Eastern European Subject Matter Expert

McLean, VA
Jun 05, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
Eastern European Subject Matter Expert
Key Role:
Demonstrate subject matter expertise in Eastern European political strategy development and policy analysis. Identify, analyze, and evaluate complex or highly sensitive systems, policies, and processes pertaining to diplomatic, informational, military, and economic (DIME) factors. Advise on priorities for engaging and developing value propositions for strategic partners, including other nations or international organizations. Perform in-depth analyses and report and brief changes, trends, and implications for Combatant Command objectives. Monitor, identify, and analyze international developments and public policy issues and trends and assess their impact on strategy in regions of interest to the client and partner nations. Serve as an expert for the organization in specific regions, maintain an area of expertise, and prepare reports, briefs, presentations, plans, and media releases. Examine the central concerns of international relations, including diplomacy, foreign policy analysis, international organizations, global development, and international relations theory.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience with the application of Eastern European military culture and policy to real-world events for government or commercial organizations

-4+ years of experience with Eastern European regional issues and challenges
-Experience with diplomatic, economic, and political analysis and strategy
-Experience with negotiation and diplomacy

-Ability to demonstrate Russian language proficiency at the DLPT 2/2 level

-Ability to travel internationally

-TS/SCI clearance

-MA or MS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to conduct management consulting, including onsite client interaction preferred

-Ability to demonstrate Russian language proficiency at the DLPT 3/3 level preferred

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including delivery to 3-star and higher senior leaders or equivalent

-MA or MS degree in International Relations, Foreign Affairs, National Security Policy, or a related field

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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