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IFS - Recruitment Associate - Consulting

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Specialism
IFS - Human Capital (HC)

Management Level
Associate

Job Description & Summary
A career in Human Resources, within internal firm services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You'll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm's people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and firm wide success in the marketplace.

It takes talented people to support the largest professional services organisation in the world. Our Recruiting team works to identify and attract talent for the firm. You'll focus on engaging the most qualified candidates by building relationships with job seekers and candidates, while understanding the dynamic hiring needs of each business. Our team actively recruits for full time employees at all levels, from experienced to executive, as well as fixed term, contingent, and flexible talent and supports the internal movement process between roles.

Responsibilities
As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project
- Prepare deliverables
- Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
- Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
- Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
- Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

Position summary 
The Recruitment Associate within the Consulting Line of Service is responsible for supporting the recruitment of experienced hires and graduates. They provide a quality in-house recruitment service to stakeholders and a quality candidate experience at all times. 

Primary duties and responsibilities 
- Finalizes job descriptions with Partners and Directors 
- Sources experienced candidates from multiple sources, liaising with PwC Recruitment teams in other locations to share information and minimize duplication of effort 
- Develops and promotes the PwC people value proposition within recruitment; Interview and test candidates using the standard competency based recruitment model and employing psychometric testing within selection 
- Manages the end to end recruitment process in line with Global PwC standards and metrics 
- Collects data for recruitment reporting needs in a timely manner 
- Supports improvements in the HC Operating model, specifically the increased delivery of standardized services. Looks for areas of continuous improvement across the Recruitment & Global Mobility function 
- Promotes collaboration, trust and improvement between team members and across the People Team 
- Works on specific projects related to HR initiatives as assigned

Requirements

Knowledge, skills, and abilities 

Education 
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Psychology or Business 
Management is an advantage 
- Professional Human Resources certification or Recruitment qualifications is an advantage (i.e CIPD, Level A/B Psychometric Testing) 

Language 
- Proficiency in spoken and written English 
- Proficiency in spoken and written Arabic is an advantage 

Overall Experience 
- 1+ years of recruitment experience essential 
- Professional Services and / or Big 4 expertise and knowledge is essential 
- Knowledge and experience of the Middle East Region is required 
- Experience sourcing candidates with professional services experience, internationally as well as across the Middle East is essential 

Knowledge and Skills 
- Experience and proficiency in recruitment technology is essential 
- Experience and expertise of selection techniques including competency based interviewing and running assessment centres is essential 
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
- Strong customer service orientation with ability to use patience and diplomacy to handle issues