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Chenega Corporation Senior Management Advisor in Washington DC, District Of Columbia



Company Job Title: Senior Management Advisor

Clearance: Secret Clearance

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Senior Management Advisor shall provide Senior Manager Advisor services in support of required operating units and/or the USAID Agency. Each unit will have unique requirements based on the office's role and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate planning and logistics related to agency recruitment.

  • Provide input on and maintains training plans for new hire employees and help coordinate training schedules and plans for these employees.

  • Analyze and evaluate long-range activities and provide recommendations to improve the effectiveness of operations in meeting mission-critical goals and objectives.

  • Compute and estimate the effect of proposed changes in legislation or regulations to determine impact on management or agency goals.

  • Develop and help implement procedures and systems for establishing, operating, and assessing the effectiveness of administrative control systems, such as those designed to prevent waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation of assets.

  • Coordinate the development and integration of management processes and business systems documentation.

  • Provide expert guidance in the resolution of complex problems or issues impacting the M Bureau and/or USAID programs, such as those associated with marketing IT products and services to segmented agency programs.

  • Lead or participate in the analysis of agency-wide projects and programs, such as directing the analysis of agency-wide program needs and requirements.

  • Evaluate and analyze agency-wide programs, functions, and organizations to determine whether the management systems currently in use efficiently accomplish the objectives sought, and whether they provide the controls necessary for sound management.

  • Produce and/or present information and findings in a variety of formats (articles, papers, studies, briefings, and other media).

  • Conduct program effectiveness reviews for the improvement of complex program and management processes and systems encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of the major programs of the M Bureau and/or USAID.

  • Recommend and participate in developing strategies for implementing planning for a major office or program.

  • Recommend short- and long- range goals for the organization, develop detailed plans for implementing them, and assist with implementation of the goals in subordinate organizations.

  • Recommend if adjustments or changes in objectives or emphasis are needed in organization functions.

  • Assist in implementing organizational or process changes.

  • Review and analyze past work histories and known future requirements and determine future organizational resource requirements, estimate short- and long- range personnel, budgetary, space, and equipment needs.

  • Recommend staffing patterns based on workloads and fiscal limitations.

  • Predict organization demands and recommend reallocation or augmentation of existing resources.

  • Recommend written policies and procedures.

  • Conduct complex or comprehensive evaluations of ongoing functions and/or management studies conducted by other entities to ensure that the organization meets its stated goals and identify areas where operational efficiency can be enhanced.

  • Recommend actions necessary to maintain or improve the quality and quantity of operational services that involve the introduction or refinement of automation, reorganization of operating sections and units, reassignment of personnel, development of proposals to increase the organization's resources, or other actions.

  • Lead the capture, reporting, and analysis of statistical data relating to the organization's operations.

  • Prepare and contribute to reports and other presentations on program planning and evaluation.

  • Design and conduct a wide variety of comprehensive studies and detailed analyses of complex functions and processes related to program planning and management.

  • Identify and propose solutions to management problems that are of major importance to program planning.

  • Researches, analyzes, and provides expert technical advice and assistance on complex program issues, such as issues or problems which impact substantive, mission- oriented programs.

  • Serves as expert consultant, advising top management on major mission or - organizational issues.

  • Leads, conducts or participates in complex management studies and reviews--particularly those with wide or significant effect upon or within the M Bureau and/or USAID's organizational structure, policy, processes, operations, fiscal control and economy and those where the boundaries of the studies may be broad.

  • Identifies and collects necessary data including legislative and program data and interviews with senior management, program officials, employees and supervisors; assembles and assesses information gathered; formulates findings, conclusions, and recommendations; presents results in written and/or oral form, which are well- organized, supportable and clearly expressed.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: None

  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • BA or BS Degree

  • 10 years of professional work experience

  • Secret Clearance required

  • Bachelor's degree required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain government clearance

  • In- depth knowledge of organization policy, and knowledge of periodic review procedures of the way subordinate units support the work of their serviced organizations and the review procedures involved with taking (or recommending) action on the services programs of subordinate units.

  • Ability to write clear and comprehensive policies, procedures, reports, directives, and correspondence; the ability to conduct fact-finding concerning a variety of subjects and to develop analytical and effective recommendations; and, the ability to plan, coordinate, and conduct special projects and programs reviews.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to perform excellent inter-personal communications with a diverse array of staff (USDH, PSCs, FSNs, Senior State Department employees (e.g., Deputy Assistant Secretaries, Office Directors, Management Counselors, Deputy Chiefs of Mission, Ambassadors), institutional contactors, etc., demonstrating the ability to clearly explain and support conclusions, recommendations, policies, and procedures to all levels of personnel.

  • Ability for occasional travel to CONUS and OCONUS.

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/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington DC

Organization: Chenega Worldwide Support
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Thomas Orner
Req ID: 1900003669