Security Assistance Analyst

Key Role:

Provide security cooperation planning subject matter expertise to a US Air Force (USAF) client. Design, develop, coordinate, deliver, and monitor Department of Defense (DoD) security cooperation and Department of State (DoS) security assistance plans, program proposals, and concepts of operations to actualize National Military Strategy end states for partner nations. Support USAF political-military officers to identify and address capability issues that may require the development of security assistance/cooperation concepts. Support attendance at conferences, military-to-military events, and exercises. Aid USAF client’s Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation planning and execution. Develop pseudo-foreign military sales (FMS) proposal slides, equipment and services spreadsheets, and other proposal documents in support of Title 10 and Title 22 programs. Coordinate proposals with USAF Country Desk Officers for Europe and Africa, US Embassy, USAF International Affairs, and other inter-agency stakeholders. This position requires the ability to travel throughout Europe and Africa.

Basic Qualifications:
-6+ years of experience in working with DoD entities, DoS security assistance and/or DoD security cooperation programs
-Experience with concept and funding requests, train-and-equipment list proposal development and other security assistance / cooperation planning processes
-Experience with developing Memoranda of Request and Letters of Request
-Experience with leading operational planning teams, working groups, and meetings with 10+ personnel and managing multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously

-Knowledge of Title-22, Department of State security assistance programs

-Knowledge of Chapter 16 and 10 U.S.C. Security Cooperation authorities 
-Knowledge of formal DoD, Department of State (DOS), USAF staffing processes, and foreign military sales (FMS) processes
-Ability to travel throughout Europe and Africa 
-Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualification:

-Experience with Microsoft Excel and Pivot Tables
-Experience with strategy, doctrine, or campaign plan development 
-Experience with developing Title 22 program proposals
-Experience with DOS or in a US Embassy
-Experience with legislative change proposals 
-Top Secret clearance 

-MA or MS degree

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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