Talent Acquisition Partner

Job title: Talent Acquisition Partner

Company: Chalhoub Group

Job description: Job Summary:

Chalhoub will be launching a brand new, market leading Front Line Assessment Centre in Dubai. Based on the success of this program, it will be rolled out Regionally. This is an opportunity for top performing Senior Store Management or Area Retail Management colleagues to take on a Group role that will help define what ‘great’ looks like in our retail front line staff of the future.

As a Talent Acquisition Partner, you will be immersed in the recruitment process from day one and will be fully trained on all aspects of recruitment and selection to enable your success in this new role. You will support the TA Specialist to fill the positions across Retail through collaborating with the L&D and TA team to deliver a high quality Assessment Centre experience. You will be responsible to identify top Talent in the market, interview and assess them, and deliver a smooth candidate experience to all applicants whilst being an ambassador for the Chalhoub Brand. Responsibilities will include screening and interviewing, managing applications on the applicant tracking system and headhunting using tools such as LinkedIn, Gulf Talent and Bayt.com to name a few. You will work under high-pressure situations to deliver profiles to the business and assist in the facilitation of candidate assessment centers. This may also lead to recruiting positions across a wide range of functions from Sales, to Visual Merchandising, and Buying.

Job Responsibilities:


Develop the business plan of the Retail Recruitment Department in line with the Division objecves and strategic objecves of Chalhoub Formulate and communicate Retail Recruitment Department performance objecves and connuously monitor progress and alignment towards strategic objecves


Oversee the operaons of the Retail Recruitment Department, provide experse, encourage teamwork and facilitate related professional work processes in order to achieve high performance standards and

staff pride in contribuon


Oversee the Talent Acquision funcon by ensuring that:

Talent Acquision process is facilitated through the Applicant Tracking System

Recruiters aend Briefing Meengs within the correct me frame

All requisions are adversed on relevant channels in an opmized format

All applicaons are reviewed, screened and shortlisted within the SLA

All Talent Acquision metrics are within defined parameters including Time to Hire, Hiring Manager feedback and Agency usage.

Sourcing strategies and Talent Acquision campaigns are well managed

All Recruiters are sharing relevant and correct informaon to candidates about the Group.

Accurate records are maintained by recruiters on DRIVE for reporng purposes

High levels of Hiring Manager (HM) sasfacon measured via the HM sasfacon and the annual Support Services survey

A great candidate experience is provided

Recruiter usage on all tools is monitored and opmized: Applicant Tracking System, Linked In and other job boards

Ad hoc quality control checks on all operaonal aspects to ensure excellent performance

Handle own porolio of posions/job families and/or oversight on senior hiring

Collate, review and submit, on a monthly / annual basis, total posions launched and filled (internal,

external, cancelled), filterable by recruiter, business unit, job family as well as data around overall Time to Hire, Source Data, agency usage & spend, charge type and recruiter performance

Handle the monthly invoicing in a mely manner and upkeep billings’ records and business unit spends on a monthly and annual basis

Define, measure and review the effecveness of assessment methodology through specific analycs

Ensure the team is meeng defined SLAs / KPIs

Take ownership of assessment methodology and acvies including effecveness of tools

Parcipate in relevant projects and community acvies as and when needed

Keep abreast of market informaon and trends to ensure relevant talent is aracted

People Management:

Assign individual objecves for employee performance management purposes, manage performance,

empower staff, and provide formal and informal feedback in order to support professional

development and maximize performance

Your Profile:

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Retail background and an understanding of the luxury market
  • Previous frontline/shop floor experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal with a range of stakeholders
  • Highly organized administrative skills
  • An interest in HR and recruitment
  • Excellent English communication skills and ability to write professional emails


  • Diversity Recruiting
  • Talent Assessment
  • Influencing
  • Human Resources Operations
  • Demonstrating Personal Resilience & Adapting to Change
  • Demonstrating Customer Centricity
  • Technical
  • Employment Law
  • Understanding & Developing Self
  • Driving Results
  • Recruitment Channel Management
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Communicating effectively
  • Collaborating & Influencing with Respect & Trust
  • Being Inclusive
  • Stakeholder Management

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 04 Feb 2023 23:30:38 GMT

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