AECOM Recruiter in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Recruiter

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM's International Development team is seeking an International Recruiter to work in our Arlington, VA office. The International Recruiter will recruit for primarily USAID-funded programs and proposals as well as AECOM’s home office, corporate positions. The ideal candidate is driven, eager and able to use their creative skills to develop lasting relationships with both candidates and hiring managers. The candidate should excel in solving problems and producing solutions, such as developing unique recruitment strategies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit personnel for donor-funded (mostly USAID) proposals, projects, and corporate openings

  • Full life-cycle recruiting to include; developing recruiting strategy, sourcing candidates, drafting advertisements, screening resumes, conducting interviews, salary verification, checking references, drafting offer letters, negotiating compensation packages, and mobilization/on-boarding;

  • Manage complex recruitment assignments that require creative application of social media, networking and referrals to address specific recruitment challenges;

  • Ensure compliance with all governmental and client employment specifications, as well as, AECOM’s policies and procedures;

  • Draft the staffing sections of the proposal, partnering with technical development staff in drafting summary statements highlighting the team’s technical expertise and experience; and,

  • Assist proposal teams in developing appropriate staffing plans according to proposal requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 3 years of full life-cycle, international development recruitment experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse teams and handle many tasks simultaneously, often with inflexible tight deadlines

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with internal clients and external candidates, both verbally and in writing

  • Must be able and willing to travel internationally on short notice

Preferred Qualifications

  • High-urgency and creative candidate sourcing experience

  • Experience with compensation and employment rules and regulations under US Government-funded activities

  • Experience living or working in a developing country

  • Previous USAID experience

  • Fluency in Arabic, Spanish, or French

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category International Development

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176039BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.