Lead Advisor for Governance and Oversight in Arlington, VA at Maximus

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/7/2021

Job Description

Who We Seek:
- Passion Seekers. You genuinely care about the work that you do and its impact on society.
- Self-Starters. You’re a go-getter who isn’t afraid to step up and disrupt the status quo.
- Entrepreneurs. You bring fresh ideas to the table, work hard, develop business and consistently seek new challenges.
- Collaborators. You’re a great contributor to a high performing team that accomplishes great feats for our clients.

What You Will Do:
​Provide senior level leadership and oversight to critical functions within the DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) organization. Provide advice, counsel and recommendations to senior leaders on policy. Manage staff interaction for DoD CIO office with oversight and requirements development responsibilities. Position involves development and management of staffing packages with external DoD agencies as well as assisting in the development of strategic and policy documents. ​

Job Responsibilities:
-Support policy development, requirements generation and PPBE processes
-Oversee development and submission of Issue Papers in support the -requirements and policy decisions
-Develop briefing materials for senior leaders
-Ensure conformance with established guidelines; provide timely feedback and status upon request
-Perform special projects on own initiative or as assigned
-Ensure conformance to established deadlines​

Required Skills:
-Active TS/SCI clearance in JPAS
-Very strong writing and communication skills, along with high level of understanding using tools such as MS Office
-OSD experience, including experience working in the Pentagon
-Strong problem-solving skills in a DoD environment
-Strong interpersonal skills and experience supporting decision making for DoD senior leadership​

​Desired Skills:
-​Cyber / IT Experience preferred
-SAP experience preferred
-Knowledge/experience with DoD PPBE / JCIDS processes​
-Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients
-Experience supporting sales and business development
-Experience with financial management

Years of Experience: 7 Years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Must Have Active TS/SCI Clearance in JPAS
Due to federal client requirements, only US Citizens can be considered


 Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


- Support policy development, requirements generation and PPBE processes
- Oversee development and submission of Issue Papers in support the requirements and policy decisions
- Develop briefing materials for senior leaders
- Ensure conformance with established guidelines; provide timely feedback and status upon request
- Perform special projects on own initiative or as assigned
- Ensure conformance to established deadlines

Required Skills:


- Active TS/SCI clearance in JPAS
- Very strong writing and communication skills, along with high level of understanding using tools such as MS Office
- OSD experience, including experience working in the Pentagon
- Strong problem-solving skills in a DoD environment
- Strong interpersonal skills and experience supporting decision making for DoD senior leadership

Desired Skills:


- Cyber / IT Experience preferred
- SAP experience preferred
- Knowledge/experience with DoD PPBE / JCIDS processes
- Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients
- Experience supporting sales and business development
- Experience with financial management

Years of Experience: 7 Years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree



Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.