Iraq Program Mission Manager

McLean, Virginia
Oct 05, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time

Foster and cultivate strategic alliances and professional networks with interagency partners and other community elements to facilitate priority attention on national intelligence strategies and the Near East UIS.

Maintain situational awareness of significant issues affecting NIM Near East in general, Iraq in particular, and the broader community and alert senior NIM Near East and ODNI / DDII staff regarding emerging issues that affect the office.

Lead cross-ODNI and cross-IC collaboration and integration to ensure customer requirements and priorities align with IC mission, goals and objectives in Near East as they address policy requirements, collection emphasis, and federated community production.

Lead the development and preparation of internal and external memoranda, senior leadership talking points, tasking responses, and other correspondence.

Support briefings to senior IC officials and other major stakeholder's collaboration progress, issues and challenges.

Brief senior IC leadership, policymakers, and other major stakeholders as necessary on the Iran portfolio, to include initiatives, challenges and opportunities.

Represent the NIM Near East office at internal and external meetings, conferences, and other fora.

*Other duties, as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

Applicants 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.


*Extensive knowledge of IC organizations, IC mission posture, structures, capabilities, processes, policy development.

Demonstrated experience and knowledge on Iraq issues.

Extensive knowledge of IC all-source analysis, collection, and mission management activities across all intelligence disciplines.

Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, develop recommendations, and evaluate outcomes against goals and objectives.

Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to lead interagency working groups and initiatives to synchronize and advance UIS objectives.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively, independently, and in a team or collaborative environment.

Demonstrated ability to design and implement integration strategies for IC initiatives and programs, including the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources.

Expert ability to observe, measure, and evaluate outcomes against goals and objectives and direct the development and implementation of solutions and/or organizational changes.

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to view substantive and administrative issues, exert influence to senior leadership, communicate effectively with people at all levels (both internal and external), brief management on reviews and findings, and organize and edit written reports of varying length and complexity.

Desired Requirements:

Experience with multiple intelligence source disciplines.

Experience with Department of Defense and military entities.

Additional information

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. A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.

A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at their current grade and salary.

Reasonable Accommodations:
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