Human Resources Officer - Recruiter


The Recruiter will continuously partner with hiring managers to design, refine and implement innovative recruiting strategies while managing the full-cycle recruitment activities.



Level 2 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional contact with or access to children or young people.



Reports to: HR Director




Recruitment management and planning

Put in place the recruitment strategy for Save the Children Lebanon Country Office and make sure it is aligned with the regional and global strategies.

- Consult with management to identify recruitment needs and develop effective recruitment plans.

- Explore the market best practices in the recruitment and staffing and implement appropriate best practices in the organization (surveys, etc.).

- Monitor and constantly participate to reducing the costs of the recruitment process.

- Monitor the labor legislation and implement required changes to keep the process compliant.

- Develop and update all Recruitment related processes including interviewing, testing, etc.

- Determine recruitment requirements by evaluating organizational development plans.

- Maintain effective relationships with social and professional networks to source qualified candidates.


Recruitment Process

- Review job descriptions, confirm recruitment channels, package pay and selection process.

- Carry out role grading and salary benchmarking using market data while maintaining internal equity.

- Ensure proper advertisement and selection of suitable candidates.

- Arrange for interviews and ensure interview grids are prepared by the recruitment panel.

- Conduct interviews for Assistant and Officer level and support in other interviews as needed.

- Conduct pre and post offer checks and confirm offer with selected candidate.

- Manage the onboarding process.


Safe recruitment minimum standards

Incorporate Safer recruitment as part of Quality Framework Essential Standards.

- Ensure recruitment and selection process respect the minimum standards of safe recruitment of Save the Children International.

- Make sure all new recruits are aware of the Safeguarding Policies and the Code of Conduct at onboarding stage.

- Ensure all hiring managers are familiar with the recruitment process, are capacitated to manage it and implement good recruitment practices by delivering “hiring managers’ recruitment training”.


Hard to fill positions

Support hiring managers in identifying hard-to-fill positions.

- Support developing a targeted recruitment strategy.

- Develop and implement innovative social recruiting strategy.


Data Management and reporting

Maintain a database of candidate records, including active and passive prospects.

- Maintain an updated recruitment tracker and share with Senior Management team on a monthly basis.

- Ensure all job descriptions are updated by line managers and head of departments and are compliant with internal policies.

- Develop interview questions bank for each level and field of expertise.

- Measure recruitment effectiveness on a quarterly basis and share with Senior Management Team (time to fill, submit-to-interview ratio, number of interviews to offer, offer acceptance rate, source of hire, quality of hire, etc.).


Other HR support:

Support HR team in the field offices and ensure full compliance with the recruitment process.

- Make use of all available policies, practices, checklists and guidelines.

- Ensure legal compliance and SCI minimum standards in all HR processes.


Education and Experience

Human Resources Management degree or Diploma / Certificate in HR or Personnel Management is preferred

- At least 4 years’ experience in Human resources with 2 years’ experience in recruitment in a humanitarian setting

- Preferably with experience in managing recruitments during emergency situations 

Qualifications and skills

- Recruiting and interviewing skills

- Experience in using recruitment systems, preferably Taleo in addition to Skype, online meeting platform skills and Microsoft Office

- Supports workplace diversity

- Familiarity with relevant employment Law

- Professionalism, organization, and project management skills

- Attention to details and time management skills

- Effective communication and building relationships

- Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to communicate effectively

- Commitment to Save the Children values


Problem solving and decision making: Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating information from within or outside the organisation

Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; Promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization

Working effectively with others: Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; Knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working

Communicating with impact: Communicates clearly and confidentially with others to engage and influence, promotes dialogue; Ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust


Date advertised: 25 Mar 2020

Closing date: 15 Apr 2020 - 00:59 EEST

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Department: Human Resources

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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