Competency Development Specialist, Senior

The Challenge:
Are you passionate about helping organizations successfully implement change and advance their operations? Whether it’s process improvement, performance measurement, or business management analysis, it comes down to one thing: learning how an organization works and making it better. Although many companies know where they want to go, getting there can be a challenge. Thankfully, that’s what you do: improve the systems that move entire organizations forward. It’s why we’re looking for someone like you—a Competency Development Specialist, Sen who can identify long term goals and create the processes needed to achieve them. 

This is an opportunity to develop comprehensive Human Capital Management solutions in the National Space community. As a Competency Development Specialist, you’ll use your expertise to deliver competency framework alterations that will impact business processes and design to develop a change strategy. From unrealized potential to systemic challenges, you’ll provide your client with a holistic view of their organization to transform their practices for the better.

Work with us as we lead change in the Intel community.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in the industrial and organizational psychology or strategic human capital field  

  • 3+ years of experience with human capital study methods, including competency modeling, and job analysis  

  • Experience with gathering subject matter expert (SME) input through interviews, facilitated sessions, surveys, and focus groups  

  • Knowledge of change management methodologies

  • Ability to conduct job analysis and validate competency models for selection and development purposes

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph  

  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice if You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with the intelligence community (IC) 

  • Experience with career pathing, presenting briefings, and working with senior leadership teams

  • Ability to support multiple initiatives and balance resources and time to meet iterative requirements and changing priorities concurrently  

  • Ability to prepare and brief senior executives on complex business topics  

  • Ability to articulate a future state vision for change, associated pros and cons, and a transition roadmap  

  • Possession of excellent organizational skills  

  • Master's degree in Psychology or Industrial and Organizational Psychology preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required. 

Build Your Career:  

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:  

  • a large business consulting community  

  • experts in virtually every field  

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees  

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Consulting University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical, certifications, and books. Build your skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

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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