Strategy Group Chief

Bethesda, Maryland
Jan 27, 2023
Feb 03, 2023
Full Time

Component Mission

The Policy and Capabilities Directorate is focused on ensuring the IC is best postured to meet the future challenges and threats confronting our nation.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

Lead, oversee, refine, and promote effective approaches to improve the development and execution of IC strategies, including the National Intelligence Strategy (NIS), to include facilitating senior-level strategic decisions, and providing expert recommendations to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) senior leadership.

Advance ODNI's approach to developing, communicating, and evaluating strategic direction needed to lead the IC; ensure direction is value-added, clear, consistent, and outcome oriented; ensure efforts are focused on the most significant issues aligned to broader national security and organizational goals.

Lead and oversee initiatives to promote improved leadership, direction, and communication for the broader IC strategic planning community of interest.

Establish, guide and oversee ODNI and IC working groups, boards, and committees, as needed, to support accomplishment of corporate and strategic goals.

Advise on development of performance requirements, goals, and measures associated with ODNI and IC-level strategies and strategic planning documents.

Support the DNI's Senior Advisory Group and the DNI's Strategic Dialogue programs, adding value to decision making on issues of concern to the DNI and the PDDNI.

Lead, manage, and direct a professional level staff, evaluate performance, collaborate on goal setting, and provide feedback and guidance regarding personal and professional development opportunities.

Promote intelligence integration IC-wide through effective strategic outreach, public speaking/writing, and supporting enterprise professional development activities. -Expert knowledge of the IC and its entities, to include their missions and interrelationships.


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.


Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

Expert Knowledge of strategic planning processes, organizational behavior, and program performance assessments and management.

Master ability to provide strategic and tactical planning that pertain to personnel policies, regulations, and the development and execution of the best business practice methodologies.

Exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products.

Expert analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically and identify needs, requirements and develop recommendations.

Proven exceptional ability to work with senior officials, to build and sustain professional networks in a diverse, fast paced, multi task environment, and to manage competing priorities

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.

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

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.

Agency Contact Information

ODNI Recruitment; ; Email:

Other Information

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the ODNI will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Safer Federal Workforce Task Force guidance on other Federal agency safety protocols based on vaccination status remain in effect.

Therefore, the ODNI may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purpose of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

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