Consultant, Talent Acquisition & HR Associate at World Resources Institute

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As a Talent Acquisition and HR Associate, you will play an integral role in providing support to our Talent Acquisition team and our staff located throughout the region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support the hiring of talent for WRI with employees who will make a measurable difference in our organization and the environment. You will work closely with the Talent Acquisition Manager for Europe and Africa based in the Netherlands. You will support Africa-based searches.    

You will work with the TA and HR teams in WRI Europe and WRI Africa Offices.   

Ideally, you would be available full-time during core work hours though we would also consider a minimum availability of three days/week for an initial period of 3 months.    

Job Responsibilities:   

Talent Acquisition (65%):   

  • Support the recruitment of entry to mid-level positions
  • Support the Talent Acquisition team on national and international searches
  • Review all applications that meet the minimum requirements for the assigned requisitions
  • 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

HR (35%):      

  • Support the development and communication of HR policies to both anglophone and francophone employees while providing guidance and support with respect to all areas of HR, helping to ensure reliable access to up-to-date, relevant information and build cohesion between office locations.
  • Perform customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  • Participate actively in new-hire onboarding training by coordinating and leading specific sessions.
  • Conduct audits of HR programs and processes and recommend improvements.
  • Support in contract management such as generating employment contracts, contract extensions, offer letters and promotions letters.
  • Provide additional support as per the request of the Regional HR Manager.

Job Qualifications:      

  • Education: A Bachelors degree
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years of full-time work experience related to the functions of human resources, talent acquisition, talent attraction strategies, as well as full-cycle recruiting with advanced proficiency in using Applicant Tracking Systems                 
  • Languages: You are proficient in written and spoken English and French
  • Previous experience working in recruitment in multiple countries with a strong understanding of the African context
  • Experience in HRIS systems preferably ADP
  • Familiarity with labor laws of countries within the region
  • Previous experience working independently, remotely, across different geographies and time zones with limited supervision
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position will be based. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization

Evaluation and Selection:  

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The following elements will be the primary considerations in evaluating all applications submitted in response to this posting:     

  • The extent to which the applicant’s proposal fulfills WRI’s stated requirements as set out in this posting 
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience with similar projects 
  • Contractual fee and total cost fitting within budget  

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to World Resources Institute (WRI) on jobs.jobvite.com to apply

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