Lead Policy Analyst-EUCOM (MV) - 35180 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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Job Description

As a Policy Analyst supporting the Russia Strategic Initiative of the US European Command (EUCOM), on behalf of Alion, you will use your specialized technical and functional experience and attention to detail to develop reports, analytic assessments and informational briefings. This position will help provide national security and defense policy analysis of Russian strategic decision making for EUCOM while monitoring elements of national power and foreign policy activity. If you have a strong analytical skillset and problem-solving mind, this opportunity is for you.

This Policy Analyst will conduct research using both qualitative methods and quantitative methods, such as case studies, survey research, and statistical analysis. You will prepare policy reports and briefs of research and presents findings. You may evaluate the effectiveness of existing government policies and programs and formulate recommendations regarding strategies to achieve identified mission.

In addition to those duties, this candidate will provide support to the Program Manager in planning, managing, and monitoring projects through their life cycle. You will work on overall project planning through reporting on project schedules and deliverables. Responsibilities may include: briefing management on the status of action items and metrics to track contract performance; developing systems for data collection; coordinating projects; writing technical reports; monitoring project timelines; tracking document/deliverable submissions; and creating, monitoring and maintaining audit files; identifying, communicating and resolving risks and issues to eliminate or mitigate the occurrence of consequences that may impact the success of the project; as well as evaluate and monitor the performance and efficiency of programs, to ensure that program implementation is on target.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, International Affairs, Ops Research
  • Experience in program management, technical, defense, or business analysis discipline; and a minimum of 8 years of recent work experience related to analysis and planning
  • Responsible for developing, drafting, writing, and editing reports, proposal input, and other documents in support of a customer’s requirements.
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Coordinates scheduling of briefings and workshops, contract deliverables, task order review, briefings/presentations, and analysis of contract financial progress
  • Track key project tasks, monitor project deliverables and timelines, organize project related meetings and develop reports and other deliverables as assigned. 
  • Coordinate meetings and events, maintain logs, records and files, and manage database of customer’s deliverables.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Knowledge of government contracting environment, management/business plans and program reporting is a plus.
  • Excellent communications, presentation, organizational and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are a must.
  • Must be motivated and a self-starter.
  • Strong computer skills, MS Office Suite, emphasis on Excel
  • US Citizenship and  eligible for security clearance, Secret after hire.


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Security Clearance: Secret

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