JPI is hiring for a Management Consultant with 3-5 years of experience managing projects, deadlines, and adapting to changing circumstances while mitigating risk and meeting the expectations of multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced client environment with competing priorities and demands. Two years of experience supporting or conducting manpower requirements analysis for USCG and/or DOD is preferred. This position will be working with the U.S. Coast Guard client. This position requires manpower requirements analysis, project management, problem solving and critical thinking, facilitation, meeting coordination and support, process improvement, and report writing/documentation to the USCG Manpower Requirements Division. The position requires a quick learner, preferably with an understanding of manpower requirements methodologies, and an ability to build trust and relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in order to understand business processes and operational requirements and be seen as an impartial arbiter.
- Understand common manpower requirements processes and methodologies within USCG, DHS, and/or DOD organizations.
- Experience supporting and/or leading manpower requirements analyses for USCG, DHS, and/or DOD.
- Serve as project manager for manpower requirements efforts, applying project management methodologies (processes, best practices, tools).
- Coordinate multiple assignments and develop and review work products for completeness, quality, and adherence to customer requirements.
- Lead and facilitate client meetings, data collection sessions, interviews, etc.
- Communicate project status and results effectively to all leadership levels.
- Gather, document, and understand large amounts of data and conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis with an understanding and ability to apply appropriate data analysis methods and techniques.
- Read and interpret government policy, regulations, and directives and to apply those to activities in accordance with contractual requirements.
- Create comprehensive, concise, and clear analytical reports covering the range of phases of a manpower requirements analysis process.
- Develop and deliver high quality products (e.g., presentations, reports, data analysis) with an eye for detail.
- Balance competing priorities and manage time constraints and aggressive timelines.
- Provide proactive risk mitigation strategies and understand when to elevate issues to project leadership.
- Provide exceptional organizational skills to project work and project management.
- Build professional client relationships through exceptional client service and deliverables.
- Develop and present technical briefs to nontechnical audiences in an easily understandable and digestible manner.
- Ability to multitask, balance competing priorities and deadlines, and work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment.
- Bachelor's degree in business, management, communications, engineering, or a related field; Master's Degree is a plus.
- Must be clearable to TS/SCI. An active Top Secret Clearance is a plus.
- Experience leading and executing manpower requirements analyses efforts for USCG, DHS, and/or DOD.
- Understanding of manpower requirements methodologies and best practices.
- Understanding of data analysis methods and techniques.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Experience using MS Project and/or other scheduling software.
- Hands on experience managing complex projects; demonstration of a clear understanding and application of project management methodologies and advanced project management concepts, such as IMS.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communicator.
- Ability to adjust quickly to changing operating environments and requirements.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently and in team settings to include close collaboration with program managers.
- Demonstrated situational awareness and professionalism for onsite client delivery.
JPI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.