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Talent Acquisition Associate

Date: 04-Apr-2021

Location: EG

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support the Talent Acquisition with efficient and effective sourcing needs
  • Assists Operations with onboarding activities as required (e.g., collecting and verifying employee documentation, facilitating day one employee experience programing, etc.)
  • Provides feedback and input for improvement of service delivery and programs as part of requests by the Shared Service Center Process/Service Management Team and COE, as requested.
  • Builds a pipeline of diverse candidates that can be shared across Talent Acquisition team, especially for frequently filled positions at many levels.
  • Cultivate relationships, keeping an eye out for strong potential candidates, staying in touch with potential candidates over an extended period of time,
  • Conduct market research to understand where external diverse talent pools exist and work collaboratively. This includes identifying how to tap into pools of talent (ex. Professional organizations, schools and universities).
  • Demonstrate proactive and effective sourcing techniques, including social media, referrals, and professional networking. This includes identifying effective ways to attract talent to the MAF

Develop recruitment strategies focused on attracting diverse applicants diversifying talent pools and increasing diversity in the hiring process.

  • Utilize knowledge of multiple recruiting sources and advanced sourcing techniques to identify top talent
  • Source passive candidates through various avenues and platforms.
  • Learn process and work with managers to insure adherence to financial/budgetary plan (regarding hires).
  • Adequately screen candidates for availability, interest level, salary range, relocation needs, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Manage recruit selection and offer process; this includes:
  • Screening recruit resumes and make recommendations
  • Manage the set-up of interview schedules with respective stakeholders.  
  • Ensuring recruit outcomes are effectively communicated in a timely manner and delivered in accordance talent strategies and outcomes.
  • Work with the Talent Manager and Talent Specialist to successfully deliver upon pipeline and. tracking the progress of each recruit and raising any concerns as they arise.
  • Act as an ally to the recruits and supporting their success on the programs.  
  • Support the Talent Acquisition Leadership team in evaluating the success of the recruiting season and incorporating agreed outcomes into future recruiting seasons.
  • Utilize the Recruiting tool in real-time to accurately track recruit and event data. Develop extensive facility with the tool and become a resource for other team members.

Job Dimension – (E.g. Revenue & Budget size, Sales Volume etc.)

Ensure TA SLA’s are met to meet business needs and requirement across the MENA Region.

Support the internal hire rate as established by the overall GS Talent Strategy.

Receives90-day rolling hiring forecast (as per Work force Planning)

Other Context (if applicable):

Flexible working hours as required.

Functional/Technical Competencies:

  • HR technologies knowledge  
  • Familiarity with social networks, professional sites and resume databases
  • Good knowledge of regional labour laws.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

Skillset (job specific technical skills and behavioral competencies needed)

  • Stakeholder and relationship management
  • Results oriented with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Creative flair and the ability to provide innovative and pragmatic solutions
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral member of teams
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks
  • Logical problem-solving skills and ability to navigate ambiguity; highly adaptable with ability to manage changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Minimum experience

  • At least 3 years of recruiting support and/or administrative experience in corporate environment.
  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Specialist, Sourcer or similar role


Minimum Qualifications/education

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience required