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  • 12 Feb 2020 8:57 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Data Management Specialist (DSMS) shall be based in D. C. and will sit in the INL/WHP office space. This individual shall assess the data management needs, make recommendations for a data management and storage, and oversee its production and maintenance. With input from INL/WHP and Posts, this position shall design, update, and improve data management systems as well as design corresponding reporting templates.


    When possible, the DSMS shall design systems to automatically transfer data between documents, reporting templates, and other data management/storage systems. The DSMS will assist in the visualization of complex data; monitor data for accuracy, completeness, and redundancies; and provide user assistance to M&E contract employees and program officers. The DSMS may assist M&E Specialists with entering both past and current data, required reporting of measures not developed under this contract, and may require manual data entry and content correction, editing, and data visualization.


    This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned.


    This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U.S. Citizens and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D. C.-metro area. This position will require on-site access.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • U. S. Citizen
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance
    • Experience designing knowledge management systems, databases, complex trackers, and/or electronic surveys
    • Highly skilled in using Microsoft SharePoint, Excel and/or Access
    • Highly skilled and experienced in data visualization and reporting
    • Highly skilled in using data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Demonstrate high-level of understanding of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS or STATA
    • Ability to present results in written reports
    • Based in the D. C. metro area and able to work in the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • Experience with data warehousing, business intelligence and/or information management concepts skills
    • Skilled in using visualization and reporting software such as Microstrategy, Tableau, Power BI, and ArcGIS

    Preferred:

    • Experience working with computer algorithms and/or computer programing languages
    • Knowledge of C, C++, Java, embedding language, and HTML
    • Knowledge of survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Knowledge of technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge and/or experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • Knowledge or experience with additional international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations
    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1888/senior-data-management-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 8:55 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    The Deputy Program Manager shall work with the Program Manager, M&E Specialists, and INL/WHP in order to oversee the development of effective M&E of implementing mechanisms. They shall advise in-country M&E Specialists on how best to work with their M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and host country partners to determine appropriate performance indicators for grants, contracts, interagency agreements, and other implementing mechanisms.


    This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP’s implementing agreements and processes, effectively manage relationships with INL implementers, and serve as an expert on INL/WHP’s implementing mechanism M&E processes. They shall oversee ensuring all implementer reporting agreements and reports meet INL/WHP’s standards and administering Partner National Capability Assessment Checklist, if requested.


    This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all measures in their portfolio and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders.


    This individual shall be responsible for briefing decision-makers, providing technical assistance, and designing trainings when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.


    This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree
    • At lease 7 years of experience in Monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management, with 3 years of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Fluency in English and Spanish required, with capability to conduct research in both
    • Proven ability to deliver high-quality written products and presentations
    • In depth knowledge and experience with criminal justice and/or law enforcement, with regional knowledge and experience in the Caribbean Basin and Latin America
    • Proven organizational and technical skills to manage the budget resources (dollars and staff) for this project and support the team with field logistics
    • Experience supporting the Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, or USAID
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs like SPSS or STATA preferred

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1887/deputy-program-manager---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 8:52 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government

    Responsibilities

    The Program Manger shall oversee all M&E specialists based in both the United States and overseas. This individual will provide technical direction and overall guidance for all activities under this task order and supervise the work of all contractor’s staff.


    The Program Manager shall serve as the primary contact between INL/WHP and all other contract employees regarding strategic, country, and required measure development and reporting; shall attend weekly meetings with INL/WHP; prepare weekly, quarterly, and year end progress reports on project progress, burn rates, and expected expenditures; and shall ensure consistency of staffing and level of effort. This individual may be asked to prepare reports and briefs on project progress and should be accessible to INL/WHP staff.


    This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere.

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree or equivalent
    • At least 10 years of experience in Monitoring and evaluation, with 7 years of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven organizational and technical skills to manage the budget resources (dollars and staff) for this project and support the team with field logistics
    • Experience supporting the Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, or USAID
    • Experience or knowledge with international narcotics and law enforcement
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs like SPSS or STATA preferred
    • Fluency in English required, with Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills preferred

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1886/program-manager---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-m%26e-%28inl%29-support/job

  • 16 Jan 2020 12:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is recruiting senior executive level qualified candidates to work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Defense (MOD) to assist the Kingdom with a significant effort to transform its Ministry.  Eight advisors, through the DSCA Ministry of Defense Advisor (MoDA) program, will be part of the U.S. team assisting this important partner with its transformation efforts.   

    The Saudi Arabian MOD has established a Transformation Management Office (TMO) to oversee a significant transformation of it Ministry.  The TMO is charged with: (1) identifying problem areas, (2) creating a transformation plan to address identified problem areas, and (3) overseeing its implementation over a 10-year period.  TMO is charged to transform MoD to establish a professional joint military force, a coalition leader and reliable partner, that will: (1) deter against all threats in order to protect the national interests of the Kingdom; (2) collaborate with other ministries to develop mutually beneficial and self-sustaining capabilities to enhance national security; and (3) apply world class management practices in a meritocratic environment. TMO has identified requirements for eight U.S. advisors who have completed the Minister of Defense Advisors (MoDA) course operated by DSCA.  

    The role of the MoDA Advisor will function as a program/technical advisor who supports one or more of the areas identified below: (1) Senior U.S. Advisor/Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Strategic Affairs, (2) Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Armaments & Procurement, (3) Advisor the Director General of Administration and Business Excellence, (4) Advisor to the Director General of Facilities & Engineering, (5) Advisor to the Director General of Legal Affairs, (6) Advisor to the Department Head of Training & Education (within the General Directorate of Human Resource Management), (7) Advisor to the Director General of Information Technology, and (8) Advisor to the Director General of Intelligence Policy.  A brief synopsis of each position is listed below.

    The Senior Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Strategic Affairs: The Senior Advisor will advance U.S. institutional capacity building objectives by coordinating the activities of the advisors assigned by DSCA, and supporting, reinforcing, and facilitating their efforts to enable the MOD to realize its transformational vision.  Provides advice on strategic issues affecting the Kingdoms transformation efforts.

    The Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Armaments & Procurement: provides advice to national level decision makers in four broad categories generally associated with:  (1) Budgeting and Programming, (2) Acquisition (including Procurement), (3) Logistics (including Supply Chain Management and Maintenance), and (4) Procurement of Technology (Research and development). The work involves identifying and communicating possible ways to assist one of the three Deputy Ministers to establish centralized processes for management, acquisition, and procurement across a massive defense enterprise, which has historically been decentralized and supportive of individual services.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Administration and Business Excellence: provides advice on a range of administrative processes, as well as a culture which reinforces discipline, support, efficiency, and accountability.  The work involves identifying and communicating possible ways to assist one of the three Deputy Ministers to establish centralized processes for management, acquisition, and procurement across a massive defense enterprise, which has historically been decentralized and supportive of individual services (e.g., navy or air defense forces) to deal independently with internal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) bureaucracy and foreign purveyors of material and services with little regard for efficiency, interoperability, and economies of scale.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Facilities & Engineering: providing advice in a variety of engineering facilities and installation management functions which require previous experience in the career field of engineering such as General engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering strategic leadership of installation and facilities management, including enterprise level base realignment and closure analysis; direct experience advising Departmental or Service level leaders on basing and installation management, facilities and garrison or base operation; and general engineering. 

    The Advisor to the Director General for Legal Affairs: provides advice on the establishment of legal structures and a culture which promotes respect for the rule of law.  Provides support and assist three Deputy Ministers, other Director Generals, and Saudi Armed Forces (SAF) Commanders and/or their JAG. The advisor will be called upon to advise commanders on the full range of policy, military justice, administration, and criminal law; advise on all matters pertaining to operational (Law of Land Warfare) and public international law; advise on coalition relations, international law, and relevant U.N. Security Council Resolutions; advise on administration and management of the military judiciary system. (NOTE: This position is similar in scope to a DoD-level General Counsel (GC) yet envisions performing functions normally associated with a service-level Judge Advocate General (JAG)).

