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Senior Specialist - Talent Acquisition

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: JO

Company: KPMG Professional Services

Overview – KPMG Saudi Levant Cluster



KPMG has grown to become one of the largest professional service providers in the Saudi Levant Cluster having three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Currently, KPMG’s Saudi Levant Cluster workforce is over 2,000. With ambitious growth objectives, we are continuously looking for talent various functions and levels.


KPMG operates through an experienced leadership with dedicated regional teams, which enables our network of professional talent, our technologies and our products and solutions to quickly come together to meet clients’ needs. Our company’s vision is to be recognized as a truly transformed firm, trusted by our people, our clients, and our society.


We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in industry, the public sector, a smaller firm, or another 'Big Four' organization, you can expect to make a difference from day one


Senior Specialist - Talent Acquisition


KPMG Professional services is currently seeking to hire an experienced Senior Specialist for a permanent opportunity to work with our Central Services/Infrastructure function.


Job Role & Responsibilities: -


  • Manage full life cycle recruiting needs for assigned coverage areas.
  • Oversee candidate flow for all active and exploratory searches.
  • Partner with hiring managers within coverage areas to identify needs and develop recruiting strategies.
  • Act as an advisor and liaison between managers and external vendors.
  • Hands on end-to-end recruitment including direct sourcing and candidate management.
  • Conduct recruitment and selection process for approved vacancies of all levels assigned by Talent Acquisition Manager.
  • Perform sourcing and mapping to meet current and future talent needs of the business.
  • Ensure an impressive candidate experience at every touch point.
  • Leverage online and in-house recruiting resources.
  • Create and foster relationships with professional organizations to attract and recruit diverse candidates.
  • Participate in the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, client groups and vendors.
  • Deliver recruitment solutions in line with the firm's business principles, drive divisional diversity efforts and initiatives.
  • Develop external contacts to stay abreast of new hiring industry practices, market intelligence, benchmarking, and talent opportunities.
  • Evaluate and improve processes and practices throughout recruiting.
  • Conduct follow-up calls and quality-improvement studies with hiring managers and new hires.
  • Manage Recruiting Coordinator(s) and Sourer(s) on day to day activities and projects.
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of information on the recruiting database.


Skills & Experience: -


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, major in HR or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in full life cycle recruiting in the “Big Four” Audit Firms preferably.
  • Subject matter expert in recruiting, including, sourcing, qualifying, networking, relationship management, for a broad range of positions.
  • Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, stress etc)
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to function/recruit on a regional, multi-location level.
  • Experience of recruiting and good knowledge of the regional talent pool.
  • Excellent judgement and professional integrity.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • An eye for detail, and ability to continually recognize opportunities to improve processes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Credibility to influence at the highest levels within the division and firm management.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Labor and Employment laws. 
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and HR databases.
  • Experience with sophisticated compensation negotiations.


What we offer: -

KPMG supports equal opportunities for all prospected candidates. We commit to provide personal and professional development for all our employees. We operate in a friendly supportive environment. We respect each other and draw strength from our differences. We prioritize the employee well-being by adapting Pioneer ways for work live balance.