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Recruitment Specialist

A Leading Insurance Broker In The Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP273-06

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A leading International Insurance Broker company is currently looking for a recruitment specialist to join their office in Dubai UAE. The primary purpose of this role is to provide highly visible and effective end to end recruitment solutions to find the best talent for the business. You will ensure to attract and retain the highest calibre diverse talent to build the strategic capability we require as a business in the future.

Key Accountabilities

• Own the end to end recruitment process for your client groups, from initiation through to on-boarding
• Be an employer brand ambassador for the company, delivering a first-class candidate experience at all stages of the recruitment process
• Work closely with the wider HR team and line managers at all levels to ensure a detailed understanding of resourcing needs
• Pro-actively source talent for a selection of your vacancies using a range of channels (Social media, online forums and CV databases etc)
• Build a comprehensive suite of assessment tools and evolve as and when required
• Be an active contributor and influencer in the recruitment process, providing best practice advice to hiring manager, advising on appropriate selection methods, leading interviews and influencing decisions to ensure an inclusive hiring process
• Produce regular reports for HR teams and wider business using a set of agreed recruitment metrics. Ensure D&I features in this
• Coach recruiting managers to improve interviewing, assessment and selection competence. Educating the wider business on the group’s recruitment approach, challenging where appropriate
• Maintain Applicant Tracking file for all roles to ensure accurate reporting
• Partner with agencies to source candidates where necessary


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

• Be an experienced recruiter with an eye for spotting great talent - both for current and future roles
• Ability to think strategically beyond the daily BAU requirements i.e. support the HR team on delivery of strategic initiatives and HR projects.
• Coordinate with HR Manager for L&D projects.
• Be an enthusiastic and collaborative team player with a strong drive and ambition to create a positive work environment and to deliver results
• Commercial awareness and a demonstrable ability to understand stakeholder groups
• Outstanding communication and influencing skills
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, being able to generate a quality pipeline of candidates under tight time constraints
• Strong attention to detail and be able to work independently
• Be able to adapt your style, think on your feet and have a can-do mentality


• Degree holder in Human Resources preferably
• Minimum 3 years recruitment experience in UAE experience in both search firm and in-house preferably but not a must
• Good knowledge of relevant business area – insurance or wider financial services
• Excellent communication in English
• Proven recruitment experience in different sourcing channels
• Extensive best practice recruitment and onboarding experience
• Extensive knowledge of recruitment systems
• Sourcing experience
• Strong analytical ability, sensitive in number and detailed oriented
• Able to work independently and as part of the team

About the Company

A leading insurance broker in the Middle East.

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