    The Advisor to the Department Head, Education & Training, General Directorate, Human Resources: provides advice on the 10-year Transformation Plan envisions education and training as a vital investment in the human capital that mans the Saudi defense establishment.  Well educated, well trained people are needed to improve the Royal Saudi Armed Forces (RSAF) ability to defend the Kingdom. The Department Head, Education & Training is charged to play a critical role in realizing the vision enumerated in the plan.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Information Technology: Provides advise to the Director General, IT (DGIT), on the establishment of a modern, state-of-the-art IT enterprise, which includes creating a functioning General Directorate and seven new subordinate organizations: (1) IT Planning and Support, (2) IT Services, (3) Technology, (4) Telecommunications, (5) Cyber-Security, (6) Application Development & Maintenance, and (7) Infrastructure & Operations. These organizations will operate in a centralized

    manner to provide commodity IT to a diverse customer base, which requires reliable assured, and secure IT functions and services to the Royal Saudi Armed Forces (RSAF), in institutional and operationally deployed environments.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Intelligence Policy: provides advice and recommendations to assist in the establishment of an intelligence structure and a culture which promotes Government-wide intelligence sharing and respect for law and policy, while accomplishing six broad functional objectives:  (1) Establish coherent, enduring intelligence policies; (2) Establish the intelligence budget (and supporting processes); (3) Sponsor intelligence Research & Development (R&D); (4) Monitor 

    intelligence processes and performance across the intelligence disciplines; (5) Recommend enhancements as needed; and (6) Represent MOD in working with other ministries and organizations regarding intelligence sharing and other matters.

    Individuals selected for these positions will reside and work in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for a term of three to five years at the grade of GS-15 under Chief of Mission authority for force protection.  These term positions are accompanied assignments with full benefits associated with federal term positions. 

    DSCA expects some of these positions to be announced in USAJOBs during the months of January and February 2020.  If interested please apply online at USAJOBs.  You can also send a resume to the DSCA MoDA Program office at dsca.ncr.bpc.list.moda@mail.mil (please indicate on the subject line which advisor position interest you).   


  • 07 Nov 2019 1:44 PM | Anonymous member

    The successful candidate will be able to conduct all-source intelligence production to identify threats to U.S. interests and strategic warning to defense and national security policy makers; mitigating  surprise and supports shaping strategic outcomes; guiding the development of U.S. defense capabilities; identifying and analyzing defense-related economic, social, political, scientific and technological trends; and executing directed tasks.  Conduct research and analysis of data, information, and intelligence to produce a wide range of finished all-source intelligence products for senior U.S. defense department and government officials that are in accordance with analytical standards.  Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and working groups as directed.  Brainstorm analytic ideas in how strategic warning supports and will be incorporated into critical infrastructure analysis.  Build collaborative relationships and outreach between agency and counterparts.

    Required Qualifications:

    ·      Experience: Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

    ·      Education: Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years or related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.

    ·      Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements.

    ·      Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology. Demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.

    ·      Demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products.

