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Congressional Affairs Analyst

Congressional Affairs Analyst
Organization: CACI
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 04/02/2024

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is seeking a Congressional Affairs Specialist Analyst to support the US Navy’s Team Submarine Director of Strategic Communications and all associated offices with congressional tasking and public affairs. In this role, you will compile, analyze, and distribute relevant Congressional and Governmental policy to the entire Team Submarine organization. This information will include legislation, markups, reclamas, and other associated documents. You will also prepare briefs and other strategic communications for committee staff members, congressional leaders, and other government stakeholders. This position will be a high visibility, fast paced endeavor within an exciting, rapidly growing organization.

This is a hybrid schedule position. Must be able to work some days onsite at the Washington Navy Yard. Telework permitted 1-2 days per week. A minimum Secret-level clearance is required prior to hire.

More About the Role:

  • Track and process Team Submarine congressional taskers that affect Team Submarine, ensuring they are written in a clear, concise manner for Congressional audiences and chopped by the appropriate program offices before providing to the front office for timely review by the TSUB front office. Maintain response timelines to ensure timely responses.
  • Coordinate with Navy Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), FMBE, NAVSEA and other Navy stakeholders in developing and tracking responses to Congressional RFI’s.
  • Assist with coordination of the standard messaging (content, format, themes) across all of Team Submarine program offices with Congress.
  • Provide daily updates to Team Submarine on upcoming Congressional actions to ensure Team Submarine is apprised of the latest events.
  • Review and analyze congressional reports and legislation to provide updates, synopsis and impacts to Team Submarine.
  • Preparation and participation in meetings, working groups, and testing efforts as necessary to support the areas above.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Three (3) to Six (6) years professional experience in program analysis, program management or strategic communications.
  • Two (2) years experience conducting Congressional affairs for US Govt agency and/or prior experience as Congressional staffer
  • Familiarity with Congress, its committees, and the processes for Appropriations and the annual National Defense Authorization Act. Able to research proposed legislation and discern possible impacts to programs and policies.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Demonstrated experience juggling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Exhibit strong and professional communication and management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Active Secret DoD Clearance is required.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • 5 or more years of experience with Navy Acquisition programs and their communications, interactions, preparations, messaging and responses to Congressional inquiries, hearings, testimony and Requests for Information (RFI).

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

This position is contingent on funding and may not be filled immediately. However, this position is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range: There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$71,500 – $150,200

Learn more here

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