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Experienced Hire Recruiter - Riyadh (Nationals only)

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Mar 9, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1404492

As a large, sophisticated professional services organization, everything we do comes down to having the right people with the right skills in the right place This is a fantastic opportunity to join the in house recruitment team at EY, finding future talent that will enable EY to deliver our strategy


The opportunity


Working as a valued member of the MENA Experience Hire recruitment team, you have the opportunity to deliver a best-in-class candidate experience and identify talent in the market directly.  We’re looking for someone like you who has the autonomy to become a key business partner to your stakeholders, offering advice on best practice defining a sourcing strategy to deliver the end-to-end recruitment processes across your portfolio.


Your key responsibilities


As a Supervising Associate you will manage the end-to-end recruitment processes for defined/specific business area(s). Be Responsible for ensuring candidates have an exceptional candidate experience and work independently in order to plan and deliver business area(s) recruitment strategy with little or no supervision. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Increase engagement of key business stakeholders across the service line by building and developing network and relationships
  • Develop recruitment plans – for experienced hire, mobilize resources for delivery
  • Develop innovative sourcing strategies for specialist skill sets across all appropriate sub service lines
  • Liaise with business to understand requisitions, develop detailed job template and develop pre-screening criteria
  • Build relationships with external agencies and develop networks to support candidate identification and sourcing
  • Engage with business stakeholders and obtain their involvement in the selection process – assessments, interviews etc.
  • Conduct discussions and review decisions around offer terms to arrive at mutually agreeable conditions
  • Evaluate sourcing channels (internal, external) using analytics in coordination with HR enablement and shared services


Skills and attributes for success


  • Adding value by demonstrating a thorough understanding of trends and market knowledge of sector applying knowledge and experience to inform actions and adapt sourcing plans and improve recruitment processes
  • Planning, organising and delivering appropriate recruitment plans based on a thorough understanding of recruitment methods and concepts working with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrating an understanding of assessment methods e.g. competency-based interviewing, psychometric testing, technical testing and assessment centres
  • Collaboration with regional and functional leads (campus recruitment, experienced hire recruitment, mobility, talent Sourcing and employer branding)


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Approximately 6-8 years of experienced hire recruitment experience, preferably from a professional services environment
  • A degree in Human Resources or a related discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of recruiting end to end attracting candidates up to Director from a variety of sources - headhunting candidates directly for vacancies, resourcing candidates from job boards, recruitment systems, mapping, internal networks and Search etc
  • Proven track record of managing and executing specialist or complex recruitment briefs, including senior hires, with minimal guidance


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Ability to quickly pick up full account management of key recruitment areas and able to establish their self as a valued and trusted recruitment business partner
  • Able to work independently but able to readily identify when to share information with immediate team (for knowledge or best practise) or when to escalate significant issues


What we look for


You will be an experienced Recruitment Advisor with a passion for direct sourcing and desire to provide an exceptional candidate experience.  You will also work closely with Partners and Directors across the business so the ability to build strong and effective relationships, delivering at times difficult messages, will also be key.


What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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