Talent Partner MEA

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Talent Partner MEA
at Consensys

Dubai, UAE

An opportunity has arisen to join the leading Ethereum blockchain technology company in the world to recruit the teams who are shaping the future of decentralised working. This will involve finding elite and game changing talent with a passion for providing solutions that will literally change the world.

ConsenSys is the largest blockchain venture production studio focused on building and scaling tools and enterprise software products powered by Ethereum. Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security and infrastructure, and more. If you have perfected the art of building talent pipelines for volume requirements and spear fishing for niche areas, this will be an extremely rewarding opportunity. You will play a vital role in growing the Middle East & Africa team as we embark the next part of our exciting journey.

If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love to hear from you.

The Role:

ConsenSys is seeking a well rounded superstar talent professional to help create and deliver best in class recruiting processes and candidate experience. In this exciting role you will build and maintain proactive partnerships with key stakeholders in order to understand the different team structures, key initiatives and projects, evaluate talent needs, and contribute ideas, solutions and tools. As part of the global People & Talent team, you will work alongside the MEA People & Talent team, as well as being a key voice as we develop global recruitment policies and processes. ConsenSys is a company in which if you have ideas for improvements, they will be heard!

The Talent Partner will be responsible for assisting in the rollout of the Talent strategy for MEA. Excelling in the delivery of recruitment activities through a process of re-assessment of processes and tools, in collaboration with the Talent Lead. You will collaborate in the creation of Employer Brand activity ideas and co-ordinate and participate in the exciting projects relating to Talent to come.

The Talent Partner will benefit from mentorship and continuous development, building their skills and knowledge in all aspects of Talent. This will support in building our capability in partnering in strategic areas of workforce planning and budgeting, as well as measurement and reporting and it will be your role to collate and communicate metrics as the deliverables of Talent evolve. Personal development is one of the most important OKR’s for your success and an exciting area of growth, whilst we support building meaningful careers within the People and Talent Circle.

The Talent Partner will strongly display attributes which role model inclusion, collaboration and an innate understanding of how to live and breath the culture and core values for our People.

Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the blockchain space, you will need to be adaptable and willing to work on a variety of technical and non-technical openings . However, there is also a focus on building our Strategic Advisory and Ideation capability within our ConsenSys Solutions circle. Therefore, it would be beneficial if you have experience hiring for Strategic Advisory positions and/or Big 4 consultancy.

  • Support the rollout of Talent Acquisition strategy for MEA
  • Partner closely with hiring leads, owning all aspects of the recruiting process: defining jobs and specs, building interviewer pools and scorecards, application management, active sourcing, screening, scheduling interviews, tracking and admin activities, negotiating and closing
  • Devise 360 campaigns and tailored resourcing plan for each type of candidate/expertise in collaboration with Talent Lead
  • Collaborate closely with People Circle to complete benchmarking assessments
  • Develop indepth knowledge internally and around the globe of potential internal vacancies as we progress towards a culture of succession planning and internal talent management and brokering
  • Represent ConsenSys with the team at industry and networking events and meetups
  • Develop a pipeline of active and passive candidates
  • Become quickly immersed into the culture and business needs of ConsenSys
  • Own special projects as they arise, offering unique opportunities for development and growth, such as collaborating with campus recruiting teams, assessment of new recruiting services / technologies, cross functional projects, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of industry awareness, understanding the startup, tech, and Ethereum/Blockchain landscape to keep tabs on emerging and transitioning businesses, industry news, competitive analysis, etc.

About you:
  • 5+ years of full cycle 360 recruiting experience and a track record of hiring elite talent (ideally with a number of years of in-house experience)
  • Startup or entrepreneurial company experience preferred
  • In addition to the above, experience working in a Strategic Advisory and/or Big 4 consultancy would be highly beneficial
  • Extremely organised, highly communicative and participative, extremely action-oriented
  • Demonstrated success implementing innovative ways to attract and retain passive candidates
  • Strong direct sourcing skills (we'll ask about how you use boolean, x-ray, find email addresses & contact details, etc.)
  • Self-confident, self-motivated and highly-organised with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, presentation, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency using ATS systems and sourcing tools (we use Greenhouse, but it's not a showstopper if you haven't)
  • Kind, humble, and thoughtful
  • Ability to focus on the details, but also understand the bigger picture
  • Interest in new technology, Blockchain, and/or Ethereum (it really helps if you already have a passion for this space)
  • An awareness or appreciation for wider social and environmental issues and how technology is being used to address them

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