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Talent Acquisition Executive

Kershaw Leonard

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP792-771

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Officer to join their growing team of in-house talent specialists. The role will require at least 3 years’ experience and will be tasked with sourcing a wide range of office based candidates across multiple disciplines

Knowledge and experience of competency based interviewing techniques would be a real advantage. Cultural fit is very important in this small team so they are looking for friendly, bubbly personalities who know how to work hard but can also be part of the team. In order to balance the dynamics of the team Western candidates will be highly regarded but an equal opportunity will be given to all depending on experience and personality.

This is not a role for a complete novice as you will need to "hit the ground running" but training will be given to enhance the talent acquisition skills you already have. Minimum of 3 years in house recruitment experience in the UAE


* This is an in house role so some agency experience is OK but please also have worked in house as well
* Detailed understanding of social media sourcing techniques and applications
* Experience in interviewing candidates at all levels for all roles
* Good understanding of UAE labour law
* Skilled at using and updating recruitment back office systems
* Must show a high attention to detail
* Ability to profile and present selected candidates to senior managers for their review

About the Company


Who we are:

Founded in September 1999 The Kershaw Leonard Group was based upon professional recruitment practices laid down by the UK Institute of Employment Consultants whose values are still at the core of our success today.

Inherently we believe that recruitment is a people business not a CV processing business and as such we take time and care to make sure we understand the needs of both our Clients and our Candidates.

Such attention to the care side of our business together with the sheer length of time we have been established has given us a unique position. We regularly attract top class candidates who only want to work with Kershaw Leonard as they trust our confidentiality and professionalism. Similarly, more than 75% of the clients we work with come back for more when they have a new position to fill.

What we do:

Kershaw Leonard Group places exceptional talent on a Global scale. Our winning strategy is to partner very closely with a small number of clients so we can really understand their objectives, needs and aspirations in a way that allows us to intuitively know the kind of cultural fit they are looking for when the time comes for them to recruit new talent. Then once that talent is on board and part of the client’s team, to assist wherever is needed to improve performance and leadership skills

Why Us:

The Kershaw Leonard Group is more than just a recruitment agency. In addition to KL Recruitment, KL Consulting offers a vast spectrum of skills from our experienced behavioural psychologist and consultants with almost two decades of HR Director level experience in the region.

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