Talent Acquisition Manager (Pharmaceuticals)

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Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Location: Dubai
Posted on: Apr 15, 2019
Job Ref.: 19041502
Function: Human Resources
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The Client

The client is an international Pharmaceutical company with manufacturing plants across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

The Role

Our client has recently created a new Talent Acquisition Manager position as part of an HR Department Transformation project. This new position will be responsible (with the support of a Talent Acquisition Coordinator) for building a strategic and best practice Talent Acquisition function which will handle all Recruitment efforts across all regions (Middle East, Asia and Africa) and which will be having the following key responsibilities:

  • Build the Talent Acquisition function for the company and all of its strategies, systems, and standardized processes.
  • Develop a suitable Talent Sourcing Strategy for the company based on the forecasted Manpower Plan.
  • Diversify and manage Talent Sourcing Channels to source for qualified candidates including recruiting agencies, job boards, job fairs, career portal, etc.
  • Utilize the company’s Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) system to manage vacancies and screen, interview, and shortlist candidates.
  • Review received applications against the job requirements and conduct initial screening and assessment interviews to applicants, when required, and filter out unmatched applications.
  • Share shortlisted applications with the respective department and arrange interviews for selected applications.
  • Guide and train various departments on the best practices of interviews and assessments.
  • Manage Job Offering and On-Boarding processes.
  • Manage the Emiratisation process in the company and ensure meeting nationalization requirements.
  • Ensure maintenance of updated Job Descriptions for all positions.
  • Develop Recruitment related reports as requested by the Head of HR.

The Candidate

The client is looking for candidates who meet the following specifications:

  • holding a Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or closely related field.
  • having around 10 years of relevant Recruitment experience with a regional scope covering a number of countries.
  • having strong background and understanding of HR and Recruitment practices and principles.
  • having strong working experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) systems.
  • candidates who are currently not at a Manager-level position will also be considered as long as they have hands-on experience in building a Talent Acquisition function.
  • having experience within the Pharmaceutical industry is a must.
  • proficiency in English language is a must.

The Salary

The client is offering a salary package ranging between 14,000 up to 17,000 AED/month based on experience and performance in interviews, in addition to other benefits (medical, schooling, vacation days, vacation tickets).


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