Financial Data & Innovation Chief

McLean, Virginia
Jan 31, 2023
Feb 01, 2023
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Lead, direct, and manage the application of high-level research methods, analytical techniques, and other methodologies in order to develop analysis that informs program and resource and allocation process for the ODNI.

Oversee, manage, and guide the development of systems analysis and statistical methods to assess current and proposed programs and propose alternative courses of action or solutions to promote improved functionalities.

Lead and manage the development and coordination of ODNI regulations to improve and standardize financial management processes and procedures to improve the quality of financial reporting in the IC.

Lead, plan, and apply knowledge of a broad range of systems analysis and statistical methods to assess current and proposed IC programs and make recommendations on how to improve program effectiveness.

Liaise with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) leadership, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congressional oversight committees on financial management issues; participate in and as required, oversee IC-wide financial management working groups, committees, and meetings.

Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive with colleagues, and users to analyze systems and operations performance metrics, reporting requirements, and exchange knowledge and leverage information sharing techniques regarding current and proposed programs.

Monitors the development, improvement, and implementation of financial management policies and guidelines and establish performance metrics against IC priorities, policies, and objectives.

Evaluate and advise on organization, methods, procedures, and resources (NIP and MIP where appropriate) programs.

Oversee the preparation of strategic, high complex graphics, computational models/tools on significant issues for the most senior internal and external customers (e.g. policymakers, IC components, Agency executives).


Conditions of Employment

Must be a current permanent ODNI employee.


Mandatory Requirements:

Expert ability to plan, prepare, justify, administer, analyze, forecast, and monitor budget/financial information to ensure cost-effective support of organizations and programs, including conducting budget/financial data analysis and assessing financial conditions by applying financial principles, policies, methods, techniques, and systems.

Superior ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions.

Superior ability to apply intellectual curiosity; creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems.

Superior ability to effectively communicate complex, multi-disciplinary ideas and insights.

Superior ability to identify and/or develop business opportunities.

Superior representational, oral and written communication skills, including a superior ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products.

Superior ability to balance responsibilities among program/project activities; superior ability to manage transitions from task to task, adapting to varying customer needs.

Superior ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations.

Superior ability to identify emerging trends and strategic issues and incorporate these in developing strategic plans for the organization.

Superior interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including superior ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment; and to lead and mentor junior colleagues.

Ability to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of new information and requirements.

Desired Requirements:

Ten or more years of experience leading strategic planning, managing, and directing the successful efforts of a government or private organization/industry.

Master's degree preferred; Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience minimum as determined by mission specialty area.

Based on assignment, may require COTR Certification and proven track record as Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR).


Master's degree preferred; Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience minimum as determined by mission specialty area.

Additional information

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview.

Reasonable Accommodations:

The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at, by unclassified email at, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS 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.

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