Recruiting Manager, Business Development - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a Recruiting Manager, Business Development.  In this role you will support the Mission Solutions and Services Group within ManTech.  ManTech is experiencing incredible growth right now and it’s a great time to join the team!

This role supports our business development team by recruiting and hiring strategic hires, recruiting key personnel, and additional value-adding activities.  In this position you will also responsible for incumbent intelligence gathering and labor market research that directly shapes our bids.  Finally, upon proposal submission you’ll provide a full hand off to one of our business unit Recruiting teams including collaboratively determining the transition strategy upon award.

About us: We’re building the best recruiting team around the beltway.  We’re investing in tools, technologies, employment branding initiatives, and we’re making hires to ensure we’re best positioned to win the ongoing war for talent. Our Recruiters are full cycle, but we have a coordinator team to support you and a sourcing team that focuses on building talent pools for our go-to skill sets. 

About you: You thrive off of filling tough reqs.  You blend a mix of elegant sourcing techniques, excellent closing skills, grit, and a dash of business acumen together to produce results that hiring managers crave.  You’re also a leader, you help your teammates, share your knowledge, and make others around you better. 

Essential duties include:

  • Responsible for a req-load of 5 – 15 active requisitions (proposal and strategic hire)
  • Recruits for indirect business development and capture roles
  • Leads small team of one Principal BD Recruiter, takes on additional leadership responsibility as this team grows
  • Consults with hiring managers, crafts detailed and compelling job descriptions, determines effective screening questions, and posts requisitions
  • Sources talent by utilizing the ATS, job boards, postings, referrals, and attending events
  • Consults with candidates, finds out what drives them and guides candidates through the proposal and hiring process
  • Screens talent to ensure candidates are: qualified, cultural fits, and fully vetted for their interest in the role
  • Submits applicants to hiring manager and schedules interviews, assists hiring manager in decision process
  • Negotiates offers, prepares offer letter requests, and follows up to ensure success in closing candidates
  • Conducts labor market research, and captures incumbent workforce intelligence, feeds information back to BD team; helps shape the bid
  • May author staffing plans, transition plans, or attend color team reviews
  • Leads the work of one other Recruiter
  • Attends/conducts meetings with hiring managers
  • Leads special projects as assigned; including funded requisitions, new contract transitions, corporate projects including process improvement, or innovation initiatives
  • May travel for site visits, career fairs, or contract transitions (travel percentage is 5% - 10%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, or a related field
  • Seven or more years of recruiting experience in the government contracting industry; experience in a pre-deployment or recruiting coordinator role will be considered
  • Experience recruiting key personnel for proposals is required
  • Staffing agency experience preferred
  • Business acumen, understands program operations and finance and how this role contributes to the business
  • Confident and capable of respectfully pushing back with hiring managers
  • Motivated to excel, competitive in nature, does not confuse “effort” with “results”
  • Expert Boolean searcher, active recruiter who goes out and finds passive candidates
  • Excellent sales skills, persuasive, and charismatic
  • Great organizer, on top of all issues and does not waste time presenting weak candidates
  • Solutions oriented and creative, out of the box thinker, identifies ways of working smartly
  • Proficient with Microsoft office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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