Recruiting Consultant - Proposal Team

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Recruiting Consultant – Proposal Team

Parsons is looking for a Proposal Recruiter to join our team. In this role you will be a pivotal member of a dynamic proposal recruiting team, strategically transitioning from one high-visibility program to the next, building teams that contribute to delivering a better world. If you relish challenges and are passionate about finding the best talent, this is your opportunity to join Parsons’ Proposal Staffing Center.

Parsons’ Proposal Recruiters are agile and innovative recruiting ninjas who enjoy advising and collaborating with colleagues in the markets and business development teams. 

What you'll get to do:

  • Support our Engineered Systems (ES) Business Unit with proposal requisitions responsible for staffing competitive proposals. ES covers: Military Munitions Response & Chemical Warfare Munitions Solutions; Health Infrastructure & R&D; Military Master Planning; Environmental Remediation including emerging contaminants such as PFAS; Public Health Solutions & Biosciences; Critical Infrastructure Protection

  • Accountable for the all pre-award staffing activity including key personnel identification and management, posting proposal requisitions, extending contingent offers and letters of intent, incumbent capture activities and day one staffing success.

  • Responsible for liaising with market and business development leaders to ensure all proposals are being properly tracked, staffed, and prioritized.

More About the Role:

  • The Proposal Staffing Center is responsible for full lifecycle pre-award recruiting activities as well as transition and day one staffing support.

  • Our proposal recruiters serve as trusted advisors to the market recruiting teams to ensure a collaborative approach to staffing pre and post award.

  • Our team executes comprehensive sourcing strategies to include optimization of sourcing technologies, social networking, recruitment marketing campaigns and innovative events.

  • Parsons’ Talent Acquisition team members enjoy brainstorming about hard to fill positions and engage Talent Acquisition Centers of Excellence to ensure all pipelines of candidates have been engaged (ie.military veteran hiring, early career hiring, internal candidates, employee referrals, and strategic hires).

The successful candidate can be based near our Virginia or Maryland office locations.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires A Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years recruiting highly cleared talent

  • Experience recruiting in the cleared market

  • Experience working in a government contract environment recruiting full lifecycle for a variety of skill sets and clearances

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to lead a team while working with diverse teams handling many tasks simultaneously, often with strict deadlines.

  • Experience supporting pre-award recruiting

  • Demonstrated ability to exceed industry standards for hiring

  • Experience with international hiring, including following local legalities and ensuring legal entities are established.

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Ability to work in a fast -paced environment

  • Strong oral & written skills

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Computer literacy (Microsoft, Workday)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range: 

$83,300.00 - $145,800.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.


Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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17,000+ Employees

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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