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Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor

Job Description and Requirements
  • *Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor for Riyadh. Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager, the main aim of this role will be to provide a best practice life cycle recruitment service to key stakeholders. 

The full life cycle process will consist of working with practice line leadership to determine current and future staff requirements (resource planning), working with hiring managers to refine their job requirements, providing the highest quality shortlist of candidates for open requisitions, taking a consultative approach with the business on hiring decisions, chairing feedback sessions with hiring managers and working on the development of offers and negotiating with candidates on behalf of AECOM. 

The Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor will ensure that the candidate and hiring manager will receive the best possible experience from cradle to grave and also ensure integrity and compliance throughout the process. 

There will also be a collaborative and close working relationship with Human Resources Business Partners. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

+ Consult with the business on staffing strategy, hiring and sourcing trends 

+ Provides extensive breadth of market knowledge and expertise of talent acquisition process and strategies 

+ Participates in business meetings to stay up to date on what is happening in the line of business and geography in terms of new business, construction projects that are ending and skill needs 

+ Actively participates in recruitment meetings with the team and the stakeholders 

+ Updating and inputting information in to the ATS (Kenexa Brassring) in real time 

+ Optimises job postings for marketability for internal and external positions 

+ Utilises all sourcing tools available and providing innovative ideas on sourcing strategies when required. 

+ Screens and interviews candidates, creates the candidate funnel on requisitions to provide the hiring manager with a slate of candidates by conducting resume reviews and pre screening interviews 

+ Prepares candidates for interviews by supplying as much information as possible about AECOM; 

+ Positively positions AECOM to candidates 

+ Represents AECOM and business lines to external partners 

+ Participate in recruiting events when required 

+ Supports the Talent Acquisition Resourcing Manager on adhoc projects as and when required

  • *Minimum Requirements**

+ Experience of working within a multi-national organization providing a best in class talent acquisition service. 

+ Experience of full life cycle construction, engineering and architectural recruitment experience in the local market. 

+ Proven track record of championing and promoting diversity and inclusion within the recruitment lifecycle. 

+ Understanding and appreciation of next generation talent acquisition initiatives and trends and example of how this has been incorporated into current ways of working. 

+ A track record of successful stakeholder engagement from a candidate and client/customer perspective. 

+ Has worked with either bespoke or industry standard applicant tracking systems. 

+ Proven track record of interpreting, understanding and maintaining specific TA data and the positive impact clean data has on TA strategies.

  • *Preferred Qualifications**