Emiratisation Talent Acquisition Executive

Chalhoub Group
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2 Jan 2024

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

The Emiratisation Talent Acquisition Executive is a vital role within our organization, responsible for supporting the recruitment efforts of UAE Nationals (Emiratis) by identifying top talent, retaining, and developing Emirati employees. This role plays a crucial part in aligning our workforce with nationalization initiatives and promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.

What you'll need to succeed

Talent Sourcing: This entails collaborating with hiring managers to comprehend Emirati workforce needs, employing diverse channels (e.g., job portals, social media, career fairs, professional networks) to identify top Emirati talent, and maintaining a talent pipeline for present and future job openings.

Emiratisation Initiatives: This involves staying informed about nationalization policies, ensuring compliance, and crafting strategies to attract, hire, and retain Emirati talent.

Candidate Screening and Assessment: Responsibilities include conducting initial candidate screenings and interviews to evaluate qualifications, skills, and cultural fit, as well as coordinating assessment centers and other evaluation methods.

Candidate Experience: Ensuring a positive candidate journey by maintaining timely communication, providing feedback, and aiding candidates in understanding and embracing the company's culture and values.

Talent Development: Collaborating with HR and L&D teams to devise development plans for Emirati employees, tracking their progress, and offering necessary support for their professional growth.

Diversity and Inclusion: Focusing on creating an inclusive workplace for Emirati employees and designing strategies to promote diversity within the organization.

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Department PEOPLE & CULTURE Role Talent Acquisition Executive


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