Recruitment Researcher Jobs in Dubai at Food People

Title: Recruitment Researcher

Company: Food People

Location: Dubai


Food People are the go-to recruiters for anything, and everything, in the food industry. We’ve got an appetite for success. With a huge industry network and tons of experience across all sectors. We find talent across the food industry. But that’s not all. We also unlock people’s potential and bring fresh ideas to push boundaries across the industry.

In Food People, a Recruitment Researcher creates and develops strong networks across the F&B landscape, cultivating talent and managing robust recruitment processes. This person will work closely with Consultants to deliver exceptional service and reach financial targets.

You must have a passion for food and enjoy talking to people. The majority of your role will be on the phone, as well as meeting people face to face, and therefore you should get a kick out of building rapport with people from all corners of the world and building meaningful relationships.

It’s not easy, and there will be days that really frustrate you. Sometimes people won’t get back to you, a candidate might reject an offer, or a client may completely change a brief and decline your favourite applicant. This is just part of the recruitment rollercoaster, and you should have the resilience to take this in your stride and move forward.


Work with the recruitment team to develop a sourcing strategy for each position / project / market

Think outside of the box with new research techniques and source talent differently

Source active and passive candidates for highly specialised roles

Actively meet with candidates and maintain a high level of contact

Client engagement, when required, to provide timely updates and regular communication

Consistently manage and regularly hit deadlines, transparently communicating with the Management team

Able to close candidate offers without support

Capture relevant information from industry professionals to enable you to be consultative and demonstrate how they could add value to a business

Co-ordination and scheduling of interviews

Track, manage and report on candidate pipelines for current and future positions

Effective pipeline management to efficiently move candidates through the recruitment process and to build the talent pool outside of live roles

Strong CRM compliance.


Bachelor’s Degree

Strong time management and organisation skills

Outgoing and willing to push yourself outside of your comfort zone

Think fast and be able to react to change

Team player who enjoys collaboration

Enjoys talking to people and holds exceptional listening skills

Problem-solving and the ability to deal with pushbacks

Be resilient and have a positive mindset

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel applications, along with Applicant Tracking Systems.


You’re a winner – You constantly strive to be number 1 in your given industry

Quality focused – You aim to find THE right person not A person

You’re freakishly organized

High stamina – You don’t fold under pressure. In fact, you thrive in fast-paced environments

A problem-solver – You have an analytical mind and can navigate obstacles on the fly in a thoughtful, logical way

High energy – Flexible and adaptive, with the ability to work well and enjoy a fast-paced environment with minimal direction

Dedicated – Clients and candidates work with you because you deliver no matter what

Detail oriented – Your calen…

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