International Recruiter, Arlington, VA

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. 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 at www.msiworldwide.com. MSI has recently become a Tetra Tech Company.
Position Summary: **
MSI seeks a motivated and hardworking International Recruiter to join our team at our Arlington headquarters office. As a member of the Proposal Development Team, the recruiter will work closely with individuals throughout the company 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.
  • Manage full-cycle recruiting efforts for a variety of international technical positions for proposals including screening CVs, contacting candidates, scheduling and conducting interviews, checking references, background checks, and closing the recruitment process in coordination with other departments.
  • Provide guidance to hiring managers on developing position descriptions for active and expected positions, source candidates, create key qualifications summaries, write/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.
  • 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.
  • Gather and verify candidate biodatas. Work with project managers to establish rates for consultants and prepare contracts for final agreement. Prepare mobilization paperwork for candidates.
  • Bachelor's degree in international studies or a related field.
  • Minimum one (1) to three (3) years of 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability using applicant tracking systems.
  • 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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