Stakeholder Engagement Advisor

Washington, DC
Sep 01, 2023
Oct 01, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive seeks a Stakeholder Engagement Advisor with a strong background in the development and implementation of strategies to engage and build relationships with key stakeholders to support the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Communications (10BCOM).

10BCOM serves as the corporate communications office for VHA, the nation's largest integrated health care system and the third largest civilian workforce in the federal government. 10BCOM is responsible for informing Veterans and other key internal and external audiences about the services VHA offers, organizational priorities, ongoing initiatives, health and wellness issues, advances in medical and clinical care, and a wide array of events and activities occurring both nationally and locally.

This position will identify stakeholders, assesses their needs and expectations and facilitate effective communication and collaboration between the organization and stakeholders. The ideal candidate is decisive and pays attention to details. They have previous experience engaging and building relationships with key stakeholders and are highly organized. They love to work in a team environment. They are systematic in their project work. They exceed client expectations with high-quality work in a fast-paced environment.

This full-time position is in Washington, DC. This position may also be remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Expert in communicating with government and stakeholder contacts.
  • Identify and assess needs of key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between the VA and stakeholders.
  • Advise on the development and implementation of strategies to engage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15+ years communications/stakeholder engagement experience.
  • Master's degree in Communications, Political Science, or Management.
  • Experience supporting the VA Under Secretary of Health or Secretary of Veterans Affairs with communications campaigns and strategy.
  • Military or DoD communications experience.
  • Experience building relationships with internal and external groups including Veteran Service Organizations.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

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