Opportunities

Are you a talented professional seeking new opportunities? Do you hold yourself to a standard of excellence? Are you an industrious problem solver capable of adapting to new challenges?

Then you’re the kind of candidate that we seek to work with. It is our mission to enhance and add value to your professional life by offering an exciting career path with challenging projects. Our firm offers exciting opportunities for both entry-level positions and experienced hires. Positions in the firm include business analysts, consultants, senior consultants, managers and senior managers.

As our consulting practice continues to grow, we are looking to hire! We invite you to review the current opportunities at NavPoint Consulting, and to submit your résumé today.

Current Opportunities at NavPoint Consulting:

Project Managers (Secret Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Project Managers for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience, or greater than 5 years of experience with a recognized professional certification.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Planning and coordinating project management activities including financial, planning and contracting aspects;
• Planning and organizing a project management office;
• Giving briefings on progress and concerns of project;
• Coordinating and preparing documentation in response to scheduled and unscheduled reports, returns and observations to update management on project progress;
• Planning and coordinating the activities of project personnel, internal customers, contractors and other support providers;
• Preparing formal work breakdown structure and compliance charts;
• Producing draft plans and sections for incorporation into the Project Implementation Plan;
• Preparing draft evaluation plans, criteria and evaluation schedules;
• Developing, planning, analyzing, evaluating and prioritizing deliverables and requirements;
• Defining and documenting development team objectives;
• Determining and obtaining budgetary requirements, composition, roles, responsibilities and terms of reference for the team;
• Planning, directing and controlling the activities of a project team within scheduled time and cost parameters;
• Monitoring the design, implementation and operations start up of the project against established goals, objectives and milestones;
• Reporting progress of the project on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the life cycle;
• Meeting with stakeholders and other project managers and stating problems in a form capable of being solved;
• Preparing plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems;
• Working with a variety of project management tools;
• Formulating and managing project plans by defining deliverables, identifying key milestones, reviewing project progress, and engaging in ongoing risk management;
• Coordinating and directing project team(s) in order to meet project objectives for content, quality, costs, and schedules;
• Ensuring management staff is provided with timely and accurate project information and status updates;
• Developing project control and reporting procedures and managing changes in operational plan;
• Conducting post project reviews/lessons learned;
• Contributing to the organization's strategic and business planning initiatives (for example, identifying strategic goals and objectives and implementing initiatives to achieve them, Policy Development, Standards Development and Program Review);
• Assuming leadership at the appropriate phases of planning, action, and evaluation;
• Recognizing and taking action on opportunities to combine professional resources through partnering arrangements (for example, multi-disciplinary practices);
• Contributing to development of organizational vision and mission;
• Coordinates, drafts and prepares for signature formal project documents and reports;
• Manage several Project Managers, each responsible for an element of the project and its associated project team;
• Manage the project during the development, implementation and operations startup by ensuring that resources are made available and that the project is developed and is fully operational within previously agreed time, cost and performance parameters;
• Formulate statements of problems;
• Establishes procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified project elements to solve these problems, and obtains approval thereof;
• Define and document the objectives for the project;
• Determine budgetary requirements, the composition, roles and responsibilities and terms of reference for the project team;
• Report progress of the project on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the life cycle;
• Meets in conference with stakeholders and other project managers and states problems in a form capable of being solved;
• Prepare plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems;
• Work with a variety of project management tools; and
• Project sign-off.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Test Coordinators (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Test Coordinators for our Federal Client.

