Global Strategy and Operations Division Team
United States

Director of Talent Acquisition

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Director of Talent Acquisition

United States

Global Strategy and Operations Division Team - Full-time

About Dimagi

Dimagi is a social enterprise and Benefit Corporation that builds software solutions and provides technology consulting services to improve the quality of essential services for underserved populations. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dimagi partners alongside governments, leading NGOs, and foundations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and the World Bank to tackle complex health and social inequities. Our open source technology platform, CommCare, is the world’s most widely-used and researched mobile data collection platform for frontline workers. To date, Dimagi’s team of project managers, engineers, and health experts have supported over 2,000 projects in 80 countries.

About the Position

Dimagi is seeking a Director of Talent Acquisition, a new position in the company, to lead and develop Dimagi’s talent acquisition strategy and lead our small but growing talent acquisition team. Dimagi has approximately 200 employees and an HR team of nine. We are looking to add a talent leader who can help drive the vision and strategy of our talent acquisition while managing our talent team and helping shape further growth.

This will be an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to join an incredibly impact-focused team, is excited by the opportunity to develop talent strategy and practices, and has a strong skill set as a manager and coach to assist both talent team members and hiring managers. This position will report into Dimagi’s Chief Operating Officer and work in conjunction with the Global People Operations (HR) team. 


Talent Management

  • Attract, lead, inspire, and develop a strong, high-performing talent team
  • Design and execute recruitment strategies to attract, evaluate and hire qualified candidates
  • Run the Dimagi talent acquisition function with a consistent focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion including how to make our candidate pool more diverse
  • Lead all sourcing strategies including directly sourcing for roles and coaching team members on creative sourcing best practices
  • Build strong, credible relationships with senior leaders and hiring managers as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert
  • Directly own and manage full-cycle recruitment for senior and executive openings and/or challenging open positions, as needed
  • Establish a strong recruiting culture that empowers hiring managers to make excellent talent decisions for their team and the company
  • Develop deep insight into candidate and hiring manager experience and continuously improve every stage of experience lifecycle
  • Oversee all stages of candidate experience (including application, interviews and communication)
  • Forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans
  • Proactively anticipate, lead and direct conversations around complex problems, goals, trade offs and ideas; bring innovative solutions to bear in addressing talent acquisition challenges
  • Identify and partner with external providers as required to ensure hiring needs are met

Employer Branding & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Lead our DEI initiatives as it intersects with hiring to continuously improve our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
  • Proactively evaluate and implement creative employer branding strategies in partnership with Dimagi’s Marketing team

Required Experience & Competencies

  • At least three years of experience as a talent acquisition manager including managing members of the talent team 
  • At least five years of experience managing end-to-end full cycle recruitment activities
  • Experience with various creative sourcing approaches to attract and hire top talent 
  • Experience with inbound and outbound recruiting in the ICT4D or technology sectors 
  • Ability to be strategic and tactical when making decisions
  • Excellent verbal skills, writing skills, and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster long-term relationships (with internal teams, external partners and candidates) and the ability to work with stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems, such as Greenhouse, and sourcing tools such as LinkedIn
  • Experience with designing and executing diversity initiatives in recruitment
  • Experience in implementing and managing recruitment-related data and reporting
  • Good understanding of recruitment-related labor laws and compliance
  • Ability to thrive and innovate in a rapidly growing environment 

Benefits Provided:

We aim to make a difference, not just as a company, but as an employer as well.  Given our social mission, our budgeted salary scale is more in-line with that of a non-profit organization. However, the benefits we offer are geared towards having a strong impact on our staff’s well being. A few of our key benefits are outlined below:

  • 100% employer-sponsored medical insurance paired with a generous Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) fund
  • Access to voluntary dental and vision insurance plans
  • A 401K plan with up to a 4% employer match
  • 30 days paid time off inclusive of holidays 
  • Unlimited sick time and excellent parental leave policy
  • Access to a flex-time policy that allows employees to work based on a flexible work schedule
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Magellan Healthcare

Dimagi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, national origin, family or parental status, veteran or disability status.

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