SAF/AQB - Acquisition Program Analyst (Senior)

Washington, DC /
Full Time - Exempt
/ On-site
Delta Solutions and Strategies is seeking an Acquisition Program Analyst (Senior) to potentially join our team in Washington DC. This position supports SAF/AQB which is responsible for providing administrative support needed to enable Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) activities.

***This position is contingent upon contract award and is expected to begin July 2023***

What you'll be doing:

    • Typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. May oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job
    • Collect, evaluate, and digitally organize files, papers, briefings, reports, and other materials using Microsoft Office programs
    • Prepare technical documents for publication and presentation, which includes basic and applied scientific research subject matter
    • Provide editing and writing support.
    • Compile reports and recommendations
    • Assist with publication review and printing
    • Develop and maintain a study master schedule that includes meetings, key dates, study panel personnel, contact information, and anticipated deliverable and out brief dates
    • Plan, organize, and execute meetings, out briefs, and events for large groups of people associated with studies, Science and Technology (S&T) Reviews, and quarterly board meetings
    • Make hotel reservations, coordinate/provide transportation, and organize meals for large groups of people associated with SAB studies, S&T Reviews, and quarterly board meetings
    • Request the submission or transfer of security clearance information for organizational personnel and track receipt
    • Assist with set up and use of IT support at meetings and events (Computer, Projector, Screen, and internet or network connection)
    • Research and analyze organizational or process issues and recommend solutions
    • Propose ideas to improve studies, S&T reviews, and quarterly board meetings
    • Research, analyze, and report on S&T trends that may affect SAB Studies
    • Research, analyze, and provide information on Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)/DAF scientific and programmatic studies (e.g., Defense Science Board (DSB), Nuclear Regulatory Committee (NRC), and Air Force Studies and Analysis Agency (AFSAA)
    • Write, review, and provide written material for official release
    • Research and analyze trends and factors that affect SAB studies, reviews, and resources
    • Draft briefings, papers, reports, responses to inquiries, descriptive summaries, meeting minutes, and detailed spreadsheets related to studies, S&T reviews, and quarterly board meetings
    • Draft reports and written material associated with FACA requirements
    • Coordinate executive officer support for the analyst position
    • Process travel vouchers in the Defense Travel System (DTS)
    • Draft briefings, papers, reports, responses to official inquiries, and descriptive summaries for Major Command (MAJCOM), Field Command (FIELDCOM) Air Staff, Space Staff, and other senior DAF and DOD organizations
    • Provide support to track the Suggestion Program, Freedom of Information Act, and Mandatory Declassification Review Cases
    • Propose, maintain, and report on travel budget for S&T reviews and study-related travel
    • Mark, label, secure, file and maintain all classified information associated with S&T reviews and studies using government approved and/or appropriated IT systems and/or storage devices
    • Handle confidential and classified (Secret/TS-SCI) information, correspondence, and communications

What you'll need:

    • MA/MS; 12 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree. BA/BS degree plus 8 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree.
    • Years of experience: >10
    • Experience in project management and research analysis to include relevant experience in the military or government
    • Familiarity with the DAF construct, have experience working with senior government executives, a solid understanding of DoD protocol, and experience in conducting detailed studies
    • TS/SCI Security Clearance
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