Experience levels
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to
• Provide advice, guidance and coordination efforts for test strategies and plans, selection of automated testing tools, and identification of resources required for testing
• Plan, organize, and schedule testing efforts for large systems, including the execution of systems integration tests, specialized tests, and user acceptance testing (for example, stress tests)

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Business Transformation Architects (Secret Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Business Transformation Architects for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience, or greater than 5 years of experience with a recognized professional certification.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Analysis and development of business success "critical success factors";
• Analysis and development of architecture requirements design, process development, process mapping and training;
• Responsible for leading other functional staff to define business strategy and processes in support of transformation and change management activities;
• Participate in change impact analysis and change management activities;
• Participate in organizational realignment (job re-design organizational re-structuring);
• Coordinate development of training and coordination with other stakeholders; and
• Create presentations and present to various stakeholders, and facilitate meetings and discussions.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Change Management Consultants (Secret Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Change Management Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience, or greater than 5 years of experience with a recognized professional certification.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Analysis and development of business "critical success factors";
• Analysis and development of architecture requirements design, process development, process mapping and training;
• Responsible for leading other functional staff to define business strategy and processes in support of transformation and change management activities;
• Participate in change impact analysis and change management activities;
• Participate in organizational realignment (job re-design organizational re-structuring);
• Coordinate development of training and coordination with other stakeholders; and
• Create presentations and present to various stakeholders, and facilitate meetings and discussions.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Information Management Architects (Secret Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Information Management Architects for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Analyse existing capabilities and requirements, develop redesigned frameworks and recommend areas for improved capability and integration. Develop and document detailed statements of requirements;
• Evaluate existing procedures and methods, identify and document database content, structure, and application subsystems, and develop data dictionary;
• Define and document interfaces of manual to automated operations within application subsystems, to external systems, and between new and existing systems;
• Prototype potential solutions, provide tradeoff information and suggest recommended courses of action;
• Perform information modelling in support of BPR implementation;
• Perform cost/benefit analysis of implementing new processes and solutions;
• Provide advice in developing and integrating process and information models between business processes to eliminate information and process redundancies; and
• Provide advice in defining new requirements and opportunities for applying efficient and effective solutions; identify and provide preliminary costs of potential options.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Business Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Business Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience or greater than 5 years of experience with a recognized professional certification.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Analyze, evaluate, develop business processes (financial, operational, systems, etc.);
• Identify organizational and/or project business opportunities for improvement and streamlining of business processes;
• Identify and evaluate critical success parameters, factors and performance measurements; and
• Assist other stakeholders in development and implementation of business improvement processes and programs.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Organizational Development Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Organizational Development Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience or greater than 5 years of experience with a recognized professional certification.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Enable, facilitate, and mediate the evolution of the various organizational or departmental structures toward the organization's or department's desired outcome or structure;
• Assist with organizational needs assessment and strategic planning to ensure development of human capital to meet business objectives and goals;
• Provide advice, support and consultation to senior staff, business unit requests, and front line management to achieve strategic initiatives and goals;
• Research, design, implement and maintain employee development programs including leadership development and other management development programs;
• Develop and implement processes to measure the effectiveness of development and learning efforts to ensure performance improvements are focused on measurable and attainable results;
• Serve as an expert resource by collaborating with HR and business unit executives to ensure clear standards and metrics linked to talent reviews and employee development plans;
• Develop strategic partnerships with other internal project managers to identify and consult on change management initiatives to support strategic projects requiring organizational culture change;
• Proactively address and respond to Organizational Development issues by bringing key stakeholders together to assess root causes and performance gaps and recommend appropriate interventions;
• Practice continuous improvement processes and procedures, eliminating non-value added activities;
• Conduct focus groups and/or process improvement sessions as needed;
• Implement and manage the organization's training to ensure cost effective employee development activities that support the organization's strategic initiatives; and
