Business Development & Proposal Recruiter

DT Global

About the organization

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition - we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.

Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world.


DT Global is seeking a Business Development & Proposal Recruiter to provide support to DT Global's Business Development teams as part of the competitive bids and proposals process for institutional donors. This role will support recruitment efforts on open and upcoming bids for potential program staff – key personnel and core staff. The incumbent will also assist in the development of recruitment resources and guidelines specific to USAID and other funding sources; and will help identify and on-board consultants for proposal development and other business development needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Recruit talent for donor-funded (primarily USAID) proposals and projects; full lifecycle recruiting to include; developing recruiting strategy, sourcing candidates, drafting advertisements, screening resumes, scheduling and conducting interviews, checking references, drafting offer letters, and negotiating compensation packages
Extending job offers and collecting the relevant documents.
May assist with drafting the staffing sections of the proposal, partnering with technical development staff in drafting summary statements highlighting the team’s technical expertise and experience
Assist proposal teams in developing appropriate staffing plans according to proposal requirements
Ensure compliance with all governmental and client employment specifications, as well as DT Global’s policies and procedures


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
5 years of recruiting experience, with at least 3 years of business development/proposal recruitment experience in international development, preferably USAID
Previous experience recruiting in one or more of the following practice areas: economic growth, governance, agriculture, environment and infrastructure, stabilization and transition
Experience designing and implementing sourcing and recruiting campaigns to identify country nationals, expatriates, and third country nationals for strategic positions
Experience with online networking tools, such as LinkedIn and Devex; experience conducting searches on recruitment databases; and ability to identify and access new professional networks
Participating in recruitment events, such as career fairs, preparing information packets, and gathering information from suitable candidates.
Ability to learn compliance requirements and best practices for recruitment and hiring;
Ability to research and learn employment law for various countries within the regions supported by this position
Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse teams and handle many tasks simultaneously, often with inflexible tight deadlines
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with internal clients and external candidates, both verbally and in writing
Must be able and willing to travel internationally on short notice


Commensurate with Experience

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