Senior Business Development, Technical Recruiter - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.


ManTech’s FedCiv Talent Acquisition Business Development team is looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Business Development, Technical Recruiter that embraces goals, the customer mission, and challenges. 

The selected candidate will play an integral part in ManTech’s ability to win and strengthen ManTech’s presence and growth strategy across FedCiv agencies.  

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

Strategic Management

  • Act as a TA trusted advisor and SME to offer recommendations, guidance and direction for strategic hiring, market intelligence, hiring mechanics, hiring compliance

  • Support strategic business development efforts by creating “go to market” talent acquisition and hiring strategies, targeting Key Personnel and program incumbents

  • Collaborate and consult with hiring managers to understand and help write detailed and compelling job descriptions, determine effective screening questions, develop interview scorecards, and post requisitions

  • Participate in weekly Proposal Talent Acquisition meetings with key Capture, BD, Proposal and Program Leadership

  • Capture incumbent workforce intelligence, feed information back to BD team; help shape the bid

  • Coordinate with TA leadership and teams to ensure complete visibility and market awareness of ongoing and future opportunities to help drive Key Personnel hiring

  • Work with BD Recruiting Manager and program leadership to ensure proper TA resource alignment to offer support throughout the opportunity lifecycle: Gate 1 through Post Award Transition

Proposal Talent Acquisition

  • Responsible for a full requisition load (proposal and strategic hire), manage the full life cycle recruiting process for all positions

  • Recruit passive candidates and gauge chemistry to understand their motivation, rather than sell a role

  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management

  • Work directly with the BD Recruiting Manager to ensure immediate and constant proactive communication

  • Source talent by utilizing the ATS, job boards, postings, referrals, and attending events

  • Consult with candidates and guide them through the proposal timeline and hiring process

  • Screen talent to ensure candidates are qualified, cultural fits, and fully vetted for their interest in the role

  • Negotiate offers, prepare offer letter requests, and follows up to ensure success in closing candidates

Incumbent Capture

  • Work capture projects, drive market intelligence, and labor market research to educate and bring relevant awareness to business and proposal operations

  • Develop and deliver pre-award surge hiring and program transition kick-off’s to market operations

  • Lead 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 10%)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, or a related field, plus 4+ years of recruiting experience or minimum of 8 years’ of equivalent experience in leu of degree

  • Experience supporting various business development efforts to include recruiting for key personnel, performing labor mapping exercises, reading/interpreting U.S. government Requests for Proposals (RFP) and associated documents

  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing Incumbent Capture strategies and delivery

  • Experience recruiting key personnel for large programs ($100M+), preferably for the FedCiv customer market

  • Experience managing and working Virtual Career Fairs to attract technical talent holding clearances

  • Strong business acumen, understands program operations and how this role contributes to the business

  • Expert Boolean searcher, active recruiter who goes out and finds passive candidates

  • Proficient with Microsoft office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • In-depth knowledge OFCCP/EEO laws and regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, continually seeks new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering top talent Motivated to excel, competitive in nature, and able to work with little direct supervision in an extremely fast-paced environment

  • Networker, excellent organizational and sourcing skills, persuasive, and charismatic

  • Solutions oriented and creative with strong analytic skills and ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time

  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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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