Clinton Health Access Initiative

Recruiter, Global Talent Acquisition Team - Short Term

United States
Temporary | Full-Time
Program (Division)
Human Resources
Additional Location Description
Flexible to CHAI Program Countries in Africa pending country leadership approval



The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:


CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.


About the Talent Acquisition Team

The Global Talent Acquisition (TA) Team partners with CHAI’s leadership and management teams to ensure that we attract and hire candidates to fulfill our human resources needs. Due to the success of our initiative we continue to grow exponentially. As a result, the TA Team plays a critical role to recruit and hire staff that will be a part of an organization proud of its culture and values. At CHAI, we work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Our teams are respectful, collaborative, humble and thrive in an uncompromising culture of excellence.


About the Position

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the TA Team until December 2022 to support ongoing hiring needs across Africa, Central America, and North America. Successful applicants will have a strong interest in global health and/or international development and a proven track record in sourcing, screening and hiring qualified candidates – as well as managing administrative processes. Ideally the successful individual will have previous experience working within an international organization and be comfortable working with geographically dispersed teams in a virtual capacity.


The Recruiter will be part of a team whose mission is to support our global programs & country teams. The Recruiter will partner with hiring managers around the world to determine staffing needs, job profiles and recruitment strategies. The Recruiter will also be responsible for helping maintain team efficiency by supporting TA Operations, outreach events, and streamlining of processes.


This is a short term position, and the role is slated to end December 2022. This position can be based in the North America or a Program Country in Sub Saharan Africa pending country leadership approval. 


  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers and internal HR departments.
  • Act as advisor to hiring managers to determine staffing needs and profiles for each open position
  • Work with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition team colleagues to identify best sourcing for each position
  • Develop a pipeline of qualified candidates using diverse, cost-effective techniques
  • Manage applicant/staff information and status in the applicant tracking database; ensuring the highest integrity of data.
  • Provide timely and consistent communication to hiring teams and candidates on the recruitment status, throughout the interviewing and hiring process. 
  • Identify and screen potential candidates to assess their abilities, and recommend qualified candidates based on phone interview and pre-employment assessment; proactively manage internal referrals.
  • Manage internal candidate placements.
  • Contribute to outreach strategy, systems development and refining recruitment programs, tools and processes.
  • Collaborate with HR partners on onboarding, immigration, and related issues.
  • Communicate CHAI’s compensation framework to candidates. Ensure realistic expectations are set with each candidate.
  • Extend both verbal and written job offers, negotiate offer terms with candidates. Collaborate with Global Human Resource Partners, Directors & Coordinators to ensure onboarding is streamlined.
  • Provide guidance on talent acquisition best practices & policies and customize best practices to align with country context. 
  • Work closely with members of CHAI’s Talent Acquisition Team on ad hoc recruitment projects and provide other administrative support to HR staff as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as needed by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree & a minimum of 3 years proven HR/recruiting experience
  • Adept interpersonal skills; strength in developing and maintaining client-management relationships, particularly in a virtual capacity
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in creative sourcing and applicant development
  • Demonstrated experience conducting behavioral interviews
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with and providing feedback to hiring managers
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with limited structure


  • Experience presenting to large audiences or other relevant public speaking experience preferred
  • Prior experience living or working in a low or middle income country
  • Experience recruiting internationally preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish or French


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