ME&A
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Summary

ME&A is seeking a mid-level Talent Acquisition Specialist to spearhead the recruitment process in a wide variety of essential consulting positions. You will liaise closely with the Senior Management team and HR Director to understand the qualifications of the proposed positions, and source the best candidates in the market. As a core member of the team, you will:

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take direct ownership for hiring a number of subject matter experts by creating standardized processes to screen and select the best candidates and ensure compliance with all governmental and client employment specifications including daily rates, salary verifications, and education verification.
  • Conducting intake calls with hiring managers to understand the position requirements; advising on job descriptions to ensure they accurately portray the positions
  • Recruit consultants using a range of channels and a variety of conventional and social media strategies.
  • Suggest ways to improve our recruitment efforts by creating, enhancing, and updating ME&A's internal recruitment database and online mailing list.
  • Work closely with senior team members to write job descriptions for available positions.
  • Conduct and schedule interviews and follow up on references of selected candidates.
  • Ensure all necessary staffing documentation is obtained and retained.
  • Collaborate with the HR Director on developing creative CV write-ups that strongly address qualifications required for specified roles.
  • Maintain communication with candidates to keep them updated through the hiring process.
  • Research and recommend new sources for hiring personnel to enhance recruiting practices.

Qualifications

  • Relevant degree with previous recruiting experience.
  • Highly proficient in all aspects of full-cycle recruiting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams, and develop lasting relationships with candidates.
  • Capacity to work independently and efficiently under limited supervision.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills in English required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Experience recruiting for Monitoring and Evaluation positions.
  • Experience with or deep interest in international development.
  • Fluency in other languages.
  • Recruiting for USAID projects.

Requirements

  • 5 years of experience developing and executing candidate generation strategies with high quality candidates
  • Extensive knowledge of recruiting techniques and sourcing strategies, and ability to research new tools and resources
  • Strong sourcing approach with ability to dive deep into searches for hard-to-fill roles
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with hiring managers, interviewers and team members throughout the hiring process
  • Sharp interviewing skills with ability to screen and assess talent for both technical and soft-skill qualities
  • Strong project and process management skills; must be able to multitask and bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Strong communication and client service management skills and the ability to influence without authority
  • Ability to provide sound advice to hiring managers based on subject matter expertise, and being comfortable interfacing with senior hiring leaders
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, with a sense of urgency and the ability to prioritize

All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.

ME&A, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. ME&A will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For our EEO Policy Statement and a copy of our EEO Policy Statement and information on your EEO rights under the law.

ME&A is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants.

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