IO Psychologist/Workforce Planner

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-862671
    • Job Location: Hybrid, DC
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/21/2023
    • Years of Experience: 002
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? One that includes working in a place where contributing to the client’s effectiveness, work-life balance, and quality performance are our hallmarks; a place where a collaborative environment will challenge you? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer benefits that exceed others and a flexible environment focused on your success.

So, if you are someone who focuses on high quality performance, relishes in achieving meaningful and measurable outcomes for clients, loves to perform with passion, and appreciates support and recognition, then COE is the right place - we are ready to invest in you!

About the Role

In anticipation of a contract award, COE is seeking an IO Psychologist/Workforce Planner to provide consultation to our federal client with data driven strategic workforce planning human resource solutions including HR strategy, learning, and workforce development. This position will be mainly remote with occasional travel, as necessary, to client’s site in the Washington DC/Baltimore Metropolitan area.


The candidate should apply with proven experience to execute the following:

  • Assess organizations workforce, management, culture, business objectives, and challenges using data driven research.
  • Conduct facilitated sessions, interviews, focus groups and collect data related to gaps in skills, talent supply and demand, and trends in the composition of the current workforce.
  • Analyze data collected and identify key workforce challenges and needed focus areas, necessary skills and competencies for staff and leadership.
  • Evaluate findings against industry best practices and trends.
  • Conduct competency assessments and gap analyses.
  • Create solutions and programs focused on training, workplace issues, and change management.
  • Conduct skill assessments, employee surveys, and other feedback mechanisms to assist management in identifying issues and driving improvements.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have prior experience working with the federal government. Candidates without federal government experience will not be considered.
  • Master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology or a directly related field with three (3) plus years of work experience.
  • Experience in, and deep knowledge, of strategic workforce planning and organizational psychology.
  • Experience with complex technical and business matters.
  • History of collecting and reviewing human capital documentation, workforce data, and industry trends.
  • History of working with a large organization.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • History of ethical and value-based performance.
  • US citizenship is required.
  • Ability to obtain, or already holds, an active Public Trust clearance.
  • Willing to work in a hybrid environment as described above.

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave