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Resourcing Partner | Talent Acquisition | Al-Futtaim Group | Doha, Qatar

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Date: 31-Jan-2019

Location: Doha, QA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 33527 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


Reporting to the Group Resourcing Manager in UAE you will be accountable for sourcing and hiring talent for all divisions of the group in Qatar - real estate, engineering, retail and automotive. This role will also take responsibility for robust market mapping, creating and executing creative on and offline sourcing strategies, and implementing comprehensive hiring plans based on manpower plans. The Resourcing Partner will be a pivotal member of the team by applying high commercial awareness and a deep understanding of business ROI to recruitment practices whilst maintaining a presence as a market expert and contributing to shaping the organisation as the employer of choice.


Key Role Specific Accountabilities:


Resourcing & Hiring


  • Accountable for delivering best-in-class recruitment through effective performance management at an individual level
  • Designing and implementing creative sourcing and hiring strategies that reach out to global world class talent (including emerging countries) whilst offering internal customers detailed metrics-driven progress reports and target lists
  • Conducting market research and mapping to create and manage relevant talent pipelines
  • Ensuring internal customer expectations are properly and professionally mapped and are achievable before the sourcing process starts
  • Evaluating remuneration and benefits and negotiating offers and counter-offers together with full completion and sign-off of offers prior to passing to onboarding
  • Keeping abreast of trends in the relevant markets and providing insight and recommendations on the external influences on the recruitment cycle/process
  • Living and breathing the Al-Futtaim Values and ensure they are clearly communicated across the board


Stakeholder Management


  • Collaborating with Managers and HR Business Partners to design and deliver creative, and comprehensive resourcing plans to meet needs and goals of the different divisions/brands.
  • Establishing strong relationships with key stakeholders through effective, accurate and timely communication ensuring promises are kept and timescales are managed effectively
  • Keeping key stakeholders abreast of market trends across the relevant sectors and geographies, including competitor analysis, market remuneration movement and any external influences on the recruitment cycle


Analysis & Reporting


  • Diligently monitoring, tracking and finessing all required key metrics within the full recruitment lifecycle
  • Producing and presenting hiring dashboards to management during strategic account review meetings ▪ Analysing manpower plans and ensuring alignment with relevant structured hiring plans


Employer Branding


  • Keeping abreast of employer branding trends
  • Providing informative insights with regards to futuristic recruitment campaigns relevant to designated sector
  • Assisting with relevant employer brand initiatives


Requirements of the Role:




  • Relevant Degree or Diploma would be preferred


Minimum Experience and Knowledge


  • 4+ years of resourcing experience with a diversified business
  • Expert knowledge about various resourcing tools and best practices for using them
  • Expert knowledge about ATS (ideally SuccessFactors) comfortable implementing various supplementary technologies
  • Demonstrable experience in working within a strong metrics-focused business with successful delivery of SLAs across a team
  • Highly knowledgeable in market research and talent mapping strategies
  • Knowledge of asessment and interviewing techniques would be an advantage
  • Knowledgeable of Qatar labour laws and regulations would be an advantage
  • Experience in a matrix work environment


Job-Specific Skills


  • Strong problem solver and articulate communicator
  • Ability to demonstrate strong market and relevant sector knowledge
  • Creative thinker with ability to come up with and adapt effective recruitment campaigns
  • High achiever with a natural curiosity for learning about and implementing world class futuristic resourcing methodologie
  • Highly organised and systematic with superior time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload based on business needs


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