• Manage and facilitate organizational initiatives and projects as requested.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Business Analysts (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Business Analysts for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop and document statements of requirements for considered alternatives;
• Perform business analyses of functional requirements to identify information, procedures, and decision flows;
• Evaluate existing procedures and methods, identify and document items such as database content, structure, application subsystems;
• Define and document interfaces of manual to automated operations within application subsystems, to external systems, and between new and existing systems;
• Establish acceptance test criteria with client; and
• Support and use the selected departmental methodologies.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Web Developers (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Web Developers for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop and prepare diagrammatic plans for web based service delivery over the internet;
• Analyze the problems outlined by systems analysts/designers in terms of such factors as style and extent of information to be transferred across the internet;
• Select and use the best available web development tools for linking the internet based client to the departmental “back end” information delivery programs and databases;
• Design high-usability web pages to meet the requirement;
• Verify accuracy and completeness of programs by preparing sample data, and testing them by means of system acceptance test runs made by operating personnel;
• Correct program errors by revising instructions or altering the sequence of operations; and
• Test instructions, and assemble specifications, flow charts, diagrams, layouts, programming and operating instructions to document applications for later modification or reference.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Testers (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Testers for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Test planning and coordination;
• Supervision of testing in accordance with the plan;
• Management and monitoring of test plans for all levels of testing;
• Management of walkthroughs and reviews related to testing and implementation readiness;
• Status reporting;
• Development of test scenarios and test scripts;
• Establishing and maintaining source and object code libraries for a multi-platform, multi-operating system environment;
• Establishing software testing procedures for unit test, integration testing and regression testing with emphasis on automating the testing procedures;
• Establishing and operating "interoperability" testing procedures to ensure that the interaction and co-existence of various software elements, which are proposed to be distributed on the common infrastructure, conform to appropriate departmental standards (e.g. For performance, compatibility, etc.) and have no unforeseen detrimental effects on the shared infrastructure; and
• Establishing a validation and verification capability which assumes functional and performance compliance.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Staffing Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Staffing Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Developing staffing and resourcing strategies;
• Developing monitoring framework and implement and conduct monitoring;
• Providing manager with demographic information and assisting in developing strategies to meet HR needs;
• Providing advice and guidance on different types of merit criteria/qualifications;
• Providing advice on workforce and process pros and cons;
• Identifying links with departmental Human Resources/Employment Equity/Business plans;
• Providing advice on effectiveness of assessment instruments and assisting in development or choice of proper instruments;
• Advising manager of organizational policy;
• Assisting manager in appropriate sequencing and application of merit criteria;
• Providing advice, guidance, and assistance on review of decision and impact of change, if any;
• Creating departmental staffing report(s) including preparation, data gathering, interviews, and monitoring staffing report and various activities;
• Performing activities including recourse, appeals, early intervention process, and alternative dispute resolutions for staffing purposes;
• Extending job offers and establishing starting salaries;
• Developing or assisting in developing strategies and plans (that is staffing or resourcing);
• Developing monitoring framework and implementing and conducting monitoring;
• Developing and reviewing appointment sub-delegation instruments, the sub-delegation process and the supporting tools (that is tables, sub-delegation certificates);
• Conducting environmental and statistical reviews;
• Reviewing organizational needs and business needs to assist in the identification of the appropriate staffing strategy or plans (including links to other plans such as the Employment Equity and Diversity Plan and the Official Languages Plan);
• Providing advice and recommendations in regards to addressing staffing and recruitment challenges considering organizational strategies and plans;
• Developing and implementing recruitment and employment strategies;
• Providing advice and recommendations in selecting the choice of appointment process;
• Preparing and conducting recruitment and staffing processes on behalf of management. This may include any or any grouping of the following activities:
o making recommendations on the staffing process type to be undertaken
o drafting and finalizing the statement of merit criteria
o developing and preparing the assessment guide, tools and process
o drafting and finalizing the advertisements
o coordinating and participating in the assessment of priorities, and the screening and assessments of candidates
o coordinating and administrating tests, interviews; coordinating and completing the reference check etc
o compiling and preparing the final board reports and finalizing the results of the processes (such as establishing pools of candidates)
• Planning, developing, coordinating and administrating various staffing and staffing related initiatives such as job fairs, collective staffing and targeted Recruitment initiatives;
• Providing operational staffing services to a group of client managers;
• Providing advice and guidance to managers on staffing investigations, audits and Public Service Staffing Tribunal Complaints;
