Job Description Summary
Support management and daily oversight of the planning, execution, resource request, and allocation of multiple security assistance training and equipping programs. Manage the delivery of multiple project initiatives designed to enhance the effectiveness of training and level of training support provided to organizations. Maintain responsibility for the overall planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and delivering of all projects prioritized in alignment with client expectations and business needs. Improve project processes and manage any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs. Maintain responsibility for ensuring the appropriate resources are requested, justified, allocated, and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of multiple projects. Provide subject matter expertise for complex technical and business matters.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and ensuring compliance with established policies, regulatory guidance, sanctions, waivers to sanctions and other legislation in the areas of Memoranda of Request (MOR), Letters of Request (LOR), Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), and Foreign Assistance Act (FAA)
Implementing initiatives of the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Strategy
Supporting GPOI Program Leads in reviewing, editing, and coordinating Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) and Congressional Notification (CN) documents and, when required, necessary draft legislation for assigned programs
Preparing PowerPoint briefings, Excel spreadsheets, and Word documents.
Input, update and use FMS management programs on both NIPR (unclassified) and SIPR (classified) systems to include the Security Cooperation Management System (SCMS) and the Security Cooperation Information Portal (SCIP)
Analyze FMS case data and research FMS policy issues and prepare necessary reports.
Drafting of Country Information Papers (CIP), read ahead documents, information papers, responses to letters, and program status reports
Coordinating offshore procurement waivers, non-recurring cost waiver packages, and policy issues relative to security cooperation programs for assigned countries
Providing research and analysis of data to develop draft response packages for GPOI Program Leads to fulfill country unique congressional reporting requirements via the appropriate congressional committees
Organizing and maintaining data in clear, accurate format for easy access and use.
Performing regular data reviews and updates to ensure information remains accurate.
Providing regular status regarding against tasks to include any deviations from the planned schedule
Participating in program reviews in a supporting role, taking/producing minutes and action items
Preparing draft letters, meeting minutes and briefing slides for internal and external outreach efforts in forums, working groups, and meetings.
Preparing a variety of handout types to include recurring reports, standard templates, and input from other stakeholders
Providing support for research and analysis to prepare and execute program reviews and assessments
Collecting and organizing data sent by email from customers and stakeholders, or arriving by other means
Communicating with agency personnel and stakeholders to answer telephonic or electronic inquiries, collect information updates and schedule activities as needed
Gathering and tracking pseudo-Foreign Military Financing (FMF) requirements, allocations, approved items, and obligations by country; tracking BPC cases and programs that support assigned program authorities and annual reporting requirements; assisting with partner country and programs that involve training and education, as well as defense goods and services
5+ years of experience with supporting DoD security assistance/cooperation planning, execution, and resource management activities
10+ years of experience in supporting DoD operations, strategy, policy, or planning with Service, Joint, non-DoD organizations, or foreign nations
Experience with developing strategic or operational partnerships in support of military service elements, Joint commands, DoD agencies, and foreign nations
Secret clearance required
BA or BS degree
Experience with UN peacekeeping operations highly desired
Experience with USINDOPACOM area of responsibility preferred
Experience with working in the Indo-Asia Pacific preferred
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.