Job Category: Human Resources
Location: United Arab Emirates - Non Location Specific, AE
Microsoft is looking for a Passionate Staffing Lead covering.
Staffing Lead covering Gulf, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, North Africa, East Med and Pakistan.
How will you work when the office is a state of mind
What would you compose if your gestures made music
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What do Microsoft employees have in common? Passion: for life, for creating quality products, for the people who count on us to help them realize their potential. We are driven to make an impact at work, in our communities, on the world. We’re here because Microsoft helps us do that by recognizing the unique value of our diversity, supporting our career development, and rewarding us for great work.
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The purpose of this role, will be to manage the delivery of all hiring activity within a given Business Group or geography. This will include managing staffing team members, owning hiring targets and Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s), ensuring diversity embedded hiring practices are adhered to, and performing some hands on recruitment.
The Job Responsibilities for this role will make you a business partner:
-Define and drive the Talent Acquisition strategy for all hiring activity across the area of responsibility, including executive hiring
-Drive Workforce Planning and capacity planning; optimizing your team to deliver against full hiring demand whilst ensuring productivity targets are being met
-Monitor headcount execution plan and own headcount forecasting in partnership with the MEA Talent Acquisition Lead (TAL)
-Driving operational excellence within the team
-Manages team members including commitment setting and performance management
-Preparation of reports for Quarterly Business Reviews for deep dive on staffing performance and activity in your area of responsibility
-Develop and implement own sourcing strategies and hiring plans for specific requisition.
-Build strong business knowledge and integrate into sourcing talent attraction strategies
-Partner with Hiring Managers and build strong client relationships
-Source candidates proactively, screen relevant candidates, present candidates to hiring managers and provide coaching on talent assessment, make hiring recommendations
-Manages any budget allocation for job board posting and other req based staffing marketing activities
-Interview candidates and present offer recommendations to hiring managers, extend offers and manage offer negotiations to all internal and external candidates
-Follows mandated embedded diversity steps in hiring process
-Consistently achieves team KPI’s including productivity, quality of hire and cost per hire metrics
-Partner effectively with Human Resources (HR) partners to manage client relationships and to prioritize hiring needs and requisitions
-Collaborate effectively with internal partners such as Compensation and Benefits, College and MBA Recruiting, Central Sourcing, Diversity, Staffing Marketing, and other organizations and peers as appropriate to ensure a high quality experience for hiring managers and candidates
If you are passionate about What Is Happening Right Now at Microsoft, here is what we are looking for:
-BA/BS degree in business, communications, human resources or related discipline and/or equivalent work experience: Ideally a minimum of 7/8 years of related business experience and ideally at least five years of recruiting experience, preference for managerial/leadership role
-Demonstrated Analytic skills and strong partnership with TAL in issues such as Work Force Planning
-Experience in project management and designing effective hiring processes to meet changing business needs
-Recruiting experience to include: passion for placing candidates; significant experience identifying, sourcing, screening, interviewing and closing candidates at all levels
-Effective strategic thinking, problem solving, cross group collaboration and oral/written communication skills
-Excellent negotiation skills
-Ability to meet standard measurements of success for Staffing such as: attainment against annual hiring plans, diversity goals and cost/time to hire standards
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications