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AECOM Talent Acquisition Advisor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Summary

The TA Advisor will supervise and coach the TA team for the region in which they operate, the TA will work with hiring managers to refine their job descriptions, provide a slate for candidates for open requisitions, consult on hiring decisions, chairs feedback sessions with hiring manager, works on the development of offers and negotiates with candidates on behalf of AECOM.

Job Duties

  • Consults with the business on staffing strategy, hiring and sourcing trends

  • Provides extensive breadth of market knowledge and expertise of talent acquisition process and strategies

  • Participates in business meetings to stay updated on what is happening in the line of business and geography in terms of new business, projects that are ending and skill needs

  • Sets up and controls recruitment meetings

  • Responsible for ensuring the team are inputting and updating data in AGRS on a real time basis

  • Optimizes job postings and screening questions for marketability for internal and external positions

  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies; introduces new sourcing techniques to hiring managers and colleagues

  • Screens and interviews candidates, creates the candidate funnel on requisitions to provide the hiring manager with a slate of candidates by conducting resume reviews and pre screening interviews

  • Prepares candidates for interviews by supplying as much information as possible about AECOM, respective business line and the position.

  • Positively positions AECOM to candidates

  • Represents AECOM and business lines to external partners

  • Participate in recruiting events

  • Under general supervision, responsible for the recruitment of prospective employees for open positions by interviewing and assessing candidate appropriateness for employment qualification.

  • Refers qualified candidates for non-exempt, paraprofessional, and professional level positions.

  • Advises and participates in planning, strategy development, and policy related to Talent Acquisition on a basic to moderate scale.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 8+ years’ recruitment / talent acquisition experience is required, preferably within construction and engineering. Middle East experience is essential.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Client facing

  • Able to deal with high pressure situations in alignment with AECOM’s behavior model.

Person Specification:

  • Persuasive

  • Impactful

  • Decisive

  • Ethical

  • Leadership qualities including being a role model to all AECOM employees

  • First class communication skills

  • Champions and promotes diversity within the business.

  • Safety awareness

  • Experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related subject.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265339BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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