• Developing staffing policies, guidelines, procedures, and tool;
• Providing monitoring and reporting activities with respect to staffing within the organization or for central agencies;
• Drafting staffing report(s) including the preparation, data and information gathering, interviews, drafting of documentation;
• Developing information and learning sessions or events for managers, employees or staffing experts;
• Reviewing employees' or candidates' qualifications to address redeployment or placement of personnel;
• Developing a framework or process for pool management and coordinate the management of a pool;
• Advising managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures; and
• Providing mentoring, tutoring or coaching assistance.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

ATIP Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Preparing Privacy Impact Assessments;
• Analyzing, processing, researching and preparing responses to sensitive Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests;
• Providing recommendations regarding the exemption or exclusion of information to be released;
• Reviewing sensitive/complex files, including personnel harassment complaints and discipline files;
• Updating departmental contributions to Info Source;
• Coordinating the activities of ATIP team members;
• Conducting, coordinating and managing consultations with various federal departments and agencies;
• Coordinating the defence of decisions on complaints submitted to the Information or Privacy Commissioner;
• Providing advice and guidance to senior management, departments and agencies;
• Performing detailed quality control on a variety of documents produced by ATIP teams, including requests, information disclosures, guidelines and workplace tools; and
• Investigate and respond to ATIP complaints.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Special Advisors (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Special Advisors for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Education:
• Secondary school diploma and
• Certificate, diploma or degree in a relevant field from a recognized Canadian* post-secondary institution, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Monitoring, evaluating and providing hands-on assistance in long-term strategic areas as well as the department’s daily operations;
• Reviewing and proposing amendments to legislation and guidelines concerning governance, performance reporting and risk management;
• Reviewing and providing advice regarding public agency direction, planning and performance;
• Identifying, researching, developing and suggesting the implementation of policies and procedures that will serve to strengthen the department’s operations;
• Reviewing documents on current and emerging issues, including briefing materials, position papers, speaking points, policy research, corporate reporting, protocols, media information and presentations for consistency with departmental and other government department positions; and
• Providing guidance to managers and information on the development and preparation of the Results-based Management and Accountability Framework (RMAF), Risk-Based Audit Framework (RBAF), Departmental Performance Reports (DPPs) and Reports on Plans and Priorities (RPPs).

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Risk Management Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Risk Management Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Conducting risk assessments and evaluating potential risk and losses;
• Identifying project and procurement risks;
• Reviewing and auditing claims;
• Recommending alternative solutions, methodologies and strategies for risk mitigation and management;
• Assisting in prioritization and assignment of risks;
• Assisting in the development and/or implementation of Risk Management Plans;
• Developing and managing the implementation of Risk Management Plans (safety programs) to identify, analyze, plan, track, evaluate and control project risks on a continuous basis throughout the project life cycle;
• Coaching, mentoring and training project teams in risk mitigation techniques;
• Developing and implementing business continuity plans;
• Developing crisis and emergency communication and/or management planning strategies;
• Reviewing the organization's insurance and risk management programs and making recommendations regarding coverage improvements, administration, loss control and financing mechanisms;
• Providing leadership and support to the design, implementation and evaluation of clients products/services performance measures, risk management and risk mitigation strategies;
• Documenting process improvements;
• Preparing reports for internal or external publication (Corporate Services, Policy, Communications);
• Liaising with and interviewing stakeholders, as required, to obtain, clarify and exchange information, in-order to co-ordinate and manage the Risk Assessment Process;
• Identifying, confirming and documenting the risk tolerance for the process, project, program, or strategic risk and using this tolerance to guide all analysis, assessment and recommendations undertaken or produced;
• Identifying, confirming and documenting the objectives and priorities specific to the process, project, program or strategic direction being assessed, feasibility studies;
• Identifying relevant risks and opportunities (including, but not limited to, economic, political, operational, legal, reputation, technical, organizational, accounting, banking and social risks) that threaten the objectives and priorities;
• Utilizing both quantitative and qualitative techniques, as appropriate, to assess the likelihood that a risk event will occur/or the impact if the risk event occurs;
• Recommending a ranked-order for risks and opportunities identified;
• Recommending and documenting suggested Risk Responses necessary to manage the likelihood and/or impact of the identified risks;
• Performing Control Risk Assessments and analysis, which may include statistical sampling and analysis of existing controls;
• Assisting with the on-going monitoring of risk and assisting with the implementation of risk response/mitigation strategies;
• Preparing draft and finalized risk assessments, briefing notes, presentations and papers related to risk management, and developing and updating risk management plans; and
