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Talent Acquisition Manager



People & HR
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

The Talent Acquisition team (Non-Tech) is based in Saudi and reports to the regional Associate Director - Talent Acquisition. As a Talent Acquisition Country Manager, you will partner closely with non-tech stakeholders and drive the recruiting process to identify the best talents for our teams to meet the evolving hiring needs of Careem.

What you'll do

  • Manage a team of Talent Acquisition Partners & Specialists.
  • Develop and drive the non-tech recruitment strategy for KSA.
  • Roles to be hired range from Marketing, Operations, Sales, People, Finance, Corporate Affairs, Legal etc.
  • Partner with the business throughout the hiring process, from creating job descriptions, to ensuring established processes are followed to ensure a positive candidate experience.
  • Provide Hiring Managers with regular updates and summaries of recruiting progress and activity.
  • Work with Hiring Managers to determine best fit candidates, coordinate interviews, obtain qualitative feedback and present/manage through to offer stage.
  • Partner with the stakeholders to provide insights and expertise on sourcing for talent and suggest creative ways to address talent acquisition challenges.
  • Work closely with the HR business partners to understand the recruitment needs for the quarter / year.
  • Creating unique and robust search strategies to identify and attract the best and brightest talent.
  • Developing innovative ways to raise the bar on how Careem recruits talent.

What you'll need

  • Solid experience with an ATS (We use GreenHouse)
  • Knowledge of the Saudi labor law and regulations
  • Solid English and Arabic
  • Excellent headhunting skills and network within Saudi market
  • Minimum 5 years experience ideally with a mix of agency and in-house
  • Strong ownership, report-writing skills, stakeholder management and collaboration skills
  • Saudization hiring experience including managerial levels
  • FMCG and Retail hiring experience is a highly desirable

What we’ll provide you

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a Careem colleague you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues.
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Enjoy the flexibility that comes with the trust of being an owner; work in a hybrid style with a mix of days at the office and at home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year.
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.