Project Resourcer (EC-funded projects) Business Development Unit

United Kingdom
Apply by 30 May 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 30 April 2018

Job Description

DAI is seeking a Project Resourcer, to work on bids and projects funded by European donors and to join DAI’s busy Business Development Team. One position will be based in attractive, well-appointed offices in central Brussels and the second position will be based in DAI Europe’s head office in Apsley, 30 minutes northwest of central London (please state your preference in your covering letter).

Reporting to the EC Business Development Director, the candidate will work within an experienced and dedicated team to drive new business opportunities and win work. As the EC team’s Project Resourcer, the successful candidate will assist in project team design, sourcing those that will be implementing the projects and selecting those involved in delivery in this exciting portfolio of European-donor work. They will work closely with DAI’s technical experts to ensure that the highest quality consultants and subject matter experts are brought on board, to assist DAI in ensuring the best are hired. You will also work with our commercial, security and programme management teams to ensure each team is recruited to maintain our high standards and ensuring success in those programmes we bid for.

DAI needs an enthusiastic candidate who can lead the sourcing of experts in all DAI’s areas of expertise; engage, develop and build networks and become familiar with employment legislation in the countries that host DAI projects.

We would like to hear from you if you have previous experience or a strong interest in international development as well as recruitment and business development experience, strong administrative and good team-working skills along with an ability to meet tight deadlines and excellent written/spoken English and, preferably, French.

For the role the successful candidate will have:

  • as a minimum, an undergraduate degree or equivalent in relevant field preferably in recruitment/HR or international development/HR;
  • several years’ relevant work experience, possibly as a Recruitment Coordinator/Junior Recruiter or within a project/proposal management role working for profit or non-profit organisations; experience of recruitment systems;
  • previous experience recruiting for the European Commission and other EU donors; understanding of PRAG;
  • experience of using online platforms as a sourcing tool;
  • excellent communication and interviewing skills; experience in salary negotiations and networking;
  • ability to confidently communicate with internal and external clients/candidates;
  • ability to multi-task, often with inflexible deadlines.

Experience in a consultancy environment is an advantage as are additional language skills, preferably Portuguese or Spanish.We are offering a competitive salary, commensurate with relevant experience, in addition to a generous benefits package.

More detailed company information is available at If you believe you have the above skills and experience, and you have the right to work within the EEA, we look forward to hearing from you.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 29th May 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place progressively.

About the Organization

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies.

Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

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