Business Operations Specialist

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
Job Description:

If you consider yourself an expert in business operations, especially as they relate to a unified military command, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a qualified professional to serve as a senior business operations specialist. Don't miss your chance to apply to be part of a winning team today!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Gathers data on existing functional group processes from interviews with managers and executers. This includes collecting samples of current procedures, practices, and standards, as well as related documents and forms.
  • Analyzes information gathered from interviews and translates into work process diagrams.
  • Evaluates current work flow captured in work process diagrams and develops recommendations for process improvements. This may involve creating new processes, revising current processes, and/or automating processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the organization.
  • Develops recommendations and guidance documentation for new or revised processes (e.g., flow diagrams, procedures, manuals, reports, specifications, procurement documents, etc.). Ensures proper translation of technical information from functional groups into document formats that are easily understood by the end user).
  • Submits recommendations (including guidance documentation) to functional managers for their review and approval, and incorporates any subsequent recommendations into the new processes prior to publication.
  • Identifies specific business processes that are targets for immediate and long-term development. Works with senior functional management to set goals for these targeted areas and to assign priorities for study and intervention.
  • Keeps abreast of contemporary technologies, techniques, and services relevant to process development. May work with staff to develop and improve services in response to changing technology environments and participating in decision-making activities relating to Customers' changing needs.
  • Reviews and assesses the status of newly-implemented business processes and their supporting solutions. May assist in analyzing the cost elements to ensure effective and efficient operations. Regularly identifies and recommends further improvements to prepare for Customer future needs and growth.

Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI w/polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, International Relations, Rhetoric/ Technical Writing or related field and 8 years of experience; additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Strong business background with understanding of the process used for business analysis planning.
  • Ability to lead and mentor members of the team in various business analysis techniques.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills appropriate for the position, including the ability to speak with authority on technical issues in various professional settings and to persuade listeners regarding best approach to resolving user's problem (may include communication via telephone, in person, presenting to large groups, community events).
  • Ability to write complex documents (may include policies and procedures and presentations).
  • Working knowledge quality management activities.
  • Ability to direct and manage team members with day to day activities as well as special projects to assure timely completion.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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