Senior International Recruiter, Arlington, VA

Senior International Recruiter, Arlington, VA
Company Profile:
MSI is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. In 2008, we became the America's operation of the international development arm of Coffey International Limited. Since that time, we have greatly expanded our ability to respond seamlessly and flexibly to client needs with our sister offices in the UK and Australia. We operate in some of the most challenging political and economic climates in the world, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Iraq. MSI currently employs 800 development experts in the fields of public sector management, monitoring and evaluation, governance and anti-corruption. For more information on MSI, please visit our website atwww.msiworldwide.com.
Position ** Summary:
MSI seeks a motivated and hardworking Senior International Recruiter to join our Arlington headquarters office. The recruiter will work closely with the Recruitment Team, Business Development Team, Technical Area Directors and Project Managers to source and select candidates for a wide variety of short and long-term positions globally. This position is focused on proposal recruitment with occasional assistance to project and headquarter positions as needed. In addition, the recruiter may be asked to assist in headquarter or other project recruitment efforts as time allows.
  • Manage full-cycle recruiting efforts for a variety of international and headquarters-based technical and project management positions, including screening CVs, contacting candidates, scheduling and conducting interviews, checking references, background checks, and closing the recruitment process in coordination with other departments.
  • Develop position descriptions for active and expected positions, source candidates, create key qualifications summaries, edit resumes and develop skills matrices in accordance with RFP or client requirements.
  • Serve as “the face of the organization” to applicants and organizations during interviews, career fairs and partner meetings. Lead junior recruiters to help them reach full productivity as rapidly as possible, acting as a resource for their development.
  • Use creative judgment to explore various avenues of attracting candidates with rare skill sets, particularly in the field of monitoring and evaluation, such as researching associations, networking, job boards or local papers.
  • Contribute to the development of new methods to improve and streamline recruitment at our growing company.
  • Bachelor's degree in international studies, human resources or a related field.
  • At least five (5) years of experience recruiting for USAID proposals or projects. Experience with other donors is welcome. Experience recruiting for conflict or post-conflict zones preferred.
  • Some exposure to and interest in monitoring and evaluation is helpful.
  • Exposure to and understanding of modern issues in international development; and an appreciation of cultural sensitivities and differences.
  • Ability to be flexible and shift recruitment efforts based on any changes in priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and superior professionalism required.
  • Candidates should have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work effectively on multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Proficiency in additional languages is preferred.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
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