Executive Consultant (Meeting Designer/Strategist/Facilitator)

Strategic Resolution Experts (SRE) - Washington, DC

Full-time
The Executive Consultant (Meeting Designer/Strategist/Facilitator) provides expert meeting design, consulting, analytical, and coordination support to assist transformation efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience with strategic planning; organizational change management and communications; and, meeting design and facilitation. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing thought leadership and expert meeting design and facilitation to drive interagency change initiatives, and to address complex and far-reaching disaster-related issues
  • Serving in a leading role to effectively engage the customer, deliver presentations, lead customer meetings, and resolve issues
  • Maintaining a strategic view of all meetings and their interdependencies to ensure the outcomes from each meeting serve the greater purpose of disaster mitigation and resiliency
  • Meeting with the client and senior leaders regularly to understand the purpose, intent, and desired outcomes for meetings, stakeholder engagement, and public-facing documents and communication products
  • Thinking strategically, managing risks, translating strategies into actionable plans, and developing or providing key input into project schedules
  • Designing and delivering change management approaches focused on stakeholder engagement, adoption, and communication
  • Coordinating meeting-related tasks and reviewing work products for completeness and adherence to client requirements
  • Taking primary responsibility for development of a process agenda, which includes the meeting timeline and speaking notes/scripts for each presenter
  • Developing content and slides for speaker presentations
  • Handling meeting logistics (for example, participant agendas, invites, conference room reservations, meeting materials, summaries, minutes, and so forth)
  • Coordinating with the client and key stakeholders frequently to facilitate completion of action items
  • Tracking meeting-related action items for the internal project team as well as the leadership group, individual working groups and committees
  • Maintaining the SharePoint repository
  • Developing communication products to convey information and facilitate buy-in
  • Developing conclusions and recommendations, writing reports, and assisting with briefings and presentations
  • Coordinating the development of communications to be presented to senior leadership, Congress, and the Administration
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to team members, when appropriate
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
Must be US Citizen and Clearable

Education:
  • BA/BS degree in a related field required (for example, Public Relations, Public Affairs, Communication, Journalism, Business, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Change Management, or Political Science)
  • One of the following is required: PMP, CAPM, or CMP certification
Skills:
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and operate in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to take a leadership role, when necessary
  • A detail-oriented individual with the ability to quickly assimilate and apply new concepts and approaches
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including writing white papers and delivering formal presentations
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and summarize complex documents and information
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • An experienced leader with appropriate industry experience
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is "politically savvy" and a team player
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
  • A decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective
Experience:
  • Requires a minimum of 12 years' experience in a related field, including 10 years of meeting facilitation for federal government customers
  • FEMA experience required; FIMA experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
SRE, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or marital status.

SRE is an SBA Certified 8a, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/VOSB), and SBA Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Certified Small Business.