Company Overview Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown. Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence. Position Overview Avantus Federal is looking for a human capital/personnel management expert to support a senior Defense organization in the Pentagon. The ideal candidate is an energetic, self-motivated professional who can take ownership of their assigned tasks and projects to deliver high-quality results on time or ahead of schedule, and is capable of working alone or as part of a team. Duties include: Responsibilities Our COVID-19 Task Force is taking every measure to protect our employees during this time. Speak to a recruiter about our telework options. This position provides Human Capital support to manage, track, analyze, review, and process personnel and manpower transactions including, but not limited to: * Requests for Personnel Action * Military manpower actions * Internal OUSDP personnel vacancy announcements * Civil service and military awards * Reorganizations and internal functional transfers * Management-directed reassignments * Position descriptions * Position designation records * Memorandums of Understanding or Agreement * Superior qualifications justification memorandums * Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Early Separation Incentive Payments (VERA/VSIP) * Talent management activities * Recruitment actions Specific duties include: * Managing, tracking, and communicating performance management functions to personnel, including process timelines, performance management policies, procedures, and related manpower and personnel functions to include onboarding functions for new personnel. * Managing the performance award budget and the Senior Executive Service (SES) pay pool and their distribution among components and individuals. * Tracking, assessing, and providing reports on human capital and personnel management guidance and regulations from the Office of Personnel Management and Washington Headquarters Services, e.g., recruiting procedures and regulations, employee career development, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and employee benefits. * Collecting, analyzing and managing data to support human capital and personnel-related decision making by identifying personnel-related trends, identifying potential improvements to human capital processes and management, developing practicable ways to implement those improvements, refining creative solutions to human capital issues, quantifying outcomes, and developing strategic communication plans for conveying information to the workforce. * Managing, tracking, analyzing, reviewing, and processing personnel and manpower transactions for each component (e.g., requests for Personnel Action, vacancy announcements, internal functional transfers, etc.). * Managing, tracking, analyzing, reviewing, and processing of personnel and manpower transactions related to Details (temporary personnel). * Managing, tracking, and communicating process timelines, policies, procedures, and related personnel functions with regard to civil service and military awards. * Collecting, analyzing, managing manpower data to support human capital and personnel-related decision making including identifying personnel-related trends and identifying potential improvements to processes. * Providing administrative management of critical Career Development Board (CDB) functions (e.g., Leadership Cadre interviews, Promotion interviews, meeting minutes, etc.). Required Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree * A minimum of six (6) years of recent and relevant experience in human capital or personnel management supporting DoD * TS/SCI required #AvantusClearedJob * Direct experience managing, tracking, and communicating process timelines, policies, procedures, and related personnel functions with regard to civil service and military awards. * Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. * Must be able to work independently with limited guidance or supervis ion. Per Executive Order (E0 14042) proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to your start date. Preferred Qualifications * Experience supporting OSD Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) * Experience working with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) * Experience working with Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) * Experience developing, coordinating, and leading personnel onboarding processes Company EEO Statement Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.