Senior Consultant

Metro DC Area

As a Consultant at Partner Forces, you act as a trusted advisor to our clients’ day in and day out. You have the opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues, our partners and our clients to ideate, initiate and complete task, projects, and initiatives. You work on mission-oriented projects, during which we want you to bring forward actionable insights, solve complex problems, and thrive on delivering meaningful solutions.

What we are looking for:

Partner Forces is seeking a Senior Consultant to support a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) client. This position will play a key role in supporting strategic initiatives for this agency. The primary responsibility set for this position involves building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, conducting research and analysis, evaluating, and executing on client priorities, setting goals and guidelines, and overseeing operations from planning to execution.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to inspire and drive program and change management excellence; ensure consistency and structure, and guarantee outstanding communication, coordination, and execution. This role will interact with all levels of staff and will push for results while building great cross-functional relationships based on trust and accountability.

What you will do as a Senior Consultant:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including government personnel and teaming partners. 
  • Lead customer, stakeholder, and partner engagements ensuring program execution is aligned with customer expectations. 
  • Lead timely high-quality deliverables in support of the contract mission.
  • Support government senior leadership with the development and execution of leadership priorities.
  • Provide specific communications and change expertise for projects requiring high-level analytical assignments.
  • Perform change management tasks independently, and direct the efforts of others.
  • Participate in or lead the development of communications deliverables and content.
  • Anticipate client change management needs and formulate solutions to client issues.
  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality.
  • Support the development and growth of junior team members through the apprenticeship model.
  • Contribute to client development activities and internal corporate initiatives.


  • US Citizen (the nature of our contract requires employees be US citizens)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DHS HQ suitability required; current preferred.
  • BA/BS degree required.
  • DHS and/or government experience preferred.
  • 7-10 years of federal consulting professional experience.
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a team environment.
  • Strong leadership presence with a proven track record of driving consensus both internally and with external partners.
  • Creative problem-solver with experience defining and communicating processes, addressing pain points, and introducing process improvements.
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative and fast-paced team environment.
  • Passionate for building strong cross-functional teams, coaching and mentoring members to deliver results and effectively structure large initiatives.
  • Demonstrate good business acumen and experience.
  • Have the ability to navigate complex stakeholder environments and comfort with ambiguity.

Next Steps:

If your application looks like a match, someone from our People Operations team will reach out to schedule a phone screening. During this conversation, we will determine if a current or future position aligns with your experience and skills. If things go well, from there you'll meet with members from the project team, including the hiring manager and teammates, and possibly be asked to prepare a presentation, submit a writing assessment, or something else to showcase your practical knowledge. If we find you are a match, you’ll get a call offering you the role. While we wish we could hire every great candidate who comes our way, the reality is that we can't. If you are not selected, we will be sure to connect with you and let you know so you can move on with your search. We will also keep your resume for future needs.

We look forward to reviewing your application!


The Company

Partner Forces, LLC., is a WOSB focused on helping homeland security partners with their most pressing and complex challenges and opportunities. The company provides management consulting services for the homeland security and national security enterprise. We offer clients holistic and integrated solutions to their current and emerging homeland security requirements related to program development and analysis, stakeholder engagement and outreach, strategic planning, technology implementation, security and preparedness assessment, and business process design and improvement.

Partner Forces values a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is the policy of Partner Forces to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at