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Department of Homeland Security

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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About the Role

There are currently opportunities for experienced individuals with Department of Homeland Security IT and Mission programs knowledge and technical expertise within the past 10 years in the following areas of discipline:

Capital Program Management
Enterprise Architecture
Enterprise Risk Management
Biometrics Engineering
Data Analytics and Enterprise Data Management
Strategy and Policy Development
Acquisition Planning and Documentation
Contracting and Procurement
Computer Systems Engineering


Core Responsibilities

  1. The Consultant shall apply expertise to executive-level projects and analyze and assess future strategies, policies, and doctrines governing federal missions.

  2. Provide analytical support for interagency and coalition policy formulations on mission issues, ensuring authorities, concerns, and client equities are accurately represented.

  3. Design, review, implement, and analyze discrete elements of one or more federal programs.

  4. Provide executive leadership, advice, historical perspective, and guidance to DKC Group government consulting clients. 

  5. Interpret creative briefs to develop and produce creative concepts through execution on assigned brands.

  6. Research and understand the government client’s needs and target audiences, through online searches, reviews of existing research, interviews with subject matter experts, and in-person meetings.

  7. Develop white papers and concept of operations support documents.

  8. Demonstrate and apply subject matter expertise during participation in client meetings and strategic planning sessions, both in person and via conference call.

  9. Develop and cultivate knowledge of customer mission needs, execution challenges, key performance objectives and major influences.

  10. Participate in other activities as needed and requested.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of demonstrated knowledge and technical experience. 

  2. BA/BS or equivalent is required. 

  3. Must be verifiably recognized as a leader in your field by peers.

  4. Relevant organizational experience supporting federal programs.

  5. Demonstrated experience should include leading or supporting a broad range of complex federal mission initiatives and investments in the Department of Homeland Security.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Prior experience working for DHS leading or supporting a key aspect of the DHS mission portfolio.

  2. Already possess a Secret Security or suitability clearance.

About the Company

The D. Kent Consulting Group, LLC (DKC Group) is a management consulting firm that promotes a culture of organizational agility and resilience. The founder and CEO is a retired federal executive who excels in management consulting and solution architectures on large and complex federal programs. Following retirement, Ms. Kent started the Washington D.C.-based DKC Group to execute her continued commitment to “good government” – one of the country’s foundational drivers and an edict in which the government is responsible for securing the rights of the people, promoting their engagement, and advancing their will.

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