PAE, Inc Senior Recruiter in Ashburn, Virginia

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Senior Recruiter

Senior Recruiter

Ashburn, VA / Telecommute

PAE has an opportunity for a Senior Recruiter to join our team at our office in Ashburn, VA with flexibility for telecommuting. In this role, you will be responsible for the recruitment and administration of recruiting and processes for a variety of positions.

As a Senior Recruiter on the Talent Acquisition team, you will:

  • Identify, recruit, qualify, and close candidates for a range of positions, generally requiring clearance or suitability to work on government programs

  • Partner with your internal clients, such as Program Managers and Leads, to build, manage, and deliver upon strategies to identify and hire talent and to keep them well informed of progress, initiatives, and challenges.

  • Facilitate communications cycles with all stakeholders; develop and present reports on recruiting activity. Be the main point of contact for your areas of responsibility for program stakeholders; maintain awareness of all recruiting activity for your areas at all times.

  • Drive process improvement to support continuous improvement and delivery of results

  • Develop and execute comprehensive recruiting strategies a variety of tools such as direct sourcing, resume databases, social networking, marketing campaigns, hiring events, and creative techniques to drive interest to our job postings

  • Work closely with and provide direction to the recruiting coordinator(s) to ensure the timely and accurate completion of all administrative and compliance functions related to recruiting and candidate experience

  • Work with the Program Management and Human Capital teams to ensure mutual awareness of active vacancies, future planned needs, priorities, hires, coordinate starts, etc.

  • Maintain recruiting metrics for the program and provide regular and ad-hoc reporting on activity. Ensure that all candidate tracking is complete, timely, and accurate.

  • Work closely with the personnel security team to ensure accurate information exchange with regards to candidates throughout the clearance process.

In order to be successful in this role, we expect that qualified candidates will have the following experience, education, skills and knowledge:

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and process management skills as well as attention to detail

  • Proven ability to handle a large volume of positions

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; Comfortable presenting to groups

  • 5+ years of experience in Recruiting

  • Previous experience in Recruiting with a Federal Contractor preferred

  • Recruiting and/or Sourcing experience with Service Contract Act (SCA)/Wage Determined (WD) candidates is desirable

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience working in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) required, Workday Recruit is a plus

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others

  • Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company’s goals

  • Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements

  • Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times

  • Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, office equipment; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.