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Talent Acquisition Manager - MEA

Company Boeing International Corporation - Dubai Branch office Job ID 1800092813 Date posted 11/23/2018
Location Dubai United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Other Locations
Riyadh;Riyadh;Saudi Arabia~

Job Description

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world


The position will be responsible for leading a team of experienced talent acquisition professionals based across the Middle East, delivering Talent Acquisition services across different business units and managing relationships with key business stakeholders across the globe.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Talent Acquisition professional and people leader with an appetite for change/transformation within a growth environment. Boeing is modernizing the HR function across the globe with new technology (Workday), business and service delivery models to enable higher value engagement with the business and external talent communities in service of the global growth strategy of the enterprise

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Middle East & Africa Talent Acquisition team in acquiring talent for their respective region
  • Accountable for building, engaging, coaching and developing a high performing team focused on delivering service, operational excellence and quality hires
  • Ensure alignment and understanding of hiring process and the businesses’ hiring goals;
    • Identify future talent needs and proactively source and develop talent pools and pipelines through social media, industry networking events, conferences, forums etc.
    • Influence the strategic workforce planning and future skill acquisition by providing labor market insights, candidates’ experience and expectations, and supply & demand trends
  • Lead the HR transformation effort for Talent Acquisition across the region;
    • Technology (Workday implementation) & Process
    • Strategy & Culture
    • Performance & Operations
  • Manages the implementation and administration of policies, processes and tools to support recruitment activities including sourcing, job posting, mobility, immigration and contract labor
  • Deploy talent acquisition strategies and plans to recruit specific skills including job posting optimization, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning and hiring planning
  • Manage the Middle East & Africa Sourcing model to identify, engage and manage talent pipelines ahead of demand and leverage the enterprise sourcing strategy to provide a seamless candidate experience and ‘rapid response’ capability to surge hiring requirements
  • Accountable for all talent acquisition service delivery metrics (cycle time, hiring manager and candidate satisfaction etc.). Analyze hiring results, metrics and trends to manage performance of team and individuals
  • Acts as an escalation point on issues around hiring and mobility/relocation across the region
  • Keeps up-to-date knowledge of recruiting best practices and business strategies

Stakeholder Management Responsibilities:

  • Partners with hiring managers and leaders across the globe to develop and execute hiring strategies that meet the businesses’ hiring goals.
  • Works with Human Resource teams and Business Partners to develop hiring plans and forecasts, talent acquisition strategies as well as providing metrics and reporting updates
  • Represents Talent Acquisition on the regional HR leadership team
  • Manages third party suppliers to deliver surge and niche requirements in region for recruitment and mobility services
  • Represents Middle East & Africa Talent Acquisition in cross functional projects, meetings and events
  • Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports.
  • As a member of the International  Talent Acquisition leadership team, partner with peers and leaders across the globe to balance risks and protect the company; ensure team members understand controls in place to successfully perform their responsibilities
  • Deploy the business architecture for global system and associated systems integration and sunset plans

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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

  • 10+ years’ experience working in talent acquisition and recruitment in an international environment
  • 3+ years’ experience leading and managing geographically dispersed teams and stakeholder groups is required
  • Experience living and working in the Middle East Region
  • Expert knowledge of talent acquisition and recruitment  best practices
  • Experience of managing change programs and leading a team through change
  • A clear understanding of service delivery and using metrics to measure and manage performance to ensure high quality delivery on time and within budget
  • Experience working Internationally, in a US led or multi-national organization is desirable
  • Talent Acquisition  experience in region is highly desirable, local language capability would be advantageous 
  • Professional certifications in HR, recruiting, talent management would be advantageous
  • Prior knowledge & experience of the Workday platform and/or leading technology implementation would be beneficial
  • Bachelor's degree or higher is required

This requisition is for an international, locally hired position in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll, and will commensurate with experience and qualifications and in accordance with applicable UAE law. Employment is subject to the candidate s ability to satisfy all UAE labor and immigration formalities. Relocation benefits will not be provided and there is no expatriate package associated with this position 

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Manager with Direct Reports

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