Talent Acquisition Sourcer - Middle East and Africa


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Talent Acquisition Sourcer - Middle East and Africa

Talent Acquisition Sourcer - Middle East and Africa
We are transforming HR for the people, the business, the function
Nestlé, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  Undefined period of time, 100%

In the context of our HR Transformation, we are strengthening our Talent function and are creating regional Centers of Competence (CoC) which will deliver a high quality Talent portfolio of services to Markets, from Talent acquisition, Talent planning, Leadership and team development, to Learning and capability building.
We are looking for several roles of Senior and Junior Talent Acquisition Sourcers for the CoC for Middle East and Africa based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Reporting to the regional Sourcing Manager within the Integrated Talent Management organization, you will identify and engage with the best talent for Nestlé. You will take ownership for attracting top talents to our talent pools and build and maintain the talent pipelines, working closely and effectively with Nestlé Regional Recruiters and Recruitment Marketing Managers, and collaborate globally across the Talent Sourcing expert's network. You will be the trusted advisor to Nestlé in the Market (NiM) Recruiters, HR Business Partners and hiring managers, and within the aligned function(s) and/or business(es).
Key responsibilities 
  • Build talent pipelines for hard-to-find skills, niche and high demand roles where a focused proactive sourcing strategy is defined
  • Deliver against short term demand and anticipated demand, identifying prospective candidates by researching and engaging with talent, effectively utilizing digital and social media channels
  • Engage talent and convert passive or non-job seekers into active candidates as part of our Global Talent Communities for current or future vacancies
  • Tailor the approach to prospective candidates to meet the needs of each specific position by adapting key messages and information
  • Partner with above market CoC talent teams to ensure the delivery of key talent solutions and to align talent pipelines internally and externally
  • Capture and share key market intelligence, and provide market insights to business, HR Business Partners, NiM Recruiters, Talent Sourcing Manager and Regional TA Head 

Education and experience 

  • Senior level: At least 5 years' experience in Sourcing Talent for international companies, preferably FMCG
  • Junior level: At least 2 years' experience in Sourcing Talent for international companies, preferably FMCG
  • Use of recruiting sourcing tools and practices to identify prospective candidates (e.g. Linkedin Recruiter license, Boolean search, Applicant Tracking System - ATS, or CRM data mining, Job board resume/CV databases)
  • Experience of interpreting data to make it usable and relevant
  • Experience of influencing and persuading
  • Experience of pre-screening and assessment
  • Understanding of the region is critical
  • Fluent in English, any other language of the region (French (support CWAR: Ghana)) would be a plus 

Show us that you have the capability to identify relevant skills and cultural fit. You also demonstrate strong aptitudes in using social media for attracting, sourcing, and engaging with current and future talents.


Do you think you have the profile we are looking for? Then apply in English at 


Nestlé is the world's largest food and beverage company. It is present in 191 countries around the world, and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favorites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.


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