Talent Acquisition Manager

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World Resources Institute

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Washington, DC, United States

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23 days ago

About the job:

Reporting to the Global Talent Acquisition Director, you will hire talent who are striving to make a measurable difference in our organization and for the planet. The Global Talent Acquisition team hires new staff every year in the US and in our global offices 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 offices and you will manage US and global searches. 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 temporarily remote due to Covid-19, but will be required to be based at the WRI office in Washington DC.


What will you do:

  • Source and screen candidates to fill open positions
  • Develop strategies and plans for talent acquisition
  • Make final hiring decisions and designing competitive offer packages
  • Partner with key stakeholders and hiring managers to build a best-in-class recruiting process
  • Promote diverse recruiting practices by ensuring each role has consistent requirements
  • Build relationships with business leaders through education and execution of all steps of the recruitment process.
  • Collaborate with HR colleagues in areas such as employee transfers/transitions, DEI initiatives, and compensation and benefits
  • Serve as a go-to person on talent acquisition strategies, trends, policies, and processes
  • Mentor and train future talent acquisition staff
  • Ensure integrity and compliance with policies and procedures through the entire talent acquisition process (e.g. hiring laws, immigration, background checks)
  • Assist and lead miscellaneous projects as needed (e.g. employer branding, temporary hiring, etc.)


What you will need:


Education: Master's degree (or a bachelor's degree with additional two years of relevant, full-time work experience)
Experience: Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant, full-time work experience with 3 years minimum in a previous supervisory role and experience managing full-cycle international recruitment processes in different locations.
Experience running senior-level searches independently
Experience with previous job board sourcing platforms and online job fair platforms
Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter and other social media HR communications platforms
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 (Taleo, iCIMS, Dayforce, Workday)
Requirements: US work authorization is required. WRI is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this opportunity.


Potential Salary: $79,000 to 106,000.
Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors


How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter by 22 September 2022. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.


What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Access to the WRI global network with the opportunity to exchange with and learn from passionate colleagues working at the cutting edge of their fields across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the US.
  • The chance to have an impact and to develop your career within a mission driven organization with access to varied learning and training opportunities.
  • A workplace that strives to put diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work.
  • The opportunity to join and get involved in different working groups and affinity groups to shape the future of WRI.
  • Long-term commitment to hybrid working model with flexible working hours.
  • Generous leave days that increase with tenure.

About Us: Founded in 1982, 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. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 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.

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.


Our mission and values:

WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.

Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.


Our culture: 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. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.