Recruitment Specialist, International Development
International Development Services Group
IRG - International Resources Group
is seeking qualified candidates for the position of
in the Business Development Division (BD) at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. The
responsibilities focus on maintaining and enhancing
ability to match potential candidates with long- and short-term international assignments, filling openings with a quick turnaround, and playing a key role in
proposal development process.
Recruitment Specialist (RS)
is responsible for identifying technical experts for specialized international assignments through the use of the consultant registry, candidate mining techniques, networking, and advertising. Specifically, the
Conducts preliminary consultant assessments and collaborates with project/proposal staff to finalize selections
Drafts personnel sections of proposals and prepares personnel-related annexes, including resumes and matrices
Is responsible for maintaining the resume drive, consultant registry database, and manages multiple Recruitment email boxes
Ensures that all personnel-related documents, comments, and skills sets are accurately reflected in the consultant registry and resume drive
Ensures the timely and comprehensive entry of relevant information into the registry
Develops advertisements for positions and manages responses
Conducts and documents in-depth reference checks
Provides substantive input and continual process improvement suggestions to the recruitment systems.
Undergraduate degree required. Graduate degree in relevant discipline preferred; including International Relations, Development Economics, Public Administration etc.
Solid writing and synthesizing capability
Proposal writing experience highly desirable
At least four years of professional experience, preferably in recruiting or similar environment; prefer a minimum of two years' experience in the field of international development
Knowledge of USAID and other donor organizations preferred
Advanced-level computer proficiency in Word and Excel; database experience preferred
Proven ability and flexibility to work independently and with teams in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Strong networking, interviewing, and interpersonal skills
Ability to take initiative, pay attention to detail, and learn business practices and processes
Proven communication and networking skills including professional phone manner and ability to handle cold calling assignments
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse team environment with all levels of staff and ability to maintain excellent work relationships with staff, candidates, and subcontractors
Strongly prefer candidate with some developing country international experience
Knowledge of foreign languages is desirable (specifically, Spanish and/or French)
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.
Please complete your on-line application by February 22, 2013. After that date, the announcement will be removed and the on-line process will no longer be available.
Only a select group of qualified candidates will be contacted for follow up and interviews. No phone calls, please.
was formed in 2012 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. Our name is derived from "engineering" and "agility" and we employ great people who anticipate our customers' needs and move quickly to serve them.
has some 9,000 employees in locations throughout the United States and worldwide. Our professionals provide a broad range of technical, analytical, operational, training, security services and products to government and commercial customers. At
we conduct ourselves with the highest standards of integrity, accountability and respect, honoring our commitment to excellence in everything we do.
Our core competencies include Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support, professional services, education and training, operational support, logistics, and international capacity development.
For more than 30 years,
International Development Services Group
) has helped foreign governments, the private sector, communities, and households manage critical resources to build a cleaner, safer, and more prosperous world. We have completed more than 850 contracts in over 140 countries, delivering high-quality, cost-effective services that promote positive economic growth, institutional and social change, and intelligent use of resources - human, physical, environmental, and financial.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long- and short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and tuition reimbursement.
is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment.
maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact our Human Resources department using the
form from our website at
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