Sayres & Associates
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Contingent

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.
Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development. 


The following position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


The Defense Security Service (DSS) leadership requires a Strategic Planner to support the establishment and execution of a Defense Landing Team and a Defense Vetting Directorate (DVD). The purpose of the support effort is to develop, plan, and track operational activity while DSS integrates new mission implementation methodology. The Strategic Planner will assist and function in at least one or multiple Task areas to include: Administrative Management; Program Management and Metrics Development; Strategic Planning; Logistics and Facilities Management; Human Capital Strategic Planning; and Training/Transformation Planning. The position will be located at Fort Meade, MD.




Qualifications & Clearance Requirements

Education, Work Experience, Skills, and Clearance Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university in the area of business administration.
  2. Minimum of 15 years' experience implementing the National Industrial Security Program or related program.
  3. Minimum of 15 years' experience interacting (briefing) with high-ranking officials.
  4. Minimum of 15 years' experience working in strategic planning support, execution and security administration or similar environment and working in the Department of Defense or US Government.
  5. Proven ability to produce leadership decision products such as point papers, briefs, and conduct briefings to senior personnel.
  6. Ability to develop and implement strategy related to DSS operations.
  7. Experience producing leadership decision products, developing plans, conducting conferences, and presenting briefs to senior leadership
  8. Able to work multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  9. Current Top Secret security clearance verifiable in JPAS.
  10. Preferred Experience:
  1. Minimum of five (5) years' working in Strategic Planning and execution at DSS or closely related field. Work related experience examples are, but not limited to, areas of NISPOM requirements.
  2. A Master's Degree. Applicable work xxperience may substitute for a Master's Degree.
  3. Minimum of 15 years' experience writing technical manuals, operational directives, and/or policy documents.
  4. If selected, must be able to start work on short notice, in as little as three days. 



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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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