Assistant Recruiter/Associate Recruiter/Recruiter/Senior Recruiter, Africa

DAI
  • Location
    Bethesda, Maryland
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 11

Position description

DAI’s Business Development department is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual with full life cycle recruitment experience and/or other relevant experience in international development to join its Recruitment team. The ideal candidate will be able to recruit individuals for positions identified on proposals and current DAI projects, covering a wide variety of subject matter areas. 

The Recruiter will report to the Africa Geography Recruitment Manager. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex recruitment assignments that require creative applications of knowledge to specific recruitment challenges
  • Work with proposal and hiring managers to develop position descriptions
  • Source appropriate candidates through internal and external networks, industry events, DAI’s internal recruitment database and online electronic resources
  • Follow standardized processes to screen and select the best candidates, ensuring compliance with all governmental and client employment specifications
  • Facilitate decision-making by hiring managers in order to meet hiring deadlines
  • Help proposal teams develop appropriate staffing plans according to proposal requirements
  • Negotiate candidate salaries, benefits and allowances within proposal budget constraints and client regulations
  • Ensure that all staffing documentation submitted with proposals complies with donor specifications (including letters of commitment, references, due diligence, and other proposal documents)
  • Re-write candidates’ CVs to address qualifications required for roles specified in proposals; provide other writing inputs to proposals, as needed
  • [Senior Recruiter] Mentor and supervise junior staff on proposal efforts

Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Qualifications

  • Grade 5:  Minimum of 2 years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree; or a master’s degree
  • Grade 6: Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 1 years of relevant professional experience and a Master’s degree
  • Grade 7: Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience and a Master’s degree
  • Grade 8: Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience and a Master’s degree

Equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.

  • Demonstrated interest in (Grade 5) or experience working in (Grades 6-8) international development, preferably in recruitment, project management, or business development
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with only general direction
  • Ability to take responsibility for assignments and report on progress with minimal oversight
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with internal clients and external candidates, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Working proficiency in French 
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills, and ability to work effectively with diverse teams and handle many tasks simultaneously, often with inflexible deadlines
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and training will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • USAID proposal development experience

Supervisory Requirements:  None

Application instructions

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