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Senior International Recruitment Manager

at Integrity Global


Locations: United States

Deadline: February 26, 2021 or until filled


Integrity is an ethical consultancy and service provider working in challenging and complex environments around the globe. Effective recruitment of staff and consultants, is crucial to winning and delivering high quality work, maintaining Integrity’s core values and delivering our vision, mission and strategy


We help our clients succeed in fragile and challenging environments while building trust and understanding as the basis for transformative change. We work across all phases of the programme and project cycle, delivering ten complementary services: programme and project management / monitoring, evaluation and learning / research, evidence and analysis / stakeholder engagement / capability and capacity development / risk management / data and knowledge management / communications / technical assistance / grant and fund management. Our services are underpinned by the principles on which we were founded, a commitment to providing reliable information and evidence, and expert and high-quality delivery. Headquartered in London and Washington DC, Integrity also has offices in Jordan, Kenya, and Pakistan. Our multi-national team deliver a diverse and global portfolio of projects for a range of government clients and international institutions including DFID, USAID, the FCO, US State Department and the World Bank.


Vision: Integrity sets the international standard for ethically delivered, expert services in conflict, post-conflict and fragile contexts. We transform conflict and build stability, accountability and prosperity.

Mission: We help clients and communities to build trust and understanding as the basis for transformative change. We do not advocate: we listen, comprehend and recommend.


Commitment: We uphold the highest ethical standards in our service delivery, our employment of staff and our interaction with people. This ensures not only that our clients receive the best possible service but that we benefit the individuals and communities amongst whom we work.


Further information about Integrity can be found at


How the Senior International Recruitment Manager fits into the Integrity team

Senior International Recruitment Manager (SIRM) will be a management role at Integrity, working to the Head of Business Development on recruitment for projects and programs.


Integrity’s work is driven by the expertise and skills of talented people. We have a growing and global team of over fifty people across five offices and between 70 and 100 project consultants on contract at any one time. Our 20+ project portfolio bridges a range of key donors including the UK government, US government and the World Bank so candidates will come from a wide variety of backgrounds.


These can range from Team Leaders and Chiefs of Party with 20+ years’ experience, to niche technical experts, to field researchers on the ground in Somalia, Pakistan, DRC and a range of other challenging delivery contexts. We work across more than 15 core geographies in ten technical services including research, analysis, M&E, learning and project management, and thirteen thematic subject areas across health, education, violence reduction, civil society and governance.

To perform effectively across this range of contexts requires a team with a sensitive mix of technical, operational, and financial expertise, and high levels of professional and emotional intelligence. Our approach integrates leading expertise with a strong understanding and empathy with our clients and the delivery contexts they face. We therefore need to continue to identify and recruit the best people in the sector and wider market.


Your role will be based in the US within our Business function. You will report to the Head of Business Development. It is expected that you will work closely with the Head of HR to ensure alignment with internal practices. You will also work closely with our Human Resources Team, Business Teams and Technical Teams to ensure a flow of high-quality staff and consultant applications.



Your role is focused on providing a steady stream of high-quality candidates for a wide range of technical and managerial positions on projects and for staff roles.

The SIRM will work flexibly and responsibly to the different project and bid teams needing high quality candidates for proposals as well as new and on-going projects. You will be responsible for driving and exploiting our in-house consultant database, our website-based recruitment platform, and the various available commercial recruitment platforms, including LinkedIn.


You will drive the increased maturity and scalability of our consultant recruitment and management systems and our consultant induction processes, building on a range of existing systems and tools.


You will lead the consolidation of good recruitment practice within the company.


This is an external facing role, and you will engage with a range of consultants and candidates on project, proposal and staffing requirements. This includes representing and promoting Integrity and our work opportunities on key recruitment fora. You should be attracted to a fast-paced and demanding working environment driven by deadlines and challenges.



. Proposal and Project Recruitment (70%)

  • Lead in recruitment strategy meetings with bid/project teams to ensure a complete understanding of the job requirements, candidate matches, and the qualifications needed to fill the role.

  • Develop job descriptions and execute effective global recruitment campaigns, including via social media and web postings.

  • Review applications and assesses candidate’s expertise and qualifications against established criteria.

  • Conduct thorough candidate pre-screening interviews and recommend highly qualified and diverse candidates who meet the requirements for the role.

  • Negotiate rates and packages with long-term and short-term consultants and project staff.

  • Contribute to the preparation of personnel-related sections of proposals, and formatting and editing CVs.

  • Lead outreach to best-of-sector experts, consultants and specialists to grow and develop our network, both in-person and through advertisements via our website and the various commercial recruitment platforms.

  • Build and maintain relationships with networks of consultants, including representing Integrity at networking events.


B. Recruitment Systems Development (30%)

  • Lead on the quality assurance, development and exploitation of Integrity’s in-house consultant database and consultant management system.

  • Provide suggestions and feedback concerning recruitment protocols and procedures, lead staff training on recruitment procedures, streamline company-wide recruitment processes, and brainstorming on improvement on staffing and recruitment proposal writing.

  • Develop creative ideas and innovative recruitment solutions to source qualified professional and a diverse talent pool including leading on exploitation of LinkedIn, and other commercial recruitment platforms.

  • Support the development of recruitment templates and forms (CV templates, reference check forms, common email templates, how-to notes, recruitment manuals).

  • Mentor and train colleagues to optimally utilize and exploit these systems.



The successful SIRM candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years proven experience in consultant and staff recruitment.

  • Proven experience managing a diverse range of vacancies, prioritization of recruitments and working to ‘time to fill’ metrics. Strong people skills evidenced by experience working with experts and specialists in recruitment type roles.

  • Preference for candidates that have recruited Chiefs of Party, senior technical expects and other related candidates for USAID proposals and/or projects.

  • Experience using and mining recruitment and networking platforms.

  • Evidence of strong organization skills and ability to multitask when facing tight deadlines.

  • Written and oral fluency in English, with excellent communication skills.


It is desirable that the SIRM will also have:

  • Experience of the international development sector and / or project management related sectors or working to government clients.

  • Knowledge of other USG/bilateral donor employment and compliance regulations is highly desirable.

  • Appetite and desire to drive success through meeting challenging deadlines and targets.



  • Proficiency in Spanish and/or French is preferred.


The candidate should also demonstrate the following core competencies. 

Level 1: Team competencies    

  • Ethics

  • Leadership

  • Planning and Organising

  • Development and Continual Learning

  • Results Focus and Initiative

  • Teamwork

  • Customer Orientation

  • Communication

  • Managing Change    

Level 2-4: Management competencies

  • Analytical and Flexible Thinking

  • Achievement Focus

  • Managing Resources

  • Teamwork and Team Leadership

  • Customer Orientation

  • Influencing

  • Organisational Knowledge

  • Organisational Alignment

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Accountability

  • Developing Talent


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: and kindly include “Integrity - SIRM” in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 26 February 2021. However, we will review candidates on a rolling basis and the vacancy may be filled before this deadline. We encourage early applications. Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  

Candidates must have the right to work in either the US.

Integrity is an equal opportunities employer. And positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We will respect your confidentiality and abide by US data protection laws.

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