Position Description

HR and Recruiting Manager
Department Operations
Location Washington DC
Application Deadline 8/31/19
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Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems. Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader.

About Dalberg

We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services. Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Capital, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere - an African and American company as much as an Asian, Middle Eastern, and European one.

Dalberg is a place where a diverse mix of talented individuals are able to bring their whole selves to work – whether it’s how you identify, where you come from, the languages you speak, the person you love, the way you worship. Dalberg is a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured and encouraged to grow.

As a team of 450+ people from 50 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with 40%+ female leadership team, Dalberg places diversity, equity and inclusion principles at the heart of our organization and the work we do alongside our clients, partners and communities.

Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 26 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.


About You

The HR and Recruiting Manager (HRM) is a critical member of the Dalberg Americas Operations team overseeing Dalberg’s 5 locations in the Americas: Washington DC, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Mexico City.  Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations of the Americas region, the HRM will be located in Washington DC and works directly with the America’s regional leadership, to generate diverse candidate pools and recruit and retain top talent to meet business needs. The HRM also works closely with global counterparts to ensure a uniform and integrated recruiting and people experience across Dalberg offices worldwide.

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of related HR and recruiting experience; experience in a corporate consulting or professional services environment a plus
  • Proven track record with recruiting for diversity, including having established networks and channels from which you will strategically source diverse talent
  • Current knowledge of federal, state and local employment law
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Proven discretion when dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information/situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Sound commercial and business judgement, and objectivity to make high impact decisions
  • Proficient with various Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and HRIS/applicant tracking systems
  • Effectively uses social media and other recruiting technologies/platforms to reach candidates
  • HR certification a plus
What You Will Do and How You Will Grow

Key responsibilities include:

Talent Acquisition

  • Develop regional recruiting strategy to attract all levels of top-tier strategy consulting and operations talent and ensure a workplace that includes a diverse set of capabilities and backgrounds
  • Plan and execute full-lifecycle recruiting, including developing job descriptions, candidate sourcing, screening, interviewing, evaluation, checking references, extending offers, and onboarding
  • Ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment and onboarding processes
  • Oversee and implement all regional campus recruiting in conjunction with global initiatives
  • Participate in various candidate outreach activities such as online recruiting events and external networking events
  • Assist with training and development of internal staff regarding recruitment process, interviewing and best practices
  • Maintain accurate information in recruiting systems

HR Administration

  • Complete oversight and administration of employee benefits package (insurances, 401k, time off, etc), HRIS (Zenefits), visas and work authorizations, EEOC reporting
  • Support finance team in preparing monthly payroll
  • Oversee and conduct all onboarding and offboarding steps and trainings
  • Draft, update and enforce regional people policies
  • Understand federal, state and city employment and HR laws and best practices, and update or implement changes as needed
  • Draft and file key employee documents (offer letters, term sheets, verification of employment, etc)
  • Support work to remove bias from current HR policies and processes

What We Offer:

  • A highly collaborative, and entrepreneurial organization with the ability to make an impact on day one
  • A uniquely talented, highly diverse, passionate and fun team that we are proud to call friends
  • Ability to work with colleagues located around the world
  • Opportunity to join and support a rapidly growing business
  • Competitive benefits and career development opportunities
  • A culture supportive of employee work/life balance and bringing one's whole self to work
About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world. Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as DFID and the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency.

Join Our Team

Our current opportunity is in Washington, DC.

Please submit your application at our Career Centre.

Your application should include a resume and cover letter highlighting your experience in Human Resources/Talent Acquisition.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Dalberg is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


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