AECOM Head of Talent Acquisition- MEA in Dubai- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
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.
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.
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
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.