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Security Cooperation Planner

The Opportunity: 

As an expert in defense missions, your unique background inspires you to think bigger, push further, and ask questions others don’t. We need your extensive industry knowledge and advisory skills to solve some of our clients’ most complex problems—and find solutions that keep our nation safe.

As a Security Cooperation Planner, you'll provide analysis for security cooperation policy, process, authorities, and planning subject matter expertise to a DoD client. You'll gather data and conduct gap assessments in order to provide recommendations for security cooperation operations, activities, and investments that gain access and build requisite Allied and partner nation security force capabilities and capacity in partnership with U.S. interagency and international contributors. You'll support the development and implementation of an area of operations assessment, monitoring, and evaluation (AM&E) program that meets component, Combatant Command, and Air Force AM&E requirements. You'll attend conferences, military-to-military events, and exercises to support client requirements, as required. You’ll impact the work we do for the DoD and the solutions we deliver for DoD institutional capacity building and assessment, design, monitoring, and evaluation guidance and processes.

As an expert in defense missions, your unique skill set inspires you to think bigger, push further, and ask questions others don’t. We need your extensive industry knowledge and advisory skills to help solve some of our clients’ most complex problems—and find solutions that keep our nation safe. 

Grow your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems for the DoD.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 6+ years of experience working with US government entities

  • 2+ years of experience working with the DoD security cooperation or security assistance programs

  • 2+ years of experience working in an Office of Defense Cooperation, Office of Security Cooperation, or Defense Attache

  • Experience with researching and analyzing the DoD and federal policies and directives, and developing and presenting recommendations to support client requirements

  • Experience in coordinating and leading planning teams, working groups, and meetings with large groups

  • Knowledge of security cooperation planning and execution processes

  • Knowledge of DoD institutional capacity building and the assessment, design, monitoring, and evaluation guidance and processes 

  • Ability to travel throughout the EUCOM AOR 

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with researching and analyzing legislation and federal regulations, with an emphasis on security cooperation topics

  • Experience conducting assessments pertaining to US Geographic Combatant Command (GCC) partners, campaigns, or exercises

  • Knowledge of US government security cooperation authorities and resources, including Chapter 16 of the FY17 NDAA

  • Knowledge of project management concepts and processes

  • Ability to be a self-starter, work independently and as part of a team, manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, analyze complex data, and prioritize tasks

  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Foreign Policy, or related field

  • Completion of DSCU Security Cooperation Management, Security Cooperation Management Policy, Programs, and Planning, or other similar course


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.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,300.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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