International Development Recruiter

Ecorys is a leading international research and consultancy company, addressing society's key challenges. With world-class research-based consultancy, we help public and private clients make and implement informed decisions leading to positive impact on society. We support our clients with sound analysis and inspiring ideas, practical solutions and delivery of projects for complex market, policy and management issues.

Throughout the years, Ecorys expanded across the globe, with offices in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Our staff originates from many different cultural backgrounds and areas of expertise because we believe in the power that different perspectives bring to our organisation and our clients.

To strengthen the International Development Unit (IDU) of Ecorys in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, we are currently looking for a


International Development Recruiter


The International Development Unit (IDU) works across a range of sectors including Governance, Public Finance Management, Public Administration Reform, Tax, Customs, Health, Labour and Social Policy, Environment and Climate Change, Water & Sanitation, Agriculture, Rural Development and Livelihoods across the following services: Monitoring & Evaluation, Grant Management, Institutional Capacity Building, Performance Management, Technical Assistance, Feasibility Studies, Programme Management & Implementation, and Research and Policy Advice. We have recently won a large number of (framework) contracts with EuropeAid, including several in areas where we need to further develop our consultancy network. More information on these framework contracts can be found on the website: https://www.frameworkcontracts.eu/.

We are looking for an International Development Recruiter to help us staff projects under both these new framework contracts as well as other, ongoing projects. The International Development Recruiter will identify, evaluate, screen and make contracts for the free lance experts who meet the required areas of expertise. This will involve building a network of skilled professionals in the sectors IDU work in, and recruiting qualified consultants. You are driven, eager and able to use your creative skills to develop lasting relationships with potential candidates. You should excel in solving problems and producing solutions, such as developing innovative recruitment strategies.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree; plus a minimum of three years relevant international recruitment experience
  • Extensive experience and solid understanding of how to source, screen and recruit for international development projects, also using different social media
  • Strong business development capabilities and drive
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment often with tight deadlines
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, including an ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent English and proficiency in an additional language such as French or Spanish (preferred).

What we offer
Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope to develop. We ensure that our employees rank among the best in their field. Talented professionals who opt for Ecorys want to make a difference and pursue change and progress. Ecorys offers a competitive salary, the opportunity to purchase Ecorys shares, membership of our pension fund and excellent employee benefits, including flexible working hours, part-time work, ample training opportunities and the option to purchase holiday days.

Ecorys has an informal workplace atmosphere. You will work in teams alongside professional and enthusiastic colleagues. You will be given a large degree of freedom and responsibility.

The selection procedure may include an assessment.

More information
For more information about the position you can contact Kim Groenewegen, Framework Contracts Operations Manager (Kim.Groenewegen@ecorys.com or +31 (0)10 453 86 71).

Application
To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form.

ECORYS Nederland BV  
HRM department   
P.O. Box 4175    
3006 AD Rotterdam 
T +31 (10) 453 88 00
E working@ecorys.com
W www.ecorys.nl

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