Business Operations Lead

The Challenge:

As a member of the Legal, Ethics, and Compliance (LEC) Project Management Office (PMO), provide business operations support to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) and project management and consultative support to medium to large, complex and highly visible projects in the LEC Department.

As part of business operations support to the CECO, maintain responsibility for facilitating strategic planning and execution activities, facilitate quarterly E&C PMRs, demonstrate project management expertise to LEC practitioners, and perform a variety of activities to ensure effective and efficient daily business operations, including documentation development, such as agenda, decks, and notes, as appropriate, budget activities, business continuity, and data calls.

You’ll help to guide cross-functional project teams in LEC across the full project management life cycle from initial concept through implementation. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and assist the CECO with E&C’s annual or semi-annual strategic planning activities to include analysis of relevant data, identification of IMT priorities, and development of templates for program level execution plans to ensure efforts align to and enable E&C and LEC strategic priorities.
  • Lead quarterly PMRs to provide visibility and insight of the status of program execution activities to CECO, including developing the agenda, preparing any relevant meeting materials to present Smartsheet data in a visually compelling and easy to understand format.
  • Develop and implement appropriate project management strategies, standards, processes, and procedures, including data requirements and improvements in Smartsheet for both direct and matrixed LEC employees with compliance responsibilities. Provide guidance, direction, peer review and mentor project leaders on project management fundamentals to enable their success.
  • Coordinate with LEC CoS and LECCA Engagement Lead on employee engagement activities relevant for E&C and Investigations teams including but not limited to Tiger teams and action plans from the Employee Engagement Survey.
  • Work with LEC CoS, finance PoC and other stakeholders in the annual LEC budgeting process, develop recommendations for E&C program budget, obtain input from E&C program leads and facilitate a bottom-up budget build, coordinate with Finance PoC to develop monthly spend reports, update forecasts, and proactively manage surge support, including non LEC cross charging budget to optimize limited resources.
  • Serve as charge number PM, including add employees to Integrify, issue and monitor task authorizations, and validate monthly charges.
  • Maintain appropriate Teams and SharePoint sites consistent with LEC Knowledge Management standards and identify and bring forward opportunities for improvement

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience in program and project management with a record of accomplishment and driving results
  • 5+ years of experience with business operations capacity as an enterprise thinker to comprehend the implications of decisions and identifying risks or opportunities for improvement proactively
  • 5+ years of experience as a management consultant, gathering data and input from multiple stakeholders, conducting analyses, developing or applying various strategic and analytic frameworks appropriately, developing recommendations, conveying ideas succinctly, or providing context to gain consensus
  • Experience with financial acumen and Booz Allen project and program financials, including managing the key financial controls needed to run departments, programs, and projects successfully
  • Experience with Microsoft products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint, Teams, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Smartsheet or developing and acquiring intermediate expertise in a reasonable timeframe
  • Ability to perform under pressure, identify, escalate, and resolve issues, process information, learn quickly, think critically, exercise independent judgment, and demonstrate a high degree of maturity, discretion, and integrity to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail, develop metrics, provide analysis, and produce reports and dashboards
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Possession of excellent time management, organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication, including creating executive-level presentations and briefings
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills, including managing cross-functional teams without direct reporting relationships and communicating with stakeholders at all levels
  • Possession of excellent negotiation skills to diplomatically manage resources and sooth the inevitable conflicts that arise in large, multi-stakeholder projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration preferred; MBA degree a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

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.


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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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.

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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