EY Campus Recruitment Consultant - Saudi National in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Campus Recruitment Consultant - Saudi National

Core Business Services

Requisition # RIY001IL

Post Date Apr 02, 2018

Do you think the world can work better?

We do. That’s why we’re committed to building a better working world. But we can’t do it without the right people. People who’ll think, act and lead globally – because that’s how business is now being done.

A better working world built by you.

You will be responsible for intern and graduate recruitment for EY KSA. Your role will be based in EY Riyadh and you will occasionally be required to travel around the MENA region.

You will be working closely with the business, the MENA Campus Recruitment Team, and college/university campuses to achieve growth targets. You will be responsible for developing strategies and innovative solutions to obtain the ‘right’ talent from target campuses, as well as providing the best-in-class recruitment experience to potential and future candidates. You will also be responsible for organising campus events, developing the EY employer brand across target campuses, and building lasting relations with key stakeholders on campuses.

Key responsibilities

  • Liaise with key stakeholders to understand growth ambitions and develop campus recruitment strategy with a focus on Nationalization and increasing the percentage of female hiring

  • Display strong knowledge of service lines and recruitment trends within KSAand develop innovative solutions to improve market position across campuses

  • Obtain strategic input on business forecasts and develop headcount plans with guidance from Strategic Talent Consultant

  • Provide advice to the business on best in class recruitment approaches, target campuses, market insights and impact on business plans

  • Develop detailed recruitment plans for campus activities

  • Engage with various campuses / universities and evaluate against business requisition for short, medium and long term plans

  • Evaluate current campus networks and develop strategy to target new campuses / universities

  • Contribute and implement innovative ideas with regards to attracting and sourcing candidates

  • Leverage digital platforms and personal networks to attract and source top talent

  • Promote EY’s Employer Value Proposition on campus, and to prospective candidates

  • Provide inputs on branding materials, advertising, and social media. Ensure to provide timely information on application opening/closing dates for all internship and graduate programs so that they are advertised on the careers page.

  • Drive involvement of the business at recruitment events – campus presentations, seminars, sponsorship etc.

  • Manage the internship program and increase conversion rates to graduate programs

  • Ensure full compliance with the online recruitment process and make use of the appropriate resources to advertise vacancies, collect recruitment data for processing, and administer tests to candidates. Also ensure to respond to candidates about the status of their application in a timely manner and record all testing and interview data on candidate profile.

  • Identify process improvements and share them with the concerned individual from the Campus Recruitment Team

  • Ensure that all referral candidates meet the appropriate eligibility criteria to be considered for internship or graduate programs. In instances where referral candidates do not meet the appropriate eligibility criteria, take the appropriate actions to ensure that the case is managed sensitively so as not to disrupt any business/client relationships.

  • Plan and run Recruitment Days (assessment centres) and act as the key point of contact for candidates and the business representatives.

  • Consult with the business on employment offers that are to be made to candidates and ensure that constructive feedback is provided to those who do not receive employment offers. Also ensure to capture any offer declines along with reasoning provided by candidate

  • Provide timely and clear updates to Cluster Campus Recruitment Lead for respective MENA Cluster

  • Build and maintain relationships with the business stakeholders, the wider MENA Talent Team, the Brand, Marketing, and Communications Team, the Talent Services Team, candidate, and college/university campuses stakeholders


  • Strong project management and organization skills

  • Fluent in Arabic and English

  • Creativity; able to contribute new and innovative ideas for campus recruitment

  • Able to plan and execute recruitment events in-house and on campus

  • Strong communication skills with a passion for engaging with students for recruitment purposes

  • Able to quickly learn and follow recruitment procedures and provide input to improve themIdeal Experiences (but not mandatory)

  • Exposure to creating and managing assessment centres and online tests to intern and graduate applicants

  • Expertise in handling large data volumes in Excel, MS Office to generate accurate insights

  • Should be well versed with one or more RMS E.g: Taleo, SAP SuccessFactors, PeopleSoft ,etc and able to manage recruitment requisitions effectively and in a timely manner

  • Working experience of managing end-to-end campus recruitment (attraction and sourcing, screening, testing, interviewing, and offering) Recruitment process Successful candidates will complete 2 or 3 rounds of interviews and may be requested to create a presentation.Successful applicants will be invited to attend a recruitment day and are required to provide proof of citizenship. Apply today We encourage you to apply early to get the best opportunity to secure an offer to join EY. Please answer all questions on the online application to be considered. Whenever you join us and however long you stay, we want your EY experience to last a lifetime.