Defense Congressional Analyst, Mid

Key Role:

Provide a Navy client with legislative and congressional support throughout the annual Defense Authorization and Appropriations process. Utilize existing Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) systems and databases to coordinate, track, report, and make appropriate analysis and recommendations to support government decisions on requirements, milestones, and progress. Provide analysis to support the development and implementation of Navy and Marine Corps strategy and policy. Analyze risk-based strategies for legislative processes and planning. Analyze and track metrics for strategy implementation. Provide analysis to identify, define, and close requirements using the legislative process.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience in a professional work environment

-Experience with Congressional or legislative affairs and the Congressional Authorization and Appropriations process, the DoD legislative process, including program objective memorandum (POM) preparation, and working around senior Congressional staff and officials

-Experience with Navy staff or Defense, Joint Staff, or Combatant Command staff

-Experience with requirements analysis and identification in Navy and Marine Corps programs

-Experience with regular direct client interactions, including supporting project delivery, delivering presentations, leading client meetings, and working independently, creatively, and analytically in a problem-solving environment

-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

-Knowledge of data analysis and visualization tools

-Ability to track and comprehend acquisition and procurement goals as they move through the legislative cycle and plan, organize, and execute tasks with minimal direction

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications

-Experience with the Program Budget Information System (PBIS)

-Experience with Navy ERP

-Experience with reviewing and drafting 'Reclamas' to Congressional Defense Committee's as part of annual Authorization and Appropriations process

Clearance:

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

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