Director’s Action Group Action Officer

Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Location
    Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 22

Position description

Provide onsite direct support to a DoD client, serving as a staff action officer for a government client overseeing multiple counter-WMD international program offices. Perform and maintain Director’s Action Group (DAG) support functions, including monitoring, triaging, and responding to all incoming and outgoing correspondence and taskings, as appropriate. Coordinate responses and perform quality control and assurance prior to senior management review. Draft, proofread, and edit internal and external correspondence. Serve as a highly visible, client-facing DAG Action Officer supporting a multi-million-dollar building partner capacity program with more than 200 government and contractor personnel. Liaise with DoD, Combatant Commands, Interagency, Department of State, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Congress, and NGOs to facilitate communications, collaboration, and mission execution with limited supervision and manage and develop tasking, briefings, data calls, talking points, policy analysis, and other products intended for internal and external audiences to advance national defense and counter-WMD strategies. Ensure critical information is disseminated to internal and external entities with moderate supervision, as appropriate.


Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with managing multiple competing deadlines and priorities, including rapid-response and triage workflows

-Experience with operating willingly and instinctively across multiple lanes to support evolving team needs and broader team mission

-Experience with staffing, briefing, and preparing senior leaders for high-visibility interagency engagements

-Experience with SharePoint and Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

-Experience with working in access-controlled, classified, and fast-paced environments

-Knowledge of DoD organizational structure and strategy

-Ability to adapt quickly to anticipate principal and broader team needs and expectations, including with limited or no explicit direction, guidance, or defined deliverable requirements

-Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally, including remotely or at the client-site

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with working both independently and collaboratively to meet tight deadlines

-Experience with counter-WMD mission space

-Experience with foreign security assistance and capacity-building programs

-Experience with Fourth Estate combat support agency missions and Combatant Command requirements

-Ability to balance keen attention to detail with larger strategic goals

-Ability to display intellectual curiosity

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Political Science, Government, International Relations, Business Administration, or a related field preferred; MA or MS degree in International Relations, Public Policy, or a related field a plus


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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