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Recruitment Analyst


The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org

CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Recruitment Analyst to work in the Human Resources Department of CIMMYT. Please note that this position is a strictly temporary (6 months).

The position is based at CIMMYT’s campus in Texcoco, State of Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico.

Specific duties:

  • Conduct all aspects of recruitment and selection for international staff (IRS), in accordance with the processes used by the organization, from the analysis of requisitions to the hiring of personnel.
  • Organize meetings with various internal clients of the organization to discuss terms of reference for the positions in order to perform successful searches for personnel.
  • Oversee the publication of internal and external announcements about job vacancies, in coordination with personnel search sites, universities, staff associations, social networks, boards of trade and other media.
  • Manage CIMMYT Recruitment Cycle (prepare and deliver longlist and medium list to selection committee, perform active searches, coordinate the recruitment process among applicants and selection committee; plan and organize logistics for interviews, deliver documentation of the selected candidate to IRS admin and others as needed). Maintain a database of candidates assessed to allow a more agile operation for recruitment and selection.
  • Support the publication of clear and timely information related to the Human Resources Department in the Corporate Intranet.
  • Provide orientation and support to the Selection Committee and IRS Administration.
  • Provide administrative and technological support to HR Department such as videoconferencing, scheduling meetings and others.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of meaningful Recruitment KPIs.
  • Support any other tasks necessary in the HR department and carry out any assignments as given by the immediate supervisor.
  • Provide other support as required and perform other duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially dangerous practices, processes, and materials.
  • Other tasks related to safety and health as directed by supervisor.

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, International Relations, Organizational Development or related.
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar role or responsibilities.
  • User advanced level in the usage of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). Experience in Microsoft Dynamics will represent an advantage.
  • Experience in the usage of online meetings and communications such as: WebEx, Skype, GoTo Meeting, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Proven experience in recruiting processes from clerical positions to managerial positions.
  • Advanced level of English. English will be tested and candidate should score a minimum of C1 on CEFR.
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Communication, Achievement Orientation, Pro-Activity, Multi-Cultural Awareness, Sensitivity and Customer / Client Orientation.

CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package and support for continuous professional development.

Candidates must apply online to M18155 Recruitment Analyst. Screening and follow up will begin on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. For more information on the recruitment process, please contact Ricardo Pérez (r.perez@cgiar.org).

 Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Foreign national candidates must have legal documents to work in Mexico.

This position will remain open until filled. 

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.