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Senior Associate HR - Talent Acquisition

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1054

Job description / Role

Our client is a prestigious, global financial services organisation based in Dubai’s financial heartland. They strive to be the best at what they do, constantly innovating and customising their services to the needs of their clients. They know it’s their people that make them the best and they recruit top global talent from Universities across the world. They operate graduate schemes, offering a five year career development plan. The company has strong core values and the result is an invigorated workforce, with real engagement and commitment to the organisation.

The role of Talent Acquisition Specialist is to implement the talent acquisition strategy and source and recruit potential candidates through appropriate channels, placing candidates in a timely manner and building talent pipelines for future hiring needs. You will conduct all duties associated with identifying, sourcing and on boarding of relevant talent, to ensure the continued improvement of the talent pool. You may also be required to assist other members of the HR team with responding to queries or escalated issues, and providing strategic support to the Associate Director.


Strong and articulate English communication skills are vital; you will be coordinating with the hiring Managers and Senior Associates and liaising with top Universities and financial institutions globally. You will be highly familiar with sourcing methodology, both online and offline, including browsing resume portals, LinkedIn and portfolio sites, as well as attending career events. Very strong research capability is required and there should be strong local market awareness displayed as well as knowledge of industry trends and recruitment standards displayed. Candidates will need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the a full life-cycle recruitment process and will have at least five years’ experience of working within the professional services sector and / or assisting in the graduate recruitment schemes for such organisations. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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Senior Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 10,500

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