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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Careem

Careem

People & HR
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist based who will meet the evolving hiring needs of a high growth company through sourcing, recruiting and hiring talent. In this role, you’ll be a critical member of the Software Engineering Squad, partnering with the Engineering teams and driving the recruiting process to identify the right fits for our sophisticated, growing technology team.

Individual Accountabilities:

  • Stakeholder Management - Partner with the stakeholders to provide insights and expertise on sourcing for talent and suggest creative ways for addressing talent acquisition challenges
  • Collaboration - Work closely with the HR business partners to understand the recruitment needs for the quarter/ year
  • Candidate Experience - Manage effective communication with candidates and set expectations throughout the process to provide for seamless experience.
  • Execution - Enabling and educating hiring managers on the recruitment process and ensuring that the experience for both candidates and hiring managers is seamless.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and drive the tech recruiting strategy for the region
  • Roles to be hired range from Backend, Mobile, SRE, Engineering Managers
  • Partner with the business throughout the hiring process, from creating job descriptions, to ensuring established processes are followed to ensure a positive candidate experience
  • Proactively headhunt, screen and shortlist top talent
  • Provide Hiring Managers with regular updates and summaries of recruiting progress and activity
  • Work with Hiring Managers to determine best fit candidates, coordinate interviews, obtain qualitative feedback and present/manage through to offer stage

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in talent acquisition.
  • Strong preference for candidates with a technical recruiting background.
  • Prior experience in start-ups or software engineering (SWE) environments is highly desirable.
  • Proficient in full-cycle recruiting, stakeholder management, conflict resolution, and adept with LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Demonstrated skills in pipeline management and reporting are an asset.

What we’ll provide you

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues.
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Work 4 days a week in office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home.)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including gym, health club, and training classes.