• Providing advice with respect to risk management best practices and providing guidance and direction to assist in managing risk.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Procurement Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Procurement Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Planning and coordinating procurement activities including financial estimates, business requirements and contracting options (project procurement management, cost and estimate Management, sole source versus RFP process,);
• Providing briefings on progress and concerns of procurement (Contract process management);
• Planning, coordinating, preparing and controlling documentation for procurement plan and process, depending on method of procurement;
• Planning and coordinating the activities of project contractors and other support providers (Procurement integration in Project Management);
• Preparing, reviewing and/or finalizing Statement of Work for potential procurement;
• Preparing draft selection methodologies, evaluation plans, evaluation criteria (mandatory and point rated) and evaluation schedules for procurement;
• Developing, planning, analyzing, evaluating and prioritizing deliverables and requirements (Bid evaluation);
• Monitoring the implementation and operations of the contract against established goals, objectives and milestones;
• Reporting progress of the contract on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the lifecycle;
• Identifying potential problems and propose solutions;
• Ensuring management staff is provided with timely and accurate project information and status updates;
• Developing and implementing procurement control, monitoring of system contract delivery and continuing service delivery and reporting procedures and managing changes;
• Conducting post procurement reviews and contractor evaluations/lessons learned;
• Leading or participating in negotiations and developing procurement process and/or business process maps;
• Development of a procurement strategy - for the acquisition of a product or service - that lays out a mechanism to engage with industry and conduct a competition and procurement in line with legislative requirements and organizational policies; and
• Production of evaluation reports and procurement recommendations for internal stakeholders and sign-off authorities.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Financial Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Financial Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Planning and coordinating financial management activities including financial estimates and business requirements;
• Evaluating financial management procedures;
• Conducting cost benefit analysis and life cycle costing (Cost and estimate Management);
• Developing business plans;
• Developing models to carry out cost analysis of the resources required to perform specific inspections related to a project (Project Management);
• Performing risk analysis;
• Determining the resources required for implementation of projects such as acquisition costs, operation and maintenance costs and both recurring and non-recurring costs;
• Assisting in developing costs for specific activities such as: direct project costs, project support overhead, corporate and administrative (C&A) overhead, costs of products and services, and other related costs (Financial accounting);
• Planning, acquiring, and controlling the use of funds so as to meet the goals of an organization and maximize its value (Procurement integration in Project Management, contract process management);
• Identifying an organization's financial and non-financial objectives so as to improve its performance, determining whether those objectives are being effectively achieved; and
• Developing and modifying business cases and financial plans for the future.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Technical Writers (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Technical Writers for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Analyzing material, such as specifications (technical Statement of Work/Requirement), notes, drawings, writing manuals, user guides and other documents to explain the requirement clearly and concisely;
• Modifying, validating and compiling documents such as technical publications in general, specifications, equipment and system data lists, drawings etc;
• Gathering information, analyzing the subject and the audience, and producing clear documentation;
• Studying existing material and interviewing Stakeholders;
• Creating accurate, complete and concise documentation to communicate the needs of the requirement;
• Assimilating and conveying technical material in a concise, effective manner;
• Following governmental publishing guidelines;
• Reviewing documents, drawings and associated data for conformance to established standards;
• Planning, researching and writing manuals, specifications and other non-journalistic articles;
• Design the layout of the documents/manuals; and
• Uses word-processing, desk-top publishing and graphics software packages to produce final camera ready copy.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Communications Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Communications Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Planning, researching, modifying, assisting, writing and/or reviewing memos, scripts, plays, essays, speeches, manuals and other non-journalistic articles with conformance to established standards;
• Developing and implementing strategic communication plans in geographically dispersed organizations going through an organizational transformation (change management);
• Providing communications consultation advice to support strategic communications initiatives and strategies;
• Creating communications support materials;
• Developing and implementing creative communication and information products using a variety of tools, techniques and media and selecting an appropriate medium to convey information, ideas, and results;
• Developing and implementing communication strategies and plans;
• Expressing and exchanging information in a clear and concise manner;
• Ensuring information is communicated to the appropriate people in a timely manner;
• Preparing reports for specific purposes using clear, communicative, and professional language (for example, audit reports, management letters, consulting reports, financial reports);
• Ensuring communications are clearly understood by encouraging and listening to feedback both internally and externally in the organization;
• Structuring external communications to project an appropriate corporate image;
• Ensuring confidentiality with respect to organizational or client information and data;
