Talent Acquisition Senior Associate (KSA National)

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Not Applicable


HR Function

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You’ll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm’s people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace.

It takes talented people to support the largest professional services organisation in the world. Our Recruiting team works to identify and attract talent for PwC. You’ll focus on engaging the most qualified experienced candidates by building relationships with job seekers and candidates, while understanding the dynamic hiring needs of each business. Our team actively recruits for full time employees at all levels, from experienced to executive, as well as fixed term, contingent, and flexible talent and supports the internal movement process between roles.

The role

Working closely with the wider Deals recruitment team, you’ll support key business units with their resourcing needs. This involves data management, candidate sourcing and evaluation. In addition to daily recruitment activities, you will be exposed to strategic Deals projects to enhance and streamline current onboarding and recruitment processes. The ideal candidate will be thorough and accurate when completing tasks, consistently delivering the highest quality of work. In high pressure situations, achieving ‘quick wins’ and meeting short deadlines will be required. 

What to consider before applying

  • This role requires the candidate to be a Saudi National

  • This role will be based out of Riyadh, KSA

The Responsibilities

As a Senior Recruiter you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting for high volume roles at various levels including Associate up until Director

  • Provide full life-cycle recruitment support and guidance to client groups, cultivating strong working relationships with Partners, Directors and Managers

  • Conducting introductory calls and HR interviews with shortlisted candidates

  • Owning the recruitment journey from intake meeting, role posting, candidate screening, evaluation discussions, offer development and onboarding

  • Preparing candidate summaries to be shared with the recruiting manager

  • Updating requisitions and candidate information on team trackers 

  • Updating and maintaining large files of candidate information while maintaining the highest form of confidentiality

  • Ensuring candidate information is up to date in our Applicant Tracking System Workday throughout the process and managing the interview feedback process for interviewers

  • Working with the regional recruiting team on initiatives related to new processes, stakeholder management, team upskilling etc. 

  • Reports recruitment information & statistics to key internal clients, for the purpose of tracking cost, time & source of hire and providing insightful updates 

  • Proactive sourcing for passive talent against niche or difficult to fill roles 

  • Liaises with Universities

  • Attend career fairs to establish and maintain good relationships within KSA market

The Requirements

  • 4+ years of hands on experience with full cycle recruitment  within a professional services or equivalent consulting type fast paced environment

  • Successfully sourced for passive talent internationally as well as across the Middle East is essential

  • Foundational knowledge of Middle East labour laws

  • Experience with maintaining candidate and requisition management with an applicant tracking system, Workday preferred

  • Experience and expertise of selection techniques including competency based interviewing and running assessment centers

  • Ability to understand  the needs of the business and manage multiple deadlines and candidate profiles, while utilizing multiple sources to build strong pipelines (referrals, online portals, internal system).

  • Promotes a collaborative attitude ans encourages trust and improvement between team members 

  • A confident communicator who can engage in a discussion, listen and ascertain relevant information from clients and candidates 

  • Takes a structured approach to managing their workload, able to manage an active task load, prioritizes effectively with the ability to multitask

  • Understands the need to follow process and policy, thorough, works to high standards, good attention to detail

  • Uses a creative lens to recommend strategic changes in and outside of the team

  • Strong relationships with top universities 

  • Experience with Google Suite (email, shortcuts, sheets, features and enhancements)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Keen to learn internal processes and using technical capabilities with global best practices to fill in gaps or bring about change

  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Arabic is an advantage

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

December 16, 2022

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh


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