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Senior Policy Analyst

Senior Policy Analyst
Organization: Bowhead
Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 02/07/2024

Overview

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST (NGB):

Bowhead is seeking a strong Senior Policy Analyst to support Headquarters National Guard Bureau (NGB) in Arlington, VA who can review and evaluate legislation and policies, determine the benefits and drawbacks of existing policies, and propose suggestions to improve the effects of policies. This contract is tasked with providing strategic planning and policy analysis and implementation management support to the Joint Staff, National Guard Bureau.

Responsibilities

  • Identify legal flaws in policies and recommend amendments, and edit and amend policy drafts as required.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and Senior Leadership to determine needs and goals of policies.
  • Gather data and produce reports on the qualitative and quantitative analysis and brief Senior Leadership.
  • Attend monthly meetings of various workgroups in the NGB J1 portfolio.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field is highly preferred.
  • Ten (10+) minimum years of experience in Policy Analysis within DoD.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the legal aspects affecting NGB and DoD policies.
  • Possess an excellent understanding of the relevant NGB conditions.
  • Have high organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have good interpersonal and social skills and the ability to work closely with various leadership levels to accomplish mission.
  • Exceptional team player with a strong ability to contribute positively to a team environment. Able to sit in front of a computer screen for long hours at a time analyzing data.
  • Experience with and able to utilize the NGB Task Management Tool (TMT).
  • Have intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and GANTT programs.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED

Must hold and be able to maintain security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

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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. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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 company recognized as a top Alaska Native Corporation providing services across the Department of Defense and many federal agencies. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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