• Determine target audiences in order to better develop messages;
• Identify and determine communications impediments and barriers;
• Provide advice on matters relating to policy/program development approaches or options and communications planning alternatives (internal or external);
• Researching, developing and implementing communications strategies involving social media and related content (that is blogs, microblogs, wikis, crowdsourcing, content communities, social networks, etc);
• Provide support and assist communicators in using social media channels to complement traditional channels; and
• Providing suggestions on cost-cutting measures in the communications process.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Quality Assurance/Management Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Quality Assurance/Management Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Developing, deploying and evaluating policies, procedures, standards, initiatives, metrics, forms and tools for the quality management system;
• Verifying and confirming if the quality management system's process assets (policies, procedures and standards) are being adhered to;
• Leading process improvement initiatives, and facilitating/coaching teams which are performing process improvement initiatives;
• Managing and monitoring all aspects of the Quality Management System;
• Conducting conformance audits of the Quality Management System. Reporting results and recommending appropriate corrective actions to deal with the non-conformances;
• Tracking and reporting on the implementation of corrective actions. Confirming that corrective actions effectively addressed the root-causes of the non-conformances;
• Contributing to the development and implementation of an integrated approach to quality, risk and performance management for the organization;
• Providing leadership and support to the design, implementation and evaluation of performance/quality measurements of clients products/services (Program assessment/ranking and reporting, performance measurement capacity building, business performance/excellence);
• Using multiple Quality Management methodologies and tools to address the organization's business needs (Measurement and management of organizational performance);
• Developing process management by application of continuous improvement methodology;
• Preparing reports concerning the capabilities, strengths and weaknesses of the Quality Management Systems for internal or external publication which could be communicated to project management team through oral or written presentations (Basic statistical analysis techniques, questionnaire design and survey analysis. Ability to influence others, at all levels in the organization); and
• Liaising with and interviewing quality management specialists from other organizations.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Project Leader/Executives (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Project Leader/Executives for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Assessing the organization's capacity/capability to undertake and successfully deliver a project in the context of the overall program or portfolio program or portfolio priorities through strategic planning;
• Advising Senior Management on a range of issues affecting the organization's ability to achieve the project's business objectives;
• Assisting in the prioritization and assignment of projects within the program/portfolio;
• Managing several Senior Project Managers, each responsible for an element of the project/program/portfolio and it's associated team (for example project and financial management);
• Meeting with organizational executives to ensure all organizational (internal and external) stakeholders are committed to moving forward on the project (for example opportunity evaluation);
• Formulating statements of problems; establishing procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified project, program or portfolio elements to solve these problems, and obtaining approval thereof;
• Managing the implementation of a project/program/portfolio to identify, analyze, plan, track and control progress on a continuous basis;
• Making recommendations and providing advice for improvements and assisting in developing solutions and implementing recommendations (for example policy development and standards development);
• Preparing and presenting findings, status and other relevant matters;
• Overseeing the development of a Project Business Case (for example business planning and program review);
• Managing Program changes in accordance with the change management process;
• Motivating the team to ensure commitment to the program's objectives, specifying the general requirements of the project;
• Developing project alternatives and identifying their administrative, economic, and technical feasibility and practicality associated policy and organizational change requirements;
• Planning, directing, and controlling the activities of a project team within scheduled time and cost parameters;
• Producing overall project plans and obtaining approval of preliminary analysis; and
• Updating and providing briefings to upper management on progress and concerns of the project.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Project Administrators (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Project Administrators for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Assisting project team in all management activities including financial, planning and contracting aspects;
• Providing administrative and technical support of a clerical nature as required to a project team;
• Assisting in performing such tasks as maintaining project documentation and records;
• Acting as the first point of contact in a "hot-line" situation by accepting incoming calls, logging calls, attempting to resolve simple problems and following established procedures for more difficult problems;
• Tracking project change requests;
• Maintaining and updating relevant project information in manual and/or electronic files; project information might include such things as project activity schedule, status reports, correspondence;
• Communicating with project management a on administrative matters related to the project;
• Assisting in the preparation and coordination of documentation in response to scheduled and unscheduled reports, returns and observations to update management of project progress;
• Receiving incoming mail (both hard copy and e-mail), prioritizes, assesses urgency, sets deadlines;