    ·      TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph


    Submit your resume and interest to careers@missionessential.com


  • 07 Nov 2019 1:40 PM | Anonymous member

    The successful candidate will be able to conduct all-source forensic accounting analysis and production, by fusing financial / transactional data from formal banking systems, financial reports, and other forms of reporting as a layer of analysis for TOC (Transnational Organized Crime) missions.  Analyze specific foreign financial activities including threat financiers, facilitators, and financial networks / operations associated with, but not limited to, terrorism, CD, narco-terrorism, counterintelligence, insurgency, proliferation, and operational activity which threatens US national security interests and produce finished all-source analytic products that meet Tradecraft Standards.  Aggregate and fuse multi-modal transactional data and identity. Map and perform analysis of financial data from formal banking systems, financial reports, and informal transfer means of TOC (Transnational Organized Crime) entities.  Prepare and integrate financial data from all available sources including, but not limited to, SIGINT intercepts; HUMINT; Law Enforcement Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), search warrants and subpoenas; DOMEX, and shared data such as Bank Secrecy Act, formal banking system, Suspicious Activities Reports, and informal systems.  Understand payment relationships, revenue-generation, and money-laundering methods.  Apply statistical techniques including flows analysis, visualization, and geospatial analysis tools to bulk and raw transactional data of TOC (Transnational Organized Crime) actors.  Apply pattern analysis to large data sets related to TOC activities and foreign counter TOC (Transnational Organized Crime) efforts.  Apply intelligence collection requirements, essential elements of information, priority intelligence requirements, and search terms to DOMEX triage processes. Apply data engineering to interface with structured data and data forensics tools.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    ·      Experience: Minimum 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

    ·      Education: Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    ·      Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and/or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.

    ·      Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems. Provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. Uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.

    ·      TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph


    Submit your resume and interest to careers@missionessential.com


  • 07 Nov 2019 1:38 PM | Anonymous member

    The successful candidate will provide in-depth analysis of Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) networks, capabilities, and intentions. Will be able to develop and maintain expertise on DTOs operating within Latin America and their ability to disrupt stability and undermine governance in the region. Must be able to interpret large amounts of textual and technical data and produce finished intelligence.  Representative examples include, but are not limited to: Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs), finished intelligence (FINTEL), filtered real-time data feeds, message traffic, directed-searches results, and task specific, specialized data sources.  Must be able to produce finished all-source analytic products. Will be able to develop complex analytical approaches to problems and situations for which data is incomplete, controversial, or for which no precedent exists.

    Required:

    ·         Must possess experience using link analysis software (e.g. Analyst Notebook and/or Palantir), to accurately display Drug Trafficking Organization networks.

    ·         Experience: Minimum 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

    ·         Education: Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    ·         Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and/or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems. Provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. Uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.

    ·         TS/SCI Clearance w/ polygraph


    Submit your resume and interest to careers@missionessential.com


  • 07 Nov 2019 1:34 PM | Anonymous member

    Mission Essential is currently seeking a Task Order Program Manager who will be responsible for all project or program-related execution and operations, ensuring delivery of services and management/oversight of the direct workforce on a program providing counterterrorism, identity intelligence, watchlisting, biometrics and other analytical support to national-level defense intelligence operations in a watch environment.  The Task Order Program Manager will:

    ·         Have full authority to act for the company on all task order matters relating to daily operations of the project or program.

    ·         Be thoroughly familiar with the Performance Work Statement, customer standards and operating procedures, and Mission Essential company policies and procedures.

    ·         Directly supervise the various team leads and be overall responsible for quality and workforce performance.

    ·         Collaborate with the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), Government stakeholders, and the Mission Essential PMO to develop and maintain a detailed work plan, including specific tasks, assignments, work schedule, planned labor hours and funding expenditure projections, to facilitate task order monitoring activities.

    ·         Develop and maintain a Project Management Plan in accordance with the PWS.

    ·         Prepare and submit weekly activity reports, monthly status reports, and presentation materials for periodic project or program progress meetings.

    ·         Perform all other management and administrative tasks required for the continuous successful operation of the project or program.

    ·         Support all Mission Essential growth-related activities as required, including but not limited to writing or reviewing Past Performance, responding to data calls, and support to the proposal/capture teams.

    ·         Seek/identify opportunities to maximize project or program performance (e.g., financial outcomes, organic growth, increased production and/or quality).

