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GP082 - National Intelligence Officer, South Asia - SNIS Professional Tier 2

Senior National Intelligence Service
Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration (DDNI/II) serves as the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) senior leader for intelligence integration across the IC enterprise. DDNI/II is responsible for ensuring customer outcomes by leading advances in collection and analysis that ensure the quality, timeliness, and utility of insights for the nation's decision-makers. Additionally, DDNI/II is responsible for increasing expertise and improving tradecraft at all levels through specialization, integration, and collaboration. DDNI/II is responsible for the strategic vision, direction, and planning to deliver a more integrated IC reflecting the collective wisdom of our collection and analytic components to advance, in support of the National Intelligence Managers, the Unifying Intelligence Strategies (UIS).

The National Intelligence Council (NIC) consists of the most senior intelligence analysts supporting the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in carrying out responsibilities as the head of the IC and as the principal adviser to the President for intelligence matters related to national security. The NIC produces a variety of all-source, IC coordinated intelligence reports, including its flagship product, the National Intelligence Estimate, which represents the Intelligence Community's most authoritative statement on a key national security issues. The National Intelligence Officer for South Asia serves as the DNI's senior analytic manager for South Asian issues and is responsible for producing finished strategic intelligence analysis.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

•The NIO/South Asia will oversee Intelligence Community wide production and coordination of the full range of analytic assessments on South Asia including strategic analysis on South Asia (NIEs, other community papers, IC Assessments and Sense of the Community Memoranda), and, as appropriate and required, more focused, time-sensitive analysis for the most senior decision makers in the USG.

•Orchestrate, direct, and draft Community-wide immediate and long-term strategic analysis to support and advance senior policy maker and warfighter understanding of South Asia. Serve as subject matter expert and analytic advisor on South Asian issues in support of the DNI's role as the principal intelligence advisor to the President.

•Develop the analytic portion of the UIS for South Asia, in concert with analysts from across the IC. In the implementation of the UIS, provide assessments of IC analytic efforts on South Asia, ensure robust tradecraft is applied against the target, and develop strategies for enhancing community expertise on South Asian targets.

•Liaise and collaborate with senior policy makers in ensuring that policy maker priorities guide national-level intelligence collection and analysis.

•Develop and sustain a professional network with IC analysts and analytic managers to ensure timely and appropriate intelligence support to policy customers regarding South Asian issues. Similarly, develop and sustain a network with industry, academic, and other USG South Asian subject matter experts.

•Brief senior IC members, policy makers, military decision makers, members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary on the IC's analytic assessment on South Asian issues.

•Review and preside over the research and production plans on South Asian issues of the Community's analytic components, identify redundancies and gaps, identify strategies to address gaps, and advise the DNI on gaps and shortfalls in analytic capabilities across the IC.

•Work with the NIM/South Asia team to assist in ensuring that analysis and collection are fully integrated, and participate as appropriate in helping determining the state of collection on South Asian issues, identifying gaps, and supporting integrated Community-wide strategies to mitigate any gaps.

•As a member of the NIM/South Asia team, represent analytic positions in liaison relationships with key foreign intelligence services, government officials, and other experts on South Asia.

•Lead, manage, and direct the professional-level analytic staff of the NIO/South Asia, evaluate performance, collaborate on goal setting, and provide feedback and guidance regarding personal and professional development opportunities.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

•Established and recognized substantive expertise in South Asia.

•Experience and expertise effectively working with senior policy makers and warfighters, to include a deep and current understanding of their intelligence/analytic requirements and priorities related to South Asia.

•Experience working with outside experts, academia, think tanks, and foreign liaison on South Asian issues.

•Expertise and experience in managing analytic processes, understanding IC analytic capabilities and priorities, and working at senior levels across the community to drive analytic product.

•Knowledge of IC collection enterprise, particularly efforts against South Asian targets.

•Demonstrated capability to direct interagency, interdisciplinary IC teams against a range of functional and/or regional analytical issues.

•Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex analytic projects with limited supervision. Ability to work with and fairly represent the IC when analytic views differ among agencies.

•Excellent communication skills, including ability to exert influence with senior leadership and communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external to the organization, to give oral presentations and to otherwise represent the NIC in interagency meetings.

•Proven critical thinking and writing skills including the ability to draft finished all source intelligence assessments and review written products with an emphasis on clear organization, and concise, and logical presentation.

•Expert leadership and managerial capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct taskings, assess and manage performance, and oversee personal and professional development of all levels of personnel.

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 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.

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.

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Analysis & Production
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