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IFS - Recruitment - Senior Associate

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

IFS - Human Capital (HC)

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
The Recruitment & Global Mobility Senior 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
- Reports recruitment information & statistics to key internal clients, for purpose of tracking cost, time & source of hire and to keep them informed of progress on recruitment 
- Ensures that cost efficient options are explored for interviewing candidates 
- 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


Knowledge, skills, and abilities

- 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) 

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

Overall Experience
- 3+ 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