International Talent Acquisition Partner, Accra, Abt Associates

International Talent Acquisition Partner, Accra, Abt Associates

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description

Opportunity Summary

Abt Associates’ Human Resources Department seeks a qualified International Talent Acquisition Partner. With a focus on attracting high-quality professional candidates, the incumbent is responsible for executing recruitment strategies to attract talent, developing strong partnerships with hiring and proposals teams, building a bench of qualified candidates, cultivating an in-depth understanding of hiring needs, establishing a strong recruiting network, and utilizing numerous techniques to source and attract potential talent that reflect the communities Abt works with.  This position can be based in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, or Tanzania.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Recruit personnel for donor-funded (mostly-USAID) projects

Full lifecycle recruiting to include: developing recruiting strategy, passively sourcing candidates, drafting scopes of work and advertisements, screening CVs, conducting interviews, salary verification, reference checking, drafting offer letters, negotiating compensation packages

Ensures compliance with all governmental and client employment regulations and requirements, as well as Abt-specific policies and procedures

Employs a variety of standard and specialized sourcing techniques to identify a high quality diverse candidate pool

Creates and fosters relationships with key associations, industry specific organizations, and other resources and to attract candidates to Abt

Ensure candidate applications and biodata sheet are complete with necessary information for proposals and client review and acceptance.  Work with candidates to ensure they understand the recruitment and compensation system

Considers and builds processes to streamline and improve cost effective recruitment services

Maintains records on recruiting activities and analyzes metrics

Other duties as required

Preferred Qualifications/ Pre-requisities

2 years of experience, including at least 1 year working in or with candidates in Low or Middle Income Countries

Strong preference for fluency in French, Portuguese, Arabic, or Spanish

Strong organization, communication, and networking skills

Aptitude for building successful relationships with candidates, colleagues and individuals involved in hiring process

Superior professionalism, discretion and judgment

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree + Two years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree


Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

About Us

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top global research firms and one of the international development innovators.  The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.

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