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  • Posted: Aug 6, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 22, 2022
  • The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Senior Recruitment Specialist / Headhunter

    Role Purpose:

    The job holder is responsible for developing and delivering a high quality executive search function at both strategy and operational levels, for senior level recruitment, specifically:

    • Building a network of senior talent and thought leaders within the transformation and technology markets willing to move to the INGO sector and seasoned humanitarian and international development leaders, and being able to identify, access, track and engage candidates
    • Partner with our CEO and Senior Leadership Team on all senior level recruitment, and our Executive Leadership Team on hard to fill roles
    • Conducting primary and secondary research, market mapping and analysing the both INGO and technology industries
    • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder may be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


    • Proven work experience as a Headhunter, Recruiter or similar
    • Hands-on experience with sourcing tools (e.g. resume databases and portfolio sites)
    • Significant experience at running Boolean searches and other LinkedIn tools
    • A deep knowledge of candidate attraction strategies
    • Interview and assessment skills with ability to screen for both technical and cultural qualities
    • International recruitment / search experience
    • Ability to effectively create robust searches and talent mapping strategies
    • Strong understanding of the latest tools and platforms to utilise to gain the top search results
    • A self-starter who likes autonomy but with the ability to work in a team
    • Significant experience recruiting for hard to fill transformation and technology roles

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