Senior Recruiter - Saudi National

Atkins Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-2245

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

Working alongside our ME team in a virtual environment, you will be responsible for the full recruitment life cycle:
- Virtually meet with the hiring manager every time ME opens a new job requisition to discuss recruitment and sourcing strategy
- Attract and source candidates through various sources (job boards, LinkedIn, job boards, referrals, own network, etc.), pre-screen and present qualified candidates to the hiring manager
- Be an employee brand ambassador, while internally and externally soliciting employee referrals
- Post/unpost roles, schedule interviews, debrief calls and any follow ups
- Conduct reference checks
- Manage the job offer / negotiation process
- Proactively build talent pipelines through networking, CV databases, Facebook, university relations, Twitter, Reddit, engineering forums and other creative channels
- Proactively develop strong partnerships with Atkins hiring managers, HRBPs and recruitment agencies
- Conduct talent phone screens and facilitate internal team discussions regarding candidates
- Gather and analyse recruitment metrics by daily updates in the recruitment tracker and participate in the weekly/monthly reporting activities
- Occasionally liaise with and manage external recruitment partners

Position Parameters:

Typical KPIs:
- on target delivery of objectives
- quality of work
- customer satisfaction - candidates, hiring managers, HR team
- alignment with company business strategy and overall HR direction


Experience Required:
- 5+ years of experience as a recruiter in a similar inhouse role
- Experience of using LinkedIn Recruiter and other search engines and job boards, have an established EPC candidates network
- Experience in using an Application Tracking System (ATS), ideally Workday

Competencies/ Skills Required :
- Strong communication and collaboration skills
- Passion for working with and learning from individuals from various countries/cultures
- Ability to manage a heavy volume of job requisitions and work in a fast-paced ever-changing environment
- Exceptional sourcing skills
- Ability to project manage your job requisitions and organize your work

Education Required:
- University Degree in HR related field, Psychology, Economics or Engineering

Personal Qualities Required :
- Resilient and flexible achiever
- Remains calm under pressure in a constantly changing environment
- Results and customer service oriented
- Excellent listener
- Proactive and self-disciplined
- Energetic, enthusiastic, and confident.

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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