We are looking for a Recruiter, with experience of in-house recruitment within the international development sector, who enjoys delivering in a fast paced, dynamic, collaborative, and multi-cultural environment.


In this Recruiter role you will partner with the business and lead on challenging international and domestic recruitment campaigns, securing high caliber talent that will support the delivery of our transformative organizational strategy; to become a High Performing Organization.


This is a role in which you can apply your technical expertise in direct sourcing to really make a difference. You will lead recruitment campaigns through the full lifecycle, ensuring alignment to our mission and core values, Talent Acquisition policy and process, and our Reward principles.  You will also help deliver Hiring Manager Recruitment trainings and actively engage in continuous improvement initiatives.


In order to be successful you will bring:

  • Demonstrable in-house recruiting experience within the NGO sector, along with a proven track record of successfully managing recruitment campaigns for both humanitarian and longer term development roles
  • A proven track record of sourcing, attracting, and recruiting national staff in at least one of the Regions that we operate in (Africa, Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe or Latin America and the Caribbean)
  • Experience with e-recruitment systems, Taleo is preferred
  • A demonstrable ability to make a valuable contribution and influence hiring managers to ensure appropriate job descriptions, recruitment and selection strategies, and adherence to policy and process
  • Passion and drive, a commitment to our mission, and the ability connect with and secure high caliber talent
  • A proven track record of ensuring an excellent candidate experience
  • A flexible and adaptable approach, able to work autonomously in a fast paced environment, and effectively manage a busy workload and conflicting priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate fluently in English and work across cultures respecting diversity and inclusion
  • Quality focused, with solid attention to detail
  • A collaborative and solution orientated approach

The role is offered on the basis of a 12 month fixed term contract.


This role offers a competitive salary.


The Organization 

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Application Information:

Please apply with your up-to-date CV and a cover letter. Please visit our website to access the full role profile:


The closing date for applications is 14th March 2019.


We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Date advertised: 12 Feb 2019

Closing date: 14 Mar 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Department: Human Resources

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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