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Recruitment Lead

Sarooj Construction

Muscat, Oman

Ref: SP134-09

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

You will drive the resourcing, recruitment and onboarding activities for both White Collar vacancies and Blue Collar workers within the business, which includes working with 3rd party vendors both in Oman and internationally.
It is expected you can demonstrate the ability to exceed targets and Recruitment KPIs whilst leading junior team members, alongside a strong understanding of GCC labour & Inhouse compliance.
A key understanding of the Commercial value the Recruitment department presents within the business is essential as is the understanding & ability to communicate with internal & external stakeholders (from Junior to Director level)
Attention to detail, understanding of the candidate & job 'pipeline' and IT skills within Microsoft Office & Applicant Tracking/Recruitment systems is a must!

. Drive all Recruitment activities.
. Liaise with Expat candidates – ensuring complete engagement throughout the recruitment process.
. Liaise with 3rd party venders - ensuring they meet company standards, expectations and regulations.
. Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport. Arrange management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant
to interviews; arranging community tours.
. Maintain and update job descriptions.
. Ensure all new joiners have a complete Job Description with is understood.
. Maintain and ensure accuracy of assessment criteria and assessment records.
. Maintain a rich database of candidate information.
. Prepare and holds interviews with potential candidates.
. Ensure the timely collection of all legal documentation required for visa processing.
. Maintains effective screening measures to provide excellent candidates for selection.
. Acts as an ambassador to the organisation and ensures new employees are inducted effectively.
. Contribute to recruitment effectiveness by utilising the appropriate competency framework.
. Negotiate effectively with potential candidates to enhance attraction to Sarooj.
. Contributes to the accomplishment of the HR mission by completing any tasks deemed necessary by the HR Management Team.
. Ensures awareness of Oman legal legislation and any other interfacing country laws.
. Ensure that all employees are correctly inducted, understand the organisations goals and work together as one team to achieve these.
. Follow HR policies and procedures to ensure management consistency and enhance employee engagement at all levels.
. Ensure legal compliance of the recruitment process at all times.

Management & Leadership
. Leading junior members of the team. Ensuring their understanding of their role, recruitment, compliance and targets are developed and/or achieved.


. Degree Qualified (Diploma acceptable too with relevant experience)
. 5+ years recruitment experience
. 2+ years experience within Construction/Engineering sector
. Proficient in English both written & spoken
. Computer literate with proven ATS/Recruitment software experience and Microsoft Office
. Excellent communication and people management skills
. Exceptional moral compass and dedication to transparency and fairness

. Degree in Business Administration
. Inhouse Recruitment experience
. Managing & leading others experience

About the Company

Operating in Oman since 1976, Sarooj Construction Company was re-structured in 2006 and has an established track-record and leading reputation for the provision of Earthworks, Geo-technical, Marine, Infrastructure, Airports, Roads, Buildings, Electrical & Mechanical Works and Site Temporary Facilities to the Oil & Gas and other construction industries in Oman.

Sarooj is part of Al Taher Group (ATG), a name that has been synonymous in the real estate sector, various engineering fields and the oil industry in the Sultanate since the 1970's.

Sarooj has 43 years of experience working in Oman on major Infrastructure projects and oilfield services for leading operating companies such as Petroleum Development Oman (Shell), British Petroleum (BP), OOCEP, Occidental and Total and has been involved in most of the flagship infrastructure projects in Oman such as Musandam Gas Plant, Musandam Independent Power Plant, Nimr Water Treatment Plant, Shinas Port, Al Mouj Resort, Madha Road and Haima Airstrip. Services provided have included the construction of some 1,500 Well Pads, 500,000 m³ of Concrete, 900 Kms between Roads & Bridges, 8,000,000 m³ of rock in Marine Works, first underpass in Oman, first Marine lighthouse, first UAE-Oman Border demarcation.

SCC continues to differentiate itself by perpetually instigating a culture based on its six core values with a significant growth over the next 5 years.

Safety | Superior Performance | Communication | People Focused | Integrity | Sustainability

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