Manager Recruitment

13 days ago 4 Applied
Job Description


Become the Trusted Advisor to your client groups ensuring that the best fit talent is hired into their teams, and that they value and embrace the service provided by Talent Acquisition. Be the Candidate Advocate for applicants to Etihad ensuring they, see Etihad as an employer of choice, have an excellent experience of Recruiting and Joining Etihad.


  • Client Engagement: Ensure a deep understanding of the client and their needs, and make sure they understand the recruiting service model and how to partner with TA.
  • Lead service delivery to Hiring Managers ensure the right hire is made in line with policy and best practice in partnership with the HRBP.
  • Market Know How: develop and maintain a deep understanding of your target candidate groups and the marketplace dynamics.
  • Advise and guide the hiring manager: ensure they know and support the process, understand market dynamics, assess candidates well and make good hiring decisions for Etihad.
  • Manage the recruitment cycle: set the Recruiting Action Plan and execute it through to New Hire Day 1, ensure that key milestones are delivered to agreed standards.
  • Assessment: ensure all candidates are assessed fairly and objectively in line with Etihad standards and that holistic hiring decisions are made.
  • Candidate Generation: implement, maintain and enhance (active and passive) channels to attract and bring the best candidates to Etihad.
  • Talent Pools: build talent pools in key hiring areas in advance of need, ensuring only motivated and qualified professionals enter the talent pools.
  • Employer Brand: represent and promote Employer Brand to ensure Etihad is positioned as a destination employer in key talent pools.
  • Candidate Engagement: ensure candidates have an excellent experience of Etihad recruiting process and are able to make informed decisions to join Etihad.
  • Self Development: ensure you continuously improve your skills and knowledge

Education & Experience

  • Educated to Degree Level in any discipline
  • 7+ years experience of recruiting in corporate environments for multinational companies (Fortune 500),
  • Prior experience of working in the Middle East business environment, ideally in the Government/ Semi-Government sectors
  • Deep understanding of the key elements of a Talent Acquisition Model and best practice across the global recruiting arena. (Demand Planning, Policy and Process, Organisation, Capability, Employer Brand, Candidate Sourcing, Assessment Models, Social Media, Technology, Vendor Management, Management
  • Trained in Assessment Methodologies (Competencies, Psychometrics)
  • Capable to engage and manage relationships with clients up to C level
  • Proven ability to change adapt to new sectors, business models.
  • Proven ability to lead TA Service delivery in high volume, complex environments globally.
  • Ideally has worked in-house and in recruiting services
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world's leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad's codeshare partners, Etihad's network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world's leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

Etihad sees tackling the climate crisis as the most important issue of our time, and through strategic partnerships with major global aviation brands and OEMs, Etihad is relentless in its pursuit of industry decarbonisation.

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Etihad Airways is the second flag carrier airline of the United Arab Emirates. Its head office is in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad commenced operations in November 2003. It is the second-largest airline in the UAE after Emirates. The name Etihad is Arabic for 'United'.