Head of Talent Acquisition – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Head of Talent Acquisition- MEA in Dubai- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
The main purpose of this role will be to support the Middle East and Africa
business to achieve their growth plans and ensuring that the regional Talent
Acquisition Team providing a service that is fit for purpose whilst
maintaining best practice at all times. This role will also require a very
high level of collaboration with key stakeholders and compliance. It is
essential that this role instills a level of consistency in approach and
methodology with best practice methods being utililsed at all time in line
with AECOM`s regional and global standards.
Job Duties:

Supporting the Talent Acquisition team by working with them to engage with key stakeholders and the wider Human Resources teams in order to understand future manpower forecasts on a regular basis to ensure the team is able to service the business and take into account ever changing needs.

Enabling and working with the Talent Acquisition team and stakeholders to prioritise their teams positions where there are peaks and troughs in order to manage the expectations of the stakeholders

Managing the mapping and life cycle process of regional strategic hires using the best practice search and selection process

Participate in providing innovative ideas for recruitment strategies as well as being fully responsible for ensuring that all local advertising mediums are kept up to date and available recruitment tools are used to their full potential

Provide strategic support and guidance on key business priorities initiatives such as growth within our operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Champion diversity by ensuring that a diverse pool of candidates is provided in all sectors and supporting local- regional and global initiatives

Ensuring that there is 100% compliance at all times throughout the life cycle recruitment process ensuring appropriate interview techniques and process is being used for each position consistently

Always be one step ahead on talent competition and industry trends

Fully responsible for the Preferred Supplier list of Recruitment Agencies ensuring compliancy at all times

Represent the TA function for AECOM in the Middle East and Africa region both internally and externally.

Lead the Middle East and Africa Talent Acquisition Team- ensuring that they are fully supported throughout the different projects and processes

Hold regular meetings with key stakeholders to ensure the partnering relationship is maintained- relevant data is provided and that service levels are being met. This also includes the wider Middle East and Africa Human Resources Teams and EMEA Talent Acquisition Team.

Supporting and leading local decisions for the Talent Acquisition Team on complex issues. Where required- engage the appropriate personnel prior to making key decisions e.g. Human Resources- Compliance- Legal.

Contribute and participate on EMEA Talent Acquisition and HR initiatives and ad hoc projects ensuring that the local team is kept fully up to speed on these priorities

Advocate and ensure data integrity can be reported on in real time

Provide accurate weekly reports to the Middle East and Africa stakeholders- Human Resources and EMEA TA Lead

Safeguard: Ensure a safe working environment at all times by leading from the front. Engage in demonstrable behaviour- including safety observations and hazard identification- to reinforce your commitment to safety.

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrable track record of delivering effective results

Proven leadership experience and strong experience of building and engaging teams

Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems and highly proficient in social media tools

Ability to be |hands on|

Problem solving and solutions orientated person

Ability to manage complex situations

Ability to work in high pressure situations

Possess the experience- confidence- and presence to manage change

Excellent influencing skills

Strong preference will be given to applicants with experience of recruiting for large-scale projects in the Middle East

This role will require travel throughout the Middle East and Africa as and when required

Preferred Qualifications

A relevant internationally recognized degree or industry qualification such as F/MIRP (or equivalent) would be preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219312BR

Additional Locations AE – Abu Dhabi- International Tower- Capital Centre

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.