Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Action Officer, Mid

The Opportunity:  

To achieve an organization’s mission, leaders need strong team members who can create processes, communicate requirements, and develop innovative solutions throughout the execution of the mission. Whether completing an immediate task, recognizing a process gap, recommending a solution, or flexing to support an emerging requirement, our clients need a consultant who can help manage operations while managing responses to external inquiries in a timely manner. That is why we need you, an experienced Action Officer who can analyze every aspect of your customer's operations and provide high-quality support.

As part of our team, you'll serve as an Action Officer to an Advanced Research Projects Agency, helping conceptualize, create, and execute advanced government-funded research and development programs to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone. You will work with world-class scientists and engineers to support the development of high-impact solutions to society's most challenging health problems. You'll leverage technical expertise to provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of senior decision-makers. You will maintain responsibility for producing and presenting findings and recommendations to a team of colleagues and clients on the feasibility and potential impact of future research programs, assisting with the management of current programs, and facilitating the commercialization of successfully developed technologies. ​

As part of our team, you'll serve as an Action Officer, helping clients to create and execute office processes and track and complete Agency and Office level actions. You will be responsible for managing incoming requirements, ensuring that the task guidance is clear, communicating to the team responsible for completing the task, and tracking metrics. You will also be readily available to shift your focus to fulfill emerging client requests. Your attention to detail, flexibility, communication skills, understanding of the client's mission, and problem-solving will enable the mission's success.

What You’ll Work On:

  • Track all office-level assignments and coordinate with the Agency Director’s Office Action Officer
  • Proactively identify blockers and work with Office leadership to develop strategies to minimize or mitigate those blockers
  • Work with Project Managers on strategy for accomplishing Office goals
  • Assist with briefing materials and documents
  • Track important milestones or actions
  • Prioritize work by considering its risk, importance, urgency, and potential business, organizational, and client implications
  • Interact with clients, government officials, and other executives in various sectors

This is a chance to broaden your experience in R&D while making an impact with your consulting expertise.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience in interacting and communicating with senior-level executives
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to identify and manage client expectations, develop clear objectives and deadlines, and communicate with taskers on behalf of agency leadership
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with working in the front office in a government environment
  • Experience with U.S. government health organizations
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to manage a team and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to manage multiple short- and long-term projects effectively
  • Ability to pay strict attention to details and diligent adherence to deadlines and deliverables
  • Possession of excellent organizational, project management, spelling, and grammar skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $52,100.00 to $119,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • 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.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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