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NGO NGO Recruiters

Connecting transformative leaders to change-making organizations

Leading NGO Recruiters

NGOs play a critical part in campaigns aimed at mobilizing citizens at the community and national levels. NGOs help develop societies and improve communities by addressing hunger, assisting during natural disasters, providing medical care, and promoting equality and fairness in the justice system. As such, it is even more important to find a transformative leader with the capability to thrive and make a difference.

Keller, a premier executive recruitment agency, helps NGOs find the right person with the skills and track record to enhance the overall performance and success of the sector. We pride ourselves in having a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the NGO sector, allowing us to source the best candidates who meet the needs of our clients and their organizations.

What We Do

At Keller, we have a long history of understanding the issues and the unique complexities of the NGO sector. Our team of professional NGO recruitment experts matches clients from local or international organizations with superb candidates who can excel in leadership roles and meet the client’s sustainable development goals. We do this through:

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At Keller, we don’t dive into the search process without establishing what our client needs. Our team takes the time to understand our clients’ requirements and what their organization’s goals are before we proceed to search for the top talent to fill the gap.

During the assessment phase, our team conducts extensive evaluation, background checks, and reference checks on each potential candidate. Once our assessments are complete, we present clients with the shortlisted candidates.

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Talent Acquisition

Our search process is extensive and involves utilizing our extensive network of contacts and expertise to compile a list of candidates who meet the requirements of the job, no matter how complex the hiring brief.

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Organization Transformation

In today’s fast-paced world, hiring the right leaders is crucial in ensuring the success of each initiative. Putting the best talent at the helm also ensures the organization unlocks its full potential in the rapidly changing world.

Our Approach to NGO Recruiting


At Keller, we believe that your success is our success. As such, we do not rush the search and recruitment process with the aim of filling the open position in a short time. Instead, we focus on finding high-quality candidates with the ability to provide creative solutions to problems clients face in the NGO industry.

As part of our approach to recruitment, Keller professionals have a commitment to diversity and inclusion during the executive search process.

Our Specialist Fields


Keller executive recruitment professionals specialize in locating the best candidates for leadership and executive positions in the NGO industry. Those sectors include, but are not limited to:

  • Agriculture, Food & Nutrition
  • Civil Society Development
  • Community Development
  • Democracy & Good Governance
  • Disability
  • Employment & Labor
  • Environment
  • Family
  • Housing & Shelter
  • Immigration
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Refugee & Asylum Seekers
  • Youth & Adolescents

Positions We Fill


At Keller, we focus on filling top roles in the not-for-profit sector. Here is a selection of roles we fill in the NGO industry:

  • Fundraising, Development & Advancement Director
  • Country Director
  • Regional Director
  • Chief Executive Offer (CEO) or Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • NGO Consultants
  • Head of Programmes
  • Program or Project Director
  • Technical Advisor
  • Head of Supply Chain
  • Chief of Staff
  • Senior Executives
  • Advocacy, Campaign & Legal Directors
  • Nonprofit Executive Director
  • Support Services Director
  • Volunteer Services Director

Why Choose Keller as your NGO Recruitment Partner?


Most human resources departments do not have the capacity to conduct extensive recruitment processes to find talents for executive and leadership roles. This is where we come in.

Keller headhunters have access to a vast network of senior-level contacts with the passion and skills needed to serve and thrive in the NGO industry. The candidates we recruit also understand first-hand the various issues faced by clients in the non-profit industry.

Apart from our extensive network of candidates, our team of professional recruiters uses a collaborative approach to ensure successful placements. Our approach includes communicating with the client at every step of the recruitment process as well as offering support before, during, and after the placement.

Our Promise - The Right Hire


When you partner with Keller, we guarantee to offer a bespoke retained search service that is tailored to your business needs and goals. We also respect the privacy of clients and would never compromise their safety at any point before, during, and after our partnership.

In addition to privacy, we also conduct extensive background research, including reviewing social profiles and processing police checks, during the search process to find the perfect match for your business.

Keller is committed to delivering exceptional executive recruitment services to our clients in the NGO industry.

Ready to transform your organization with the right leadership? Talk to a Keller consultant today.