Senior Defense Program Planning Assistant

Zenetex   •  

Columbia, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 47 days ago

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Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We are looking for an experienced Senior Defense Program Planning Assistant in Columbia, Maryland, to support the agency's executive leadership team in the planning, analysis, and development of reports regarding the organization's current and future planning, budget, and execution.
The Senior Defense Program Planning Assistant will collect and collate data provided by managers throughout the agency and draft information products to include spreadsheets, briefing slides, and reports for consideration by agency leaders.

**This position will require an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance


The Senior Defense Program Planning Assistant will have proven expertise in the following areas:

  • Department of Defense (DoD) Planning, Budget, and Execution to include developing and maintaining program controls involving cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Developing and sustaining program control tools that are readily identifiable, easily managed with consistent formats and repeatable processes.
  • Solid interpersonal communications skills in a highly visible, pivotal role supporting the agency's management and operational stakeholders in the development and management of program control tools and informational products.
  • Building and presenting programmatic documentation for presentation tointernal and eternal stakeholders for management actions such as:
    • Demonstrating the Agency's Roles and Mission;
    • Quarterly Performance Reviews (QPR) using the Intelligence Community Format;
    • Unfunded Requirements Process (UFR);
    • Operational Accomplishments and Set-backs;
    • Fiscal Year and Out-year Financial Plans, Projections, and Justifications.



  • Bachelordegree in a business, management, and/or communications related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of DoD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) experience in DoD agency program and budget planning, analysis, and execution
  • Comprehensive understanding of DoD business processes
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office tools
  • Possess a confident, pleasant demeanor


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Security Clearance

This position will require an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance

ZENETEX is an Equal Opportunity/affirmative action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.