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Creation Date: 2017/11/25 10:54:03
Ref. JB1001851748

Higher Colleges of Technology

Specialist - Recruitment
Higher Colleges of Technology

Job Description

Main Responsibilities


Attend recruitment events and job fairs to meet with potential candidates and promote HCT to the labour force.
Update position opening on HCT’s website career page in a timely manner.
Maintain a database of resumes and filter the database by items that are interesting for selection purposes.
Conduct initial interviews with applicants and schedule for interviews with other concerned line managers.
Verify credentials and conduct reference check once approved and waived by the candidate.
Provide feedback for the candidates as and when required as per HCT recruitment policies.
Prepare job offers and/or rejection letters based on templates.
Handling recruitment formalities for local and overseas new hires (e.g. coordinating with Employee Services for work permit if applicable).
Coordinate candidate pre-employment due diligence activities and background checks with relevant governmental entities.
Update the filing system with all documents in relation to recruitment and work with Employee Services for data backup.
Assist in preparing and sending new employee orientation packages.

4. Qualifications:

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required e.g. Human Resources, Business Administration.
• Full English proficiency is required.
• Intermediate computer literacy is required e.g. MS Office, MS Project, Banner.

5. Experience:

• Minimum of two years of relevant work experience in Human Resources.



Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Search by Industry: Human Resources
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Human Resources/Personnel
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 3
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Djibouti; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Comoros; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Mauritania; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Somalia; Syria; Tunisia; Yemen

Company Profile

As the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) prides itself as being one of the most progressive and innovative academic institutions in the Middle East. Today, HCT educates more than 18,000 male and female students at its 17 campuses throughout the UAE.

We teach our students at the Foundation, Applied Diploma, Bachelor and Master's levels. Our college-level courses are taught in English for degrees in Applied Communications, Business, Computer and Information Science, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Science and General Education. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that our students experience a seamless transition from the academic environment to the workplace.

The HCT is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with a number of dynamic, technology-focused initiatives such as moving toward a paper-less learning environment by embracing digital learning in our classrooms. We have launched a Mobile Learning Initiative to engage in innovative and transformative educational methodologies which take students and faculty beyond conventional classroom pedagogy, to enable ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning.

Our classes focus on experiential or learning-by-doing outcomes and prepare our students to be fully engaged in this technologically advanced world with the necessary knowledge and skills. To remain at the forefront of contemporary educational practices, HCT seeks dedicated and innovative professionals to join it in delivering this world-class education.