AECOM Proposal Staffing Associate in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

AECOM International Development is seeking a Proposal Staffing Associate to work in our Arlington, VA office. The Proposal Staffing Associate will recruit for primarily USAID-funded proposals. The ideal candidate is driven, eager and able to use their creative skills to develop lasting relationships with both candidates and proposal managers. The candidate should excel in solving problems and producing solutions, such as developing unique staffing strategies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify personnel for donor-funded (mostly USAID) proposals

  • Developing staffing strategy, sourcing candidates, drafting advertisements, screening resumes, conducting interviews, salary verification, checking references, drafting offer letters, negotiating compensation packages, and mobilization

  • Manage complex staffing assignments that require creative application of social media, networking and referrals to address specific staffing 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.

  • Travel internationally as needed to manage the recruitment of in-country personnel for proposals.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 3 years of professional 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

  • Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • High-urgency and creative candidate sourcing experience

  • Previous proposal recruitment on USAID-funded opportunities

  • Foreign language fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic

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

  • Experience living or working in a developing country

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

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202496BR

Clearance Required No

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.