Do you want to make a difference to your country by helping to make government better? Are you passionate about making people more engaged and productive in their work? If so, the Center for Human Capital Innovation (CHCI) may have the opportunity you’re looking for. Our mission is better government through human capital management and we’re looking for a few talented consultants who share our passion.

CHCI has an immediate need for senior and junior human capital consultants and analysts to join our Consulting Team and assist on a number of exciting projects for government.  Those selected will be responsible for supporting federal client groups through strategic thought leadership, consulting on people processes, change management, leadership development and other human capital specific or business related initiatives. You will partner with other public and industry leaders to develop and implement innovative human capital processes, talent management strategies and help drive employee engagement and retention through a variety of initiatives.

As an experienced senior consultant, you will be generally self-directed and will work both independently and as part of a team on complex issues, serving as a resource/consultant to others.  In addition to consulting, you may be responsible for a wide array of tasks on projects, including administration, research, data analysis, reporting, etc. in support of all human capital initiatives.

As a junior consultant, you will work under a team leader and contribute through a wide array of tasks on projects, including administration, research, data analysis, reporting, etc. in support of all human capital initiatives.

Key roles: Support the planning, organizing, and leading of tasks and projects and ensure the quality of client deliverables. Leverage and improve upon civilian workforce planning and recruiting frameworks and methodologies within the civil and defense markets. Demonstrate knowledge of government, best practices in human capital management, and market trends in providing recommendations to clients based on best practices. Interpret results from multiple project components and translate these findings into clear and compelling recommendations and solutions. Apply fully developed consulting skills and functional knowledge of strategic recruiting in the execution of assignments.


  • Bachelors degree in Business, Public Administration, Policy, Political Science or a Human Capital or related discipline, MBA, MA, or MS degrees preferred
  • 5+ years of Human Capital experience (for senior positions)
  • 3+ years supporting a business line/function requiring strong consulting, problem solving and analytical skills (for senior positions)
  • Strong history of quickly building relationships, gaining credibility and partnering with business leaders and human capital colleagues with a focus on achieving results.
  • Strong consultative, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to develop strong, trusting relationships with all employees at all levels
  • Accustomed to maintaining confidential information
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • Previous experience working in a high performing, dynamic and growing organization helpful


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with leading or conducting strategic recruiting or workforce planning
  • Knowledge of using recruiting or workforce planning analytic tools and software
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • MBA, MA, or MS degree preferred


Contact: If you are qualified and interested in this position, please send cover letter, resume / CV and references to: