UAS Project Management Consultant at Evans Consulting

Posted in Consultant 13 days ago.

Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

Evans Consulting


FT/PT/Contractor: Full Time, Exempt

Security Clearance: Public Trust – not required to apply

Department: Federal Client Delivery

Primary Location: Combination of remote and on-site (client is located in Washington, DC and Atlantic City, NJ)

Travel: if candidate is remote, some travel will be required and travel requirement may change over time

What Position Will Entail

This position will be responsible for supporting the operation of a federal program in the UAS space. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Research, understanding, and analysis of regulatory, statutory, and FAA orders regarding UAS and general aviation issues as well as operational concerns as they arise

  • Contribute to concept development for future operations and procedures that advance the FAA vision for sUAS capabilities

  • Assist in qualifying industry partners to participate in system-to-system FAA architectures – running on-boarding tests, monitoring compliance of industry partners, quality assurance, etc.

  • Play an active role in all aspects of client engagement: gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, developing and communicating our recommendations, presenting results to management, and implementation

  • Facilitate meetings with high visibility stakeholders, ensuring accurate notes are captured and meeting goals are met

  • Strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to meet deadlines

  • Maintain attention to detail while scheduling meetings involving multiple stakeholders, planning agendas, facilitating meetings, and following up with attendees regarding actions

  • Working environment is combination of self-directed and team-based and occurs both on-site and remotely

  • Communicate comfortably with customers at varying levels of seniority, conveying respect and instilling confidence in ability to satisfy their needs

  • Assist with management of internal communications and information management activities

  • Organize and facilitate working sessions with Program Leadership on topics targeted to improve Program processes, communication, and other identified gaps

. Requirements:

The following are skills that are specific to this role:

  • No Degree and 20 years of relevant experience OR Bachelor's and 15 years OR Masters and 10 years OR PhD and 7 years

  • Be able to present complex information in succinct manner to enable quick decisions

  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate issues to all levels of management

  • Knowledge of the NAS (National Airspace System) including UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) operation and general aviation is preferred

  • FAA experience preferred

  • Experience in meeting facilitation

  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks regardless of experience level with assigned tasks

  • Working effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment

  • Ability to work independently

  • Organization and time management

  • Experience working in the federal consulting environment

  • Program/Project Management

  • Experience in Microsoft Office

  • Multi-tasking – ability to handle multiple tasks at one time

  • Customer service oriented with a knowledge of principles and procedures for providing excellent customer service. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

The Client Experience

Program within the Program Management Office at the FAA that works with incorporating unmanned aircraft systems (drones) into the National Airspace System (NAS). Program relies on partnerships with private industry to accomplish its objectives. This results in a dynamic environment in a burgeoning field that is constantly needing to adapt to meet current and future capabilities.

The Evans Experience

Evans Consulting is a growing management consulting firm, primarily in the federal contracting space, with over 25 years of experience. We employ a dynamic team, delivering human-centered change that works. Our success comes from developing humble, trusted-advisor relationships with diverse clients and by delivering innovative services and solutions. We celebrate our values of delighting clients, exhibiting leadership, fostering commitment, and ensuring corporate health every day.

To work at Evans is to join a community of ambitious, intelligent, humble, thoughtful, and supportive professionals who care about each other and the work we do. Evans creates a unique employee experience by leveraging our collaborative and people-focused nature to innovate and create out-of-the-box and forward-thinking solutions.

If this type of work environment motivates and excites you, then you'll fit right in.

We Take Care of Our Own (Benefits)

We believe one of the major benefits to working at Evans is our award-winning culture of ongoing learning and professional growth with a focus on collaboration, innovation, flexibility and wellness. But aside from our culture, we also offer a very comprehensive benefits package:

  • A Career Coach dedicated to your long-term success at Evans

  • Flexible Work Schedule & Telecommuting

  • Supporting Work-Life Integration

  • Professional Development & Educational Assistance w/ Extensive Growth Resources

  • Annual Discretionary Bonus, Spot Bonus, and Peer Recognition Programs

  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Generous PTO & Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, Evans' Contribution, 100% Vesting

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: All applicants must be fully vaccinated before their start date unless you qualify for a legally approved medical or religious exemption.

  • This position operates in a professional office environment either at the corporate office in Falls Church, VA, client site or working from home.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous environment.

  • Ability to travel, if required.

  • Reasonable accommodations provided in accordance with ADA.

Work Authorization

Employees must be eligible to work in the United States. Depending on the work assignment, employees may be required to hold a specific security clearance.

Everyone is Welcome!

Evans Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


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