Talent Acquisition Specialist - 23032

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Washington, DC, United States

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30+ days ago

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Major Function
Conducts full life-cycle recruitment: sourcing, screening, and selection of candidates for administrative, professional and management positions. Supports recruitment for both U.S. as well as international positions. Assists the Talent Acquisition Manager in the management and completion of recruitment projects. The TA Specialist will serve as an adviser to hiring managers and employees on matters of TA best practices and procedures.
  • Leads all recruitment efforts with the Latin America and Caribbean team regarding international recruitments. Provides recruitment strategies in order to target regional and international hires. Works closely with the International HR Business Partner in order to manage issues around salaries and benefits for international hires.
  • Meets with hiring managers to develop recruitment strategy for each assigned position. Manages the recruitment process to include sourcing, screening, scheduling, interviewing, assessment, and extending candidate offers. Notifies candidates that were interviewed but not selected, and closes out the position according to WWF policy.
  • Educates managers on interviewing techniques and best practices, strategies for making a good hiring decision, and the procedures used for a streamlined process. Builds relationships with internal customers to better understand customer needs and is proactive regarding counsel on issues such as recruiting, organizational structure, individual and team development, job design, and job descriptions.
  • Ensures the hiring process for each position is handled in an efficient and effective timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required; equivalent work experience can be substituted.
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience in a talent acquisition role is required including experience with international recruitments
  • Proactive customer-service centric to ensure an extraordinary candidate and hiring manager experience.
  • Excellent organization skills, with attention to detail is a must.
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of staff and external candidates
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An aptitude for problem-solving, decision-making
  • A working knowledge of appropriate laws and regulations
  • Familiarity with on-line recruiting tools is strongly preferred.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
    • Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular.
    • Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable.
    • Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement.
    • Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.
WWF is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and requires all US-based staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. WWF will consider requests for accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on disability, medical contraindication, sincerely held religious belief, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #23032
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.