International Recruiter

(French proficiency required)


LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

DEPARTMENT: Business Development Group


The International Recruiter will primarily be responsible for the strategic recruitment of international staff for proposals and active projects. This position will play a key role in identifying and pipelining high-level technical and programmatic staff.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Within the proposal process, ensure timely completion of recruitment activities. This position will collaborate with staff across departments to ensure that recruitment activities are being completed:
    • In a timely manner,

    • According to internally defined standards and donor requirements,

    • Through each of the proposal stages of early positioning, reconnaissance, preparation, and submission.

  • Complete recruitment documents and write narrative as required for proposals.

  • Conduct active and proactive recruitment for proposals and current projects.

  • Maintain recruitment contacts database and recruitment workflow system.

  • Maintain relationships with staff and potential candidates for critical positions.

  • Support the recruitment operations specialist in negotiating compensation according to policy, and ensure all verifications are completed in a timely manner.

  • Periodically assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruitment process through performance analytics, staff feedback, and changing donor trends.

  • Represent the organization at recruitment fairs and other functions where potential candidates are located.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned to ensure timely and professional submission of proposals.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. While the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in business, economics, policy development, public administration international relations, or other related field. (additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of advanced degree)

  • A minimum of four years of relevant recruitment experience required, some experience in international development preferred.

  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking System(s) required.

  • Experience in recruiting for USAID-funded proposals or projects, and for other donors highly preferred.

  • Ability to write coherently and persuasively.

  • Proven organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed, results-oriented environment at a fast pace.

  • Able to work effectively with a team.

  • Professional proficiency in French language skills highly preferred.

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally to less developed countries required.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject title “ACDI/VOCA International Recruiter - French" in the subject line.




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