• Recruiter/HR Generalist

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/31/2018 8:20 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    ThinkWell is an emerging health systems development organization that is in a major growth phase. Determined to transcend the status quo, ThinkWell was founded in 2011 to provide bold, creative, and practical solutions to helping low- and middle-income countries achieve universal health coverage. While our core area of work is health financing, we take a “whole-of-systems” approach, specializing in five practice areas that intersect with health financing: governance, human resources for health, private sector, public financial management, and research and evaluation.



    • Serve as a partner to leadership and hiring managers to understand hiring needs, and build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with internal and external candidates. 
    • Develop and implement global strategies for effective HR recruitment.
    • Conducts full life-cycle recruitment for regular and proposal openings with locations in resource constrained countries, as well as US based openings. Full life-cycle includes staffing requisition coordination, recruitment strategy development, sourcing, oversight of interview scheduling, coordination of interview assessments, oversight of reference checking, coordination for offer recommendation, coordination for delivery of job offer. 
    • Provide creative ideas and innovative recruiting techniques to source qualified professionals. (i.e., social media, employee referrals, internal/external networks). 
    • Understand how to apply effective recruiting practices to both passive and active candidates to expand pipeline; profile candidates based on skills, fit and motivation to support retention objectives.
    • Lead recruitment discussions with Hiring Managers and interview teams to ensure complete understanding of the job requirements and qualifications needed to fill the role. 
    • Ensure timely generation and updates for applicant status reports and recruitment summaries.
    • Ensure appropriate, effective and efficient information flow to stakeholders, hiring managers, colleagues, and team members for regular recruitment and proposal efforts.
    • Work closely with HR team to own candidate experience from initial interview through offer and ensure proper transition with HR colleagues for relocation and orientation stages.
    • Support and contribute to the capacity building of recruiting teams (HR, Hiring Managers, and proposal development recruitment staff) with an enhanced recruitment system, both for increased life-cycle efficiencies and automation.
    • Staying current on the company’s organization structure, personnel policy and federal state laws regarding employment practices. 

    HR Generalist

    The Human Resources Generalist will work with the HR Lead and Operations Coordinator dedicated to providing exceptional service for employees at all levels of the organization while also playing a crucial role as business partners whom contribute significantly to the strategic growth and management of ThinkWell.

    • Design and lead new hire orientation for all US-based employees and US-based Expatriates; 
    • Support annual performance and merit review administration cycles; 
    • Support payroll through effective communication of benefits, employee requests and benefits and/or payroll-related changes. 
    • Assist the HR Lead in researching and negotiating employee benefits
    • Effective and accurate administration of employee records, including, but not limited to: organizational charts, training, benefit and general employee information both in employee files and related employee database systems (HRIS and ADP, Egnyte); 
    • Participate in the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures, and systems in the DC and Field Offices


    • BS/BA in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field, and 3-5 years relevant experience or Master’s degree with at least 4 years’ experience with full life-cycle recruitment. 
    • Maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment and decision-making to execute duties and responsibilities. 
    • Experience in international development arena or international recruiting 
    • Working knowledge of employment regulations/laws 
    • Knowledge of government regulations, including USAID or other donors. 
    • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve with a collaborative approach with a variety of work functions and cultures. 
    • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy. 
    • Ability to screen candidates and collaborate with hiring team to meet hiring and retention goals. 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 


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