• Developing/maintaining bring forward (BF) and other control systems for action items;
• Researching and locating background information, analyzes, extracts relevant information and writes summaries; and
• Maintaining and tracking financial transactions, enters commitments and expenditures into the projects financial budget.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Programmer Analysts (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Programmer Analysts for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Create and modify code and software;
• Create and modify screens and reports;
• Gather and analyze data for the conduct of studies to establish the technical and economic feasibility of proposed computer systems, and for the development of functional and system design specifications;
• Design methods and procedures for small computer systems, and sub-system of larger systems;
• Develop, test and implement small computer systems, and sub-systems of larger systems; and
• Produce forms, manuals, programs, data files, and procedures for systems and/or applications.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

System Analysts (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking System Analysts for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop requirements, feasibility, cost, design, and specification documents for systems;
• Implement systems to support projects, departments, organizations or businesses;
• Translate business requirements into systems design and specifications;
• Analyse and recommend alternatives and options for solutions; and
• Develop technical specifications for systems development, design and implementation.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Web Multi-Media Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Web Multi-Media Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Create web pages including multi-media design;
• Develop and implement usability tests, analyse results and modify design accordingly;
• Develop flowcharts (web site flow maps) depicting navigation and basic content;
• Develop line drawings or block diagrams illustrating the priority of information, links, navigation and space requirements;
• Develop content diagrams showing the interactive connection between web pages; and
• Develop interactive prototypes showing basic form and functionality used for both usability testing and presentations.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Technical Architects (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Technical Architects for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop technical architectures, frameworks and strategies, either for an organization or for a major application area, to meet the business and application requirements;
• Identify policies and requirements that drive out a particular solution;
• Analyze and evaluate alternative technology solutions to meet business problems;
• Ensure the integration of all aspects of technology solutions;
• Evaluate hardware and software relative to their ability to support specified requirements and, by determining potential and actual bottlenecks, and improve system performance through recommended hardware changes; and
• Review computer software systems and data requirements as well as communication and response needs and determine operating systems and languages needed to support them.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Technology Architects (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Technology Architects for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop technical architectures, frameworks and strategies, either for an organization or for a major application area, to meet the business and application requirements;
• Identify the policies and requirements that drive out a particular solution;
• Analyze and evaluate alternative technology solutions to meet business problems;
• Ensures the integration of all aspects of technology solutions;
• Monitor industry trends to ensure that solutions fit with government and industry directions for technology;
• Provide information, direction and support for emerging technologies;
• Perform impact analysis of technology changes;
• Provide support to applications and/or technical support teams in the proper application of existing infrastructure; and
• Review application and program design or technical infrastructure design to ensure adherence to standards and to recommend performance improvements.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Help Desk Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Help Desk Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Perform a variety of network problem analysis and monitoring tasks, monitor network management systems and respond appropriately to user requests and problems;
• Perform initial problem analysis and triage problem to other appropriate staff when appropriate;
• Maintain liaison with network users and technical staff to communicate the status of problem resolution to network users; log and track requests for assistance;
• Develop, implement, and/or participate in the preparation of procedure manuals and documentation for help desk use; conduct periodic user satisfaction surveys and track user problem trends; make recommendations for improvements to the network systems and create reports based on information provided from user surveys and trends;
• Develop, implement, and/or participate in the distribution of network related information to users to include information such as help desk procedures and network handbooks;
• Participate in the development of a comprehensive training plan for help desk procedures; assist in training personnel providing backup coverage;
• Participate in on-site installations of network systems for users; and
• Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Courseware Developers (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Courseware Developers for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Perform needs assessment/analysis for training purposes;
• Plan and monitor training projects;
• Perform job, task, and/or content analysis;
• Write criterion-referenced, performance-based objectives;
• Recommend instructional media and strategies;
• Develop performance measurement standards;
• Develop training materials;
• Prepare end-users for implementation of courseware materials; and
