Security Cooperation Program Analyst, Senior

Associate

Key Role:
Provide comprehensive security cooperation planning subject matter expertise to the U.S. Air Force in the Indo-Pacific International Affairs Division. Lead efforts to design security cooperation projects supporting U.S Air Force security cooperation initiatives, plans, programs, and concepts of operations to actualize U.S. INDOPACOM, Department of State, and USAF priorities for partner nations. Scope, budget and schedule security cooperation projects supporting security cooperation initiatives and proposals in coordination with project stakeholders. Maintain responsibility for ensuring the appropriate resources are requested, justified, allocated, and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of projects. Manage project stakeholders within the Security Cooperation Community of Interest to facilitate design and execution. Manage risk associated with security cooperation projects make recommendations to address issues.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working with DoD security cooperation or security assistance
  • 3+ years of experience with project management
  • Experience in project management to include developing scope, schedule and budget, managing stakeholders, addressing risk, tracking status, and reporting results
  • Knowledge of security cooperation and security assistance programs and authorities
  • Knowledge of past, present, and emerging building partner capacity approaches
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with USINDOPACOM area of responsibility preferred
  • Experience as a security cooperation implementer, planner, or manager
  • Experience with DoD SC data management systems like SOCIUM, SCIP or SANWeb
  • Experience at a component or headquarters level of military command
  • Experience with researching and analyzing federal regulations related to security cooperation
  • Knowledge of formal DoD and USAF staffing processes
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, work independently and as part of a team, analyze complex data, and prioritize task
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Master’s degree related to International Relations or Foreign Policy
  • Defense Institute for Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) training


Clearance:

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.

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