Analyst, Workforce Development (Position Located in Washington DC Metro Area)

Maher & Maher

About the organization

Since 1987, we have been focused on one thing – talent. And today, like never before, the development of world-class talent is the key differentiator in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. In many ways, we believe that talent is the new “global currency.” So we make it our passion to help our clients with their most important talent investment decisions, whether we are:

Helping leaders in Kentucky define their regional economies, their most promising growth sectors, and the skills gaps they’ll need to address to compete and win globally; or,

Helping the Department of Labor disseminate best practices for talent development across the fifty states; or,

Crafting new and innovative ways for organizational leaders to think about the future and build agility into their culture with our proven FutureGame® learning simulation; or,

Addressing the challenges that come with organizational change and ongoing economic pressures through change management.

Duties

Analysts at Maher & Maher play an important role in helping implement workforce development initiatives across the country. They work on projects with federal agencies that develop and deliver varied and innovative outreach, technical assistance, and training solutions for clients. These solutions include change management strategies, coaching and facilitation, technical assistance resources, online learning platforms, web-based training, and in-person events.

Maher & Maher’s projects focus on a range of topics, such as youth programs, sector strategies, career pathways, and others, that are critical to workforce development today. The individual filling this position will primarily work on a project with the U.S. Department of Labor to help states expand apprenticeship programs.

Analysts have a wide-range of responsibilities that include supporting virtual and in-person events, such as training webinars, peer learning exchanges, and conferences; assisting with the development of technical assistance resources, such as guides, webpages, and fact sheets; conducting research and managing content for on-line communities of practice; developing expertise in subject matter areas relevant to project topics; coordinating and participating in team and client meetings; and managing project plans and activities.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.
At least 2 years of professional work experience, preferably related to the workforce development, education, economic development, or human services fields.
Experience working in a team environment.
Experience with consulting or working with client-based projects is a plus.

Skills:
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with demonstrated ability to express complex ideas clearly.
Highly organized and strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
Excellent people skills with a customer service-oriented approach.
Ability to mange work on multiple, concurrent projects.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including the capability to be flexible to meet project priorities.
Desire to learn new things and apply the latest trends and technologies to your work.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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