Business Operations Associate McLean, VA. DESCRIPTION We are seeking highly motivated Operations Associate who will be responsible for assisting the COO in operations tasks. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing company contracts, assisting in proposal submissions, and supporting the entire operations team (recruiting, accounting, and HR). The successful team member will be able to communicate effectively with a high level of professionalism. The Operations Associate will follow department standards, while managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines at a high level of accuracy. This Associate assists the COO directly with any ad hoc business operations projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Proposal Submissions ndash gather required schedules and forms, confirm package completion, and coordinate with the prime ensuring all required deadlines are met. Contract management ndash Store, organize, and track through execution all company contracts. Own Contract process. Work closely with HR including assisting in compliance, annual benefits renewal, planning company events, and onboardingoffboarding as needed. Act as liaison between COO and operations. Answering team questions and escalating to COO as needed. Support any part of the operations team as needed with ad hoc projects or guidance. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelorrsquos degree Education and experience should include knowledge of Accounting, Finance, Math or engineering Candidate must be an analytical problem solver Team Setting - Candidates must be willing to communicate daily by phone, email and face-to -face with clients and vendors. 2-5 years of experience in BusinessOperations KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Excellent communication skills and teamwork. Demonstrated attention to detail and demonstrated ability to work independently. Proven flexibility and willingness to adapt to meet companyrsquos needs or preferences. Exceptional Microsoft Office Skills BENEFITS Leading Path is an award-winning Information Technology and Management Consulting firm focused on providing solutions in process, technology, and operations to our government and Fortune 500 clients. We offer a professional and work environment with a strong work-life balance. Leading Path provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, 401K, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.