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor or Master Degree with 8+ years of intelligence experience or;

    Specialized training and 10+ years of intelligence analysis experience or equivalent intelligence/academic experience

    • Subject matter expert or recognized specialist in relevant field (ie – counterterrorism, terrorist identities, biometrics, watchlisting, etc)
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal Government or Company oversight.
    • Previous experience as an on-site program or project manager on a large intelligence contract or task order
    • ·         Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and decision making skills
    • ·         Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • TS/SCI with polygraph required

    Desired Qualifications

    ·         Experience supporting large, national-level counterterrorism centers/operations in either an analytical or leadership capacity

    ·         PMP Certification


    Submit your resume and interest to careers@missionessential.com


  • 06 Nov 2019 9:51 AM | Anonymous member

    Overview:

    The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers supporting federal decision making – two serving the Department of Defense (DOD) and one serving the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. IDA assists the United States Government in addressing important national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise.

    This position is in IDA’s Intelligence Analyses Division (IAD). IAD supports the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and other U.S. Government Agencies by providing analyses of critical intelligence and national security issues. IAD is involved in analytical activities across a wide range of cross disciplinary national security and intelligence matters including: programmatic assessments; technical evaluations; social science research; strategic analysis; physical, cyber, and human threat evaluations; and open source exploitation. Short and long term sponsoring arrangements with U.S. Government entities provide a steady stream of intellectual challenges for the IAD staff in the furtherance of national objectives and for identifying opportunities to improve public sector performance.

    Responsibilities:

    IDA seeks candidates for a Research Associate position within IAD. This position will work alongside highly experienced analysts who are working on projects for the DoD and the Intelligence Community. Primary work will be accomplished in Alexandria, VA at the IDA headquarters in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility.

    Research Associates (RA) are members of our full-time professional staff. RAs typically work as members of study teams and at the direction of senior study leaders and analysts. A Research Associate must be capable of operating unsupervised on assignments for which they are qualified. RAs will generally perform fact-finding tasks, develop preliminary analyses, and shape findings and recommendations for the team. RAs are expected to be familiar with standard information collection, compilation, summary and analysis methods; able to develop or apply appropriate methods to support needs of particular studies or analyses; use strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills to contribute effectively to a team approach, problem solving, and to interact with Government and industry representatives. The analyst is expected to make immediate, substantive contributions to the development and completion of written and oral deliverables for sponsoring organizations.

    Qualifications:

    • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a focus on Chinese/East Asian: politics, foreign and/or military policy, military doctrine or national security policies in the post-World War II era.
    • Candidates with a Ph.D. will not be considered.
    • It is preferred that candidates have demonstrated reading/research skills in the Chinese (Mandarin) language through time spent living/working in the region.
    • Candidates must possess strong analytical skills in developing and implementing analytical methodologies and then fusing developed all-source information into clear and concise conclusions and recommendations.
    • Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills.
    • Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to a team approach to problem definition and resolution.
    • Candidates should have a working knowledge of the U.S. national security establishment and the U.S. Intelligence Community.
    • Candidates are REQUIRED to have an active TS clearance and recent SCI access (within the last 6 months)/current SSBI. Candidates without this level of clearance will not be considered for the position.
    • Candidates are encouraged to submit a brief cover letter (in addition to a resume) describing their career interests, skill sets, and specific abilities that are applicable to this job.

    U.S. Citizenship is required

    Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    APPLY HERE: https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INSTITUTEDA&cws=39&rid=1539

  • 10 Sep 2019 2:30 AM | Anonymous member

    Seeking a qualified individual to support the Royal Saudi Land Forces G-4. Assignment is based in Riyadh.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Former U.S. Army officer, O-5 or O-6
    • Ordnance, Quartermaster, or Transportation Branch
    • Previous logistics assignments at the company, battalion, brigade, and division or sustainment-command level or higher
    • Command and General Staff College graduate
    • Combined Logistics Captains Career Course graduate
    • Experience briefing general officers
    • Intermediate PowerPoint skills

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Battalion command
    • Assignment with a geographic combatant command headquarters
    • Experience in the MENA region
    • Arabic language

    For additional information, please contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

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