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Talent Sourcer Vacancy at WFP, Itlay

Talent Sourcer Vacancy at WFP, Itlay

Country: Italy
City: Rome
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The World Food Program invites candidates to apply for the vacancy of Talent Sourcer in WFP Headquarters Italy. The position holder will undertake the duties in the Global Talent Acquisition Team (HRMTA) the World Food Programme’s Headquarters. The Global Talent Acquisition Team supports the organization to equip its workforce with the right capabilities by sourcing top talent and building a talent pipeline for future needs.


  • The incumbent will source, engage, and maintain a strong candidate pipeline for assigned positions in various functional areas and future organizational needs.
  • Leverage social media, professional networks, diversity associations, online tools, universities, and community involvement to identify the best, right, and most diverse talent.
  • Develop multiple sourcing strategies and digital outreach activities in various recruiting channels.
  • Find, engage, and activate passive candidates using LinkedIn, Boolean, and alternative search techniques.
  • The incumbent will also track the talent pipeline to share regular status updates with recruiters and internal stakeholders.
  • In addition to that, s/he sill evaluate and assess applications as well as schedule interviews to gather information on the candidate’s profile and viability.
  • The candidate will also partner with Recruiters, Hiring Managers, and Functional Areas to deeply understand the requirements of different positions.
  • Liable for sharing knowledge as well as helping to develop sourcing capabilities within the Talent Acquisition team.
  • Contribute to the construction of talent pools of prequalified and interested candidates for future positions across WFP. In addition to that, providing on-going communication and a first-rate talent acquisition service to internal clients.
  • Uphold a focus on candidate experience to keep WFP’s talent pipeline engaged.
  • Responsible for tracking, managing, and reporting on candidate pipelines through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • S/he will also be participating as well as supporting other Talent Acquisition initiatives and ad hoc projects.
  • Furthermore, the position will perform other duties if necessary.


  • University degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology, or another relevant field.
  • Minimum of three years of postgraduate professional experience in Talent Acquisition, specifically in sourcing hard-to-find profiles. Similarly, experience working in an international environment, as part of a multicultural and diverse team highly desirable.
  • Fluency (level C) in English is mandatory for the position. Moreover, the intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese is desired.
  • Proficient in developing and deploying creative, effective candidate pipeline development methodologies and effective outreach strategies.
  • Knowledge of LinkedIn Recruiter, boolean, and x-ray searches.
  • Experience in Employment Branding as well as experience building strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills, with the aptitude to adapt communication style to the relevant audience.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at any time, in a fast-paced environment. Similarly, demonstrated organizational skills with high attention to detail.
  • Exceptional time management; proactive with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Experience working with technology tools related to an applicant tracking system, candidate database, and reporting. Furthermore, experience with SAP recruitment platforms is desirable.

World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The organizations work with an aim to eradicate hunger from the world. The ultimate mission of the WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food required for their proper development.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline02 February,2020
Company NameWorld Food Programme



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