Field Recruiter - Contracts/Proposals, West Africa

Catholic Relief Services

About the organization

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS' relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

Duties

Title: Field Recruiter - Contracts/Proposals - West Africa Region
Department: Human Resources
Location: West Africa (Senegal or Ghana preferred)
Reports to: Talent Acquisition Manager, Baltimore


Job Summary
The Field Recruiter for Contracts/Proposals is primarily responsible for the identification, screening, interviewing and referral of candidates for potential employment with Catholic Relief Services. Working in partnership with proposal and/or country teams, he/she provides guidance on staffing tactics based on requirements outlined in RFPs and RFAs. The Talent Acquisition Specialist for Contracts/Proposals is a new position which will support the agency's competitive positioning for and pursuit of USAID & other USG opportunities, and other high-value opportunities through both assistance and acquisition mechanisms. While primarily focused on recruitment of key personnel, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will also assist country teams, as appropriate, with the recruitment of non-key personnel for project start-up. The Talent Acquisition Specialist is

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management/Business or related field (Master's in international development related field a plus)
Minimum of five years recruitment experience
Established network of contacts within the non-profit sector
Experience in recruiting Key Personnel for grants and contracts in an International NGO environment
Proficiency in English and French required. Fluency preferred.

Application instructions

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS' processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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