ANSER enhances national and homeland security by strengthening public institutions. We provide thought leadership for complex issues through independent analysis and we deliver practical, useful solutions. ANSER values collaboration, integrity, and initiative and we are client focused in all that we do. Because we were established for the purpose of public service and not for profit, we measure our success in the impact of our service.
SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Chemical Weapons Convention Project Manager shall provide analytical research, policy, project management and negotiations support, and conduct research, training, and exercising of national security-level issues that may encompass/impact the range of chemical weapons convention issues, in support of a DoD client.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Please note, this posiiton is contingent upon contract award.
The successful applicant will support national security-level issues meeting the skill sets to include, but not be limited to the following:
Knowledgeable of and ability to speak authoritatively on all aspects of national security-level policy; including planning, operations, mission systems, advocacy, and processes related to CWC
Demonstrated experience serving as the agency lead to manage and direct CWC requirements
Experience in developing guidance, shaping CWC activities and ensuring service components meet CWC implementation and compliance requirements
Experience in leading analysts through complex arms control analysis
Experience in drafting courses of actions and recommendations to advance CWC issues across DoD and the interagency and communicating changes in policies to the operational community
Hands-on experience with CWC Challenge Inspection planning and implementation in a geographic area of responsibility. In addition, expertise in quick response deployment and working with tiger teams on CWC table top and field training exercises
Demonstrated experience in developing CWC Courseware and training CWC topic to DoD personnel
Exceptionally strong ability for oral and written communication with the highest levels of government
Demonstrated experience working in fast paced and complex environments with multiple, competing requirements and POCs
Demonstrated experience responding to short notice requests and suspense’s
Expert user of Microsoft (MS) Office products:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
A minimum of three years of experience as a CWC subject matter expert, or equivalent
A minimum of ten years of experience in working complex DoD international treaties and agreements or with similar topics in related agencies
Bachelor’s degree in Geo-Political Science, International Relations, National Security Strategies or equivalent professional expertise).
Demonstrated experience with CWC Challenge Inspections
Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and execute formal CWC training courses as well as Tabletop and Field Training exercises to include after action reports
Experience in providing day-to-day staff support and conducting staffing functions to include revising protocols and CWC guidance
Operational-level, Higher Headquarters, or equivalent-level experience
Current Top Secret (TS) security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access
Agility to work both conventional and nuclear issues
Master’s Degree in International Relations
Working knowledge of CWC, New START and Open Skies Compliance and Implementation Requirements
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
CWC Challenge Inspection TTX or FTX experience at OSD-level
EDUCATION & YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
Preferred Master’s Degree or Bachelor Degree (B.A./B.S.) with ten plus years of experience