Policy Analyst

27 Aug, 2020


Policy Analyst

Washington, DC (Remote)

Position Description

  • ‚ÄčIdentifies, researches and develops short- and long-term policy priorities to assist in the formulation of strategic policy, guidance and prioritization activities.
  • Prepares written narrative and analytical reports, memoranda, summaries, policy and research findings for review and approval. Briefs stakeholders on relevant issues through PowerPoint presentations, facilitated discussions and full reports.
  • Conducts research and statistical analysis of policy issues as required
  • Acts as team member and provides facilitation and focus groups discussions. Develops agendas, creates materials, tracks meeting notes/minutes, liaises with group members, assembles panels of experts, and provides administrative support.
  • Engages in industry outreach to increase knowledge of trends in applicable areas
  • Analyzes existing policies, laws, agencies guidance regulations to identify policy gaps or inconsistencies, assess policy impact, and identify opportunities for improvement in issuing government wide policies.
  • Conducts quantitative analysis on data available. Determines best practices and suggests policy changes based on findings.
  • Develops and conducts survey research relating to agency/technology issues.
  • Designs standard forms and procedural manuals, as well as related materials, to be utilized when collecting data (e.g. questionnaires, charts and graphs) and/or providing briefing material.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • 3-5 years experience in relevant field
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional research, analysis and writing skills
  • Strong verbal presentation skills
  • Awareness of US public policy
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise text
  • Research experience in public policy and government affairs
  • Strong organizational and inter-personal skills

Desirable Skills

  • Active Public Trust or security clearance
  • Ability to present to senior executive government personnel

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Job posted: 2020-08-27