Strategic Sourcing Specialist


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

What is required?

  • hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 7 July 2023

About this role: Strategic Sourcing Specialist

  • As the successful candidate you will develop and execute global sourcing strategies to target top expatriate talent to join the Company and meet the hiring needs of the company;
  • Ultimately, you will be responsible for building a strong talent pipeline for our company’s current and future expatriate staffing needs;
  • Developing and executing global sourcing strategies through the utilization of a variety of tools, including LinkedIn, the Company careers website, external job boards, networking events, conferences and talent mapping;
  • Partnering with overseas subsidiary recruiting offices based in the UK, US, Singapore and India to target appropriate talent markets and implement regional/country-specific sourcing strategies, as required;
  • Leverage existing and new sourcing strategies, methodologies and technologies to build talent pipelines for the Company;
  • Optimize the Company expatriate careers website to ensure the best candidate application journey;
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to identify the required competencies and skills and develop, in partnership with the recruitment teams, appropriate sourcing and attraction strategies;
  • Conduct return on investment (ROI) analysis on sourcing channels deployed to determine success rates and utilize such data to adjust sourcing strategies accordingly;
  • Identify sourcing opportunities at industry conferences and events and develop appropriate marketing campaigns to target, and network with, top talent;
  • Manage third-party suppliers to ensure delivery against assigned recruitment requirements as appropriate and identify new third-party suppliers who can enhance sourcing and talent pipelines;
  • Conduct talent mapping either in-house or using external third-party vendors to assess global and country-specific talent supply and demand and use such data to drive appropriate strategic sourcing;
  • Mentor and develop young local talent.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • A minimum of 6 years of proven experience as a sourcing specialist in an international talent acquisition/recruitment function (gained in-house and/or in external consultancy);
  • Proven experience in developing and executing complex global sourcing strategies utilizing the latest and most effective methodologies and technologies;
  • Deep knowledge of contemporary talent sourcing principles and a proven track record in the utilization of talent sourcing tools and channels;
  • Experience in sourcing within the Oil and Gas industry or analogous industry sectors, ideally with current or prior professional exposure to the Arabian Gulf/Middle East region is desired;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build credibility and trust with internal and external stakeholders;
  • A proven ability to manage multiple and competing stakeholder requirements;
  • Solid commercial acumen with advanced negotiation skills;
  • Strong integrity, honesty and ethics.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Suresh Jogi is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Suresh Jogi
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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