Associate Recruiter (European donor projects), DAI Europe
DAI is seeking an in-house Associate Recruiter, to work on bids and projects funded by European donors and to join DAI’s busy Business Development Team. The position will be based in Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Become part of the thriving DAI business, located in spacious, bespoke offices, 30 minutes out of Euston - with excellent rail and motorway links to London and region.
Reporting to the EC Business Development Director, and embedded within the Business Development team, the candidate will work within an experienced and dedicated team to drive new business opportunities and win work. As the EC team’s project resourcer, the successful candidate will assist in project team design, sourcing those that will be implementing the projects and selecting those involved in delivery in this exciting portfolio of European-donor work. They will work closely with DAI’s technical experts to ensure that the highest quality consultants and subject matter experts are brought on board, to assist DAI in ensuring the best are hired. You will also work with our commercial, security and programme management teams to ensure each team is recruited to maintain our high standards and ensuring success in those programmes we bid for.
DAI needs an enthusiastic candidate who can assist with the sourcing of experts in all DAI’s areas of expertise; engage, develop and build networks and become familiar with employment legislation in the countries that host DAI projects.
We would like to hear from you if you have previous experience or a strong interest in international development as well as recruitment and business development experience, strong administrative and good team-working skills along with an ability to meet tight deadlines and excellent written/spoken English.
For the role the successful candidate will have:
Previous experience recruiting for the European Commission and other EU donors would be an advantage, as would experience in a consultancy environment and additional language skills, preferably French.
We are offering a competitive salary, commensurate with relevant experience, in addition to a generous benefits package including, after a qualifying period, company pension scheme, private health scheme, life assurance, income protection, gym membership and cycle to work schemes.
The closing date for applications is Friday 18th January. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place progressively.
If you believe you have the above skills and experience, and you have the right to work within the EEA, we look forward to hearing from you.