Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.
Global Communities is seeking a International Recruiter to join the Strategic Growth & Partnership team at the headquarters in either downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA
The International Recruiter proactively sources, evaluates and makes recommendations to hire key and non-key personnel for donor-funded proposals as well as international program staffing needs, including COPs, DCOPs; CDs, DFAs, technical specialists, and other program staff as needed.
The International Recruiter develops collaborative relationships with business development and program management teams; creates sourcing and recruiting strategies to enhance the international staffing function to streamline processes and improve efficiency. The International Recruiter will be responsible for the following duties for their designated portfolio of positions.
Responsibility Area: International Talent Acquisition
- Based on RFPs, RFAs and Task Orders, provides guidance to proposal teams on staffing strategy.
- Leads recruitment, including sourcing, evaluating and qualifying candidates for proposals, field- programs, consultants, and local hires.
- Partners and collaborates with business development, technical experts, and program management teams to develop strategic recruitment campaigns.
- Writes or edits position descriptions, scopes of work, and external job announcements.
- Posts job advertisements on Global Communities’ careers website and external websites
- Screens and interviews candidates, provides recommendations to proposal teams; and provides interview guidance to proposal teams.
- Coordinates and schedules interviews for designated positions
- Manages the timely collection, verification, and editing of proposal submission materials including CVs, biographical data forms; and letters of commitment to ensure documentation is in compliance with donor requirements.
- Collaborates with People & Culture on formulation of offers, including salary and the schedule of allowances
- Conducts reference checks; negotiates salary and consultant rates; benefits and allowances within proposal budget and donor regulations.
- Communicates staffing salaries and allowance information to the pricing team.
- Proactively networks to source prospective pool of candidates and maintain pipeline.
- Participates in training sessions with staff on recruitment tools and practices such as DevEx, LinkedIn, and sourcing techniques.
- Supports Sr. Manager and proposal and program teams as necessary throughout recruitment processes,
- Represents organization at career fairs, professional conferences, and networking events.
POSITION SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Promotes a culture of excellence, inclusion, learning, support, diversity and innovation
- Other responsibilities as assigned
- Ability to travel internationally when needed (approximately 5-10% annually).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Working knowledge of USAID rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting and staffing on proposals and programs preferred
- Demonstrated success recruiting mid or senior level candidates.
- Excellent relationship-building with consultative and influencing skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills to interact professionally with diplomacy and tact with staff at all levels.
- Ability to think strategically about recruiting and use proactive approaches.
- Demonstrated ability to create successful business partnerships with senior management.
- Sound judgment with ability to make timely decisions, exercise discretion and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
- Extremely organized with the ability to manage deadlines.
- Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
- Fluency in English, written and oral. Abilities in a second language preferred.
- Demonstrated negotiation skills.
- Undergraduate degree in a related discipline and a minimum of two years of related work experience or a minimum of six years of related work experience.
- Experience performing international proposal recruiting preferred.
- Experience working for an international development organization highly preferred.
- Experience with an applicant tracking system (ATS) required.
- A passion for the mission and values of Global Communities, and a commitment to equity and justice
- Must have U.S. work authorization.
Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.