Global Recruitment Team Leader

Where to Apply
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A complete Job Description can be found here:


Global Team Recruiting

  • Lead recruiting processes to hire top performers for high-level global roles who can help us meet and exceed our expansion goals
  • Build strategic and effective recruitment processes to ensure that Educate! is at the top of our game in sourcing, identifying, and hiring top talent and that our recruitment processes reflect our organizational culture
  • Cultivate sourcing relationships and build a database of talent to develop a strong pipeline for future positions

Fellowship and Skilled Volunteer Programs

  • Think strategically about how Educate! can best leverage fellowships and volunteer programs to meet organizational needs, including supporting our management teams to identify needs and building the partnerships to fill them with great people
  • Build support structures for fellows and volunteers to ensure that every person who works for Educate! on a short-term basis would recommend it to their network

Country-Specific Recruiting Team Support

  • Serve as our in-house expert and advisor on recruitment best practices
  • Support and build capacity in our in-country HR teams to recruit top managers, refine field staff recruiting processes, and develop in-country pipelines for high-performing field staff and management
  • Support in-country team in sourcing candidates and developing sourcing strategies

Global Team On-Boarding

  • Manage contract negotiations, documentation, and logistics of bringing new people into the organization
  • Ensure that the first 30 days of every new global hire’s job set him or her up for success at Educate!
  • Collaborate with management team to develop on-boarding processes that promote Educate!’s culture for new hires and set the tone for long-term employee retention


  • To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be:
    • An adept communicator and relationship-builder
    • A problem-solver able to think creatively and strategically about recruiting and capacity-building
    • An ultra-organized, detail-oriented project manager
    • Tenacious and committed to doing what it takes to get the job done
    • Able to work across multiple cultures to recruit talent from Africa, Europe, and the US- you’ll have worked or spent time in the Global South, preferably in East Africa
    • An outstanding fit with our Five Cultural Tenets – see What is Educate! About?
    • Flexible and willing to travel between Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya

    We need just the right person to fill this critical role and we’ll consider candidates from a variety of backgrounds until we find the right fit. We’re especially interested in hearing from you if you fit any of the following profiles:

    • You have 2+ years work experience in recruiting, ideally at an executive search firm
    • You have 4+ years of work experience in any high-performing environment and are eager to lean the ins and outs of recruiting
    • You’re intrigued by this position but overqualified- for the right person, we would work with you to shape a role that would fit.


  • Location is flexible between Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda. Preferred duty station is in our office in Kampala, Uganda (alongside our 70 member team)
  • One year starting offer, with hopes of long-term employment
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience
  • Benefits include annual flight to home country (if different) and international healthcare plan