HV357 - Construction Security Program Manager - GS-15
The mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Government, the US Intelligence Community, and US private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection, penetration or attack by foreign and other adversaries.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Lead the planning, implementation, and coordination of project management activities for multiple United States (US) diplomatic facilities construction projects abroad, ensuring that technical, physical, procedural, and transit security elements are addressed.
Provide expert input regarding site selection, lead the review of cost estimates to ensure that project and security costs are accurately covered, and perform expert evaluations of building codes as required if they conflict with proposed countermeasures; lead the identification, evaluation, and discussion of risks and potential project implications and advise management of trends and developments that affect project strategies and scope.
Lead the planning, management, and preparation of strategic and tactical security planning efforts and develop a broad range of security-related support documents in the areas of building construction including security standards, transportation issues, architectural issues, and unique security countermeasures and counterintelligence.
Lead and oversee comprehensive design reviews of new and/or renovated diplomatic facility construction projects for compliance with Department of State (DoS) and Intelligence Community (IC) agreements and construction requirements as well as with the Overseas Security Policy Board (OSPB) standards.
Lead the planning and coordination of project design activities and timelines with DoS planning and construction teams, technical security staff, and general contractor security staff; lead the development of periodic status reports on construction progress, completion forecasts, and issues that may require management intervention.
Lead the review, analysis, and evaluation of dynamic situations in an unpredictable environment and the implementation of construction security plans in compliance with IC and DoS security requirements.
Lead the planning and coordination of concept development and issue resolution meetings to review plans and specifications and implement best-practice methodologies in construction projects that represent the interest of the IC.
Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with security colleagues, IC security experts, senior Foreign Service staff, construction personnel, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence management to provide security status reports and structured recommendations and, when appropriate, present, justify, defend, negotiate, and/or settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Expert knowledge of IC and DoS overseas building operations and diplomatic security systems, standards, and requirements, including technical, physical, procedural, transit security elements and technical security countermeasures.
Expert knowledge of construction security policies related to DoS overseas facilities, including a superior ability to manage, analyze, and synthesize classified material regarding security standards, policies, and procedures.
Expert knowledge of physical security in an overseas diplomatic environment and overseas construction security standards (OSPB and Intelligence Community Directives).
Expert knowledge of IC components, security programs, processes, practices, and methodologies, as well as how physical and technical security is incorporated into US facilities overseas.
Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, including a superior ability to think strategically and identify needs, requirements, and develop recommendations.
Superior ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, complex information in a clear, concise manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.
Superior ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment, mentor junior colleagues, and utilize strong organizational and interpersonal problem solving skills.
Superior ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and customers, supplying or seeking information on security programs and issues; superior ability to tactfully express ideas or opinions to senior leaders, customers, contractors, and other stakeholders.
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.
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.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 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.
ODNI Recruitment Team A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov