Job Description

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Research Action Officer

Key Role:

Provide executive-level Action Officer and technical support to a front office of the client and its senior leadership. Advise on and systematically develop high-risk, high-reward R&D strategy in the context of national security and dual-use. Support the successful design and execution of broadly biological R&D programs. Work closely with a high-performing, fast-paced team to support government clients. Perform tasks in a variety of areas, including liaising with key internal and external stakeholders, coordinating meetings, generating and consolidating briefing materials, and performing administrative tasks, as needed. Design and facilitate institutional partnerships with government, commercial, and academic entities. Coordinate Front Office supporting staff and processes for efficiency, clarity, and resilience. Support special projects for the team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with research in biology

  • 2+ years of experience with providing and developing strategy documents and executive-level strategic support

  • Experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or strategy documents for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with defense research and development programs

  • Ability to coordinate engagement meetings with a broad stakeholder audience

  • Ability to explain and present complex scientific concepts to a broad audience

  • Possession of excellent scientific writing skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent data gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Secret clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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Work Model
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  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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