On the 2nd July 2018 Unilever completed the sale of the Spreads Business and it is now under the new ownership of KKR as “Upfield”, therefore any successful applicants will be employed by “Upfield Foods” not Unilever. For more details on Upfield, please click here ( https://www.upfield.com/ ).
Talent Sourcer – Africa Middle East & Turkey (1 year contract)
Based in Dubai
Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.
Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.
We are a global food company with 27 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.
We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves.
We believe that our people will make the difference. We want to hire the absolute best people at Upfield, giving them remarkable responsibility to help them create career defining success stories. Can you help us find the right talent?
As a Talent Sourcer you will be responsible for using various channels to search for potential candidates, contacting passive candidates ( https://resources.workable.com/tutorial/sourcing-passive-candidates ), building talent pipelines for future hiring needs, and activating and promoting our employer brand. If you have solid networking skills, know how to source on social media and enjoy learning about different roles, we’d like to meet you.
Ultimately, you will help us fill our vacancies with the best available candidates.
Finding brilliant candidates; identifying qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search)
Manage all hiring activity via our Applicant Tracking System (Greenhouse) including posting jobs on External Career Pages, Glassdoor, Indeed, Local Job boards
Set up agencies in Greenhouse and briefing them on the Greenhouse process while upholding and managing our agency approval process
Interact with potential candidates on social media and professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Slack ( https://resources.workable.com/tutorial/source-on-slack ), Facebook and Github) and drive traffic to Upfield Careers Pages
Market map and develop talent pipelines for future hiring needs by managing referrals from current employees and external networks; keeping past applicants informed on new job opportunities
Measure conversion rates, including numbers of passive candidates who turn into applicants, get invited to interviews, get offers and get hired.
Support Talent Advisors with candidate communication, scheduling interviews, onboarding, and reporting activities
Act as an Upfield Employer Brand Ambassador, promoting Upfield’s reputation as “best place to work”, understanding our values and representing our employer brand with passion
Skills & Experience Requirements
Proven work experience as a Talent Sourcer or similar role preferably in FMCG
Local market knowledge Africa, Middle East & Turkey
Hands-on experience with sourcing techniques (e.g. recruiting on social platforms and crafting Boolean search strings)
Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and Candidate Management Systems (CMSs)
Solid Presentation and Communication skills (both verbal and written)
Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter
Must have a legal work permit to work in Dubai/preferably locally based
Your Personal Power! : –
At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.
At Upfield our purpose is clear……Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!
We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers. If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the FMCG business, and would like to join us apply online attaching your CV.
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