International Recruiter

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Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 19 June 2017
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 19 May 2017

Job Description

We are seeking a D.C.-based International Recruiter who will work with technical and new business teams at ACDI/VOCA to find the best possible personnel for proposals and projects. This position is responsible for timely, full-cycle recruiting for proposal and projects, with a focus on bids for new business development.

Primary activities include but are not limited to: identifying candidates through database searches, advertising, sourcing, and networking; conducting initial screening of lead candidates through in-person and phone interviews; soliciting information to update and amplify CVs and complete necessary paperwork for donors; editing/reworking CVs to highlight skills and experience; negotiating compensation in accordance with ACDI/VOCA policies; tracking recruitment effort in the database; and collaborating with ACDI/VOCA staff to understand and prioritize upcoming proposal opportunities.

In addition, this position will assist with and participate in off-site recruitment and networking events. They will support strong and consistent outreach to specialists by ACDI/VOCA by capturing contacts in the recruitment database. They will also ensure that employment verifications and reference checks are completed properly. Additionally, this person will be responsible for maintaining contact with the candidates during the bid process up through award.

Minimum Qualifications require a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, International Relations, or other related field. A minimum of three years of experience within international development and/or international recruiting experience is required. Additional experience working with an Applicant Tracking System desired. Experience with the hiring and procurement practices of USAID and other agencies is desirable. Professional proficiency in Spanish is highly desired. The ability and willingness to travel internationally is required.

About the Organization

ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based economic growth and the development of civil society in emerging democracies and developing countries. Offering a comprehensive range of technical assistance services, ACDI/VOCA addresses the most pressing and intractable development problems. Driven by the goal of adding value to local enterprise, which underlies prosperity and stability, ACDI/VOCA works in five main practice areas: * Agribusiness * Enterprise Development * Financial Services * Community Development * Food Security The ACDI/VOCA Difference ACDI/VOCA has a proven record of development success dating back more than 45 years. This experience coupled with operational integrity, technical expertise and the ability to operate at scale means that clients and partners can always expect positive results from ACDI/VOCA. ACDI/VOCA is also distinguished by its: * identity as a nonprofit that means business * proficiency at grassroots, self-help organizing * private sector and market orientation * dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs and savings * leadership in value chain approaches to enterprise development * legacy of lasting institutions and organizations * vast talent bank * experience working on a regional/global scale * network of U.S. and international partners * systems approach to technical solutions and operations * grants-management capacity * cutting-edge approaches to fragile/failing states, trade capacity building, public-private partnership, information and communications technology and integrated HIV/AIDS programming * experience with large indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs)

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