Recruiter - International (1/2)
Creative Associates International Incorporated is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in more than 20 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
The incumbent will serve as a lead recruiting professional serving the a core program division, with a primary focus on full-cycle recruiting. The incumbent is responsible for filling a segment of all divisional positions (HQ), key personnel (Field COP/DCOP, etc.), named positions (proposals), and Divisional Bench resources. The incumbent will perform all typical recruitment tasks, ranging from sourcing to negotiation, with general oversight from the SDHR and Division Head.
•A flexible, sustainable, and high-volume stream of proposals, live and bench candidates relevant to the dynamic Divisional business context.
•A seamless translation of Divisional business needs to pro-active Recruiting outcomes.
The Recruiter reports jointly to the SDHR and Division Vice President, and works closely with the Human Resources Core. The Recruiter is measured for success by achievement of divisional recruitment goals as well as outcomes in the context of compliance with broader corporate policies and procedures. Therefore, direct and daily communication with the Program Division leadership and members of the HR Core is critical and expected.
•Partner with hiring managers in order to develop strategic recruitment strategies;
•Source, screen and interview applicants;
•Ensure consistency in process including establishment of interview panels, providing appropriate interviewing questions and maintenance of recruitment documents;
•Maintain networks in critical technical sectors to facilitate effective passive recruitment;
•Prepare posting vacancy notices of job opportunities;
•Check credentials and references and schedule follow-up interviews;
•Disseminate/communicate information on the company, its policies, benefits, and available opportunities to agencies and applicants;
•Identify strategic sources to post open positions.
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
•Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or an international development-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
•4 plus years international and domestic recruiting experience;
•Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills and assertive;
•Professional demeanor and ability to represent Creative to diverse audiences;
•Extensive interviewing experience;
•Thorough knowledge of recruitment and selection techniques and requirements of the Federal Selection Guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other relevant laws and guidelines;
•Knowledge of field environment and ability to source and hire candidates within the “fragile state” context;
•Computer literacy, database affinity;
•Ability and willingness to prioritize tasks, organize large volume of work, perform independently;
•Ability and willingness to work under strict deadlines.
•Knowledge of USAID, DoS, OTI, DoD, and other USG funding agency employment and benefit rules is strongly preferred.
Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D .