International Policy Manager

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/29/2021 12:43 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location



Support Department of Defense (DoD) organization working cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threats.  The cooperative nature of the DoD’s activities yields a secondary benefit of strengthening regional alliances, deepening existing partnerships, and attracting new partners.  


Role Description:   

At Noblis and Noblis ESI, we have excellent teams of smart, collaborative, proactive experts, and professionals. We are actively seeking to identify personnel to join our team of talented professionals who possess the experience, vision, commitment, and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of the Department of Defense’s program.


Noblis is looking to hire an International Policy and Training Manager to assist the government by providing expertise on the current state of international treaties, agreements, and law. Responsibilities for these positions include, but not limited to:

  • Manage a team of international policy and training specialists. 
  • Advising the government on current state of treaties, international agreements, and the provisions of U.S. law or policy regarding WMD proliferation prevention, especially issues of legal authorities for interdiction and seizure in both maritime and land-based contexts composed of how well each weapons system is designed and manufactured, and its maintainability over time.
  • Providing legal and regulatory expertise in bilateral treaties, multilateral conventions (Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), etc.), bilateral agreements (CTR Umbrella and Implementing Agreements, Status of Forces Agreements, Science and Technology Agreements, etc.), and other such agreements which may impact, or potentially impact, or support CTR efforts in order to perform/support OSD and DTRA review, analyses, document generation, negotiation, and aid CTR in engagement/implementation of the CTR Program with new and existing partner countries.
  • Researching current US legal and foreign agreements and making recommendations on applicability for use by CTR.
  • Providing expertise on such agreements as they relate to all legal avenues surrounding the characterization, testing, storage, disposal, and sharing of biological materials and data within the partner-country and across international borders.
  • Examining and exploring the use of other possible legal avenues to avoid delays that creation of a new agreement would cause for new prospective partner countries, in the absence of clearly identified agreements that facilitate cooperation between DoD and the prospective partner country.

Client Engagement

· Contribute to large capture strategies, actively engage with clients, and market Noblis capabilities externally
· Foster appropriate identification and selection of business development opportunities, and provide thought leadership to help shape future work
· Win 2 task orders, identify big bets or take responsibility for a re-compete




Required skills and knowledge:


  • The candidate must be a recognized industry leader with commensurate education and experience. Minimum expectation is a Bachelors and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • One year of experience of managing a team
  • DoD SECRET clearance or higher, or ability to obtain a U.S. clearance.
  • Knowledgeable of all U.S. government agencies and organizations engaged in proliferation prevention and complementary activities, and the extent of those activities.
  • Strong understanding of international security policy, WMD treaties, conventions, and agreements.


Desired Qualifications:


  • Background in international legal studies, international affairs, or international policy a plus.
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through to project completion.
  • Flexibility/adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidates with a Secret, Top Secret, or Top Secret/SCI clearance are preferred.




Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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