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Program Analyst

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :
Operational Effectiveness Consulting
Travel Required :
Up to 10%
Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Secret
What You Will Do :
The Program Analyst would lead stakeholder engagement and communications for the Guidehouse team supporting the Public Sector Diplomacy Client. The client is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing U.S. policies, both within the UN system and in abroad range of non-UN organizations, as they relate to financial, budgetary, administrative, and management issues, as well as promoting U.S. citizen employment in international organizations through public outreach and diplomatic engagement. Significant resources are expended every year to support these efforts, and it is important for the client to accurately measure program performance and effectiveness to understand the impact these resources are having, inform future programming decisions, and better tell its story.
The client requires support in understanding and using data to better measure and make decisions on the strategic impact and effectiveness of its contributions to and support of international organizations. The client also desires an understanding of how well its multiple lines of effort advance U.S. foreign policy objectives. Guidehouse has established a framework for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), data management, data visualization and analysis, and organizational change management efforts by better measuring the impact of client activities against Agency strategies and priorities.
The Program Analyst will work on the communications workstream with the client, support stakeholder engagement across the bureau, and support change management initiatives. The Program Analyst will support data collection activities, work with client stakeholders to identify data needs, and effectively communicate client data activities to technical and non-technical audiences. Candidates must have experience working with Public Diplomacy Agency stakeholders. Successful candidates will have experience with client and program management and policy analysis, work well in a collaborative environment, think creatively, thrive under pressure, and be able to adjust to shifting priorities quickly. Candidates will possess effective diplomatic, time management, and oral and written communication skills.
What You Will Need :

  • THREE (3) years of professional experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET federal security clearance

    What Would Be Nice To Have :

    • An ACTIVE and CURRENT SECRET federal security clearance

    • Skilled in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis

    • Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables in a fast-paced environment

    • Knowledge and understanding of project management principles and the phases of project management (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring, Closure)

    • Experience planning and executing projects of varying degrees of complexity, preferably projects that involve serving a client and engaging directly with the client throughout project performance.

    • Experience in strategic planning on an office/team and Bureau-level

    • Bachelor's degree in international relations, international security studies, political science, or equivalent

    • Attention to detail, and the ability to create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations

    • Ability to view problems from multiple angles and apply a variety of solutions to solving them

    • Ability to participate in and lead client-facing discussions and meetings

    • Ability to synthesize information quickly and effectively.

    • Desire to support public sector clients with a foreign assistance mission

    • Advanced degree in international relations, international security studies, political science, or equivalent

    • Experience in SharePoint management and design

      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.
      Benefits include:

      • 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

      • Mobility Stipend

        About Guidehouse
        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 . 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.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Jefferson City , Program Analyst, Professions , Jefferson City, Missouri

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