Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist

The Opportunity

The Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist's scope role revolves around supporting the Middle East and Eastern Europe region (MEEE), which compromises of 12 countries. The incumbent is expected to work closely with the regional office staff and Country Offices (COs) in the region.

 The support to be provided to the Regional Office and Country Offices teams range between, recruiting, proactive sourcing, workforce planning, talent pipelining, capacity building in the Recruitment Realm, and reviewing of recruitment processes and policies.


 Reports to:  The Regional HR Director  

Dimensions: Save the Children International works in 12 countries in the Middle East and eastern Europe Region with a current staff complement of approximately +2000 staff.

Staff reporting into this position: N/A



  • Support the Regional office by providing a comprehensive and proactive recruitment and coordination service.
  • Support countries in the end-to-end recruitment process for international and other key senior national positions.
  • Providing advice on resourcing strategy, reviewing Job Descriptions to ensure compliance with SCI format
  • Preparing advertisements and posting in internal and external job sites.
  • Leading on the recruiting processes as a subject matter advisor to hiring managers; which includes but not limited to longlisting, interview coordination, coaching, maintaining the compliance activities of the recruiting process, and maintaining safe recruitment standards.
  • Ensure reference/ background checks and appropriate vetting are in place for all hired employees.
  • Managing recruitment and deployment of resources/staff during emergency responses.
  • Providing training on Recruitment, interviewing skills, and others as needed and appropriate to relevant country offices staff.
  • Running the Recruitment Training for Hiring Managers to the regional office staff on a quarterly basis and running train of trainers to Country Offices HR teams where needed.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of data through timely input to online and offline personal files. 
  • Maintain confidentiality for all candidates’ and employees’ records whether manual or computer maintained and ensure that all records are held securely.
  • Maintain Key Performance Indicators for the region specifically to Talent acquisition on a high level, and communicate with the countries and support them to make sure they have all the tools to maintain good scores.
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices.
  • Run yearly Recruitment Audits
  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports when requested by management.
  • Fill in and provide the required data on a quarterly basis for the Talent Acquisition Scorecard.
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process.
  • Promoting Save the Children International as “Employer of Choice” internally and externally.

 Back-up support

  • Providing backup support as required for Senior HR Managers in small country offices. This may require occasional on-site support but will primarily be virtually.
  • Back-up support when necessary for the HR management in the regional office.



  •  Bachelor’s degree in Human resources, general management, or business administration. 
  • 3-7 years’ experience in Recruitment
  • Experience in working with an HRIS (Human Resources Information System), with the ability to accurately input data and generate reports.
  • Ability to prioritize, work on tight deadlines, and use own initiative.
  • Ability and confidence to communicate appropriately with people at all levels, both internally and externally within a diverse client group.
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality, particularly in relation to employees' personal data.
  • Ability to work accurately, with excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of Recruiting related concepts, best practices, principles, and processes
  • Experience of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, preferred working experience in emergencies
  • Experience in Applicant Tracking Systems and HRIS.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;
  • Fluent in both Arabic and English


  • Professional certificates in HR or recruitment 


We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only


The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.


Job description:

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Date advertised: 29 Apr 2021

Closing date: 12 May 2021 - 22:59 EET

Location: Amman, Jordan

Department: Human Resources

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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