Global Recruiting Manager

Location: Hong Kong
Discipline: Human Resources
Job ref: RTR/GRM/R4G
Published: 25 days ago

​Room to Read is a dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality. Working and collaborating globally, we develop literacy skills among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with relevant life skills. Room to Read has reached children in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Grenada, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam and Zambia, with plans to benefit more than 40 million children by 2025. Learn more at

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Recruiting Manager with the drive, knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to source, recruit, evaluate and recommend talent domestically and internationally, develop compliant recruitment strategies and best practices, track recruitment activity, and manage the talent acquisition and onboarding processes.

Reporting to the Associate Director, People Operations, and directly managing direct reports, the Recruiting Manager oversees the recruitment processes for employees and contingent workers for global office positions in the US and internationally. This includes full life cycle recruiting for entry-level to senior leadership and collaboration with staffing firms. Our global offices are in San Francisco, New York, and other US cities, Hong Kong, London, Zurich, Sydney, Tokyo, Nairobi, and locations in Asia and Africa. The Manager plays a critical role in ensuring we attract, hire and onboard worldwide talent.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Manage the recruitment policy, process and practices, and drive the talent pipeline; perform full-cycle recruitment and build relationships with staffing firms.

•Supervise requisition creation in Workday; oversee administrative and screening/reference functions; work with hiring managers to define recruiting strategy; edit job descriptions, review resumes and facilitate the offer process.

•Generate strong applicant pools, proactively sourcing through LinkedIn and other platforms; work with hiring managers on leveraging their networks.

•Serve as a point of contact for candidates throughout the recruiting process.

•Supervise the maintenance of records for all applicants in Workday and on SharePoint.

•Partner with People Operations leadership, developing and recommending departmental strategies, goals, objectives and systems for recruitment and onboarding.

•Provide guidance on job descriptions and workforce planning across global offices.

•Conduct informational interviews with employee referrals.

•Provide interview training to new staff and global support to our People Operations Managers worldwide.

•Partner with colleagues to develop and maintain recruiting-related departmental metrics and recommend changes to recruiting and onboarding aligned with Room to Read’s roadmap on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

•Maintain current knowledge and understanding of global regulations, labor laws, industry trends, best practices, and developments regarding the recruiting and offer process

•Assist with various research and/or special projects, as needed.



•7-10 years of work experience in recruiting or talent-related roles.

•Expertise in full cycle recruiting best practices and implementing talent strategies.

•Experience developing research strategies and sourcing passive candidates.

•Knowledge leveraging websites and social media to promote a company’s brand as an employer of choice.

•Experience with applicant tracking systems, Workday preferred.

•Excellent customer service skills, including strong English and verbal and written communication skills.

•Prior success building relationships with diverse groups of people and assuring a positive applicant experience.

•Detail-oriented and organized while being a strategic thinker.

•Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization.

•Adept at using Outlook, Excel & Word.

•Legally eligible to work in the United States; no sponsorship provided.


•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

•Experience recruiting project-based employees for bi-lateral and multi-lateral projects.

•Familiarity with US government, specifically USAID, recruiting and onboarding requirements and previous experience recruiting internationally.

•Effective in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization focused on high quality work and low overhead.

In addition, we welcome hearing from you if you:

•Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization.

•Embrace diversity and are energized interacting with and learning about various cultures.

•Are a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change

•Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity.

•Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment.


Room to Read offers a competitive pay with excellent benefits. Benefits include health, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, commuter benefits and a 401K match. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through literacy and gender equality in education.

Room to Read is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.

This position is open only to candidates in greater San Francisco, Washington D.C or New York

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply at Global Recruiting Manager . You will be asked to complete an online application and upload your resume and cover letter. You will receive an email confirmation when your application has been received. Due to high applicant volume, we regret that we are not able to send personalized responses to all applicants. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing

the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.