Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

23188 - CT Strategy and Planning Officer for the Asia, Europe, and Africa Planning Group - GS-13

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission

The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. The Center serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the USG pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism, and its Director serves as the Counterterrorism Mission Manager. NCTC also serves as the central and shared knowledge bank on known and suspected terrorists and international terrorist groups, as well as their goals, strategies, capabilities, and networks of contacts and support. In addition, NCTC conducts strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities, coordinating and integrating the efforts of departments and agencies across the Federal Government.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

•This position is within NCTC's Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning, Asia, Europe and Africa Planning Group.

• Evaluate, integrate, review, and develop Intelligence Community (IC) and national security planning efforts in coordination and collaboration with other U.S. Government agencies.

• Monitor the implementation of interagency plans by coordinating and integrating competing requirements and priorities of multiple stakeholders.

•Develop and lead planning efforts for area of responsibility in coordination and collaboration with other U.S. Government agencies.

• Guide implementation of interagency plans by coordinating and integrating competing requirements and priorities of multiple stakeholders; plan and participate in interagency meetings.

•Identify gaps and impediments that are negatively impacting successful plan implementation efforts and develop solid and well-researched recommendations for policies/procedures designed to reduce these gaps.

•Prepare and present briefings, reports, and presentations to Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) leadership, senior policymakers, National Security Staff, and other U.S. Government consumers in a manner that meets their specified requirements.

•Coordinate interagency and cross-directorate collaboration on programs and objectives; evaluate and assess these efforts to ensure their success.

•Promote and share information and knowledge within ODNI and with other government agencies, and effectively recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse and collaborative networks within these organizations.

•Develop and continually expand personal expertise in facilitating cooperation and collaboration among the interagency.

•Anticipate emerging issues for area of responsibility and proactively develop recommendations to ensure all elements of national power are poised to address the issues.

•Proactively consider the impacts of cross-cutting functional issues on regional area of responsibility and exhibit leadership in integrating the interagency.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

•Highly motivated, detailed oriented, and able to adapt to new environments with ease.

• Thorough knowledge and experience with planning processes, critical analysis, consensus building, as well as the application and integration of all instruments of national power in protecting the U.S. and its interests abroad.

• Ability to plan and coordinate the integration of existing and emerging interagency capabilities to accomplish operational or strategic objectives.

• Ability to develop innovative and flexible solutions for complex cross-organizational issues, taking initiative and making key contributions to group efforts.

• Thorough knowledge and experience with the mission, charter, roles and responsibilities of the IC and the interrelationships of its customers and stakeholders.

• Interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment.

• Ability to communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and in written and oral manners that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences, to include senior-level policymakers.

• Ability to lead interagency planning efforts for complex interagency projects, taking into account a diverse range of considerations, anticipating potential challenges, and ensuring that the activities can be successfully completed.

Desired Requirements

•Demonstrated subject matter expertise in relevant Asia, Europe, or Africa issues, including but not limited to an understanding of counterterrorism, political-military, security, governance, development, and/or non-kinetic efforts.

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.

Agency Contact Information

ODNI Recruitment; Phone: 703-275-3955; Email: Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov

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 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. 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 C

Mission Management

McLean, VA