Regional Recruiter

at International Rescue Committee
Published April 29, 2022
Location Mexico City, Mexico
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


Job Description



The Regional Recruiter is charged with finding the most qualified candidates, who believe in IRC’s mission and are representative of the countries and region in which we work. The region includes El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. The Regional Recruiter is responsible for guiding candidates through our hiring process and connecting them to opportunities to work at IRC. The Recruiter is creative and driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows for the development of lasting relationships with both candidates and hiring managers and leaders within the organization. Our Recruiters must be comfortable with numbers and drawing insights from HR metrics, to develop equitable compensation packages and to make our hiring process more efficient and effective.


From generating a talent pipeline and rosters to maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate, you lead the entire recruitment process. By leveraging your knowledge of our programs’ hiring needs and search requirements, you effectively match candidates with the roles in which they will be most successful.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Recruit highly qualified talent and achieve a consistently fast paced time to fill
  • Lead regional recruiting and recruiting-related initiatives in support of the Strategy100 and IRC Gender & DEI strategy while maintaining compliance to local labor regulations and donor requirements
  • Coordinate with LATAM Regional HR Director on workforce plan to ensure proactive identification of projected openings
  • Connect with country-specific recruiting teams in the region and build strong partner relationships by providing support on tough to fill positions and recruitment searches
  • Provide an efficient and high-quality experience for every candidate from application stage to offer, evaluating skill level, driving the interview process and offer process, including robust reference checks, salary recommendations and closing of candidates.
  • As requested by Regional HR Director, provide technical advice and support to LATAM country HR Leads and Recruiters
  • Gain a deep understanding of IRC’s programs and operations, in order to provide outstanding talent sourcing, recruiting, and hiring in support of, and partnership with, hiring managers
  • Create and maintain talent roster for future potential staff in the region
  • Travel up to 15% annually, as necessary


Staff Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and be a resource to regional staff with the aim of increasing use of data tools (ATS, reference check tool, JD writing tool), exchanging knowledge and concerns between the Global Recruiting team and country recruiting teams, and providing professional development guidance
  • Offer leadership support for successful adherence by staff to IRC’s Global HR policies.


Job Requirements


Education: Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience.


Work Experience: Minimum 2-4 years of senior level recruitment experience


Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Able to work independently and provide support to senior leaders in the region on tough to fill positions and recruitment searches
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS), job boards and social media tools and strategies to source and attract talent
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to create, implement, maintain and improve recruitment strategies and systems in a high-volume context supporting employee groups of 500+ employees in multiple locations within a region or global environment required
  • Demonstrated success in building professional relationships with key senior management and global partners
  • Excellent project management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to provide excellent client service in a cross-cultural context
  • Strong collaborator with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units required


Language Skills: Fluency in both English, and Spanish required


Interested candidates can send their CV

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