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Job Description

HR Consultants (HRC-SAMS)

SAMS HR Consulting

New Delhi

1. JOB TITLE: HR Consultants (Multiple Vacancies)



Strategic Alliance Management Services P. Ltd. (SAMS) is India’s most respected HR and Recruitment consultancy, exclusively focused on servicing the public health, development and CSR sectors. Established in 1995, SAMS has been associated with a range of clients over the past 22 years which has included practically all premier, bi and multi-laterals, INGOs and NGOs in the above sectors, across the country.

Our impressive client portfolio includes ActionAid India, American Embassy/ CDC Atlanta, Ashden UK, AusAID, Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF), CARE India, Department for International Development India (DfIDI), FHI360, FIND, GIZ, IHAT, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, LEPRA Society, National Aids Control Organization (NACO), NHSRC, PRADAN, Plan India, Railway Children, Save the Children (UK, India), SightLife, Smile Train India, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Tata Trusts, The Union, UNDP, UNFPA (India and Nepal), UNICEF,USAID, Vital Strategies, Water.org and WHO.

SAMS has successfully filled more than 9,000 vacancies to date and connects meaningfully with at least 30,000 development and public health professionals each year on account of multiple search engagements.

SAMS is respected as an innovative, cost-effective, reliable and high-quality service provider by the client organizations it partners with. We deploy a range of proprietary assessment tools and are continuously upgrading as well as expanding our service offerings. SAMS has recently commenced servicing job-seekers and this new business is likely to witness strong growth in future.

SAMS provides a professional, learning and secure work environment. We take pride in our ability to stimulate, professionally grow and retain staff, most of whom stay with us for at least three years. We presently have a team of 15 full-time recruiters, which comprises the largest for a Recruitment Consultancy focused exclusively on servicing the public health, development and CSR sectors. Team size is frequently augmented to double this bench-strength during the year, on account of large recruitment projects awarded to the company.


Multiple vacancies exist in SAMS, for mid and junior level HR Consultants, to support recruitment assignments for the development, public health and CSR sectors.

The positions provide opportunities for team work, innovation, assuming early leadership responsibilities and interacting with India’s leading not-for-profit organizations, as well as a large number of development and public health professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

(1) Develop and execute search strategies for mid and senior level mandates awarded to the company
(2) Formulate, as well as apply, appropriate head-hunting and search methodologies to different vacancies assigned to her/him, ensuring their successful closure
(3) Ensure each recruitment assignment is executed to client and internal expectations, deploying a client facing role, whilst managing specific key engagements
(4) Develop vacancy notices that attract the most relevant talent, interacting closely with Hiring/ HR Managers of the client organisation for the purpose
(5) Recommend, discuss and agree media strategy, comprising the positioning of vacancy announcements on suitable platforms encompassing job sites, professional groups, databases, social media, etc.
(6) Devise suitable talent sourcing strategies, using a range of outreach, networking and research techniques
(7) Develop and apply sophisticated screening and assessment tools
(8) Screen/ shortlist eligible candidates
(9) Conduct interviews, written tests, group exercises and other assessments; 
(10) Provide need-based support to client organisations, by steering and/or participating in interview panels and selection teams 
(11) Support SAMS’ payrolling division, especially in the area of attrition management 
(12) Support the preparation, submission and maturing of proposals submitted by the company for generating recruitment business
(13) Support the generation of new business opportunities, leveraging SAMS’ strong networks, linkages and credibility in the non- profit sector.


MBA and/or Post Graduate Diploma/ Degree in HR/ Personnel/ Management/ Social Sciences, from a reputed institution.

(1) 1-2 years’ prior exposure to the HR function with emphasis on recruitment is essential; 
(2) Prior exposure to the development, public health and/or CSR sectors, shall be an advantage 
(3) Applicants with a business development orientation to recruitment consulting, especially with prior experience of responding to institutional EOIs and RfQs, are urged to apply.
Freshly qualified HR professionals, with excellent communication skills, shall be considered.

Required Skills: 
(1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; 
(2) Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent listening skills 
(2) Excellent client management skills 
(3) Maintaining high standards of quality and performance
(4) Ability to work under pressure and stringent timelines
(5) Generating high quality reports and presentations 
(6) Positive work attitude; Integrity and honesty; Desire to learn and value-add
(7) Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
The job entails periodic travel in the context of recruitment projects.


SAMS benchmarks staff salaries with progressive employers in the social sector. The salary offered shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history of the selected candidate.

7. LOCATION: All positions are based at New Delhi.


Eligible candidates may send in their updated resume to hrc-sams@sams.co.in, at the earliest, along with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position. Please also provide details of three references, your current cost to organization and expected compensation.


For any queries, please feel free to contact us as per the details provided below.

(1) Email: hrc-sams@sams.co.in
(2) Phones:  011- 26842162; 41653612; 41011564; 41011565 
(3) Website: http://www.sams.co.in