Campus Recruiting Specialist, AED 19-23,000 per Month

Sapphire Recruitment Consultants

Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP921-32

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is seeking a Campus Recruiting Specialist with 3-4 years’ experience in a HR or Recruiting background and specifically Campus Recruiting experience. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing and executing the recruitment of university students from the Grandes Écoles in France to join our client. You will also be responsible for overseeing the recruitment process for direct/referred Interns through Senior Associate candidates, maintaining recruiting Google Sheets and support on reporting, and the Summer Internship Program. Travel to France is expected several times a year so only apply if you hold a passport that won’t have visa restrictions for travel to France. Please respect the criteria requirements and only apply if you meet these as you will not be considered if you do not, this role is not open to candidates who do not currently reside here.


• Work closely with recruiting partners, school champions and head of recruiting to align on strategies for university recruitment (timelines, screening criteria, targets, profiles of interest, selling points) and plan accordingly
• Lead execution of the hiring cycle for full-time and intern campus applicants from the Grandes Écoles, from sourcing through offer stage, including campus recruiting plan and timeline, candidate profile screening, scheduling interviews and issuing offers to new recruits, and acting as candidate main point of contact
• Organize and attend campus presentations, information sessions, coffee chats and sell events communicating the firm’s key messages and service offerings to candidates. Liaise closely with campus career centers and relevant student organizations, e.g., consulting clubs
• Represent the Middle East team on the ground at campus events (corporate presentations, interviews, coffee chats, career networking events, etc.) and engage with students to sell the brand
• Organize and attend student office visits from core school campuses in our clients ME offices, coordinating closely with student organizers and interacting with audience to address questions from a recruiting perspective
• Cooperate closely with the marketing team for social media posts around campus events (pre, during and post events), providing photos and key information
• Maintain campus recruiting calendar and attendance shared with recruiting team and other functions (BOMs for seniors’ attendance, marketing for social media posts, etc.)
• Support on the Summer Intern Program
• Analyze recruiting trends and provide suitable recommendations to school champions. Maintain tracking tools to support with efficient analysis
• Support with budget planning and expense tracking for recruiting activities across relevant schools
• Validate and categorize as needed expenses submitted to Finance Team - mainly from client staff and vendors for campus related activities
• Develop event budgets ensuring cost efficient options are explored for events and monitor actual spend to ensure compliance with limits
• Maintain recruiting-wide tracking tools and ensure data is updated regularly
• Generate and share recruitment reports as needed
• Maintain candidate profiles on assigned digital tools, e.g., Google Sheets or other ATS
• Act as a subject matter expert on university recruitment questions and reply to queries
• Train new hires in the recruiting team on topics (e.g., Recruiting sheets, issuing offers, etc.)
• Contribute to an environment of teamwork within the recruitment team and support other areas as needed
• Maintain oversight of and follow-up on relevant campus hire process, ensuring campus champions, recruiting partner and head of recruiting are kept up to date on pipeline status, and targets are met

AED 19,000 to 23,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.



• Degree educated
• 3-4 years’ experience in HR/Recruiting, including campus recruiting experience
• Experience and interest in a fast-paced international client service environment
• Solid recruiting experience ideally in a professional services environment with exposure to universities
• Advanced proficiency in English, French and Arabic would be an advantage
• Strong people and teaming skills
• Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships with different stakeholders
• Excellent presentation skills, comfortable speaking to a large audience, able to professionally represent our client’s brand
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point); Digital systems proficiency is a plus
• Comfortable with numbers/reporting, ideally on Excel/PowerPoint
• Entrepreneurial drive
• Highly flexible; prepared to work out of regular hours and travel extensively, travel to France is expected several times a year
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Ability to prioritize work and follow through
• Flexible, mature attitude, and can gain credibility with seniors
• High professional standards and excellent attention to detail
• Display tact and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of staff, candidates, and external parties
• Event organization
• Selling and marketing skills
• Must currently reside in the UAE

Please respect the criteria requirements and only apply if you meet these as you will not be considered if you do not. We thank you for your application however due to the high volume of candidate applications, we only accept online applications in the first instance. Successful candidate applications will be contacted, if you are not successful your CV will be stored on our database.

About the Company

Sapphire Recruitment Consultants is an executive search, selection and recruitment agency lead by a management team with over 28 years of experience in the international and local recruitment market. Located in Dubai, we are ideally situated to offer our expertise to the region.

Our focus is to provide professional services that encourage long-term relationships with clients, effectively placing personnel in positions that showcase their skills; and as a result, making a material contribution to the company.

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