23520 - South Asia CT Strategy and Planning Officer, NCTC/DSOP - GS-14
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)
Integrate and develop planning efforts for area of responsibility in coordination and collaboration with other U.S Government agencies.
Implement 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 the cooperation and effective coordination of organizations within ODNI, the IC, and other U.S Government agencies.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
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 a manner 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 and ensuring that the activities can be successfully completed.
Experience working South Asia counterterrorism issues. Experience can come from military deployments, graduate school studies, significant undergraduate college focus, or work-related experience.
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.
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.
ODNI Recruitment Team C 703-275-3955 Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov