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Political Affairs Specialist and Theater Security Cooperation Planner

Key Role:

Apply subject matter expertise in Political-Military Affairs and Security Cooperation Programs. Plan and synchronize Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational efforts into effective civil engagements and local capacity building programs. Support the Joint military client's theater shaping objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience at a Joint Command

  • 5+ years of experience as a Foreign Area or Civil Affairs Officer, or civilian in Political-Military Affairs or Security Cooperation

  • Experience advising and briefing senior leaders on sensitive diplomatic and military topics

  • Experience with U.S grant assistance projects, including foreign security force training, and equipping and humanitarian assistance projects

  • Ability to prepare executive-level written reports and talking points in preparation for key leader engagements

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience at a Joint Command or Staff in the INDOPACOM AOR

  • Experience utilizing the Overseas Humanitarian Assistance Shared Information System (OHASIS) for security cooperation project development

  • Experience planning and executing Distinguished Visitor Programs and ensuring that related protocol and security matters are properly addressed

  • Experience developing operational plans

  • Experience with humanitarian and disaster response plans in the INDOPACOM AOR

  • Experience utilizing the Aircraft and Personnel Automated Clearance System (APACS) to review and approve unit requests to operate within the JOA

  • Knowledge of Time-Phased Deployment Data (TPFDD) and the U.S. DoD Joint Operation Planning Process

  • Knowledge of the Foreign Clearance Guide

  • Ability to assist in the formulation of public affairs messages, including press releases or other information provided for public dissemination

  • Ability to provide regional and cultural expertise and historical context to leadership and forward-deployed commands conducting military operations in the JOA, to ensure that sensitive regional topics are properly addressed, and strong relationships are maintained


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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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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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.

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