Title: Director International Recruiting
Telephone: +1 703 516 7748
Languages: English, Romanian, Spanish (intermediate)
Education: M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Florida
B.S., Economics, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Andreea Capanu has over 14 years of professional experience that spans international recruitment, marketing, and finance in both international development and the private sector. She has over 10 years’ experience managing all aspects of the international recruitment process, providing complete full life-cycle recruitment services for overseas positions for U.S. and international staff on USAID, World Bank, DOS, MCC, ADB, and other donor-funded projects. Ms. Capanu has demonstrated on-the-ground recruitment experience and has carried out capture trips and start-up activities in Central and South East Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and West and East Africa.
As Director of International Recruiting at Nathan, Ms. Capanu has myriad responsibilities. Among these, she manages and participates in a team that recruits qualified candidates internationally and domestically for new business/proposal development, open positions on ongoing projects, and candidates for corporate positions for Nathan’s diverse set of USG, international, and private sector clients. She oversees the development of the personnel sections and contributes to the management section of proposals. In addition, she trains and mentors junior-level staff members and represents Nathan at networking functions and at meetings with clients, chiefs of party, and team leaders, and leads key personnel interviews.
Before coming to Nathan, Ms. Capanu was Recruitment Manager at Creative Associates International, where she led a recruitment team that contributed to new business opportunities resulting in over $500 million in revenues in FY16, the most successful year in the company’s history. Before Creative Associates, Ms. Capanu was Deputy Directory for International Recruitment/New Business Development at ACDI/VOCA.