Talent Acquisition Officer

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IDB3229 – Talent Acquisition Officer

Business Unit:Director General Corporate Services
Division:Sourcing & Recruiting
Department:Human Resources Management Department
Contract type:Regular Staff
Country:Saudi Arabia
Location:Saudi Arabia – Jeddah
Closing date:28-Jan-2024

Job Purpose:


The Talent Acquisition Officer is responsible for executing the IsDB recruitment activities as per the approved recruitment plans, in line with the established procedures, to satisfy IsDB’s talent needs.


Key Accountabilities:


Talent Acquisition Operations:

  • Participate in the management of recruitment and outreach channels (website, search and recruitment firms, social networks, etc.) and the sourcing of candidates, and execute recruitment plans to ensure attraction of the best talent that can enable IsDB achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Participate in the selection and deployment of modern personnel selection and recruitment tools (e.g. psychometric tests, behavioral fitness, business cases, technical and competencies-based interviews etc.)
  • Support the business units in the pre-selection processes like screening of CV’s and arranging interview calls.
  • Consolidate interview results from the different interview rounds and present the final selection outcomes.
  • Prepare offers, discuss and negotiate with the selected candidates, follow up with the candidates for necessary confirmation of the offer made as well as to agree on the joining date.
  • Manage the internal communications and relationships between internal business units involved in the new hires’ joining process (government relations, Medical unit, Admin services, IMDT and travel unit) for all pre and post joining requirements.
  • Prepare periodical reports highlighting the latest status of recruitment progress and future plans and share with the relevant HRBP.
  • Work with the IMDT to identify and recommend Talent Acquisition software / portals to improve efficiency and transparency in the sourcing and recruitment process.

Policies and Procedures:

  • Participate in drafting policies and procedures as per management instructions under the supervision of the Lead Talent Acquisition.
  • Continuously conduct improvement by identifying more efficient/creative ways and means to achieve the sourcing strategies and objectives in line with the best practices.
  • Participate in the development and review of the recruitment SLAs.

Knowledge Sharing:

  • Keep abreast with the best practices in the areas of Talent Acquisition and recommend improvements / adoption in IsDB.

Reporting and Communication:

  • Provide timely and accurate reports pertaining to Talent Acquisition status and recruitment SLAs (regularly/ad-hoc) to provide the Manager Talent Acquisition and the concerned business units of the latest updates regarding the active recruitment portfolio.
  • Supports the internal and external communications (including IsDB Group various entities) to ensure effective coordination and cooperation related to the Talent Acquisition area.


Education, Certification & Experience:


Academic and professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Business Administration or any related field
  • Certifications from HRCI / SHRM / CIPD are advantageous.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Talent Acquisition, Sourcing and Recruiting preferably in a multilateral development bank, IFI or global organization.

Skills & Necessary Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the Local, Regional and Global recruitment trends.
  • Able to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Advanced presentation skills.
  • Interviewing Skills.
  • Data-analysis.
  • Advanced MS Office skills.
  • Hands-on experience in HR Module and Recruitment Software.




  • English (Mandatory).
  • Arabic (Preferred).




HQ, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


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