Nonprofit

Recruitment Specialist

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 10 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 8, 2024
Application Deadline
June 16, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $70,000 - $80,000 / year

Description

About CorpsAfrica:

Founded in 2011, CorpsAfrica provides the opportunity for Africans to serve as volunteers in their own countries, along the lines of the Peace Corps model. We train college-educated young Africans and send them to live for up to one year in rural, high-poverty communities to facilitate small-scale, high-impact projects that are identified by local people. CorpsAfrica aims to promote a culture of public service in Africa by giving participants the opportunity to apply their education, skills, and energy toward helping their fellow citizens overcome extreme poverty. www.corpsafrica.org

CorpsAfrica has steadily expanded operations from Morocco to Senegal, Malawi, Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, The Gambia, and Uganda over the last decade. Having successfully proven the power and effectiveness of the model, CorpsAfrica has begun to receive significant funding from large donors. As we reach a point of significant inflection leading to future expansion, we seek to add motivated, capable, and highly effective staff to our team.

Overview of the Position:

CorpsAfrica is looking for an experienced professional to join its growing HR team to lead recruitment of new employees. The organization currently has 130 employees across nine African countries and the US and continues to expand each year. The successful candidate will have experience leading recruitment efforts in one or more African countries. They will work closely with the HR team to support the recruitment of new employees in the US and across Africa. 

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, exempt

SALARY AND BENEFITS: The compensation range for this position is $70,000-$80,000 for US-based employees. For applicants based outside of the US, the pay range will be adjusted to the country of hire. Compensation is commensurate with experience and will vary depending on the hired candidate’s country of residence, in accordance with local laws and regulations. CorpsAfrica offers paid time off, pension/retirement, health, and other benefits commensurate with similar level CorpsAfrica employees in the country of employment.

LOCATION: CorpsAfrica office in one of the following countries:  Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda, or the United States.

REPORTS TO: Director of People and Culture

Specific responsibilities: 

  • Supports staff in seeking management approval to hire for new positions; works with hiring manager to draft job description and ensures all information within it is accurate. 
  • Posts job openings across multiple platforms and leverages networks and resources to actively attract and recruit candidates to apply. 
  • Reviews applications, conducts initial screening, schedules interviews, contacts references/completes background checks for finalists, and supports staff with interview process.
  • Develops and ensures hiring guides and scoring rubrics are consistently used by all hiring managers. 
  • Working with the HR team, maintains employee files (electronic records) in accordance with local laws.
  • Regularly updates and circulates the CorpsAfrica organization chart.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field.
  • At least five years of demonstrated experience in recruitment, ideally in African countries. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Honesty and the ability to keep matters highly confidential is required. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, identify problems and obstacles before they arise and propose solutions, and motivate colleagues.  
  • Fluency in English is required, fluency in French is strongly preferred

Application period closes June 16, 2024.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CorpsAfrica encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis.

About CorpsAfrica:

Founded in 2011, CorpsAfrica provides the opportunity for Africans to serve as volunteers in their own countries, along the lines of the Peace Corps model. We train college-educated young Africans and send them to live…

Benefits

CorpsAfrica offers a comprehensive benefits package including employer-paid medical insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

CorpsAfrica offers a comprehensive benefits package including employer-paid medical insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English is required, fluency in French is strongly preferred

Fluency in English is required, fluency in French is strongly preferred

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Please follow the instructions on the application portal.

Please follow the instructions on the application portal.

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