Congressional Affairs Analyst

05 Jan, 2021


Congressional Affairs Analyst

Alexandria, VA

Congressional Affairs Analyst (ASAALT-20-1838-F):

Bowhead is seeking a Congressional Affairs Analyst to support the OASA(ALT) in Washington, DC. The Congressional Affairs Analyst will conduct historical research, assist in preparing technical analysis and Congressional hearing summaries, and perform legislative tracking, monitoring and quick reaction analysis and other related tasks. Analysis includes assessment of legislation having budgetary impacts on Army acquisition programs, as well as maintenance of a database containing summaries of relevant legislation and proposed funding level for Army programs.

Other Duties may include:
• Provide liaison to the Office of the Chief of Legislative Liaison (OCLL) staff, and coordinate testimony preparation and presentation.
• Update the database and deliver both electronic and paper copies to OASA(ALT) within forty-eight (48) to seventy-two (72) hours of the filing and release of Congressional Marks and Language contained in the reports and bills from the Congressional Defense Committees.
• Provide support and continuity to the Congressional Affairs Contact Officer (CACO) function by assisting the CACO administrator in assigning and tracking Congressional actions. As well as assist the Director, Congressional Affairs with the timely completion of responses for the Congressional record and requests for information from Congress.
• Develop and publish the Letter of Instruction (LOI) for Smart Charts in preparation for DASC Parades.
• Review on an annual basis the database that supports this effort and make recommendations to the Director, Congressional Affairs, for improvements that include input from the DASCs.
• Publish the LOI for DASC Parades, track the accomplishment of milestones and report to the Director, Congressional Affairs on a daily basis accomplishments and deficiencies.
• Support and attend the Army Acquisition Information Management (AIM) conference twice a year or an equivalent venue/function.
Requirements • Technical analyst with an advanced technical degree and two to five (2-5) years of experience. Additional experience may substitute degree.
• Possess advanced management, analytical, technical and communications skills.
• Well experienced in project coordination and congressional acquisition issues support.
• Demonstrated experience in the development of SmartCharts.
• 5+ years of experience with DASC Parades and extensive knowledge of the legislative process.
• Experience working with Defense appropriation and authorization committees and Professional Staff Members (PSM).
• Experience preparing Congressional Testimony for Army Senior Leaders (ASL).
• Experience reviewing Congressional Marks and Language from Defense committees and informing Army leadership.
• Strong research and analytical background and a thorough understanding of the Army and Congressional budget process.
• At least five (2) years of experience at the HQDA-level and DoD budget process.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must have an active security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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Job posted: 2021-01-05