Talent Acquisition Specialist - Fixed Term Contract

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Fixed Term - immediate start

Make a difference every day


The Job Opportunity

The key purpose of this role is to lead the hiring of staff required in UAE 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. 

Key accountabilities

  • Ensure that the business is able to meet client requirements for personnel, with the correct skills levels, at the time committed to the client.
  • Identifying, sourcing, interviewing and support in on-boarding and talent pooling for UAE projects.

  • The role will work with/support the client and bid team 

  • Be responsible for effective sourcing strategies for roles including mass hiring, direct sourcing, Contingency and Retained Agency use.
  • Research and recommend channels to recruitment. e.g. search firms national/local publications, trade magazines, career fairs, universities and internet etc
  • Ensure Line Managers are recruiting within the agreed organisational parameters and governance procedures, and are well equipped to make the right hiring decisions  and ensure the end to end hiring process is smooth and efficient

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Proven experience in direct sourcing
  • Hands-on experienced in using various methodologies and mediums for Talent Sourcing (e.g. Job Portals, Linkedin, ATS, Video Interviewing etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of UAE Visa Processes.
  • Excellent networking and communication skills
  • Good in creating/ updating/maintaining Recruitment and Mobilization Trackers/ Reports

Specific requirements

  • Experience in volume hiring
  • Technical sourcing experience 
  • Good market knowledge to understand where to obtain the resources and be able to work with the recruitment team to deliver
  • Excellent MS Office skills (MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Resource forecasting, scheduling and allocation experience
  • Available for immediate start

Working with Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
Join Us

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), and SercoUnlimited (Disability). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Take pride in what you do

Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit www.serco.com/careers for more information.


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02/06/2023 02:46:00
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