Recruitment Specialist (m/f/d)


A leader in development consultancy, GOPA Worldwide Consultants implements projects in developing and transition economies on behalf of national and international development partners, national authorities, industry representatives and civil society organisations. We work in six core sectors – Education and Employment Promotion, Governance and Economic Development, Rural Development and Environment, Health and Social Development, Statistics, and Monitoring & Evaluation.

To strengthen our team in our Health and Social Development' department we are looking for a

Recruitment Specialist (m/f/d)

to start as soon as possible based at our headquarters in Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt am Main) / or working remotely.

Are you looking for an international working environment, and enjoy working in a multi-cultural team with flat hierarchies? Do you have a good sense for people and can convince others? Then we should get to know each other.

As Recruitment Specialist you are the first point of contact for the people who are most important for the success of our international projects: our experts on site. You manage the whole recruitment cycle holistically and build long-lasting relationships with our project staff, expanding our network of experts.


Your responsibilities & tasks

  • You always see the “bigger picture” and develop strategies to identify, recruit and retain experts at an early stage
  • You identify and actively approach the best and winning experts, using different sourcing channels and applying your social-media skills
  • You explain the projects and work of GOPA and “win over” potential experts
  • You negotiate fees & contracts
  • You cooperate with our experts and compile all necessary documentation, from experts’ CVs to work certificates, demonstrating your linguistic and analytical skills
  • You develop a basis of trust and maintain contact with potential experts, building up a network


What we offer

  • Team & culture: You will join dynamic, multi-cultural and multilingual team members who enjoy working together and who support each other.
  • Responsibility: You join a company committed to being environmentally responsible wherever we operate.
  • Development: Our annual career development and performance review process will help you to set clearly defined goals and objectives. As a new employee, you will be part of a mentorship system.
  • Location: GOPA is located close to Bad Homburg´s railway station, enabling quick and easy access to Frankfurt’s cultural activities and events.
  • Fringe benefits: GOPA offers an RMV job ticket and job-bike leasing, as well as subsidies for a fitness studio and day care for your children, to mention a few.
  • Flexibility: We enable flexible work arrangements, including flexible working hours, mobile or telework.


Your profile

  • You like to work and interact with people in different teams in an international environment
  • You have a good feeling for the applicant market and can put yourself in the shoes of our target groups
  • You have an academic degree in social or business sciences (with focus on Human Resources) or other relevant studies or equivalent vocational education
  • You have work experience in recruiting business in an international environment
  • You have a very good command of English and German
  • You have proven intercultural competence, either through staying abroad or having worked in an international environment
  • Writing texts with a clear focus is one of your strengths/ You have a well-developed sense of language
  • Experience in development cooperation is an asset
  • You are familiar with online and social-media recruiting and proactive candidate search


For information on GOPA Worldwide come visit us on our Homepage https://gopa.de/.

You´d like to know more abouth GOPA Group? Then have a look at https://www.gopa-group.org/.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application, including your possible commencement date and salary expectation.

Apply online