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Work type: Permanent
Location: Poland
Categories: Corporate Functions / Administration

Junior Business Development Recruiter/Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Work type: Permanent
Location: Poland, Warsaw

Reporting to: Manager


About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services worldwide. It supports government and commercial clients with innovative solutions focused on international development, infrastructure, urban development, energy, transport, water, and resource management. With 21,000 associates worldwide in over 120 countries, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project cycle.

As the name suggests, Tetra Tech International Development Europe is Tetra Tech’s European business unit focused on International Development. We are based in London with offices in Kenya, Poland, and the Netherlands and multiple project offices globally. We deliver international development programmes focused on economic growth, governance and justice/security, and infrastructure, for clients such as the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the United Nations, the European Union, the European Investment Bank and other donors and funding agencies. We also have a strong in-house monitoring, evaluation and learning practice.


How we work and our values

We are committed to maintaining business practices that honour and protect the dignity and integrity of everyone with whom the company conducts business, employs and serves. As a leading international development organisation we fully support continued progress and improvement within the development community to make development initiatives more effective. We are also committed to addressing various cross-cutting issues relevant to international development to ensure that all people can access and enjoy the benefits of our activities.

  • We value our people: we support the development of our people, ensuring that the environments in which they work are fair, safe and flexible.
  • We deliver quality results: we go the extra mile to deliver value for our clients, impact for beneficiaries and a fair financial return for the company to grow sustainably.
  • We collaborate effectively: we work authentically with our clients, beneficiaries and partners and strive to communicate clearly and openly at all times.
  • We encourage creativity and innovation: we encourage entrepreneurial thinking and provide the freedom, support and investment for new ideas and initiatives.
  • We operate with integrity: we encourage entrepreneurial thinking and provide the freedom, support and investment for new ideas and initiatives.

About the role

 This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a business development mindset who is looking to thrive within a friendly and dynamic team.

The primary purpose of this position is to attract, identify and select candidates to fill short and long-term positions on international development projects, both current and prospective. You will support and advise on how to best construct teams and present them to the client including drafting of CVs and relevant sections of bids. The role requires you to expand Tetra Tech’s network of consultants and advisers in target sectors and countries and proactively identify talent for future opportunities. Tetra Tech recruitment methodologies are constantly evolving to reflect client and industry needs. Tetra Tech recruitment methodologies are constantly evolving to reflect client and industry needs.

You will also support various activities relating to the project cycle, assisting in business development and relationship management; and supporting project management activities as needed. You will work with clients such as the European Commission (EC) or the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office; and with other practices and offices across TetraTech.

Your Responsibilities

  • Identification and selection of the consultants suitable for particular assignments
  • Composing teams, negotiating fee rates, checking references, conducting due diligence
  • Contracting
  • CV editing/ tailoring
  • Supporting teams in various project management activities
  • Taking part in other business development activities related to new bids

About you

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree
  • Already resides or is willing to relocate to Poland, Warsaw
  • Excellent communication skills in English (both oral and written); knowledge of Polish, French or Spanish an advantage
  • Interest in EC or FCDO funded development programs, working experience in the development / corporate sector is desirable but not obligatory
  • Ability to think logically and possess skills in problem identification and resolution
  • Good communication and collaboration skills, ability to work not only as a team member but also with limited supervision
  • Strong focus on delivery
  • Good knowledge of a Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Good commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload including when under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail, resourceful and problem solving orientated
  • Previous experience in recruitment is desirable but not obligatory

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter (in English), clearly outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role. The closing date will be 31st January 2022.

All applicants must have the existing right to work in Poland.

For further enquiries, please contact us at and quote the job reference number.

Applications close:  31st January 2022

Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors around the world, including the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth& Development Office  (FCDO), and the European Union (EU). Our people are focused on improving lives by working side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth, and good governance.

Tetra Tech International Development  is part of Tetra Tech, a global family of experts providing international development services in over 13 key practice areas in over 100 countries around the world. Tetra Tech serves the major aid markets in the UK and Europe, as well as the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and multilateral development banks.

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all of our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

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