The 11-person Global Talent Acquisition team at the foundation is responsible for partnering with hiring managers and executives across the foundation to find the best global talent available to fill exempt-level roles that help the organization meet its diverse and important missions. As a key member of the Talent Acquisition team (six full-cycle recruiters in the US, one full-cycle recruiter in India, two talent acquisition coordinators and one recruiting operations professional executing 300+ searches annually) you’ll be asked to develop and execute effective sourcing/selection strategies for hiring candidates in various positions ranging from entry to executive level. We are seeking an experienced Senior Recruiter who understands the importance of building strong relationships with candidates and business leaders alike, and brings focused experience in hiring for both technical (healthcare, biotech, pharma) and broad business operations roles (including IT).
Leadership and Culture
We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.
Core Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of full life cycle recruitment.
Technical proficiency with MS Office, ATS (Workday), intranet and internet based tools, social-media tools (LinkedIn, social media), web-based recruiting (Boolean search strong sourcing) and sourcing tools.
Ability to recruit for diverse clients and businesses in alignment with an organization’s staffing plans.
Knowledge of applied HR practices and guidelines.
High-level client and candidate relationship management skills.
Solid interpersonal communication skills, including verbal and written communications
Solid organizational and time-management skills; set expectations and communicate project milestones.
Ability to apply business acumen/ whole systems thinking in order to anticipate client needs, make effective decisions and influence across levels.
Strong cross-cultural competencies and ability to communicate effectively with diverse and global audience.
Passion for the foundation’s core mission and work.
Previous knowledge of (or ability to quickly gain understanding of) recruiting landscape across applicable sectors (i.e. global health, global development, pharma, biotech, non-profit).
Ability to source and engage passive candidates across diverse business sectors.
Ability to achieve results in complex, often ambiguous environment.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to effectively prioritize clients, candidates and internal stakeholder needs.
Education and Experience
Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve the mission of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to:
* Sexual Orientation
* Gender Identity
* Gender Expression
* National Origin
* Genetic Information
* Veteran Status
* Marital Status
* Prior Protected Activity
ALL LIVES HAVE EQUAL VALUE
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is an American private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. The primary goals of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and, in the U.S., to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.
The foundation works with partners worldwide to tackle critical problems in five program areas.