Campus Project Manager

Ernst & Young

Job description / Role

Our leaders across the globe look to us to consistently provide the most promising talent to our business. Join EY’s Campus Recruitment team and you’ll be right at the heart of this action, directly engaging with our most senior Service Line leaders as well as external influencers and candidates from a diverse array of backgrounds.

The opportunity

Working as a valued senior member of the MENA Campus recruitment team, you have the opportunity to deliver a best in class candidate experience and identify intern and graduate talent across MENA. We’re looking for someone like you who has the autonomy to become a key business partner to your stakeholders, offering advice on best practices and defining a sourcing strategy to deliver the end-to-end recruitment processes.

Your key responsibilities

As the Campus Project Manager, you will be a trusted advisor to the business, review growth ambition and identify ways of delivering best in class recruitment support to help meet hiring targets. You will provide market insights to the respective business and provide advice on the overall campus recruitment strategy. Other key responsibilities include:

• Develop and co-lead the campus recruitment consultants across MENA though coaching and leading by example
• Ensuring that we meet the intern and graduate Service Line headcount plans across MENA
• Manage intern and graduate recruitment for specific markets within MENA
• Partner closely with the Talent Services Team and co-lead on the design and execution of the intern and graduate recruitment process
• Implement and co-lead on university initiatives, to meet current and forecasted resourcing needs and overall growth ambitions
• Build a high level of knowledge on key feeder universities across MENA and abroad
• Team closely with other support functions such as Onboarding, Resource and Experience Management, Talent Leaders, Talent and Development, IT and Finance
• Support the development of the MENA Campus strategy with a strong focus on ensuring we meet our Diversity and Inclusiveness agenda
• Support with managing the campus recruitment budget
• Provide timely coaching to the campus recruitment team and share relevant insights from the external market or the internal organisation
• Guide recruiting team on the value proposition so that recruiters can communicate the compelling reasons to join EY
• Conduct regular strategic reviews to measure progress against plans and provide relevant insight for decision making
• Educate clients on best practice campus recruiting process and activities, influence mindsets and support decision making
• Obtain feedback from the business on recruitment services offered and identify areas of improvement
• Build relationships and support on strategic initiatives with GCC government bodies to support EY’s Nationalization agenda

Skills and attributes for success

• Is responsive to business needs, demonstrating speed of response through own actions and proactively proposing ideas and solutions
• Demonstrates knowledge regarding the type of measures and targets that are set for recruitment – holds awareness of these targets while delivering work
• Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization
• A motivating leader who leads by example and demonstrates EY values
• Brings energy and enthusiasm to the role and has a passion for recruiting the next generation of business leaders
• Proactive in rolling up their sleeves and getting the job done
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Data analysis and interpretation skills

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