Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

29225 - Program Mission Manager for NIM Africa - GS-15

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).

Major Duties and Responsibilities: (MDRs)

•Serve as the representative of collaboration tools and policies.
•Oversee to drive success for the collaboration effort.
•Engage counterparts on tactical coordination issues to ensure effective implementation flagship collaboration initiatives.
•Lead stakeholders to develop the roadmap for the strategic solution to compartmented collaboration.
•Oversee development and drive the unifying vision to bring collaboration tools, data, and processes into a seamless user experience.
•Build and apply deep expertise on legal and policy issues related to collaboration.
•Lead assessments to leverage best practices and lessons learned.
•Oversee, guide, and monitor the governance structures to ensure decisions are made through the appropriate fora and disputes are resolved expeditiously.
•Ensure systems can achieve operational capability with constrained resources.
•Oversee ranking and prioritizing of competing requirements for additional capabilities through a transparent and accountable methodology.
•Support briefings to senior IC officials and other major stakeholders collaboration progress, issues and challenges.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

•Expert knowledge of IC organizations; IC mission posture, structures, capabilities, processes, and policy development.
•Extensive knowledge of IC organizations, mission postures, capabilities, and policy developments as they relate to Sub-Sahara Africa.
•Superior ability to anticipate issues relevant to the IC and United States Government and recommend/implement needed actions.
•Superior leadership skills and ability to lead interagency working groups, build coalitions with IC elements to achieve common goals.
•Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, including the superior ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, develop recommendations, and evaluate outcomes against goals and objectives.

Desired Requirements

•Expert knowledge and experience with planning processes, critical analysis, consensus building and superior ability to plan and coordinate the integration of existing and emerging interagency capabilities to accomplish operational or strategic objectives.
•Qualified Level 1 COTR or willing to become one.
•Substantive experience with and/or knowledge of the Intelligence Planning, Programing, Budget, and Execution process.

Key Requirements and How To Apply:

Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:

Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.

Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:

a. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.

b. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.

c. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.

d. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.

e. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.

f. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.

WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_D_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamD@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to hoylegr@dni.ic.gov (Greta H.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

All Applicants:


Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

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 D

Mission Management
McLean, VA