Serco Inc.

Chief of Staff

Recruiting Location : Location
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

If you love engaging with high profile and challenging financial projects supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, Serco has a great opportunity for you! The Chief of Staff will be part of a dynamic team supporting major systems acquisition, research and engineering on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon and Mark Center offices in nearby Alexandria, Virginia. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make a positive impact on the security of our nation!


Serco supports the Multi-Domain Joint Operations (MDJO) for Research and Engineering (OUSD (R&E)). The mission of MDJO organization is to identify and transition technologies that close time-critical gaps in high-priority, multi-component warfighting missions. 


You will be part of a team responsible for highly consequential engagements with stakeholders impacting national security and the defense capabilities of the United States. You will work closely with customers and other Serco teams to deliver quality solutions, recognized by DoD and industry as outstanding contributions in engineering program and risk management across the Defense enterprise. 


In the Chief of Staff role, you will:

  • Manage daily operations and organization-wide initiatives
  • Coordinate and integrate activities across the organization
  • Provide organizational, technical, operational, and managerial advice to MDJO and OUSD (R&E) leadership
  • Research and gathering information to support executive-level tasking
  • Prepare executive-level briefings and reports for DoD leadership and Congress
  • Proactively engage with senior executives, action officers, and other stakeholders



To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An active DoD Top Secret (TS) clearance with SCI eligibility (TS/SCI)
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business field
  • 15 or more years of experience supporting the DoD and/or Intelligence Community
  • Experience as a Chief of Staff or similar role coordinating and integrating activities for a DoD organization
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience being a self-starter; taking initiative and accomplishing work independently with minimal guidance
  • The ability to develop high-quality, professional briefings and written reports to succinctly capture key issues for DoD decision-makers and Congress
  • A strong attention to detail, and organization skills

 Desirable skill to be successful in this role:

  • Knowledge of the OUSD (R&E) and DARPA organizations, roles, and responsibilities
  • Experience operating within a Pentagon/OSD/Service Staff/Joint Staff environment


If you are interested in supporting and working with the Department of Defense (DoD) and a resolute Serco team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes to change your career!


 **Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active. Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process. **


Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply! 


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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