Regional Recruiter

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Company:IntraHealth International
Category:Human Resources
Job Type:Permanent

Job details



Recruitment ( 55%)

  • Recruit international and Third Country personnel for proposals and programs;
  • Source candidates in alignment with proposal personnel qualifications, donor regulations, and organizational team structure.
  • Support/improve processes for strong recruitment to include developing job descriptions, creating job announcements, networking, screening and interviewing candidates when needed.
  • Follow and promote understanding of best practices, regulations and policies related to recruitment and employment.
  • Assist with development and implement international recruitment best practices; ensure proactive and continual networking efforts to maintain a pipeline of qualified talent.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and updates as needed the proposal recruitment manual outlining processes, policies, and best practices.
  • Assist with the design of organizational charts and advise on team structure based on proposal objectives, budget, and personnel qualifications.
  • Serve as administrator for recruitment websites and manage the applicant tracking system (Ultipro) to house and track candidate CVs.
  • Source and recruit candidates by using databases, social media etc.
  • Screen candidates resumes and job applications
  • Conduct interviews using various reliable recruiting and selection tools/methods to filter candidates within schedule
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process
  • Develop pipeline of talent, specifically for frequently filled positions as well as hard to fill locations.
  • Provide consultation and training to hiring managers in regards to recruitment and selection processes as well as interviewing
  • Provide initial screening of applicant pools, as well as phone screens or interviews where applicable.
  • Prepare postings: work with hiring manager to determine pre-screening questions, where advertising would occur to provide diverse applicant pool

Hiring process (20%) 

  • Ensure hiring process is effective and efficient for the new employee and hiring managers by reviewing background checks, preparing offer letters in a timely manner.
  • Responding to candidates not selected.
  • Coordinate New Hire orientation with the on boarding manager .
  • Negotiate salaries with candidates based on available salary scale criteria. 

Networking (15%)

  • Develop applicant sources by networking and creating a presence in the Region through participation in professional association meetings etc.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with colleges, employment agencies, other recruiters, and professional organizations.
  • Establish networks with Key International NGOs at the national and international level to keep update with external environment
  • Develop and maintain network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates,
  • Identify appropriate outreach opportunities and represent IntraHealth at career fairs, professional conferences and networking events. 

Recruitment Metrics and information Management ( 10%)

  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports/metrics.
  • Develop and maintain good recruitment records and maintain quarterly tracking sheets;
  • Ensuring security and restricted access to personnel records and information. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or similar field from an accredited university OR equivalent combination of education and 4 years of experience of full cycle recruiting preferably with proposal recruiting experience in International development, contract based environment.Experience and success in identifying/hiring technical experts in a variety of sectors;  
  • Experience recruiting for USAID and other donor-funded projects preferred;
  • Experience using behavioral and situational interviewing techniques;
  • Experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc)
  • Experience with recruiting software.
  • Experience with Social Media (Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, etc.)


Required Skills:

  • Understanding of local and assigned country’s Labor laws, Company Act, NGO Act and other relevant laws.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, French and fluency in local languages; other languages strongly preferred.
  • Ability to develop flexible and solution-oriented alternatives, make timely decisions, exercise discretion and maintain a high degree of confidentiality;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a collegial manner;
  • Ability manage self and work independently;
  • Ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, stress etc)




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Human Resources IntraHealth International 11 months ago