All about International Development Recruitment

At Allen & York we’re passionate about making a positive difference to the global recruitment landscape by resourcing across Impact Investing, Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Environment Social and Governance (ESG), as well as with International Development Consultancies, Bi-Lateral and Multi-Lateral DFIs, Donors, Government Agencies and Foundations in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.  

With a vast array of specialist areas from Conflict, Security and Violence to Economic Growth, Education to ESIA: Environmental & Social Impact Assessment to Governance and Infrastructure to MEL: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, we’re proud to place people in roles that will help communities and governments around the world to end extreme poverty, advocate for human rights and to advance democracy and global prosperity.

Operating globally, we work with clients to provide sustainable recruitment solutions across the sector, from graduate level hires right through to high-level Executive Search projects, for leading international organisations.

Whether you’re looking for Development Programme Managers, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialists, Project Managers, International Development Officers or Grants and Fundraising staff, we have the network and knowledge to assist every assignment.

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We have a global network of senior managers and executives, all across the private, public and third sector, ready to deliver purposeful leadership.

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Recruitment

Whether perm, fixed-term or contract, our tried and tested recruitment process works. Experts in search, we deliver great candidates, quicker.

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PSL Partnering

Acting as an extension of your recruitment team, we'll deliver to agreed recruitment SLAs and work with you to achieve your recruitment goals.

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Response Handling

Whether you need support for a one-off role or on-going help, you can take advantage of A&Y Connect, flexible response handling when you need it.

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    Ecology Recruitment Manager , Global Multidisciplinary Consultancy

    ​​“We had a recruitment need in our Ecology Team and were struggling to find good candidates. The decision was taken to appoint one agency only and to give them free reign in the hope that this would provide more of an incentive. After some deliberation, we settled on Allen & York, due to our history of working together and an...

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    HR Manager , DHL

    ​​“We had very specific competency requirement for our HSE Advisors which could not be met through local recruitment. Allen & York were provided with 5 'must have' and 5 'desirable' criteria and within 2 weeks provided CVs which were a perfect fit, and two candidates have now accepted roles.  The service provided met and exceeded expectations.”

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    Recruitment Specialist , RES Group

    ​​“We have been working with Allen & York for many years and have always been impressed by their professionalism, good customer service and their ability to supply us with strong candidates for ‘hard to fill’ roles”. 

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    Recruitment Team Lead , Siemens Energy Wind Power, Tidal & Energy Services

    ​"The Allen & York team have stood out in my view as one of the suppliers that acts as a partner to myself and my team. We can call upon them as needed, to deliver a quality service for us and to work with us in partnership to achieve goals. I appreciate their willingness to tailor their approach to suit our...

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