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Guidehouse Policy and Strategy Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia
Job Family :
Strategy & Transformation Consulting
Travel Required :
Up to 10%
Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
Guidehouse is seeking a Strategy Specialist to join our Defense and Security Segment, where they will conduct analyses, develop strategic frameworks and plans, develop training plans, and leverage business processes and policy insights to identify programmatic enhancements to meet operational goals. This position will support a program in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
What You Will Do :
Conduct evaluations or organizational studies to simplify procedures, operate efficiently, and improve effectiveness
Lead the development of a strategy framework or design workshop to help an organization or program achieve its intended operational goals
Prepare for and lead/facilitate internal and external stakeholder discussions, client meetings, and briefings for executive leadership (including interviews and workshops) to inform support strategy ideation and design
Manage multiple concurrent assignments while ensuring technical accuracy, adherence to standards, and timely delivery of all products
Serve as a technical expert on executive-level project teams, providing interpretation and insights regarding current and/or future structure and behavior of an organization’s processes, systems, structure, personnel – so that they might better align with the organization’s core goals and strategic direction
Prepare a wide range of briefing materials and concise summaries of complex studies, evaluations, and data analyses to communicate program effectiveness and progress to senior leaders
Research private sector and attend industry events to brief CBP leadership on industry trade and sustainability practices.
What You Will Need :
US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust
5 years of relevant experience
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience in conducting research and analysis that has resulted in gaining a comprehensive understanding of a complex technical program, including processes, systems, training, data, and resources to identify recommendations to align with a program’s goals and strategic direction
Ability to adapt quickly and develop successful professional relationships with key stakeholders
Ability to provide an expert view into exceptionally complex problems and processes
Experience in performing industry benchmarking, and benchmarking against other federal government agencies’ processes, policies, operations, best practices, etc.
Ability to conduct environmental scans and analysis to inform strategy planning, strategic direction, and execution
Ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and knowledge of a client’s mission area to enhance the deliverables associated with a particular task order
Experience in providing technical assistance to the team in the areas of problem definition, analysis, requirements development, and implementation for complex solutions
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications including SharePoint
Experience conducting interviews or gathering feedback from external stakeholders
Experience working in DHS or CBP
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.
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 does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.