GCC Recruiting Coordinator, Up to AED 19,000 per month, Dubai

Sapphire Recruitment Consultants

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator with 3-4 years of experience in GCC Recruitment across a multinational or Consulting firm. In this role you will be responsible for supporting pipeline of direct, referred and campus GCC national applicants across the full hiring lifecycle, from selection to offer stage (screening, interviewing process, offer issuance). Supporting in administrating the GCC national recruiting processes at regional and international schools.


  • Support with GCC national client-facing applicants (referrals, direct, campus), including reviewing applications, sending resumes for screening to the relevant committee, scheduling interviews, coordinating with applicants, issuing offers, following up on acceptance, etc.)
  • Help manage recruitment efforts for selected target schools and across various sources for both full-time and intern GCC national applicants
  • Support recruiting at international campus events when required, corporate presentations, information sessions/office visits, interviews, sponsored events, sell events
  • Establish and maintain relationships with university career services teams across the region and globally (where relevant)
  • Provide logistical support for campus activities and interview marathon days (e.g., room booking, catering, marketing material dispatch, etc.)
  • Support in organizing & leading marketing campaigns to attract top GCC talent (regional/international)
  • Actively support and participate in weekly calls with leadership to align on GCC hiring plans
  • Participate in and contribute to design of new GCC recruiting initiatives (regional/international)
  • Maintain updated database of applicants (referrals, direct, campus, etc.)
  • Issue periodic reports related to GCC national recruitment (New Joiners, Planned Hires, Monthly Recruiting Dashboard), highlighting recruiting trends
  • Assist recruiting team in various activities when capacity allows
  • Attend to queries from employees and candidates, as they relate to GCC nationals’ recruitment
  • Actively participate in campus presentations, information sessions, coffee chats, as well as sell events communicating our clients’ key messages and service offerings to candidates
  • Follow-up on applicants throughout the hiring cycle
  • Sell our client to prospective candidates
  • Collect and document data for recruitment reporting in a timely manner
  • Adhere to advancing candidates through recruiting cycle within pre-determined timelines
  • Act as the point of contact for the recruitment channel being handled and coordinate with other functional areas of the business
  • Contribute to an environment of teamwork within recruiting team and support other areas as needed
  • Ensure cost efficient options explored for interviewing candidates
  • Support in developing event budgets and monitoring actual spend to ensure compliance with budget
  • Support in reviewing and validating expenses submitted to Finance Team – mainly from client staff and vendors for channel related activities, as needed

Criteria:University Degree, HR specialization would be an advantage3-4 years of relevant  experience in GCC Recruitment across a multinational or Consulting firm. Talent acquisition/HR experience is a plusFluent in English, Arabic would be an advantageStrong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work well in a teamExcellent communication and presentation skillsStrong planning and organizational skillsStrong attention to detail and analytical skills Ability to multitask and work under pressureAbility to prioritize work and follow through Highly flexible; adapts to change quickly and prepared to work out of regular hours Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point) strong excel skills; Digital systems proficiency is a plusFlexibility to travel for recruiting events held within the GCC (e.g., Saudi Arabia) and globallyTactful and diplomatic in dealing with all levels of staff, candidates, and external partiesMust currently reside in the UAEPlease respect the criteria requirements and only apply if you meet these as you will not be considered if you do not. We thank you for your application however due to the high volume of candidate applications, we only accept online applications in the first instance. Successful candidate applications will be contacted, if you are not successful your CV will be stored on our database but to make sure you do not miss out keep checking our website, follow us on Twitter and follow our Sapphire Recruitment LinkedIn page.

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