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Proposal Recruiter (Consultant)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location:
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities that support them, as well as with those who remain within their homes and communities. At-work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. IRC leads the way from harm to home.


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
Support the proposal team in arranging interviews with the most compelling candidates for award-contingent roles.
Provide support to the business development team on HR related issues such as determining salary ranges, salary banding, and guide the team through the recruitment approval process and any relevant donor requirements such as waivers. 
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). FCDO and World Bank experience a plus. 
Broad knowledge of compensation & benefits, staffing, training and development, and international 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.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Equality, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.


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