PSC Recruiting & Contracts Portfolio Lead


About the organization

For more than 60 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With more than 20,000 employees on all seven continents and in more than 70 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. Our headquarters is in Falls Church, Virginia. Find us online at

PAE is a government contractor subject to the executive order requiring employees to be vaccinated unless they qualify for an exemption due to religious accommodation or for medical reasons.


Serve as Acting Deputy Manager, as needed. Assist Deputy Manager with onboarding and training of new staff. Assist Deputy Manager with reviewing recruiting/contract actions and documents for accuracy and completeness. Supervise one to two recruiting and contracts teams that are responsible for all recruitment and contract actions for at least 1-2 BHA offices/divisions.
Ensure strong and timely communication and management of the Team Leads and Portfolio Teams productivity. Responsible for oversight and management of the assigned portfolio teams producing and drafting of all recruiting and contracting documents, solicitations, selection memos and contract documents. Understand government regulations and facilitate the USPSC recruitment and contracts process for a portfolio of USPSC recruitments, including serving as a primary point of contact and managing communication with current and potential applicants, agency staff, and the public. Provide administrative support from preparing and posting job solicitations, to collecting application materials, facilitating the technical evaluation process, and checking references and academic credentials. Responsible for administrative tasks related to PSC recruiting and contracting including maintaining files, answering contract questions for candidates, and reporting on ongoing recruitments and contract processes. Performs quality control checks and ensures that all recruiting and contract documents are error-free and accurate.


Education: Master’s Degree with 8 years of experience; BA/BS with 15 years of relevant experience; less than BA/BS, 20 years of relevant experience.

Required Experience: At least 8 years or more of US government procurement and/or contracting experience (FAR, ADS and AIDAR), including demonstrated understanding of and experience with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures governing contracting operations. Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. Experience supervising direct reports or working as a recruiter or contracts specialist for at least 2 years

Preferred Experience: Experience working with USAID procurement and contracting, ideally with Personal Services Contracts (PSCs)

The PSC Recruiting & Contracts Manager must be willing to occasionally work outside of regular office hours as needed to meet deadlines and participate in meetings with those located in different time zones.

This is primarily a sedentary position but performance of the job will require the employee to talk, hear, and use hands to complete tasks. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

Application instructions

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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