• Defense Acquisition Consultant - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-OH-Beavercreek
    ID
    2019-3095
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

     

    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.

    Responsibilities

    Our Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Consultants assist military clients with acquisition program management support in a wide range of disciplines including program management, acquisition logistics, test and evaluation, systems engineering, analysis, financial management, and contracting. This high performing team provides subject matter expertise, studies, and analyses to enable to the client to execute acquisition programs to procure, upgrade, and sustain military weapon systems.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Years of Experience: 3

     

    Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

     

    Must have minimum DOD Secret Clearance

     

    Certification(s) Desired: Project Management Professional (PMP) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II or above

     

    Knowledge Preferred:

    Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in a role within a Project Management Office for acquisition programs in the Department of Defense environment, emphasizing the following specialty areas: program management, logistics management, systems engineering, earned value management systems, governance, planning and controls, performance measurement and reporting, communications and stakeholder management.

     

    Skills Preferred:

    Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with, and a track record of, identifying and addressing client needs specific to federal project management, and federal consulting or federal project management: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; expertise in word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, scheduling, and other software systems; studies and analyses to include developing and documenting assumptions, conducting research, developing conclusions, and documenting results in both formal and informal templates.

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

     

    Disclaimer

    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.

     

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

     

    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.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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