Our Public Sector Group is growing, and we are currently seeking individuals with experience in program and project management to augment our programmatic support to the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T). Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today’s ever-changing environment. In response, S&T’s mission is to provide innovative scientific and technological solutions to address the nation's homeland security challenges. This position is located in Washington, DC.
- Assist Federal program managers in executing DHS research and development programs and projects within the research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) process.
- Provide input to project scope, schedule, and budget based on an understanding of the program lifecycle; assist in defining requirements.
- Maintain and update project baselines; monitor deliverables; assess documents, plans and applications; conduct quality reviews of projects and tasks.
- Prepare technical presentations and other materials to support project functions. Leads activities to identify project risks and assist in developing mitigation strategies.
- Draft correspondence, reports, white papers, spreadsheets, communications products, briefs, and other documentation to support project objectives. Maintain and track action items.
- Assist in developing and tracking procurement requests to support various acquisition approaches for the program/project. Draft the documents supporting a procurement.
- Make recommendations and develop draft messaging for timely and appropriate internal and external communications related to the program/project.
- Attend program and technical meetings as required and prepare meeting summaries.
- Plan, organize, attend, and facilitate program reviews, site visits, and technical workshops as needed. Coordinate scheduling with participants, provide logistical requirements to attendees, assist Federal PM in developing materials, and capture meeting minutes.
- BA/BS and 5 years of professional experience.
- Active security clearance and ability to obtain DHS suitability.
- Ability to work independently, to demonstrate initiative, and function productively in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to interface effectively and professionally with government leadership.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.
- Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access) and the SharePoint platform.
- Experience working in government-funded R&D and/or with the research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) process in general is a plus.
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