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Guidehouse Operational and Executive Support Lead in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Family :

Technology Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do:

Guidehouse supports programs and initiatives for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at a large federal agency. The Operational and Executive Support Lead will have the opportunity to help shape and execute these strategic priorities. They will become a central member of our client’s front office team, assessing our customer's current posture, establishing roadmaps, working with vendors on both technical and non-technical solutions to the client’s financial practices, and supporting high-collateral, fast-paced, initiatives with executive-level visibility. You should expect to have the ability to complete the following activities on a regular basis:

  • Build and maintain a trusting relationship with a key Government executive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Identification and drafting of key deliverables and reports due to the OCIO and executive-level leadership. These deliverables may include technical topics such as Cybersecurity initiatives like Zero Trust or compliance topics such as responding to Congressional inquiries or audits.

  • Working with finance staff to conduct project-cost estimations and assist the CISO with recording funding for key priority initiatives for the department.

  • Coordinating across multiple federal teams and with executives to collect input on strategic plans.

  • Tracking task completion and providing updates to senior leadership.

  • Supporting program management through the facilitation of routine processes such as staff meetings, project planning, schedule management, reporting, and monitoring of performance indicators, risks and issues.

  • Designing, implementing, and improving business processes and workflows.

What You Will Need :

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust.

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • THREE (3) or more years of relevant experience in a supporting role.

  • Exceptional social skills, relationship building abilities, tact and confidence to build trust with a key Government executive.

  • Experience working with data sets, policy research/writing, and/or document analysis.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • An ACTIVE and CURRENT TOP SECRET federal security clearance.

  • Masters degree.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • EIGHT (8) or more years of experience managing large and complex technology integration projects.

  • Knowledge of using Microsoft tools

  • Desire to be responsible for a process from end-end and work interpedently to ensure its success.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Flexible, customer-centric approach to support rapidly changing business needs and new priorities.

  • Aptitude for multitasking and strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to identify and address client needs, build solid relationships with clients and customers, and communicate in an organized and knowledgeable manner.

  • Subject matter expertise relating to government agencies' relationship with the United States Congress and other branches of government.

  • Experience working within or interacting with the United States Congress is a plus.

  • Knowledge of the cybersecurity landscape including the latest trends and mandates within the federal government and industry including Zero Trust.

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.