Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Deriv DMCC

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP475-37

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will strategically identify and recruit ‘A’ players by using leading recruitment methodologies such as Topgrading to further the company’s growth worldwide. ‘A’ players are top talents who are smart, driven, and get things done while possessing traits that align with our company values: integrity, teamwork, competence, and customer focus.

What you’ll do
- Find and recruit candidates using various online and offline channels.
- Assess applicants by using hiring and interviewing methodologies such as Topgrading to determine their technical and cultural fit.
- Work closely with hiring managers to understand different roles within the organisation and their requirements.
- Schedule and coordinate interview with candidates.
- Spearhead recruitment activities such as career fairs and campus recruitment drives.
- Maintain our applicant database, and prepare recruitment analytics and hiring reports.
- Collaborate with the product design team to create branding materials for recruitment purposes.


- A university degree or other relevant professional qualifications
- Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
- Ability to identify top talent and assess a candidate’s attitude, character, and skills
- Comprehensive knowledge of ethical and professional recruitment methodologies and techniques such as Topgrading
- Strong decision-making skills and the ability to work independently
- Proficiency of office software such as Word, Excel, etc.
- Ability to quickly learn new systems and procedures

What’s good to have
- Experience as a recruiter in the financial or IT industries
- Knowledge of applicable employment laws and regulations

About the Company

We’re Deriv. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was more than 20 years ago, and we’re still going strong. Today, we work across continents and serve over a million traders from around the globe. Join us. Grow with us.

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