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.
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.)
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)