• Senior Management Consultant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management
  • Overview

    LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated to advancing the management of government. We operate free of political and commercial bias, and we gauge our success by the mission outcomes we enable our government clients to achieve. Our clients value our objectivity, deep government IQ, and expertise in logistics, analytics, information technology, and management consulting. We seek talented, hardworking people who share our passion for public service and want to join us in solving the most pressing challenges in government management.


    LMI is seeking a full-time Senior Management Consultant with significant Department of Defense (DoD) experience to lead an exciting and meaningful project for the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness / Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs / Reserve Integration. The candidate will lead a team supporting the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program (irt.defense.gov). Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) is a Department of Defense (DoD) military training opportunity, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that delivers joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness. Simultaneously, IRT provides key services with lasting benefits for our American communities. This position is located primarily at the Pentagon but with partial time at LMI Headquarters in Tysons, VA. 


    • eads a team of 5+ advisory service professionals supporting all aspects of the lifecycle of the IRT program including strategic planning, risk management, program accountability, stakeholder engagement, social media implementation, process improvement, organizational design and assessment, financial management, and operational oversight and metrics.
    • Works closely on a daily basis with the IRT Director. Briefs senior leadership within and outside of DoD and prepares the IRT Director to brief senior leadership.
    • Directs and closely manages significant data team activities to include requirements gathering, agile sprint sessions, system pilots, and feedback implementation. This represents a significant portion of the contract.
    • Uses innovation, creativity, and flexibility to solve complex challenges, sometimes with little advanced notice.
    • Works with the IRT Operations Officer to facilitate quarterly workshops for military IRT Program Managers, implement Program Manager onboarding sessions, and track application processes and After Action Reports (AARs).
    • Conducts approximately 3-4 site visits per year to IRT mission locations.
    • Oversees the communication team’s planning of an IRT workshop that draws over 100 military participants annually.
    • Responds to community requests, congressional inquiries, and other requests for information about the program.



    • At least 3 years experience managing complex, fast-paced projects for the Department of Defense (e.g. as a civilian, military, contractor).
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus 6 years work experience progressively taking on more complex assignments; or Master’s degree plus 4 years work experience progressively taking on more complex assignments.
    • Experience managing the full lifecycle of IT projects.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable engaging diplomatically with stakeholders at all levels of local, state, and federal government, as well as non-governmental organizations.
    • Knowledge of or significant interest in domestic civil-military relations.
    • Experience leading a team with a demonstrated interest in coaching, developing, and mentoring team members.
    • Willingness to travel domestically up to 15% of time, including to geographically remote locations.



    • Current or prior military experience (especially in the Guard or Reserve).
    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
    • Certified PMI-ACP Agile certification, Scrum Master certification, or experience with ServiceNow or similar platform data development.
    • At least 3 years experience managing projects for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    • Experience liaising with Congressional staff.



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