Job Description

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Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist

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 analyzing proposed legislation, helping to build coalitions, or advising on key initiatives to support an immerging requirement, our clients need a consultant who can help manage interagency operations while managing responses to external inquiries in a timely manner. That is why we need you, an experienced intergovernmental affairs specialist who can provide high-quality legislative affairs support.

As part of our team, you'll serve as a strategic technical consultant to the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), helping conceptualize, create, and execute advanced government-funded research and development programs to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone. 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 to senior ARPA-H decision makers. You’ll 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 programs, and facilitating commercialization of successfully developed technologies. You'll serve as an Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist helping clients to develop stakeholder management strategies, research non-Health and Human Services (HHS) government agencies, identify key programs that relate to ARPA-H, and draft reports on engagements. You will be responsible for effective communications, managing business processes, and building coalitions and diplomacy within the federal space for ARPA-H’s legislative affairs department. 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:

  • Research, identify, and track non-HHS funded programs
  • Conduct cross-walks with ARPA-H programs or as new programs are launched to identify agency outreach targets
  • Identify key programs in relation to ARPA-H programs, and detailed leadership points of contact within each of the agencies or programs
  • Capture data into Intergovernmental tracking systems
  • Create and maintain a dashboard of non-HHS interagency engagements and programs
  • Draft reports on our engagement or potential opportunities as required
  • Create presentations tailored to agencies or divisions
  • Support outreach and scheduling with agency contacts
  • Interact with clients, government officials, and other executives in various sectors

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience identifying government funding or grants opportunities
  • 2+ years of experience working with or in the federal government, or engagement with the executive branch
  • 2+ years of experience in outreach and engagement with government or corporate SMEs and leadership
  • Experience with contacts research, management, and tracking tools
  • Experience interacting and communicating with senior-level executives, including SES or GS-15
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to operate independently within a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Political Science field

Nice If You Have:

  • 2+ years in experience with an ARPA setting, including DARPA, ARPA-E, or IARPA
  • Experience in legislative affairs, policy, or lobbying
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to manage multiple short and long-term projects effectively
  • Ability to pay strict attention to details and provide diligent adherence to deadlines and deliverables
  • Possession of excellent research skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills


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

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 $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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