Opportunities in international cooperation
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Recruitment Specialist (m/f), Germany

Job Details

Recruitment Specialist (m/f)
Governance and Economic Development
Vacant in-house position
Friday, September 7, 2018
Name of project: 
Vacant position in headquarters
Task description: 

For the successful implementation of programmes and projects in development cooperation, we, the Department of Governance and Economic Development, are looking for a full-time recruiter – 40 hours per week - to support us in French speaking countries.

As part of our recruitment team, you will be responsible of:

  • Implementation of international market research to identify suitable experts for our projects and programmes in French-speaking African countries
  • Implementation of the complete recruitment process: analysis of required candidates profiles, active sourcing, management of applicants, assessment and evaluation of candidates CVs, fee-negotiations with candidates, improvement of the CV’s presentation
  • Guiding interviews, mostly over the phone/ skype with experts and preparing candidates for interviews with our clients
  • Selection of candidates together with our Consultants
  • Communication, establishing and maintaining contact with selected candidates and building up an expert network in French-speaking African countries
  • Maintain and grow our internal expert database
  • A university degree (bachelor or masters) in human resources, social sciences or economics, or an equivalent of at least three years of experience with human resources
  • 2-3 years of experience in a service-oriented environment
  • Recruiting experience in an international working environment - preferably with active sourcing - are an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and good skills in English (German language skills are an asset)
  • Experience in working with social media such as LinkedIn and other recruitment platforms
  • Capacity for teamwork and dealing with different personalities
  • Ability to keep track of tasks under high work load and meet deadlines
  • Experience in the field of International Cooperation are an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of standard MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Other information: 

Our offer:

  • An interesting and varied job
  • A kind team of colleagues where not only work, but also a good portion of fun and humour has its place
  • An international working environment in an exciting, not ordinary sector
  • Short communication and decision making processes and a living “open doors” culture across all company levels
  • Continous investment in your development
  • Job bike
  • Job ticket
  • Canteen


If you are interested to work in a dynamic team we are looking forward to your application sent by e-mail.

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