• Communicate effectively by visual, oral, and written form with individuals, small group, and in front of large audiences.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Network Support Specialists (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Network Support Specialists for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Coordinate installation, operation, maintenance, resolution of hardware and software problems, monitoring of traffic, capacity planning, system backup and user training for a Local Area Network;
• Evaluate, test and recommend new data communication hardware and software;
• Maintain interface with vendor representatives and other computing resources to resolve hardware and software problems;
• Inform new users of the appropriate hardware and software specifications for access to the network;
• Install or coordinate installation of network hardware, software for use with personal computers and mainframe/personal computer interaction, and network upgrades according to vendor instructions;
• Configure equipment with assistance from vendor or other computing resources;
• Prepare and maintain procedure manuals and documentation for internal use;
• Maintain a reference library to include reference manuals and user guides;
• Maintain accurate records and logs of users, equipment serial numbers, service records, maintenance agreements, warranties, wiring schemes and network problems and solutions;
• Develop, implement, participate, and test a network disaster recovery plan;
• Resolve all connectivity and internal technical problems; and
• Assist in training users to use the network and related software.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Platform Analysts (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Platform Analysts for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Develop and document detailed statement of requirements for the proposed platform;
• Analyze functional requirements to identify information, procedures and decision flows;
• Evaluate existing procedures and methods, identify and documents database content, structure, and application sub-systems, and develop data dictionary;
• Define and document interfaces of manual to automated operations within sub-systems, to external systems and between new and existing systems;
• Define input/output sources, including detailed plan for technical design phase, and obtain approval for system proposals;
• Design and document in detail all system components, interfaces and operational environment;
• Design data structures and files, sub-systems and modules, programs, batch, on line, and production monitoring procedures, testing strategy and systems;
• Document system design, concepts and facilities, present and obtain approval of detailed system designs; and
• Produce operational systems including all forms, manuals, programs, data files and procedures.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.

Organizational Design and Classification Consultants (with a Security Clearance)

NavPoint is proactively seeking Organizational Design and Classification Consultants for our Federal Client.

Experience levels:
• Level 1: Less than 5 years of experience;
• Level 2: 5 to 10 years of experience;
• Level 3: Greater than 10 years of experience.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
• Performing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis;
• Leading organization and classification projects following project management principles;
• Developing and/or implementing functional communities organizational models and associated generic work descriptions;
• Developing functional charting;
• Developing generic work description framework and develop appropriate learning tools for its application;
• Analyzing current and end state, developing options and recommending new organizational structures (could include costing);
• Reviewing existing work processes and organizational structures to determine their efficiency and effectiveness, and making recommendations;
• Performing job, activities and responsibilities analysis;
• Discussing with management in order to clearly define the activities and responsibilities of a specific function and/or organization, and provide options;
• Reviewing, evaluating current work descriptions and recommending appropriate changes;
• Developing and updating generic and specific work descriptions, and delineating responsibilities within streams of work;
• Developing and implementing new classification standards and occupational group structures, as well as providing advice;
• Providing advice and performing activities on conversion processes and redress mechanisms in the context of classification reform;
• Identifying policy needs/concerns;
• Researching and developing policies, guidelines, procedures and tools;
• Researching, preparing relativity, evaluating work descriptions;
• Participating in classification grievance committees and classification committees and writing reports;
• Researching and preparing classification relativity studies;
• Developing and/or providing advice on classification policies, procedures and tools;
• Analyzing policies and business functional requirements to identify information, procedures and decision flows, and making recommendations;
• Identifying organization for re-design; prototyping potential solutions, providing trade off information and suggesting a recommended course of action;
• Identifying the required modifications to the automated processes;
• Documenting workflow;
• Articulating business requirements;
• Providing advice in defining new requirements and opportunities for applying efficient and effective solutions: identifying and providing preliminary costs of potential options;
• Provide mentoring, coaching assistance, and/or training;
• Developing and delivering training;
• Evaluating performance framework, developing performance needs and reporting systems and processes;
• Researching, analyzing data and reporting on activities;
• Carrying out performance monitoring and reporting on activities;
• Developing and updating performance management systems, process and tools;
• Providing advice and/or performing activities related to classification monitoring;
• Researching, developing and implementing generic work descriptions approaches;
• Reviewing, evaluating, new or revised work descriptions;
• Compiling information and preparing reports; and
• Developing, monitoring framework, conducting monitoring activities and preparing monitoring reports.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with NavPoint and that employment with NavPoint will only commence when placed on an assignment.


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