Chief Domestic Program Division

McLean, Virginia
Feb 01, 2023
Feb 04, 2023
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Lead, manage and oversee the efforts of a team of program resource analysts performing analysis on NIP budget requests and execution data to ensure accuracy and consistency with National and Intelligence Community (IC) strategic priorities, compliance with guidance, regulations, laws, and usage of sound budgeting and financial management practices.

Guide the development and evaluation of alternatives to address budget issues, and provide structured recommendations to IC leadership in accordance with IC policies and procedures, and viewpoints from key stakeholders.

Initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with peers across the ODNI staff, Defense IC program elements, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to collaborate and coordinate on IC strategic priorities, issues/ opportunities, and inter-organizational dependencies. Ensure intelligence resources are aligned with national strategies.

Lead and/or participate in IC-wide working groups, committees, and technical meetings as required and provide expert advice and resource guidance as appropriate.

Oversee the development of briefings, reports, and presentations to organizational leadership, senior policymakers, and senior U.S. Government officials and provide expert analysis and recommendations that ensure IC strategic plans and programs align with strategic objectives.

Assist in the development and application of advanced analytic methods and techniques to improve data collection and data analysis across the spectrum of mission, country and capabilities.

Identify, interpret and assess impacts of Executive or Congressional language on planned or existing resources affecting program activities and attainment of mission objectives.

Participate actively in development of strategic guidance (e.g. National Intelligence Strategy, Consolidated Intelligence Guidance, fiscal guidance, etc.) for IC programs and activities.

Oversee and manage the review and editing of IC element budget resource justification materials that IC CFO produces for Congress.

Provide substantive input to, and lead as required, the development of Congressional budget testimony, responses to Congressional inquiries, Questions for the Record, Congressionally Directed Actions, and letters, memoranda and reports regarding program, budget and execution issues.

Lead a team of professional staff, assess performance, collaborate and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal and professional development.


Conditions of Employment

Must be a current permanent ODNI employee.


Expert knowledge of IC, Department of Defense (DOD) or Non-Defense Departments, OMB, and Congressional budget processes and procedures.

Superior ability to conduct independent research, apply analytic techniques, and synthesize data to analyze complex IC program, mission and capability issues, and produce clear, logical, and concise recommendations and products.

Superior leadership skills to include the ability to plan strategically and manage multiple tasks and projects under short deadlines.

Strong interpersonal and superior oral and written communication skills to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and make recommendations to ODNI senior leadership on current and future Non-Defense NIP resources.

Expert ability to develop consensus recommendations and to solicit input from colleagues and peers; superior ability to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of new information and requirements.

Familiarity/experience with the missions, functions, and capabilities associated with one or more of the following departments or agencies: Department of State, Department of the Treasury, Department of Justice (Federal Bureau of Investigation or Drug Enforcement Administration), Department of Energy, or Department of Homeland Security.

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:

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