International Recruiter, Arlington, VA

  • Added Date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 07 December 2018

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International Recruiter, Arlington, VA

Position Summary:

MSI seeks a motivated and hardworking, mid-level international recruiter to join our team at our Arlington headquarters office. As a member of the business 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 for USAID primarily with occasional assistance to project and headquarter positions as needed. MSI is looking for a fast learner who is organized and has excellent oral and written communication skills. This recruiter will join a growing, fun-loving and fast-paced business development team.

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.


  • ## 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 CVs and develop skills matrices in accordance with RFP or client requirements.Serve as “the face of the organization” to applicants and organizations during interviews, meetings and external industry events.
  • ## Maintain networks in critical technical sectors to facilitate effective recruitment.
  • ## Use traditional and non-traditional resources to identify and attract quality candidates with rare skill sets, particularly in the fields of monitoring and evaluation and countering violent extremism.
  • ## Manage candidate activity in MSI's applicant tracking system (ATS). Maintain organized recruitment trackers and files in a shared folder system.


  • ## Bachelor's degree in human resources management, personnel administration, international studies or a related field. Master's degree a plus.
  • ## Minimum 3 years of recruiting experience for USG and foreign donor proposals, such as USAID, MCC, DoS and other multilateral donors in the international development space.
  • ## Exposure to and understanding of modern issues in international development; and an appreciation of cultural sensitivities and differences.
  • ## Proven ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and within tight and often changing deadlines.
  • ## Experience with applicant tracking systems and other similar databases.
  • ## Excellent verbal and written communication skills and superior professionalism required. The right candidate will have great listening and problem-solving skills.
  • ## Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work effectively on multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • ## Proficiency in French, Spanish or Arabic a plus.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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