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Talent Acquisition Partner - Emiratisation

Date: 07-Sep-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[102976]] 

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, 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.


To create a Talent Acquisition holistic strategy for the group in collaboration with business unit stakeholders, Group Head of Talent Acquisition, and Group Head of Emiratisation. Accountable for end-to-end recruitment for key National Hires. Enables Talent Acquisition business unit leaders across the group with suitable recruitment solutions to successfully achieve Emiratisation hiring plans. Co-creates and executes Emiratisation employer branding proposition.



  • Support the group during manpower planning and scheduling
  • Contribute to the development of a Hiring Plan for different business units to fulfill budgeted manpower requirements.
  • Partners up with GMHR and TA managers in the BUs to assess manpower requirements and provide solutions to attract and source quality candidates.
  • Manage end-to-end sourcing solutions (attract, source, select and integrate) through understanding business needs and growth plans for Key Emirati hires.
  • Drive a proactive fulfillment of manpower business requirements through developing an extensive network in the market.
  • Develop relationships with external talent to ensure a proactive approach towards the business talent acquisition pipeline.
  • Support business units with appropriate assessment tools to attract, source, and select the right talent.
  • Facilitate and record activities and results and ensure results are used in a comparative fashion to guarantee merit-based decisions are taken on candidates.
  • Efficiently use different tools such as Sniperhire (ATS), social media, job boards.
  • Plan and conduct assessment centers/ open days to identify suitable candidates for the business.
  • Plan and develop Talent Pools for the business in order to meet the requirements of the Hiring Plan.
  • Use the right interviewing skills to match candidates' profiles with business requirements.
  • Ensure right referencing is completed before selecting the final candidate.
  • Manage offers and ensure they are in line with business manpower budgets and internal total rewards policies.
  • Ensure SLAs are adhered to and processes followed for all roles.
  • Review SLAs and processes with business units regularly.




A minimum of 2-3 years of recruitment/ sourcing experience preferred

Emiratisation recruitment experience is preferred

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 

Previous experience with an ATS preferred

Extensive knowledge of UAE labor laws and regulations is an advantage

Job-Specific Skills:

Interviewing personal assessment skills


Analytical skills


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Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.


As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.