Transport sourcing strategies for roles including mass hiring, direct sourcing, Contingency and Retained Agency use.
Be responsible for delivering “project” recruitment and mobilizations within their assigned business units
Research and recommend channels to recruitment. e.g. search firms national/local publications, trade magazines, career fairs, universities and internetetc
Pre-screens candidates and attends interviews with Line Managers for assigned roles to ensure the best quality candidates are identified and selected appropriately
Draft interview questions and determine the appropriate interview pack and technique based on level of role. Advises and supports the Line manager accordingly
Ensure Line Managers are recruiting within the agreed organisational parameters and governance procedures
Ensure Line Managers are well equipped to make the right hiring decisions and ensure the end to end hiring process is smooth and efficient
Works with, develops and manages the relationships with recruitment agents as preferred suppliers to Serco
Implements assessment methodologies as required for the roles, including psychometric testing
Carry out analysis of data and work to create meaningful MI around recruitment activity
Work closely with Line managers to ensure hiring strategies are implemented and the hiring parameters are met
Carry out ad-hoc project work as directed by the Recruitment Manager
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental;
Promote a healthy and hard-working culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties
Assume the responsibilities of the Sr. Recruiter in their absence