Operations Analyst/Action Officer in Aberdeen, MD at DCS

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DCS is seeking an operations analyst/action officer to support the Operations group of an Army Project Manager located at APG, MD.  This position will provide programmatic operations support to an O-6 Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, and Staff.  General functions will include task management, document control, calendar management, meeting coordination and planning, event planning and other tasks as required.

Essential Job Functions:

Monitor and synchronize PM organizational activities/events. The events consist of but are not limited to internal meetings, stakeholder engagements, Distinguished Visitor (DV) events, and Integrated Product Team meetings.

Develop internal and external reports supporting the Project Manager and Higher Headquarters.

Notify Staff and Product Manager (O-5 Level) Action Officers of tasking’s, collect deliverables, generate reports, and record item progress and completion. Collect products that prove task closure and provide to the assigned Government office by close of business the day the task is completed.

Using information provided by the Government, review prepared briefing charts and materials, read-ahead packages, agendas, data books, briefing slides, program schedules for accuracy and messaging.  Briefings can include but are not limited to budget, test, logistics, program management, and acquisition decisions.  

Coordinate reviews and assist with comment adjudication on staffed documents.  Documents can include but are not limited to Official Memorandums, Memorandums of Agreement / Understanding, Technical / Logistics / Program Management / Budget Documentation.  Review and provide comments on document formatting and alignment to AR 25-50. 

Utilize and maintain materials on a SharePoint system.

Provide updates to the existing PM Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and prepare new SOPs.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

HS degree and 13 years or Associates and 7 years or Bachelors and 5 years or Masters and 4 years or more related experience in an Acquisition or Army operations environment relevant experience.

Must possess a secret clearance.

Must be able to interact with customers and senior leadership.

Must be experienced with MS Office (especially PowerPoint and Outlook) and knowledgeable as a user of SharePoint.

Candidates must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be detail oriented, highly motivated, quick learners, and able to function in a fast paced environment.

Must have understanding of new Army commands and chain of command, to include ASA (ALT), the Futures Command and the Cross Functional Team.

Must have experience reviewing awards, appraisals, and other documents.

Must have excellent communications ability.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of Army PEO / ASA(ALT) structure and operating practices.

Knowledge of ASA (ALT) Task Management Tool (TMT).

Ability to contribute to process development.