Recruitment Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP928-562

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The opportunity

Working as part of a dedicated recruitment function that operates at every level within the business, partnering with hiring managers across the region, building relationships throughout the organisation to gain a comprehensive understanding of the company’s hiring needs for each position, and meeting competitive hiring goals and managing expectations.

The role is responsible for the full recruiting lifecycle across a variety of roles, identifying, interviewing and selecting local or expat employees both internally and externally for Mace international ensuring current and future staffing requirements are met on time and with the best available talent that matches both the role profile and the company culture.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Headhunting the best talent in the market from competitors or relevant companies within the construction and property market.
• Identifying people with the right skills, right experience and the right behavioural and cultural fit for Mace and its clients.
• Identifying internal talent and promoting internal mobility.
• Using all sourcing methods including social media, and CV searching the internal and external databases.
• Generating referrals from existing employees, raising the profile of the employee referral scheme.
• Providing feedback and suggestions on job applications.
• Supporting prospects and bidding activity by working on unsecured roles.
• Supporting hiring managers by guiding them on the recruitment process.
• Conducting detailed proficiency and behavioural-based interviews to ensure candidates' skills and qualifications match the job requirements.
• Following up on interview process status, encouraging line managers to give full feedback and influencing in their decision-making.
• Taking references on candidates from previous colleagues/line managers
• Maintaining the database of candidates’ records, including active and passive prospects.
• Maximising the use of the Phenom applicant tracking system, tagging candidates, lists, and campaigns.
• Seeking relevant approvals for hires and managing through the Taleo system.
• Being an advocate for Mace, having a full understanding of the values, vision behaviours and processes.
• Having a deep understanding of the business, sectors, projects, clients and operating model.
• Updating project trackers, and global recruitment reports with candidates in the process, reviewing position start dates.
• Reviewing Power BI dashboards on KPIs.
• Writing and posting adverts on the internal and external Mace websites and relevant job boards.


About you

• You are digitally savvy, can build recruitment strategies that leverage the employment brand and are able to demonstrate working in fast and complex environments, ideally spanning the MENA or APAC regions.
• Your significant end-to-end recruitment experience within construction, property or engineering is essential as is your experience assessing a candidate's behavioural and cultural fit to ensure we are attracting the best people into the business.

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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