Talent Solutions Coordinator – Global Project Support

  • Entry-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 11 February 2019
  • Pasig, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines | Manila, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines | Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
  • Closing on 13 March 2019
  • Current

Job Description

About You

Do you have 1-2 years of experience in an administrative or coordination position? We’re currently looking for a proactive, process-oriented entry-level/early career professional who is attentive to detail and wants to make a difference by helping connect global development employers with top talent around the globe.

To fit well in this role you must be sharp, a quick learner, know how to see a project through from start to finish, and have the research and analytical skills to learn the nuance of global development operations. You must also be a team player who is flexible and is comfortable multi-tasking (being detail oriented and organized is therefore also a must!). And—this really matters—you need the communications skills that attract colleagues to want to work with you.

Does this sound like you? If you just said “yes,” keep reading…

What you’ll do here

If you’ve read this far, we know that you want to know more. What will you do as the Talent Solutions Coordinator for the Devex Talent Solutions Team? You will be serving as the point person for project management tools and applications as well as be responsible for tracking the progress of projects ensuring system integrity at all times throughout various digital platforms.

You will get an insider’s look at how the hiring process works at hundreds of international organizations, global development NGOs, and consulting firms. You’ll also go home each day knowing you are helping talented professionals find their dream jobs and employers find the perfect candidates to realize their missions.

In your first 90 days you’ll:

  • Manage and report on processes and projects

  • Manage inquiries from candidates and clients with focus on supporting large-scale recruitment projects

  • Outreach and follow-up to networks, universities and jobs boards for special recruitment projects.

  • Be a part of various stages (from CV screening to reference checks) of an end-to-end recruitment project we currently have with the UN World Food Programme

  • Support CV Writing projects (formatting, cover letters) and Candidate Sourcing (writing summaries, possibly helping with outreach).

By the time you finish your first year you’ll have:

  • Coordinated directly with clients on project updates

  • Assisted other Devex Talent Solutions product lines (such as candidate sourcing, CV writing, career fairs…)

  • Evaluated CVs and video interviews for different roles with little supervision

  • Coordinated and managed administration and reporting tasks

  • Fully managed one or two stages of a special recruitment project

  • Become an expert at various technology platforms (like Google Sheets, Survey Gizmo, Airtable…)

  • Gotten to use your voice to improve processes, shared your own best practices, and helped us learn from you as well as others in a quickly-growing organization.


Required Qualifications

Here are the basic requirements we’re looking for in the role…

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1-2 years of experience in an administrative or coordination position (internships and volunteer work count)

  • Interest in recruitment and/or international development

  • Exposure to reporting and excel

  • Organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker

  • Excellent verbal and written English skills

Besides the basics, here’s what we’d love to see you have experience in…

  • HR or recruitment background

  • The drive to help people find jobs they love and guiding employers to the best talent;

  • International development exposure

  • Advanced Excel/Google Sheet skills

  • Presentation skills

  • CV analysis

If you’re eager to use your analytical skills to learn more about the global development sector, improve recruitment processes and brainstorm innovative approaches to help the biggest organizations in the humanitarian space find the professionals they need to achieve their missions, we’d love to get to know you better.

This opening is based in our office in Ortigas City, Philippines. The successful candidate will work during the mid shift, from 3pm-12 midnight, and will be entitled to a 7.5% shift differential on top of the basic salary.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Ready to get started? Apply now!

About the Organization

Devex is the media platform for the global development community. As a social enterprise, we connect and inform development, health, humanitarian and sustainability professionals through news, business intelligence and funding and career opportunities. Our goal is to do more good for more people. Today, we reach over 1 million aid workers and development professionals, and we can't wait to make it even more.

We live our mission and bring our world-class academic and professional experience to work every single day to change the world.

Our diverse global team includes 130+ web-savvy journalists, analysts, developers, designers, and marketers. Our headquarters is in Washington, DC., we have offices in Barcelona and Manila, and reporters on 5 continents. We cover the most meaningful issues in the world, from eradicating malaria and polio to fighting climate change to ending poverty in our time. Professionals at NGOs like Save the Children, CARE, and the Gates Foundation rely on us to be in-the-know.

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