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Global Recruitment Team Lead (Senior HR Officer II)
World Bank Group Washington, DC

Global Recruitment Team Lead (Senior HR Officer II)

World Bank Group
Washington, DC
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time

Global Recruitment Team Lead (Senior HR Officer II)

Job #:req24197Organization:IFCSector:Human ResourcesGrade:GGTerm Duration: 3 years 0 monthsRecruitment Type:International RecruitmentLocation:Washington, DC,United StatesRequired Language(s):EnglishPreferred Language(s):Closing Date:9/25/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC



IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit

IFC's Human Resources (HR) Department provides strategic partnership to the business to develop and implement workforce strategies and meet organizational goals, including attracting, developing and deploying diverse and skilled talent.

  Client Services - offers strategic HR partnership, program implementation, support and solutions to staff and management globally;
  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - supports the organization to build a diverse workforce, embrace equity, and foster an inclusive workplace;
  Employment Framework and Recruitment - develops and supports HR strategy, policies/procedures, communications, and knowledge management; drives HR initiatives, such as staff engagement and Board reporting; and delivers recruitment solutions;
  Talent and Incentives - designs best practice HR solutions in onboarding, mentoring, career management and mobility, performance/talent management, incentives and awards, and leadership development.

IFC is seeking a Global Recruitment Team Lead to be based in Washington, DC to manage the rollout and strategic implementation of an end-to-end recruitment model globally. The position will report to the Principal HR Officer, Employment Framework and Recruitment.

Duties and Accountabilities:
  Lead the Global Recruitment Team of 15+ Recruitment Officers and Recruitment Coordinators based in Washington DC, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, who are responsible for the full lifecycle recruitment process from job posting to candidate onboarding for all requisitions globally, ensuring adherence to metrics on time to fill, workforce plan completion, diversity of hires, Hiring Manager experience, and candidate experience. 
  Define overall recruitment strategy in line with the People Strategy and business needs, clarifying roles and accountability of team members and relevant stakeholders.
  Bring innovative solutions and best practices in the recruitment space to achieve an efficient and effective recruitment process and improve quality of hire.
  Set and adhere to high standards of delivery and client service, proactively seek feedback, and strive for continuous improvement.
  Train and coach individual team members, facilitating their professional growth and ability to perform their function at a high level.
  Handle high-profile recruitment roles in direct coordination with Hiring Managers.
  Track, analyze and interpret relevant data and metrics from multiple sources to inform strategies to meet recruitment goals globally.
  In collaboration with Executive Resources team, foster relationships with global recruitment search firms, agencies and other relevant vendors.
  Represent IFC externally in talent outreach events, on social media, and in other fora to actively promote IFC as an employer of choice and identify prospective talent.
  Facilitate solving complex team problems and recruitment challenges.
  Work closely with the DEI team to embed inclusive hiring practices into the recruitment process.

Selection Criteria

  Master's Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Public Sector Management, or related fields, and a minimum 8 years of relevant HR experience, including experience successfully leading high volume international recruitment teams.
  Knowledge of HR best practices, demonstrating command of related policies, priorities, and practices and a track record of bringing innovative solutions to the recruitment space.
  Experience with a wide range of recruitment technology applied to sourcing, screening, and hiring.
  Deep familiarity with talent pools and labor trends globally.
  Ability to understand business operations and translate corporate objectives into an effective recruitment strategy.
  Track record of leading a geographically dispersed team delivering consistent processes to high standards and fostering an environment of trust and professional growth.
  Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills across boundaries, and the ability to influence and manage working relationships with managers, staff, and candidates at all levels. 
  Good judgement and ability to make timely decisions and resolve complex issues.
  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages in the region a plus.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Learn more about working at the World Bank and IFC, including our values and inspiring stories.


World Bank Group

Washington, DC



Posted date

September 27, 2023
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