Senior Recruiter

Saic Chantilly , VA 22022

Posted 1 week ago


The Recruiter will partner with Hiring Managers and Program Managers to drive recruiting process, meet business objectives, and fill open positions. Responsible for managing multiple programs through strong client management and establishing recruiting best practices by creating buy in with the clients and customers. Consistently creates and executes against recruiting strategies providing a diverse candidate pool ensuring successful program delivery. Advises Managers on the best approach to fill a position and escalates barriers to success appropriately. Contributes to and supports enterprise-wide recruiting initiatives and priorities.


Account Management

  • Aligning business objectives and priorities with recruiting activities (sourcing, interview days, offer management)

  • Partnering with Hiring Managers to meet business objectives

  • Proactively establishing and identifying recruiting process enhancements to ensure strong candidate pipeline for all skillsets

Requisition Management

  • Assists managers with defining and validating key position requirements (i.e. defining education, experience, technical knowledge, and competencies). Assists with content for job postings

  • Labor Market Expertise: Educates Manager on market trends which may impact ability to fill (Salary, Skill Set availability)

  • Ensures hiring managers prioritize position requirements based on business needs

Sourcing, Screening, and Candidate Management

  • Crafts and communicates external recruiting strategies and provides timely updates to hiring managers

  • Actively sources candidates utilizing all available resources

  • Conducts phone screens for all candidates submitted

  • Tracking of candidate & requisition progress in ATS

Selection, Offer Management, and Onboarding

  • Reviews interviewers' recommendations or participates in/ leads selection decision-making (hiring) discussions.

  • Negotiates, prepares, and extends new-hire offers.

  • Effectively negotiates offers with high closure rate.

  • Ensures all contingencies are met prior to new hire orientation and hiring managers are advised of any potential delays.


Bachelor's degree and 5+ years related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Skills:

  • He/she must be results-oriented; customer-service focused and possesses strong organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills.

  • Proven track record of working in a fast-paced, complex, and deadline-oriented environment.

  • Experienced in building networks to find qualified passive candidates.

  • Demonstrated experience in change management, establishing trust and credibility, working independently, interviewing and negotiating skills.

  • Requires the ability to actively provide recruiting support to multi-site operations and be capable of effectively building positive work partnerships with geographically dispersed multiple staff levels.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications and applicant tracking systems.

  • Required Competencies Include: Client Management/Advisory Skills, Recruitment/Sourcing Expertise, Business Acumen, Process Management/Driving the Process, Ability to Deal with Ambiguity & Complexity, Strong Written & Verbal Communication, Sense of Urgency

Desired Skills:

  • An understanding of compensation and benefits from a recruiting standpoint, as well as an understanding of OFCCP regulations and FLSA compliant staffing procedures is desired.

  • Experience with Taleo is desirable.

  • Recruiting experience in a corporate setting supporting DoD government contracts, and experience in recruiting candidates with clearances.

  • Experience recruiting cleared IT professionals and Intel Analysts.

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