Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 120 cities across 16 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region 🌎.


We are looking for a Rockstar Talent Acquisition Specialist who will meet the evolving staffing needs of a high growth company through sourcing, recruiting and hiring talent. You will be results-driven, proactive, adept at building strong relationships and able to navigate changing hiring priorities and demands.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and drive the recruiting strategy for your Engineerig function
  • Partner with the business throughout the hiring process, from creating job descriptions, to ensuring established processes are followed to ensure a positive candidate experience
  • Proactively headhunt, screen and shortlist top Engineering/technical talent 
  • Develop an ongoing and diverse talent pipeline using research, networking, database mining etc
  • Provide Hiring Managers with regular updates and summaries of recruiting progress and activity
  • Work with Hiring Managers to determine best fit candidates, co-ordinate interviews, obtain qualitative feedback and present/manage through to offer stage

Requirements Summary

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence and customer service, and a strong alignment with our core values: being bold, focused, agile and collaborative. We are looking for a candidate with the following assets:

  • 3 to 5 years of solid recruiting experience in IT/Technology
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous improvement with a high degree of initiative
  • Experience working for a startup or other high-growth company is a plus

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