Talent Acquisition Specialist - International Development (Mid-Level Recruiting Specialist)

EnCompass LLC

About the organization

EnCompass is a women-owned business offering innovative and customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 100 staff and 1,200 experts around the globe.

We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, rich diversity, and technical expertise in global health, inclusive development, education, human rights, and food security.


*Important** Must have a BA and 6 years of recruiting experience with at least 3 years’ experience in international development recruiting Position Description
EnCompass LLC is seeking a social media savvy Talent Acquisition Specialist who is passionate about working in the international development sphere, to join our expanding team! The Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide crucial support in full life cycle recruiting for EnCompass staff, project and proposal positions, and serve as a talent advisor to the Hiring Managers.

As the Talent Acquisition Team members are usually the public face of the company during the recruiting process, the Talent Acquisition Specialist must ensure a positive candidate experience from the initial application to the final on-boarding process. S/he also maintains awareness of competitor practices, industry trends and recruitment standards. Talent Acquisition Specialist will also be responsible for searching social platforms and conducting in-person networking to identify potential candidates, and building and maintaining strong working relationships with the Hiring Managers, other internal clients, and external contacts.

This position is based at EnCompass headquarters, in Rockville, Maryland.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience
Prior demonstrated experience in recruiting, with at least 3 years’ experience in international development recruiting
Proficiency in using professional social media
Flexible and able to adapt to the dynamic recruiting environment of international development
Able to easily learn how to use new software and technology
Fluent in English with clear verbal and written communication and diplomacy skills
Organizational skills with unfailing attention to detail
Able to work within tight deadlines as needed
Demonstrated successful track record in building relationships with candidates and clients
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively with diverse teams and tasks
Strong experience with applicant tracking systems and consultant databases
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and databases
Experience with diversity, equity and inclusion in recruiting is preferred
AIRS recruiter certification preferred
Knowledge of recruitment compliance guidelines such as the AIDARs and OFCCP preferred
Additional language fluencies would be a plus, but not required
Prior experience using iSmartRecruit would be a plus, but not required
Ability to use an appreciative approach in client and colleague interactions, and models that approach for others


Negotiable, depending on skills and experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit resume/CV and cover letter with your application.

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