Strategic Planner

Washington, D.C
May 17, 2022
May 24, 2022
Full Time

Subject Matter Expert (SME) and lead DHS Counterintelligence (CI) strategic planner. Responsible for leading DHS efforts for the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) 2022 National CI Strategy and the drafting and development of the DHS 2022 CI Strategy. Will conduct a wide variety of activities of Department and IC-wide studies, meetings, and evaluations of critical organizational functions affecting the DHS CI program and recommending solutions to address capability gaps.

Conducts strategic level planning and analysis of DHS CI capability through a network of ad hoc study teams and members.

Advises the DHS CI Director (DCID), DHS CI Deputy Director (DCIDD), and the Enterprise Program Management (EPM) Branch Chief on strategy development, planning, and drafting.

Develops, conducts, and manages mid- and long-range studies and practices pertaining to strategic planning and business processes.

Identifies and liaises with functional experts to assist in the research and strategic planning.

Evaluates organizational strategy and planning through analysis of data, studies, reports, and briefings.

Evaluates organizational structures, business processes, resource requirements, performance measures and evaluation criteria.

Develops alternatives and recommendations for consideration; makes presentations; coordinates decisions; and, initiates implementation actions for initiatives to change organizational structures, operational concepts, and process operations.

Serves as a key member and advisor the Counterintelligence and Security Board and the DHS CI Council, ad hoc committees, working groups, and panels.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).