AECOM Program Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157121BR

Position Title Program Analyst

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Washington, D.C.

City Washington DC

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Program Analyst forour Washington, DC office supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development (ORD) Peer Review Program.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the government-client with the in-take, validation, and review of all peer-reviewed merit based proposals.

  2. Assist the government-client with tasks supporting all pre and post peer-review meeting activities.

  3. Interface with internal and external peer-review program participants to coordinate overall activities to support government-client goals.

  4. Provide program management support to scientific portfolio managers in the administrative management and budgetary tracking of the research and development portfolio.

  5. Upon government-client approval assist with the dissemination of peer-review funding results to Department of Veterans’ Affairs research facilities.

  6. Assist the government-client in ensuring all peer-review meetings are conducted per established requirements.

  7. Track all peer-review activities using eRA Commons system.

  8. Coordinate and maintain peer-review program documentation to include reports, correspondence, schedules, technical instructions/procedures or related materials.

  9. Prepare peer-review program documentation, correspondence and reports.

  10. Assist the government client with travel planning for non-VA meeting participants

Minimum Requirements

  • Two years of experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required

  • Proficient in English with strong oral and written language skills

  • Must perform assigned tasks under time and location constraints

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments in accordance to program goals

Position may require travel

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in merit review

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Public Trust

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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