Guidehouse Program Management Senior Consultant in Topeka, Kansas
Job Family :
Operational Effectiveness Consulting
Travel Required :
Up to 10%
Clearance Required :
What You Will Do :
This position is for a Program Manager – Senior Consultant for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. Duties include applying knowledge and experience in acquisition policies and procedures to procure and sustain Air Force weapon systems and subsystems throughout their life cycles. Program Management responsibilities include the following:
• Develop and document acquisition strategies for defense programs
• Evaluate courses of action for procurement options
• Provide subject matter expertise on DoD Instruction 5000 processes
• Develop, maintain, and analyze program schedules
• Draft briefings and position papers covering program issues
• Prepare documentation and presentation material for program milestones
The candidate may also be required to perform a wide range of acquisition program office activities, such as: gathering a variety of program information; conducting analyses; assisting in acquisition strategy planning; tracking, and scheduling; implementing contractor performance status systems; assisting in establishing and maintaining databases; assisting in developing and analyzing key program metrics; assisting in developing and integrating risk management plans and strategies; supporting program briefings; and effectively communicating recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.
What You Will Need :
Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET federal security clearance
A Bachelor's Degree
Experience with defense acquisition, aircraft sustainment or air logistics
Experience with requirements, scheduling or planning
Experience producing technical documentation for senior level government officials
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction in a changing environment
Clear understanding of the DoD acquisition and sustainment organizations
Experience working with Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, and Project
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II or above certification•
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface, brief officials at all levels within an organization
Experience building and/or analyzing program schedules
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Ability to multitask and prioritize with strong attention to detail
The annual salary range for this position is $74,900.00-$149,800.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Student Loan PayDown
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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