Talent Acquisition Partner – Middle East

@LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Talent Acquisition Partner
Position Overview
The Talent Acquisition Partner will be responsible for driving recruitment best practices, processes and delivery across the Middle East Region, specifically across our Operations and D&A Portfolio.
The TAP will consult with hiring managers on establishing a sourcing strategy to attract, assess and deliver high profile talent to the company. The role will also be responsible for building a proactive talent sourcing strategy and pipeline as well as continued development and promotion of the Refinitiv employment brand. The role will partner with HR colleagues on specific internal and external initiatives and projects.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Ensuring standardization of global recruiting processes and procedures
  • Developing and managing a talent pipeline for the market that is in line with the businesses current and future requirements
  • Develop and implement innovative and creative solutions to sourcing and candidate management – including developing direct sourcing channels; including market mapping, employee referrals, advertising and other methods
  • Implement an internet and social media strategy campaign, evaluate funding sources and make proposals to ensure Refinitiv is appropriately positioned in the region
  • Ensure regular reporting of relevant recruiting metrics to assess effectiveness of recruiting programs and talent hired
  • Partnering with hiring managers and developing a sourcing strategy for each role and regular communication and updates to hiring managers
  • Managing our Preferred Supplier List for the region, conducting qualitative and quantitative performance reviews and vendor briefing sessions. Ensuring that 90% of vendor usage is with Preferred Supplier
  • Ensuring data integrity, having 100% of all applications recorded on Workday and accurate reporting and metrics
  • Delivering Competency based training to all people managers and ensuring a robust hiring process that includes 100% of offered candidates have a competency-based interview
  • Interviewing all candidates before they are hired and conducting relevant assessments i.e. Predictive Index, SBI, Technology Coding
  • Ensuring a high quality and consistent approach to job descriptions and job adverts, including providing training and guidance to hiring managers
  • Ensuring all hired candidates have Background and Reference Checks conducted
  • Partner with all divisions to leverage relationships across the company
  • Providing strategic market intelligence on hiring trends, competitor activity and salaries across the region
Experience and Qualifications Required
  • Significant experience as a talent acquisition specialist
  • Proven track record of hiring directly
  • Knowledge of MEA recruitment process and local legislation.
  • In depth understanding of hiring in relevant region
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with internal and external networks, based on mutual trust, courageous and insightful advice, and consistent delivery
  • Strong business acumen with a commercial/pragmatic approach
  • Understanding and experience of cultural differences and their impact on business and organizational dynamics
  • Effective oral and written communication skills when dealing with management and employees at various organization levels, including senior management
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work across a large, diverse, and matrixed organization
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous and fluid situations
  • Strong relationship and communication skills
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Ability to build strong credibility with business leaders across the company
  • Effective consulting skills in working with managers in setting recruiting expectations, developing an effective sourcing strategy and evaluating candidates
  • Ability to use technology effectively and efficiently to manage workload
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose – driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth – in everything we do.
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone’s race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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