National Intelligence Officer Near East

Employer
USAJobs
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jun 22, 2019
Closes
Jun 27, 2019
Function
Analyst, Intelligence
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Component Mission
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration (DDNI/II) serves as the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) senior leader for intelligence integration across the IC enterprise. DDNI/II is responsible for ensuring customer outcomes by leading advances in collection and analysis that ensure the quality, timeliness, and utility of insights for the nation's decision-makers.

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Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
  • As a member of the National Intelligence Council, the NIO/Near East will lead Intelligence Community (IC) wide production and coordination of analytic assessments on Middle East and North African countries, (including NIEs, other community papers, IC Assessments and Sense of the Community Memoranda. As appropriate, the NIO will lead more focused, time-sensitive analysis for the most senior decision makers in the USG.
  • Orchestrate, direct, and in some cases draft Community-wide mid- and long-term strategic analysis to support and advance senior policy maker and war fighter understanding of Middle East and North African countries. Serve as subject matter expert and analytic advisor on Middle East and North African issues in support of the DNI's role as the principal intelligence advisor to the President.
  • Develop and sustain a professional network with IC analysts and analytic managers to ensure timely and appropriate intelligence support to policy customers regarding Middle East and North African issues. Similarly, develop and sustain a network with industry, academic, and other USG Middle East and North Africa subject matter experts.
  • Brief senior IC members, policy makers, military decision makers, members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary on the IC's analytic assessment on Middle East and North African issues.
  • Review and preside over the research and production plans on Middle East and North African issues of the Community's analytic components, identify redundancies and gaps, identify strategies to address gaps, and advise the DNI on gaps and shortfalls in analytic capabilities across the IC.
  • Lead, manage, and direct the professional-level analytic staff of the NIO/Near East, evaluate performance, collaborate on goal setting, and provide feedback and guidance regarding personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Serve as a corporate resource for the NIC by contributing to the NIC-wide annual research program and analytic outreach plan, participating in peer review of NIC products, and being an active participant in NIC corporate decision making.
  • As a member of the NIM-Near East and NIM-Africa Teams, develop the analytic portion of the UIS for the Near East and Africa, in concert with analysts from across the IC. In the implementation of the UIS, provide assessments of IC analytic efforts on Middle East and North African countries, ensure robust tradecraft.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Mandatory and Educational Requirements
  • Established and recognized substantive expertise in all relevant Middle East and North Africa topic areas.
  • Experience and expertise effectively working with senior policy makers and war fighters, to include a deep and current understanding of their intelligence/analytic requirements and priorities related to the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Experience producing, editing, and leading strategic analysis.
  • Proven critical thinking and writing skills including the ability to draft finished all source intelligence assessments and review written products with an emphasis on clear organization, and concise, and logical presentation.
  • Experience working with academic experts and foreign liaison on the Middle East and North African issues.
  • Expertise and experience in managing analytic processes, understanding IC analytic capabilities and priorities, and working at senior levels across the community to drive analytic product.
  • Demonstrated capability to direct interagency, interdisciplinary IC teams against a range of functional and/or regional analytical issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex analytic projects with limited supervision. Ability to work with and fairly represent the IC when analytic views differ among agencies.
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to exert influence with senior leadership and communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external to the organization, to give oral presentations and to otherwise represent the NIC in interagency meetings.
  • Expert leadership and managerial capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct taskings, assess and manage performance, and oversee personal and professional development of all levels of personnel.
Desired Requirements
  • Proficiency at Reading level 3 is desired in any of the following language:
  • Arabic


Qualifications

Who May Apply

Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. GS employees may not apply.

This is an opportunity for a SNIS Professional Tier 2 staff reserve position in the ODNI. Staff reserve appointments are time-limited appointments made for a period of up to 3 years, with a possible extension up to 2 additional years.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position grade may apply.)
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. GS employees may not apply.


Education

Additional information

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

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD 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 BELOW.

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, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

All Applicants:

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration. To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call or email at 703-275-3663 or Recruitment_TeamD@dni.gov.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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