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Program Analyst - Chief of Staff
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. Alexandria, VA

Program Analyst - Chief of Staff

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Alexandria, VA
Expired: May 03, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $140 Daily
  • Medical , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.  


The Strategic Division (SD) supports high-reliability organizations including Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP), Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, and the Department of Energy (DOE), among others. Our support across our client base is expanding rapidly and encompasses important services, such as data analytics and visualization, threat analysis, risk management, modeling and simulation, cost estimating, earned value management, program management, system engineering, independent evaluation, and High Consequence Event prevention.


The Strategic Systems Analysis Group (SSAG) supports government and private sector strategic planning, decision making, and program management. SSAG integrates deep client knowledge, advanced analytics, and subject matter expertise to provide timely and objective technical, operational, programmatic, acquisition, and policy analysis.


SSAG has a need for a Program Analyst, Chief of Staff. 


In this role, the Chief of Staff will support the SLCM-N Program Management Team and program office charged with the planning, management, development and coordination for the newly established Nuclear Sea-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM-N) which is in the early stages of development as a Major Defense Acquisition Program. Responsibilities will include strategic planning and coordination of program wide activities; executive level meeting facilitation and briefing preparations; developing and implementing office and organizational administrative policies and procedures; analyzing processes and workflows, formulating process improvement recommendations, to ensure a smooth operation of the office; collaborating directly with the PM, DPM, Project area leads for the SLCM-N program and coordinating with Director, Navy Strategic Systems Programs front office staff to determine and prioritize objectives. There may be opportunities for periodic trips outside of the DC area to support customer meetings.  The work location will be at SPA HQ and at the Client Site on the Washington Navy Yard.


At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain top talent.  Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.


Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  Washington, D.C. Pay Transparency Range:  $140-$180k.


Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of administrative or programmatic experience supporting a DoD program office.
  • Strong administrative, organizational and analytical skills and the willingness to learn and build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proficiency with MS Office applications.
  • Proven ability to provide strategic planning and coordination to senior executives.
  • Experience within a Navy flag front office.
  • Current DoD SECRET clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with US Navy submarine operations.
  • Experience supporting a NAVSEA, NAVAIR, or Navy SSP acquisition program office.
  • Experience with and knowledgeable of the Navy requirements and program office organizations and processes.
Employment Type: FULL_TIME

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