he Workforce Business Partner will lead end-to-end employee lifecycle interactions for FIFA2026 Inc, the company organizing the FIFA World Cup 2026. The role includes all elements of recruitment (talent acquisition and selection) through onboarding and the management of any Human Resource or Employee Relations requirements. As this is a fixed term project, the role will also contribute to both the on- and off-boarding of the FIFA26 workforce. Delivering significant contact with hiring managers, in a fast-paced learning environment, the Workforce Business Partner will be required to understand the uniqueness of the industry the company operates in, to have a perpetual passion for high quality recruiting and to be ambitious and significantly contribute to the success of this world class mega event. Administrative tasks, reliable services and a good deal of human touch are part of the role to create a great candidate experience as well as a smooth journey for the senior managers within the organisation.

  • The main responsibilities of the Recruitment & Workforce Business Partner include:
  • Partner with Function Area Leaders to understand the service levels, deliverables and people-related needs within their workstream/department/division.
  • Capture recruitment requirements and create appealing job ads.
  • Decide upon recruiting strategy and post ad on relevant platforms and social media.
  • Lead the recruitment and selection process for all event staff, including developing job descriptions, conducting interviews, and coordinating background checks. Screen applications through our Applicant Tracking System, creating customized video interviews to engage with candidates where appropriate.
  • Supporting managers through every stage of hiring, including live interviews with most suitable candidates.
  • Oversee (or conduct when necessary) pre-employment applicant screening processes (ie background checks, reference calls).
  • Lead and conclude contract negotiations.
  • Develop and maintain HR policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with labor laws, regulations, and FIFA guidelines.
  • Provide guidance and support to staff on HR-related matters, including employee successful onboarding – from the signature to the successful start, development, and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Manage employee relations by addressing concerns, resolving conflicts, and promoting a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Stay updated on HR trends and best practices, and adapt them to the specific needs and requirements of the FIFA World Cup 2026.
  • Use stats and reports to analyse your contribution and learn for the future.
  • Own your processes and create a great candidate experience.
  • Be ready to grow and take opportunities to develop into a true Business Partner role (where recruiting will always be at the heart)
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