Talent Acquisition Specialist

Social Solutions International, Inc.

About the organization

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.


The Talent Acquisition Specialist will lead and oversee a full life cycle recruitment function and including having responsibility for a portfolio of open requisition sourcing, selecting, and onboarding. The person in this role will source, generate leads, identify, screen, interview, negotiate offers with, and recommend candidates to be hired and/or to be included in Social Solutions’ proposals. In collaboration with the technical, corporate and new business staff, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will network, source, and lead the recruitment process for the company.

Manage a portfolio of 8-10 active proposal, corporate, and project positions in the U.S. and internationally.
In collaboration with senior staff, oversee the full life-cycle recruitment process for sourcing, selecting, and on-boarding employees according to organizational policies.
Oversee development of complete job descriptions which accurately reflect the requirements of the position and the skills and competencies needed including providing quality control oversight for review of job descriptions.
Oversee advertisement and posting of job descriptions to ensure broad dissemination in relevant locations to maximize talent pool.
Manage efficient systems to screen, interview and conduct reference and other checks on potential candidates.
Conduct initial screening interviews and coordinate interview and feedback process.


Master’s degree in human resource management or related field and 5+ years’ demonstrated success recruiting for international development organizations preferably in the public health sector or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience recruiting in a government contracting environment. Corporate recruiting experience required.
Strong understanding of recruiting practices for varying levels of positions across multiple lines of business.
Experience designing and executing creative and strategic recruitment strategies.
Knowledge of EEOC, OFCCP compliance, state and federal laws related to recruitment and selection.
Knowledge of industry best practices for orientation programs and successful onboarding of new employees.
Demonstrated ability to smoothly execute the recruitment process including sourcing, candidate selection, interviewing and extending an offer.
Excellent communications skills both written and verbal including outstanding negotiation skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with excellent diplomacy and interpersonal skills. Work well independently, but as a part of a team working towards a common goal.
Must be results driven, resourceful, adaptable and service minded.
Strong experience and aptitude in current technologies, including ATS, Internet sourcing tools, Microsoft Office products (MS Excel, Word, Outlook,)
Proven success in building positive and collaborative relationships with customers and internal business partners.

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