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Chenega Corporation IT Strategic Planning Consultant in Arlington, Virginia



Company Job Title: IT Strategic Planning Consultant (FITARA)

Chenega Job Title: Subject Matter Specialist VIII, Advisor

Clearance: Secret

Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 1-07=2020

Approved Date: 1-07-2020


ChESS is seeking a IT Strategic Planning Consultant (FITARA) to provide support to implement the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). In response to FITARA USAID has made several changes to the Agency acquisition policy and processes and as a result, the M/CIO now has broadened responsibilities in the areas of IT planning, budgeting, and acquisition.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Coordinating with Client Services on incoming requirements and confirming whether the requirement should be channeled through the IT acquisition review process;

  • Facilitating IT acquisition review requests received from various stakeholders;

  • Conducting preliminary IT acquisition reviews and triage;

  • Coordinating the IT acquisition reviews with various groups within M/CIO and providing meeting minutes;

  • Interacting with external stakeholders requesting the IT acquisition reviews to ensure customer satisfaction;

  • Logging IT acquisition review requests, status and disposition;

  • Documenting and improving the IT acquisition review process and guidance;

  • Contributing to other areas of the FITARA implementation including IT budget review, IT policy improvement, IT-program collaboration, communication, etc.

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Mathematics, IT, or another relevant discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role supporting a federal agency required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • PMP preferred.

  • USAID experience preferred

  • Secret Clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Arlington

Strategic Business Unit: Professional Services
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Melanie Anderson
Req ID: 1900004256