Defense Security Service Seal

Strategy Management Officer

Virginia-Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church

This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut-off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point,
all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be
reviewed for consideration.

The Defense Security Service (DSS) is a separate agency of the Department of Defense (DoD) under the direction, authority, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) (USD(I)).

This position serves as a Strategy Management Officer providing project management support to the Chief, Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) and is responsible for integrating and synchronizing policy, plans, and procedures on strategic assessments.

Serve as project manager for implementing and sustaining new DoD insider threat self-reporting criteria. Responsible for tracking performance measures and providing a consolidated picture of DoD InT self-assessment findings.

Serve as project manager for the Enterprise Program Risk Management (EPRM) tool. EPRM is the self-reporting repository for Component's to report metrics and trend analysis in order to meet the National Insider Threat Task Force's (NITTF) minimum standards. Work with the reporting Components and EPRM technical experts on capturing quality assessment reports and provide recommendations on business rules and funding to sustain the initiative.

Prepare, review, and/or edit comprehensive written reports documenting assessment findings and recommendations.

Disseminate feedback reports and combine findings in an annual summary report.

Plan, develop, and present findings, conclusions, options, and recommendations to department leadership and to OUSD(I) senior management.

Develop, plan, and assist in the creation of the on-site engagement and assessment strategy.

Research and write draft of talking points, correspondence, executive summaries, communications, presentations, and briefing materials; prepare after action reports and summaries.

Coordinate EPRM modifications, timelines, and updates with managers across the DoD InT enterprise to ensure their understanding and the effective completion of self-reporting initiatives and requirements.

Other duties as assigned.


Desired Requirements:

Experience and demonstrated success developing and coordinating assessment/evaluation strategies and plans.

Knowledge of insider threat policies, programs, and procedures.

Knowledge of DoD community.

1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following...
a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary.
b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.

2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx

Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.

Kristen Cahill

Mission Management
Crystal City, VA