The Iraq Community Resilience Initiative – Ta’afi (ICRI-Ta’afi) is a United States Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) program implemented by Chemonics International in Iraq. ICRI-Ta’afi aims to increase stability in Iraq by supporting accelerated recovery in conflict-affected areas, improvement of the public’s perception of local leadership, and strengthened social fabric of Iraqi communities.
The purpose of recruitment specialist is to participate and initiate recruitment Chemonics International Inc. in Erbil.
Recruitment specialist will report to Deputy Chief of Party- Operations.
Location and Duration:
Erbil, Iraq. Short term contract for 3 months with no guaranteed extension.
Ensures implementation of the local labor laws, the project policy manual and USAID rules and regulations, verifying their compliance with appropriate entities
Develops and maintain confidential personnel files for all local staff in electronic and hard-copy format technical, financial and administrative documents, in compliance with the applicable local laws, as well as the project’s policy manual
Proactively initiates recruitment with technical teams or hiring managers to identify recruiting needs and conducts local recruits
Reviews resumes and candidate’s qualifications against position requirements.
Presents qualified candidates to hiring managers.
Organizes schedules and all required documentation for interviews.
Maintain recruitment tracker.
Other duties as assigned by supervisors
A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field is preferred
At least two years of experience in recruitment
Experience working with Iraqi labor law, a working experience on USAID projects and familiarity with USAID/Chemonics rules and regulations preferred
Ability to plan and coordinate with hiring managers
Problem solving skill and prioritization
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines consistently
Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with colleagues, visitors, and the general public
Fluency in written and oral Arabic and English is required; written and oral fluency in other local languages is a plus, but not required