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Head of Talent Acquisition


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP222-3093

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

My client is based in Abu Dhabi and has recently gone through a period of change in HR Team. They are looking for a Head of Talent Acquisition to manage their corporate recruitment from A to Z. The ideal candidate would have a mix of in-house recruitment and executive search also. The ideal candidate will be able to build a recruitment function (team members, systems & processes) in line with the future growth plans of the business.


- The ideal candidate would have 10+ years recruitment experience
- Experience in recruiting group level roles in Finance, Accounting, HR, Legal etc.
- Ideally you will have a mix of agency and in-house experience.
- New ideas: In terms of systems, processes, assessment and behavioural tests.
- Someone who is currently based in the UAE and understands the recruitment dynamic here
- Experience searching globally for talent
- Credible, Strategic, Proactive and Influencer
- Strong communicator

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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