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Talent Acquisition Manager (Recruitment)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Abu Z¸aby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

Talent Acquisition Manager (Recruitment)

  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Human Resources Division
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Jan 31 2022 at 23:55 +04

Under the general guidance of Assistant Director of Human Resources, the primary aim of Talent Acquisition Manager is to ensure we are able to fill positions with qualified talents promptly by developing a strong pipeline of both internal and external talent.

Talent Acquisition Manager will support the continuous progression of our colleagues in collaboration with our L&D department as well as championing activities to ensure our employer branding initiatives in the local market reflect that of Mandarin Oriental globally to make us the employer of choice in Abu Dhabi.

We are looking for an accomplished Talent Acquisition Manager who will have the opportunity to develop an efficient function that will deliver the right talent at the right time.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Work with department heads to determine current and future staffing needs.
  • Develop effective talent acquisition strategies with a strong focus on diversity.
  • Create succession plans for all supervisory and above roles.
  • Plan and conduct recruitment and selection processes (including group assessment activities).
  • Implement initiatives and processes that create positive candidate experiences.
  • Leading employer branding initiatives.
  • Organize and/or attend career fairs, assessment centers, recruitment trips or other events.
  • Evaluating talent with department heads to identify employee readiness, talent gaps, and retention risks.
  • Produce periodic analysis and reports on recruiting and HR metrics.
  • Manage employee appraisal system along with the L&D team.
  • Along with our L&D team, implement employee engagement strategies which include mentoring programs, succession planning, cross-training.
  • Working with department heads and the L&D team to continually identify internal talent and implement training programs to ensure readiness for career development.
  • Work with our corporate teams to identify individual learning initiatives that facilitate employee development.
  • Reviews performance of recruitment agencies to ensure we have the right partners working with us at all times.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least 5 years at a management level within an HR function.
  • Demonstrable success in developing and implementing creative recruitment campaigns.
  • Evidence of managing a pipeline of internal talent.
  • Strong Office skills with the ability to prepare and understand detailed HR metrics.  
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