Talent Acquisition Specialist

6 month contract


About the role:

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to support the growth of our non-tech teams. You will meet the evolving hiring needs of Careem through sourcing, recruiting and hiring talent. As a critical member of our global talent acquisition team you will partner closely with key stakeholders and drive the recruitment process to identify the right fit for our teams. This will be on an initial 6 month contract with the potential to extend.


Individual Accountabilities:

  • Stakeholder Management - Partner with the stakeholders to provide insights and expertise on sourcing for talent and suggest creative ways for addressing talent acquisition challenges
  • Collaboration - Work closely with the HR business partners to understand the recruitment needs for the quarter/ year
  • Candidate Experience - Manage effective communication with candidates and set expectations throughout the process to provide for seamless experience.
  • Execution - Enabling and educating hiring managers on the recruitment process and ensure that the experience for both candidates and hiring managers is seamless.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Roles to be hired range from Marketing, Operations, Sales, Strategy, People, Finance etc
  • 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 source, screen and shortlist top talent
  • 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


What we are looking for:

  • Overall 5 years + experience, ideally with a mix of agency and in-house
  • Solid experience with an ATS (We use GreenHouse)
  • Strong stakeholder management


…Oh, and also, we’re looking for someone who can take ownership and who shoots to the moon and beyond. Is this you? We’re looking forward to seeing your application! 🚀


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