President

Job Locations US
ID
2022-1441
Type
Regular Full-Time
Opportunity Type
Teaming Partner Opportunity

Overview

BOOST LLC is a dynamic management consulting firm that offers an array of government-compliant back-office solutions to support our teaming partners within the GovCon space. Our consultants are experts in the areas of Accounting, Contracts, Human Resources, Recruiting & Sourcing, and Strategic Pricing and our passion is to guide and propel our partners towards success within this competitive sector.

 

BOOST is helping one of our clients, Waséyabek Development Company, LLC (WDC) fill the position of President of WDC. WDC is a legal entity, created and wholly owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), a federally recognized Indian Tribe. WDC is committed to fostering the development of a stable, diversified economy for members of the Band which will contribute to their long-term wealth and economic self-sufficiency while managing risk and creating quality employment opportunities. 

The President of Waséyabek Federal Services (WFS) is a member of the Federal Management Team and will work closely with the WDC CEO and executive team, as well as the Federal Dir of Operations.  The President of WFS is responsible for providing leadership for the company’s Federal operations, which include Tribal 8(a) entities. They will also be responsible for oversight of the quality of services, projects (including subsidiary development), internal system builds and implementation, improving ongoing financial growth and responding to industry needs. This position is remote with travel expected and described below.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement strategies to improve overall Federal operating procedures and have an in-depth understanding of the financial and operation implications of those strategies
  • Assist in developing two different practice areas (the DoE Division and the DoD Division)
  • Steer WFS to a largely sole-source model
  • Ensure and improve the performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability of departmental and organizational operations
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of WDC Federal companies
  • Ensure operational procedures and practices are well defined, documented and consistently applied
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Stewards of organizational culture with a focus on teamwork and commitment to service amidst a diverse colleague and customer base
  • Able to quickly adapt/adjust focus, and problem solve within evolving work demands
  • Ability to adjust schedule to meet quickly developing needs of supervisor and other team members
  • Work with the WDC CEO on long term strategy, mergers, and acquisitions in Federal sector
  • Function as lead contact in operations, as assigned
  • Provide oversight to projects including subsidiary development, internal system builds and implementation, improving ongoing financial growth and responding to industry needs
  • Maintain a continuous improvement plan and best practice within the companies
  • Ensure that plans and policies are consistently understood, correctly interpreted, and administered by subordinate managers
  • Apply knowledge and experience with DoE and DOD plans, policies, standards, and methods including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Manage and control schedules and cost to provide on time, within budget, performance of all aspects of contractual efforts
  • Cultivate strong teaming partner relationships
  • Promotes company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees, enforcing ethical business practices
  • Instill at all levels of operations the philosophy of continuous improvement 
  • Manage implementation and continuous improvement of key metrics including but not limited to: Revenue Earning initiatives, profit margins, operating expenses, cash flow, on time delivery, lead times, quality, and inventory
  • Attract, hire, train, develop and direct a staff of general managers, business development and other professionals to oversee assigned areas of responsibility to achieve company goals and objectives
  • Implement and utilize processes throughout operations to achieve profit objectives
  • Utilizing shared services and legal departments, review contracts for and the Federal companies
  • Review actual performance to plan and take appropriate actions to meet plan

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years of relevant on the job experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret or Q Clearance
  • Must have minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with 8(a) entities on Federal projects 
  • Proven record of business development with government agencies (DOE, DOD)
  • Positive CPAR or equivalent records
  • Experience setting up all-small or 8(a) joint ventures and assisting the growth of 8(a) subsidiaries
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of proven success in a senior management role in achieving substantial improvements in business operations resulting in significant and steady increases in profitability over the course of several reporting periods
  • Experience in government agency contract operations, 8(a) business companies, program management, reporting, metrics, and risk management
  • Demonstrated success in managing customer service, quality, scheduling, and purchasing
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA safety requirements    
  • Working knowledge of government contracts including SBA, FAR, DBA and SCA implications and regulations
  • Proven ability to facilitate meetings for large or small groups
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member under tight deadlines with changing priorities
  • Strong data management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Visio
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Expertise in technical and management proposal writing and development
  • Ability to establish and maintain operational processes and procedures for small-medium sized office.
  • Ability to function and adapt to changing environment and organizational protocols.
  • Knowledge of government agency standards/protocols regarding operations, logistics and resource utilization.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in re-badging Federal employees

Work Authorization Requirements 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret or Q Clearance
  • Ability to pass an extensive background investigation, including but not limited to personal and professional financial history, nationwide criminal record search, credit check and other relevant background information deemed necessary by WDC
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional PMP Certification
  • Ideally will bring relationships/contracts capable of off-setting salary and benefits requirements

Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel may be required, up to 40% of the time.  Must be willing to travel to the Grand Rapids, MI monthly. Travel may be local or national and may be by car, rail, or air

Hiring Preference 

  • Native American & Veteran Hiring Preferences will be applied in accordance with WDC policy

BOOST is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

 

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