ManTech Action Officer in Arlington, Virginia

Basic Program Overview:

General Responsibilities:

• Support the front office of a Department of Defense (DoD) agency as an action officer, anticipating the needs of Executive Staff and proactively addressing issues with an emphasis on sound judgment, initiative and confidentiality, with appropriate but minimal direction. Work closely with a high-performing, fast-paced team to support government clients. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of various executives styles, methods of operation, and authorities. Perform tasks in a variety of areas to include:

• Tracking important milestones or actions for Executive staff

• Prioritize work by considering its risk, importance, urgency, and potential business, organizational, and client implications

• Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures

• Interact with clients, government officials and other executives in the private sector

• Verbal and written communications must be timely and demonstrate the consistent ability to presents ideas and communicate information in a clear and concise manner

• Drafting, writing and editing reports, briefs, correspondence and other documents

• Laisse with key internal and external stakeholders, coordinating meetings     

Mandatory Skills Requirements:

• B.A./B.S. Degree or higher

• 2+ years for experience

• Extensive experience with MS Office, Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint

• Strong written and oral communication skills, detail oriented, strong organizational skills

• Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

• Excellent attention to details and diligent adherence to deadlines and deliverables

• A high-level performer with the ability to be proactive and respond rapidly to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment

• Strong organizational skills

• Location: on-site in Arlington, VA in a team environment with government and contractor employees

• Secret Clearance

Other Skills Preferred:

• Experience with providing analysis and support to defense research and development programs, including DARPA, ARPA–E, and IARPA preferred

• Ability to use the Defense Travel System (DTS)

• Ability to put documents into the proper format

• Possession of excellent spelling and grammar skills


Requires Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, sales or computer science and two to four years of experience in software development, technical support, or consulting


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

02-04 years w/Bachelors Degree

Position Type





For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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