16111 - Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Europe - GS-15
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).
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Lead the Intelligence Community's production of strategic analysis of issues of importance to US interests in Europe and advise the DNI on key developments and issues. Manage the preparation, production, and coordination of National Intelligence Estimates and other community papers (including Intelligence Community Assessments Sense of the Community Memoranda, and short-fused policy support products). Articulate authoritative guidance on priorities - based on customer needs and analytic requirements - for national intelligence analysis. Apprise the DNI on analysis regarding European issues, with a particular emphasis on Turkey, in support of his/her role as the principal intelligence adviser to the President by preparing and coordinating background papers and briefing books for the DNI's participation in the National Security Council Principals Committee and Cabinet meetings. Brief senior IC members, policymakers, including members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary on European regional issues. Engage policymakers and members of the IC to ensure timely and appropriate intelligence support on European regional issues. Establish and manage liaison relationships with academia, the business community, and other non-government subject matter experts to ensure the IC has a comprehensive understanding of emerging trends in Europe. Lead and oversee the preparation of correspondence and/or products in response to congressional tasking, including testimony, talking points, and statements for the record for the DNI and senior DNI staff. Review and analyze IC analytic components' research and production plans regarding Europe, identify redundancies and gaps, direct strategies to address gaps, and advise the DNI on gaps and shortfalls in analytic capabilities across the IC. Support or, as required, act for the National Intelligence Officer for Europe (NIO). Recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse collaborative networks with the ODNI and across the IC.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Extensive knowledge on European issues-to include Turkey and Aegean Security-and a deep understanding of US foreign policy priorities; proven ability to synthesize complex issues involving Europe for senior policymakers; extensive knowledge of the IC's Europe analytic and collection communities and missions. Excellent analytic, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex analytic projects with limited supervision. Demonstrated strong ability to work collaboratively and employ collaboration tools; ability to work with and fairly represent the community when analytic views differ among agencies. Extensive experience working with all parts of the IC in order to shape analytical production and encourage sound tradecraft; understanding of collection requirements and experience driving collection as well as identifying collection gaps. Demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple short-term and longer-term tasks and projects and willingness to perform senior staffer functions as required. Excellent communications skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of leadership and target knowledge, both inside and outside the organization, to give oral presentations and to otherwise represent the NIC in interagency meetings. Extensive critical thinking skills and exceptional writing ability in the preparation of finished intelligence assessments and other written products with emphasis on clear organization and logical presentation. Demonstrated ability to execute senior-level guidance in a fast paced environment and superior ability to translate strategic goals into specific objectives with appropriate metrics and methods to track progress towards meeting those goals. Creative problem-solving skills and superior ability to provide leadership in carrying out mission responsibilities.
Experience working on southeastern Europe issues, particularly the Aegean region. Working knowledge of and skills to use collaborative tools such as i space, Intellipedia, SharePoint, or other on-line Communities of Interest.
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.
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.
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