Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
This is a 3-4 month consultancy opportunity.
Founded in 1933 at the behest of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. The IRC is on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency relief, relocating refugees, and rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Through 24 regional offices in cities across the United States, the IRC also helps refugees resettle in the US and become self-sufficient.
The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve. The IRC is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable.
•Work closely with country program and business development staff (remotely) to recruit international and national staff for senior-level positions on assigned proposals, primarily USAID and FCDO, using creative application of social media, networking and referrals to address specific recruitment challenges
•Provide support to the BD team on HR related issues such as determining salary ranges, salary banding, and guide the team through the recruitment approval process
•Negotiate salaries and allowances with prior approval.
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in human resources, business administration, social science or relevant discipline
•4+ years of recruitment experience on competitive, donor-funded, international development proposals/projects with experience with USG (preferably USAID). DFID/FCDO experience a plus.
•Broad knowledge of employee relations, compensation & benefits, staffing, training and development, and basic US labor laws
•Experience sourcing and headhunting candidates
•Ability to communicate effectively across diverse cultures and geographical distances with sensitivity.
•Fluency in English required; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic a plus.