Accelerator Deployment Specialist, Lead in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0024172

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Accelerator Deployment Specialist, Lead

Accelerator Deployment Specialist, Lead

Lead and manage a team of Accelerator Deployment professionals who are actively engaging internal staff to mobilize and deploy these staff to firm opportunities. Maintain responsibility for the hiring, development, retention, and performance reviews of deployment specialists. Apply consultative and client services skills to engage employees and provide suggestions based on their goals, interests, and experience to better position them for their next opportunity.  Ensure deployment services are provided in a fully engaged, pro-active and empathetic approach. Design and review Accelerator plans developed for staff that draw on firm deployment services, including 1) education on Accelerator tools and resources, 2) guidance on Workday profile and resume maintenance, 3) access to functional learning and development, 4) matching to productive work (billable and/or internal assignments), and 5) advice on firm engagement activities based on goals and interests. 

Ensure the team’s consistent delivery of deployment services to cohorts of staff (by FSO/FMT, region, cleared, etc.). Serve as the team’s central POC with knowledge of talent status (available, booked, etc.) for assigned talent cohort(s).  Collaborate closely with Accelerator Market Leads to define project opportunities by Market, match talent to project opportunities, provide prioritized match summaries to hiring/job managers via Workday; and track and disposition matches. Oversee and actively monitor and balance workload and resource allocation of Deployment Specialists. 

Maintain responsibility for data management and data entry activities in support of Accelerator deployment functions. Provide comprehensive reporting on bench, available staff and internal placement metrics as aligned to deployment targets, and client satisfaction metrics. Collaborate with GPLs, Recruiting Market Lead and COE leads to identify opportunities for staff to skill up talent for future business pipelines. Support the identification of internal staff for the bid and proposal process. In partnership with other Deployment Specialist Leads, develop, train, and assign Deployment Specialists.

This position is based out of the Washington Metro Area or a Booz Allen office and/or talent hub with 3 days minimum in Booz Allen office, Talent Center, and/or client site. Position requires travel between 25-50% of the time.

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience in internal staffing or deployment, talent acquisition, or talent development

-Experience with leading and developing high-performing teams

-Experience with working in the field of career mobility, either client-facing or in-house

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including firm provisioned tools, such as MS Teams, Web/video conference, etc

-Demonstrated ability to assess internal candidates, present them for deployment and placement

-Demonstrated ability to identify and drive implementation of new or best practice deployment initiatives

-Demonstrated ability to translate trends and metrics into tangible staffing plans and outcomes

-Demonstrated ability to display strong proficiency in oral and written communications, including reports

-Track record of effectively building and growing relationships with internal candidates and job managers

-Track record of meeting and/or exceeding hiring (internal deployments or external hires) targets

-Proven ability to adapt to new tools and technologies

-Bachelor’s degree or 10+ years of experience in internal staffing/deployment, talent acquisition, or talent development

Additional Qualifications

-Experience with designing and implementing internal career mobility best practices

-Experience with pro-actively engaging internal mobility candidates and advocating for appropriate matching opportunities on behalf of candidates is preferred

-Track record of action orientation leading to measurable outcomes

-Internal knowledge of Booz Allen a plus

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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