Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

HP066 - Program Analyst - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

The Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems and Resource Analyses (ADNI/SRA) is the principle staff assistant and advisor to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on matters pertaining to program analyses, evaluation, and resource allocation through independent analyses and advice relevant to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and the Military Intelligence Program. As the principle advisor to the DNI on these matters, the ADNI/SRA analyzes, evaluates, and provides alternative plans, programs, and budgets for DNI priority objectives, projected threats, estimated costs, and resource constraints.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: (MDRs)

•Lead the Intelligence Community (IC) program and resource allocation process that includes developing strategic resource management plans and strategies, conducting program and systems analysis, and independently evaluate programs and resources related to both the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and Military Intelligence Program (MIP).

• Advise the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on matters pertaining to NIP and MIP resource management through strategic planning, independent analyses, and program evaluation by managing related activities and processes.

• Advise the DNI by providing alternative approaches and strategies for IC programs, requirements, and budgets to establish priority objectives, address projected threats, estimate costs, risk and tradeoffs, and identify/minimize resource constraints.

• Evaluate the quality of analysis and ensure competitive and alternative analyses are conducted on topics related to assigned missions and requirements.

• Lead teams conducting in-depth, detailed analysis and evaluation of the NIP investments to independently document resource utilization, efficiency, productivity, and cost effectiveness levels.

• Lead teams conducting in-depth analysis of NIP policies, missions, plans, and capabilities, ensuring linkage to the National Intelligence Strategies and other IC priorities.

• Lead, plan, and author IC resource strategies, analytical issue papers, strategic evaluations, background papers, talking points, resource issue papers, and/or other analytic products applying extensive subject matter knowledge to support the IC senior leadership in making informed programmatic decisions.

• Lead the development and presentation of findings, conclusions, options, and recommendations to ODNI and IC senior management.

• Lead, plan, and conduct initiatives to ensure teams maintain a comprehensive awareness of analytical and statistical methods.

• Analyze and evaluate (on a quantitative/qualitative basis) the effectiveness of current and planned NIP investments in meeting established IC goals and objectives. Evaluate and advise on organization, methods, procedures, and resources (NIP and MIP where appropriate) programs.

• Provide independent analyses of IC capabilities and programs, presenting the DNI with alternative courses of action, identifying cost and mission impacts and clarifying the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

•Expert knowledge of the IC and its components, missions, and interrelationships, including a superior ability to lead broad-based teams regarding key IC issues.

• Expert knowledge of and experience with any of the following: programmatic management, financial management, strategic planning, systems analysis, evaluation techniques, or performance management.

• Superior ability to apply quantitative and qualitative analytic techniques to lead teams evaluating and recommending appropriate alternatives to complex issues.

• Superior representational, oral and written communication skills, including a superior ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products.

• Superior organizational and interpersonal skills, including and superior ability to establish and lead IC-wide teams, and effectively and independently coordinate and lead collaborative efforts.

• Superior program management, analytic, and critical thinking skills, including superior ability to conduct program and management assessments, to identify needs and requirements, and to develop non-linear process improvement recommendations for implementation across the IC. Expert knowledge of and experience with the IC analytic organizations' structures, missions, priorities, and resources.

• Expert knowledge of IC organizations' missions in order to develop the national-level strategies and policies necessary to support United States (U.S.) national security and foreign policy interests. Expert knowledge of the executive/legislative decision making process.

• Superior ability to work effectively with senior leadership to build consensus on contentious issues and to foster a collaborative work environment across the ODNI, IC, and mission partners.

• Superior ability to provide leadership, oversight, and guidance to the effective management of complex projects.

• Superior ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations. Superior ability to develop and implement strategic plans, policies, and instructions.

Desired Requirements:

•Expert knowledge of the rules of governance and project lifecycle methodologies; expert knowledge of Project Management concepts and principles; and successful completion of appropriate project management courses and/or certificate programs.

• Superior ability to identify emerging trends and strategic issues and incorporate these in developing strategic plans for the organization.

• Expert knowledge of intelligence production and analytical methodologies, including strategic gaming, employed in the strategic forecasting/futures domain.

• Expert knowledge of information sharing theory, policies, procedures, and technologies, as well as detailed knowledge of how to develop and facilitate the implementation of those mechanisms.

Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next:

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

Other Information:

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

Employees must obtain permission through written endorsement from your employing IC element. Please contact your agency's Joint Duty Program Office for internal nomination procedures.
If the employing element nominates an employee for the joint duty rotational assignment; it will notify that employee and the joint duty program manager will forward the application package to an appropriate official of the gaining element.
Any application submitted directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.

In accordance with ICS 601-01, all elements will accept a JDA application package that includes the items listed below. No additional written application, nomination, or procedural requirements will be imposed. The standard JDA application package includes:
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 assignment;
c. An employing element nomination/endorsement

ODNI Recruitment Team A

Mission Management
McLean, VA