Title: Human Resources Recruitment Specialist
Reports to: Director Human Resources
Classification: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Start Date: Immediate

Women’s World Banking is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to undertake hiring activities, administrative responsibilities and special projects. The ideal candidate is passionate about recruitment and has a broad understanding of other human resources areas. You will play a vital role in hiring the right people who align with our strategic initiatives, mission, values and behaviors.



  • Manages the recruitment efforts for all non-managerial staff
  • Support Director in recruiting managerial staff
  • Coordinate with hiring manager to determine best recruiting process for position
  • Conduct initial phone screens to create shortlists of qualified candidates
  • Conducts employment verifications; coordinates background checks and new hire assessments
  • Extends verbal and written contingent job offers
  • Maintains employee referral program
  • Schedules and conducts new hire orientations, and ensures a positive onboarding experience for new hires.


  • Maintains employee files and records in electronic form
  • Updates company organizational charts
  • Prepare reports and presentations on HR-related metrics
  • Assist in performance management process
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

HR Projects-10%

  • Ad hoc projects as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of HR experience
  • Proven recruiting experience as an In-house Recruiter
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively within a multi-cultural environment and with people from diverse cultures and countries
  • Must have excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions
  • Highly proficient technological skills especially in Microsoft Office Suite is essential
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, prioritize work according to urgency and importance.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • HR Certification
  • Fluency in Spanish, Arabic, and/or French.


Within the first 75 days:

  • Embrace Women’s World Banking’s core values and desired behaviors;
  • Understand Women’s World Banking organizational strategy
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with all staff
  • Close two open positions

Women’s World Banking is an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.      EOE    M/F/V/D