OVERVIEW: ANSER enhances national and homeland security by strengthening public institutions. We provide thought leadership for complex issues through independent analysis and we deliver practical, useful solutions. ANSER values collaboration, integrity, and initiative and we are client focused in all that we do. Because we were established for the purpose of public service and not for profit, we measure our success in the impact of our service. SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is located in the Directorate for Organizational Policy & Decision Support (OP&DS) under the Office of the Chief Management Officer (OCMO) providing direct support to SecDef and DepSecDef decision-making forums. This support includes process improvement, meeting management/execution, and strategic analysis. Candidates will provide project management support, developing project schedules to ensure completion of major milestones and tasks as well as significant stakeholder engagement and coordination. Position requires familiarity with DoD organization and decision-making and the ability to work in fluid environments with evolving direction. In support of senior leader decision-making and meetings, specific tasks include: * Tracking, integrating, and reporting on strategic documents, initiatives, and activities. * Using tools and portals that link and integrate authoritative data sources for tracking, monitoring, and reporting on senior decision making. * Developing and leveraging tools to generate tailored report to support senior leader oversight and management of key governance initiative. * Developing and producing agendas, read-aheads, and meeting minutes * Maintaining SharePoint site and calendar * Tracking RSVPs for 40+ Senior Executives SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Focus on operational and project performance/improvement with knowledge of tools (ie: JIRA and Confluence) that enable effective decision-making processes. Expertise in project management, metric development and comparison, and other data-based capabilities for effective management of a complex organizations. Experience with meeting management and execution and senior leader stakeholder engagement. Requirements: * Secret clearance required at date of hire and must have the ability to obtain TS/SCI * Atlassian Certification such as: Jira Project Administrator, Jira Service Desk Administrator, Confluence Administrator * Professionalism, tact, and experience working with senior DoD leadership. * Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team. * High level of proficiency of the English language, both written and oral. * Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint. * Energetic and the capability to work in a fast-paced team environment, adapt to rapidly changing requirements, and multi-task capabilities. * Ability to produce quality work independently or in a group setting, provide solutions to customer issues, and solve problems quickly. EDUCATION & YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree plus five years experience in in Political Science, National Security Affairs, International Relations, International Economics, or a related field. DISCLAIMER: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with ANSER, please call 703-416-2000 or e-mail ANSER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience who have a desire to do meaningful work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, color, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.