Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Specialist (Talent Acquisition)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Description

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of Emergency response, HIV, health, Agriculture, education, Microfinance and peacebuilding.

Job Summary

The Talent Acquisition Specialist II (TAS) is responsible for working with their respective hiring managers to assess current and planned talent needs and to present candidates slates that are qualified, diverse, and aligned with CRS mission and values. The TA Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining a large network of current and potential candidates for key positions and for working collaboratively with other specialists, ensuring C RS can identify and secure high performing / high potential staff.

You’ll join a highly collaborative, team of seasoned recruiters who are passionate about contributing to CRS’s global mission. We support one another and know how to have fun.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with respective hiring managers; work closely with them to identify current, planned, and potential openings
  • Proactively use Social Media and other resources (Professional Associations, alumni networks, etc.) to build and maintain a large network of prepositioned qualified candidates
  • Working in partnership with hiring managers, develop and monitor recruitment strategies for all current openings
  • Identify and secure highly qualified staff for major donor funding opportunities (grants and contracts); ensure potential candidates are aligned with donor requirements and expectations
  • Act as a strong ambassador for CRS, articulating compelling employee value propositions based on CRS opportunities, core values, and total compensation.
  • Advise and support hiring managers in conducting strategic and insightful interviews, including competency-based assessments
  • Work with compensation and hiring managers to present total compensation offers that are compelling and compliant.
  • Perform and promote all activities in compliance with equal employment, OFCCP and nondiscrimination policies. Follows federal and state laws, agency policies and professional standards.
  • Other duties and recruitment -related projects as needed to support strategic talent acquisition for the agency, including internal and external representation.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • International development experience
  • Experience using Oracle Recruitment Cloud (ORC) is preferred. Experience with Taleo is desirable
  • Prior experience as a systems Administrator for an ATS is preferred/or strong desire to learn/do technical systems Administration
  • AIRS CIR is preferred
  • Some knowledge of /experience with staffing for US government contracts
Supervisory Responsibilities: None Key Working Relationships:

Internal: Hiring Managers (US Based and some Country/Program/Regional), HR staff, internal candidates/applicants, regional, country, and divisional leadership External: External candidates/applicants, external networks Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as a recruiter
  • Experience working with and sourcing diverse candidates
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems (ATS)
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship
What we offer

CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

*Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre- employment medical examination.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people - especially children and vulnerable adults - to live free from abuse and harm.

*EOE/M/F/D/V -* CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (For all US and International positions) Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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