Opening is for senior-level consultant on the staff of a not-for-profit, government management consulting organization headquartered in Tysons, Virginia. This position may support a variety of projects from short term studies to long-term, on-site client support. Top candidates will have a record of performance leading teams on multiple, concurrent projects/engagements to and develop and deliver implementable solutions in fast-paced, deadline driven environments.
The candidate selected will provide consulting support services in the areas of logistics, readiness, and sustainment policy and process; acquisition and procurement policy; process improvement and change management; program management support; and other related activities
• Performs analysis and provides guidance to logistics/product support staff and leaders on the development and implementation of product support strategies; development and implementation of product support contract and organic support requirements; creation and implementation of governance and coordination frameworks; and, developing strategies to maximize mission effectiveness.
• Facilitates diverse stakeholder engagement through both informal working groups and formal Integrated Product Teams in support of enterprise strategies for managing mission assets and achieving cost wise readiness objectives.
• Employs extensive knowledge of Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPB&E), readiness, and acquisition policies, processes, and artifacts to inform capital planning and investment control initiatives.
• Engages client senior leaders and subject matter experts on a routine basis, including responding to short term requests for assistance and advice.
• Leads teams in the development, execution, and delivery of complex studies resulting in a variety of artifacts for clients including written reports, decision memos, and presentations
• Interacts with other company research analysts, government officials and commercial industry representatives to identify data and analysis requirements and structuring approaches to complex problems. The ability to work with technical and non-technical personnel is important for obtaining insight into operational logistics problems and identifying potential solutions
• Manages scope, schedule, cost, and quality of assigned task consistent with International Standard ISO 9001 and LMI internal quality and project management requirements
• Bachelors Degree required, graduate degree preferred in logistics management, financial management, systems engineering, project management or related degree
• 17 years’ experience with a bachelor's degree (or 15 years' experience with a master's degree) in working for or consulting with the federal government in logistics, program management, capital planning, or acquisition or procurement management.
• Knowledge and experience supporting of Dept. of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection programs, policies and operations.
• Superior communication skills, both oral and written, including demonstrated ability to develop products for senior executive review and approval
• Working understanding of highly technical systems involving non-intrusive detection capabilities is highly desired
• Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Access software
• Current, fully adjudicated CBP background investigation highly preferred; ability to obtain one is required
• Limited travel may be required (less than 10%)