Recruitment Manager

Location: Colombia or El Salvador 
Start Date: ASAP 
Contract Type: Employee 
Travel: 15% 

About Acceso: 
Acceso ( is a social enterprise that is revolutionizing food systems in Latin America and the Caribbean to put smallholder farmers first. Acceso’s mission is to create fundamental and lasting positive economic change in the lives of rural smallholder farming families. Our entrepreneurial model provides smallholder farmers with a sustainable way to participate in formalized markets, enabling them to work themselves out of poverty with dignity and to prosper. Acceso currently operates a portfolio of three social businesses in Colombia, Haiti and El Salvador and an agtech tool (Extensio) founded in Mexico. Across our agribusinesses, we have impacted 35,000 smallholder farmers and farm workers, generating more than $80m in farmer income to date. 

About this role: 
Acceso’s team is growing quickly, and we are hiring our first full-time Recruitment Manager to oversee Acceso’s global portfolio of recruitment activities. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced recruiter to take on a leadership role within Acceso’s HR team and own the vision and strategy for the recruitment function. We are looking for someone with a dual passion for systems and people practices who will prepare our recruitment processes for continued scale and elevate Acceso’s employer brand within our operating countries. 

*We are also hiring a Recruitment Associate. Our team will review your application for both roles, but please only apply to the role you believe you are most qualified for. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Recruitment Strategy: Refine and lead Acceso’s global recruitment strategy to attract and hire top talent for roles at all levels of the organization and across all country markets. 
  • Senior-Level Hiring: Manage full-lifecycle recruitment for management and leadership-level roles. 
  • Sourcing & Outreach: Define the strategy and lead sourcing and outreach efforts to fill open roles and build Acceso’s long-term candidate pipeline.  
  • Candidate Experience: Identify and implement priority initiatives to ensure all candidates receive exceptional customer service and experience hiring processes that are efficient, effective, and equitable. 
  • Hiring Manager Partnership: Partner with hiring managers to design and execute effective interview plans, develop their hiring abilities, and advise on hiring priorities, strategy, and workforce planning. 
  • Recruitment Systems: Standardize and improve the efficiency of current recruitment systems and processes. Projects will include: 
    • Implement a formal Applicant Tracking System (ATS). 
    • Improve recruitment reporting and analysis practices. 
  • Recruitment Projects & Programs: We are seeking an experienced project manager to design and roll out the following programs and initiatives: 
    • Referral Program 
    • Fellowship Program 
    • Employer Branding Initiative 
    • Hiring Manager Training Program 
  • Recruitment Team Management: As our Recruitment function grows, you may eventually take on people management responsibilities that would include day-to-day supervision, professional development and training opportunities, and performance management for recruitment staff. 
  • HR Team Support: We are a small team that values collaboration! As a member of our global Human Resources team, you will occasionally consult and contribute to other HR processes and projects in service of our broader team’s objectives. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of full-lifecycle recruitment experience. In-house recruitment experience preferred, however candidates with recruitment agency experience are also encouraged to apply. 
  • Ability to attract, inspire, and align candidates with Acceso’s mission and values.  
  • Business acumen to effectively represent the work of hiring teams across the organization.  
  • Fluency in structured and unbiased hiring best practices.  
  • Role model in customer service and relationship management.  
  • Systems and data savvy, experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and expertise in core recruitment KPIs. 
  • Strong process design and improvement skills.  
  • Knowledge of local hiring regulations across LATAM. 
  • Project & program management expertise. 
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication.  
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and balance competing demands. 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a bias for action. 
  • Language skills:  Professional fluency in Spanish and English required. French or Haitian Creole a plus. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of people management experience. 
  • Experience implementing an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). 
  • Experience designing and leading trainings for hiring managers. 

Application Instructions: 
To apply, please submit your CV/Resume and Cover Letter via the form below. For your application to be considered, please submit all materials in English. 

For more information about Acceso and careers with us, please visit 

Acceso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. 

Job Category: Human Resources
Commitment: Employee
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Colombia El Salvador
Years of Experience: 5+
Language: English Spanish

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