International Rescue Committe
Working closely with the Regional Recruitment Manager, the Associate Recruiter will be responsible for finding the most qualified candidates, who believe in IRC’s mission and are representative of the countries and region in which we work, including West Africa, East Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US. The Associate Recruiter is responsible for guiding candidates through our hiring process and connecting them to opportunities to work at IRC. The Associate Recruiter is creative and driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows development of lasting relationships with both candidates and hiring managers.
From generating a talent pipeline and rosters to maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate, with the support of the Regional Recruitment Manager, you will manage the recruitment process for mid-level hires. By leveraging your knowledge of our programs’ hiring needs and search requirements, you effectively match candidates with the roles in which they will be most successful.
Source and assess highly qualified talent to support IRC mission
Take on recruiting initiatives in support of the human resources strategy while ensuring compliance to local labor regulations and donor requirements
Provide an efficient and high-quality experience for every candidate from application stage to offer, evaluating skill level, driving the interview process and offer process, including robust reference checks, salary recommendations and closing of candidates.
Gain a deep understanding of IRC’s programs and operations, in order to provide superior talent sourcing, recruiting, and hiring in support of and partnership with hiring managers
Develop and maintain talent pools and pipelines using global ATS (Cornerstone)
Co-create a contextualized talent acquisition strategy to attract the best candidates in the region
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Regional Recruitment Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: Senior Director-Global Recruiting, hiring managers, HR Partners, HQ-HR departmental staff
External: IRC candidates – internal and external, INGO forums, local and regional associations or vendors
Education: Undergraduate degree required
Work Experience: Minimum 2+ years of direct recruitment experience
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
Ability to work in a ‘emergency’ context – fast paced environment and demanding priorities
Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS), job boards and social media tools and strategies to attract talent
Demonstrated experience and ability to implement and maintain recruitment strategies and systems in a high-volume context in multiple locations within a region or global environment required
Demonstrated success in building professional relationships with management and global partners
Excellent project management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to provide excellent client service in a cross cultural context
Strong collaborator with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units required
Previous INGO experience is preferred
Language Skills: Strong verbal and written English. French or Arabic skills a plus
Certificates or Licenses: Certified Internet Recruiter certification a plus
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