• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3182

Title: Commercial Support Officer
Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

The Commercial Support Officer (CSO) provides strategic recommendations to the Project Manager as well as tactical, day-to-day support to the commercial business aspects of the project. The COS is routinely involved in resource planning, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed. The CSO supports interactions with both domestic and foreign Customer centers, subject matter experts, lawyers, accountants, and support elements, to include training, finance, banking, security, TI, and logistics.

Duties: This Commercial Support Officer performs the following core functions:

  • Directly supports the Project Manager and other teammates to develop business plans and strategies designed to maximize business success.
  • Performs SWOT analysis on business sectors of interest focusing on:
  • Economics of business opportunities, including customers and product demand
  • Leading market competitors
  • Important market trends, patterns, and relationships
  • Identifies business opportunities and provides solutions to capitalize on the opportunities.
  • Facilitates in the identification of the required skills and talent needed to successfully design, start-up.
  • Manages the business structure, operations, and supply chain Prioritizes the identification and reduction of risk and uncertainty.
  • Creates and implements contingency plans to ensure continuity of operations Demonstrates the following:
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment.
  • Inclination to take the initiative in daily work.
  • Motivation to find creative solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills, with a talent to influence others.
  • Superior organizational abilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Pursues professional training opportunities to ensure skills are current with evolving technology Performs other duties as assigned at the direction of Project Management


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