The Cadmus Group

Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/19/2024 1:23 PM)
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What You’ll Be Doing


Cadmus seeks a Talent Acquisition Manager to lead, manage, and coordinate organization-wide efforts to ensure that all recruiting activities are aligned with the goals of the organization. This position leads the full life cycle recruitment processes that sources and hires the best talent for Cadmus.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading collaborative recruiting programs and initiatives using a data-driven focus. The Talent Acquisition Manager sets priorities for recruiting goals and implements improvements aligned to corporate strategic imperatives. This role is responsible for leading efforts for corporate, domestic (US) and international, and contingent/proposal roles. You will lead a team of recruiting professionals and report to the CHRO.


Who We Are


At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That is why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you will collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.


Cadmus’ mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.


Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


  • Builds trusted partnerships throughout the organization in support of the recruiting function.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs recruiting programs.
  • Directs management of overall resources to ensure timely/quality response to internal customer needs.
  • Create, maintain, and analyze weekly staffing reports for the senior executive team.
  • Meets with managers on an on-going basis to identify and review requirements and responsiveness to organizational needs.
  • Hires, trains, manages, and mentors new and existing recruitment staff, communicating performance goals and operating procedures, offering consistent performance feedback and resolution to complex problems.
  • Develops and implements creative sourcing strategies, processes and activities related to the identification and attraction of top talent across functions and levels – building a pipeline of talent while driving organizational and process improvements.
  • Introduces creative leading edge recruiting techniques to enhance effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction while reducing time to hire and cost per hire.
  • Leverages knowledge in all areas of sourcing such as the internet, social media, networking, employee referrals, job postings, internship program, as well as conducting open houses and virtual job fairs.
  • Manages the full life cycle recruitment and coordination with larger HR Team for candidate onboarding.
  • Works closely with the HR Technology team to collect and coordinate aggregate data for talent pool and uses data analysis to drive deliberate action plans at the appropriate levels that include all compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for the recruitment of all leverage positions.


  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 15+ years of experience and at least 5 years in a management role.        
  • Recruitment experience in Federal Contracting with civilian agencies and International Development, preferably with USAID experience.
  • Excellent leadership skills coupled with strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills coupled with effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, and delegate when appropriate.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times demanding environment.
  • Extensive experience with applicant tracking tools (iCIMS tool knowledge a plus) to include OFCCP and affirmative action plan requirements.
  • Strong presentation skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Thorough understanding of recruiting methods and best practices, as well as applicable policies and federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.


Additional Information


Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen. Office location is Arlington, Virginia in the Ballston area and this role is hybrid with three days required in office.


Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits.


The minimum starting salary for this position is $160,000. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness.


Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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