About the Role

In this role, you will join a rapidly growing innovation consulting firm, BMNT Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, CA with an east coast office in Arlington, VA. BMNT is unique because of the focus on Mission Acceleration - increasing the speed at which mission-driven organizations solve complex problems at scale.  BMNT is not only an established thought leader in innovation but is actively changing how organizations think about and solve problems, as demonstrated by the creation of Hacking for Defense (H4D) ®.  Our customers span across the U.S. public sector, and abroad in the United Kingdom and Australia.           

At BMNT, Project Leads play an integral role in our consulting practice and their goal is to successfully execute projects to achieve our customers’ desired outcomes.  Project Leads strategize with and lead teams supporting Program Managers. Our Project Leads have a deep understanding of BMNT products and services and the underlying methodologies. This ensures they can successfully drive results for customers. This includes planning facilitated workshops, market research, and stakeholder management. In addition, our Project Leads are capable of leading multiple projects simultaneously and managing a diverse team to efficiently reach key milestones with limited or no oversight. 

This specific role resides on the BMNT Naval Team.  We are building a high-trust, high-performing team and are seeking a Project Lead to help deliver support for U.S. Navy customers primarily under the Office of Naval Research (ONR). ONR coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, and this position is a perfect opportunity to have real impact.  The Project Lead will be part of the Fleet Force Innovation Operations Support Team directly supporting the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet Staff in Pearl Harbor, HI on behalf of NavalX.   

 

Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - No relocation will be provided for this role. We are looking for local candidates only with Security Clearance.

  

What You’ll Be Doing (Responsibilities):

  • Work directly with the Pacific Fleet Staff to understand problems and capability gaps, and document those needs in an unclassified problem statement .
  • Conduct engagements with problem owners, users, technical experts, influencers, and program offices to better understand the problem and create alignment and buy-in. 
  • Interface with supporting organizations (like Navy Tech Bridges, ONRG Science Advisors, and Naval Postgraduate School) to align resources and build coalitions around problems to be solved.
  • Coordinate discussions between the Pacific Fleet Staff and tech scouting agents (like In-Q-Tel) to inform technical scans for novel technology solutions. .
  • Conduct technology searches in the SBIR portfolio and other databases (like Vulcan).
  • Attend technology demonstrations, tradeshows and technology conferences to identify novel technology solutions.
  • Conduct engagements with technology companies to validate product-mission fit and conduct capability readiness assessments.
  • Conduct engagements with downstream adoption stakeholders (like Resource Sponsors and Program offices) to understand fielding and scaling pathways for technologies that perform well in Pacific Fleet experiments.
  • Interface with organizations with contract pathways and complete necessary forms and paperwork to facilitate putting solution providers under contract. 
  • Coordinate resources for the planning, execution, and reporting of Pacific Fleet Staff experiments
  • Draft status updates and write articles documenting progress and success stories
  • Track progress (dates) on all documented problems as they progress through the phases of Innovation Operations.
  • Travel as required; submit travel requests and travel reports 

Required Experience and Qualifications You’ll Need to Thrive in the Role:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) required.
  • 10+ years of consulting or relevant project management experience.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and synchronizing tasks across projects.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in delivering tasks and projects on time and that achieve desired results. 
  • Ability to self-direct research in order to quickly generate a broad understanding of previously unfamiliar topics due to the diverse breadth of work on the contract.
  • Mature interpersonal skills and able to participate successfully in a team environment to accomplish assignments requiring group efforts.
  • Analytical capability to synthesize key takeaways and recommendations from interviews, observations, and research.
  • Strong listening and consultative skills and ability to influence without positional authority.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the confidence to collaborate with various organizational levels.
  • Ability to present materials in a polished and professional manner. 
  • Travel up to 25% of the time based on customer needs.

 

Desired Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience with the Pacific Fleet Staff and/or Fleet Experimentation 
  • Defense acquisition experience
  • Knowledge and experience in project management

If you are a self-starter with an obsession for outcomes, not activities and a history of achievements, and enjoy working on projects with collaborative and creative teams, this could be the right role for you! 

Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

 

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