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SME/Regulatory Policy Analyst/Writer at MVM, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia

Posted in Legal Admin 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

TITLE:               Subject Matter Expert III/ Regulatory Drafting and Policy Support Section ​

LOCATION:      Arlington, VA    

DURATION:     In anticipation of Award/ Minimum 6 months contract   

About MVM, Inc.

Service, Support, Success are the pillars upon which MVM’s founders built the company, and they continue to serve as MVM’s core values. Along with our uncompromising insistence on integrity and ethical business practices, these values make us the service provider of choice for our customers and the employer of choice for our dedicated team members. 

Working at MVM, Inc. takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally.  We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in lives of others.

In anticipation of award, we are looking to add a Subject Matter Expert III.  If you can envision joining a team where you will have the opportunity to provide mission driven results; then we are looking for you!

Here’s what you need to be successful in this role:

  • Coachable - Open to constructive criticism, with a strong desire to implement and sustain feedback by others

  • Customer service orientated - Understand the value of a relationship by building trust and relating to the customer to ensure the conversation progresses properly and on tract.  Honest and have the integrity to do what’s right for our customers and for the business

  • Curious - Actively seek information pertaining to our business, services and customer base

  • Committed - Have the passion and perseverance for what you want to accomplish

  • Willing to support critical duties - Support responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations

What You’ll Get to Do!!

The Subject Matter Expert III will use his or her highly specialized knowledge to provide expert scholarly advice of projects, applying expert analytic methodologies and principles to address program needs while maintaining program confidentiality.  

Key functions you will perform!

  • Identify and provide guidance in developing regulatory policies and procedures; provide maintenance and updates, and appropriate control of documents, policy standards, or consensus standards on necessary actions to maintain regulatory compliance.

  • Provide technical expertise on regulations in consideration.

  • Research, interpret and analyze applicable laws and regulations to ensure it accurately reflects the policies of the organization/agency.

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis to assist in the development of environmental analyses, regulatory impact studies, economic analyses, Regulatory Flexibility Act analyses, and Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act analyses.

  • Analyze and interpret the impact of registrant compliance with regulatory changes which cut across all sectors of the economy

  • Conduct research on a wide range of economic matters in support of the regulatory and policy development activities.

  • Prepare and deliver briefings to senior management describing program status, issues, findings, analyses, results, recommendations and conclusion as appropriate.

  • Maintain current knowledge base of existing and emerging regulations, standards, or guidance documents.

  • Support the evaluation of the impact of existing and proposed statues, regulations, and policy directives on Program operations, including preventing, detecting and deterring diversion of controlled substances and listed chemicals. 

  • Formulate/Write Notices of Proposed Rule-making, Final Rules, publications of quotas, procedures, specifications, standards, and technical documentation of processes for regulatory actions; collect and coordinate information and prepare regulatory documentation for submission.

  • Oversee and actively participate in the evaluation of regulatory compliance of documents, processes and methods changes and review existing policy or suggested changes for impact in implementation and application.

  • Participate in the research of regulatory issues and dissemination of regulatory information to management as required; Resolves complex issues or problems affecting the components of the Division. 

  • Conducts literature reviews as requested on a variety of drug cases, existing regulations, or alternatives to existing methods. 

  • Work independently to review and prepare documents addressing unconventional issues and/or problems affecting the program; work to identify trends and areas for improvements in procedures.

  • Provide technical guidance to other staff members regarding policy and procedures as well as proposed legislation and executive policy directives.

  • Write or update technical materials, such as standard operating procedures, reports of research findings or regulations in technical areas.

  • Develop appropriate compliance awareness training programs and conduct training consistent with regulatory compliance manuals.

  • Develop and maintain spreadsheets, tracking databases, reports, and presentations; generate and document information for statistical purposes; utilize government database systems and word processing software; compile files on initiatives for personnel as requested.

  • Participate in discussions, meetings, conferences, and conference calls with agency administrative, business analysts, technical personnel, and other federal agency officials.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Juris Doctor or LLM

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience required.

  • Federal Regulation and Policy Experience Required

  • Able to work as part of a team or independently with minimal direction.

  • Strong writing, analytical, proofreading, and research skills.

  • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook), technology systems, and communications tools (Adobe).

  • Strong oral and interpersonal skills Professional demeanor

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in manipulating data in Excel preferred.

  • Experience performing extensive research utilizing multiple data sources systems preferred.

  • Ability to multi-task; detail oriented; be observant and anticipate operational needs

  • Excellent problem solver and able to handle difficult situations

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a variety of situations

  • Must be able to maintain a Public Trust clearance and be drug-free

We Offer…

  • Paid training, fun, talented and driven teammates

  • Knowledgeable, encouraging and present leadership

  • A diverse and community-minded organization

  • Career growth and learning opportunities for aspiring minds

All applicants selected will be subject to a strict Government background investigation and must meet criteria that includes, but is not limited to:

  • U.S. Citizenship 

  • Favorable credit check

  • Successfully passing a background investigation

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Recruiting Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

For more information about the company please visit our website at

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.