Policy Associate

Working from home
Sep 18, 2023
Oct 18, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking a Policy Associate for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)'s Privacy Program. Successful candidates will be well-versed in privacy policy and best practices, keeping current on industry activites and emerging technologies affecting both consumer and employee privacy.

This is an opportunity to impact the privacy practices affecting the VA's 300,000 employees and contractors, and the extensive records of the approximately 26 million Veterans they serve. Sound privacy practices are critical to operations as the volume of personal information the VA handles continues to grow. The position is remote but may require travel to Washington, D.C. It may also be remote with occasional onsite meetings.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify and provide analysis of new and existing consumer privacy, employee privacy, and other relevant data and consumer protection laws.
  • Participate in webinars on topics relating to data privacy.
  • Solid public speaking/presentation skills.
  • Serve as subject matter resource on privacy law and policy matters

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years in a related role
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college ; advanced degree a plus.
  • Legal Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Desired: Experience supporting Veterans Affairs
  • Exceptional communication skills, good facilitator, capable of producing quality documentation, organized, good customer relationship skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Confidence to speak up and challenge ideas and propose alternatives; desire to constantly seek and offer constructive feedback.

Client Information

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Privacy Service is a division of the Office of Information and Technology (OIT). VA Privacy Service oversees and directs the development of VA's privacy programs to help protect the personal information of Veterans, their beneficiaries, and VA employees. VA Privacy Service advises and makes recommendations to senior officials on privacy priorities.

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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