Talent Acquisition Manager

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World Resources Institute

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Washington, DC, United States

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30+ days ago

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Director, you will have the opportunity to hire talent who are striving to make a measurable difference in our organization and for the planet. The Talent Acquisition team hires 100+ new staff every year in the US in fields such as research, project management, finance, communications, and more in our different programs and centers. In this new position, you will work closely with the Global Talent Acquisition team based in the US and Europe, and you will primarily manage US and International searches. You will play a critical role in hiring the best talent quickly and efficiently and providing potential employees with an exceptional candidate experience. Ideally, you will bring a passion to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, an interest in our mission, and an eagerness to work in a detail- and data-oriented recruiting environment.

This position is remote due to Covid-19, but you will be based in our Washington, DC office once restrictions have been lifted.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recruitment process of positions from entry-level to executive
  • Support the global Talent Acquisition Director on international searches
  • Conduct searches for passive candidates
  • Assist in creating a pipeline for different types of positions
  • Conduct initial phone screenings with potential candidates
  • Coordinate virtual interviews between candidates, hiring managers, and panel interview participants across multiple locations to include tracking hiring team participation and communicating schedule details with candidates
  • Ensure an excellent candidate experience from application to hire
  • Complete reference checks and administer work sample exercises
  • Negotiate offers and close searches
  • Support reporting and analysis requirements

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (or a bachelor's degree with additional two years of relevant, full-time work experience)
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant, full-time work experience
  • Experience running senior-level searches independently
  • Dedication and interest in building an increasingly diverse and inclusive workplace Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Experience sourcing and hiring staff familiar with USAID requirements
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to think quickly, be flexible, and multi-task in a rapidly changing environment while providing exceptional service to candidates and employees
  • Ability to work with individuals across all levels and functions
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong reporting skills, including ability to extract, evaluate, and present data
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office product suites
  • Knowledge of Jobvite and or other applicant tracking systems
  • US work authorization is required.

Potential Salary:

$79,000 - $106,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Please submit a resume. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.

WRI Overview:

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean.

We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills, and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include integrity, innovation, urgency, independence, and respect.

The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.

We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years, and our operating budget is nearing $200 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of over 1,600 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.

WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.