Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Women, Peace, and Security Act Implementation SME

Key Role: 
Support the program lead for the incorporation of Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Act Public Law 115-68 mandates into the activities and mission areas that support the development of the joint cyber force, planning, operations, training, and education. Assist the WPS program lead with the integration of WPS principles in accordance with emerging DoD implementation guidance. Support initiatives to incorporate WPS considerations into policy, campaign, and contingency planning and theater strategies and the collection and reporting of WPS metrics to a governmental agency. Develop plans to integrate WPS principles into the Security Cooperation activities with partner nations, in conjunction with the WPS program lead. Support the coordination of overseas travel for international meetings concerning WPS, develop training modules and programming for headquarters and subordinate command staff, as required and facilitate the integration of WPS initiatives in command activities with partner nations, including operations, exercises, security force assistance, and engagements.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience with evaluating, reviewing, and reporting on project performance 

  • Experience with supporting Defense operations, strategy, policy analysis, or planning for Service, Joint, non-defense organizations, or foreign nations 

  • Experience with working in military service or Joint staff, including supporting senior military personnel and civilians

  • Experience with defense security cooperation concepts, procedures, and execution, as conducted by Combatant Commands

  • Knowledge of WPS principles and gender equality concepts 

  • Knowledge of military processes, methodologies, and orders

  • Ability to plan, initiate, monitor, and close-out projects

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with serving as or supporting Gender Advisors or Gender Focal Points in DoD organizations

  • Experience with working across Defense and interagency partners to inform and support policy analysis decisions 

  • Experience with working at a major headquarters staff level 

  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail 

  • Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Completion of Joint Staff-certified Operationalizing WPS 100 training or a WPS Gender Focal Point Course provided by a partner military


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

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Grow With Us 
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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.


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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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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.

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