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Guidehouse Strategy Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Family :

Strategy & Transformation Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Active Public Trust

What You Will Do :

Guidehouse is seeking a Strategy Specialist to join our Defense and Security Segment, where they will lead strategic planning and strategy development efforts and provide project management, communications support, research, and analysis for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Trade (OT). The Strategy Specialist will support CBP sustainability initiatives, CBP systems and platform strategic efforts to support the agency’s long-term technology planning, and/or OT knowledge management efforts. This position will involve regular work with client counterparts to plan, identify, and execute on priority strategic initiatives.

The Strategy Specialist must have the following experience:

  • Extensive, enterprise-wide knowledge and experience, in one or more designated functional and/or domain areas (preferably, sustainability, technology, communications, or knowledge management), not including general project or program management

  • Recognized by industry as an expert in their specific

  • Provides an expert view into exceptionally complex problems and processes

  • Provides advise concerning strategic direction and applicability of proposed solutions

  • Serves as a technical expert on executive-level project teams, providing interpretation and insights regarding current and/or future structure and behavior of an organization’s processes, systems, structure, personnel – so that they might better align with the organization’s core goals and strategic direction

  • Prepares for and leads/facilitates both internal and external stakeholder discussions (including interviews and workshops) to inform support strategy ideation and design

  • Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and knowledge of a client’s mission area to enga ce the deliverables associated with a particular task order

  • Provides technical assistance to the team in the areas of problem definition, analysis, requirements development, and implementation for complex solutions

Project Management- Specific Experience

  • Leading planning, development, and execution of project tasks/deliverables and support the Engagement Manager in finalizing project tasks/deliverables.

  • Assisting in organizing and leading client meetings, including scheduling meetings; drafting and delivering agendas and meeting minutes; providing and archiving required documentation; and documenting, tracking, and following-up on action items.

  • Managing multiple, concurrent assignments, while ensuring technical accuracy, adherence to standards, and timely delivery of all products – with deliverables requiring little rework by the Engagement Manager

Communications-Specific Experience

  • Developing strategic communications on policy for audiences that include federal partners, partner governments, and private industry

  • Organizing and preparing for workshops between CBP and industry, CBP and other federal government agencies, or both – with tailored stakeholder engagement

  • Creating and developing social media content and asset strategy to communicate federal trade policy through official CBP channels.

  • Assisting in public relations development to strategically amplify the customer’s messaging

Research Experience

  • Performing industry benchmarking, and benchmarking against other federal government agencies’ processes, policies, operations, etc.

  • Conducting environmental scans and analysis to inform strategy planning and execution

  • Research private sector and attend industry events to brief CBP leadership on industry trade and sustainability practices.

What You Will Need :

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications including SharePoint

  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of business, both written and verbal

  • Ability to adapt quickly and develop successful professional relationships with key stakeholders

  • Experience conducting interviews or gathering feedback from external stakeholders

  • Experience working in DHS or CBP preferred

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.