Biothreat Regional Lead

Posted Date 1 week ago(9/16/2022 12:03 PM)
Requisition #
20451
Security Clearance
Secret
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-VA-Lorton

Responsibilities

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program works cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate WMD threats. The DoD’s CTR Program is implemented by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in alignment with the 2017 National Security Strategy, 2018 National Defense Strategy, and the DoD Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Strategy. The cooperative nature of the DoD’s CTR 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, ethical and proactive experts. We are actively seeking candidates to join our team of talented professionals who possess the experience, vision, commitment, and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of the CTR program.

 

Noblis is looking for a Country/Regional Lead to support the CTR Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) mission as a member of the Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) contract team. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Be an engaged, proactive member of the team. Contribute to team work and engage in the intra-team collaboration.
  • Provide project management support for the full range of BTRP activities in the assigned country/region.
  • Establish cadence and facilitates regular and productive coordination and communication within government A&AS community members working on efforts/engagements in the assigned AORs.
  • Provide advisory and assistant services with regards to linking activities and objectives to National Defense Strategy, Combatant Command plans, DoD, DTRA, CTR and BTRP priorities, and efforts of interagency partners.
  • Advise and assists government counterparts with development and formulation of requirements and end-states.
  • Assist and advise the government Country/Regional/Science Manager – as well as other government and A&AS counterparts contributing to implementation of the AOR priorities – with requirement validation, project idea development, acquisition planning, project initiation, planning, execution and monitoring, and closeout.
  • Utilize best project management practices and established acquisition and other procedures.
  • Support the client in drafting and finalizing various project and AOR portfolio documents, analyze data, and conduct research pertinent to the AOR’s ongoing and planned engagements.
  • Support government counterparts in utilizing Program Management Reviews (PMRs) as a tool to manage portfolio of projects in the assigned AOR, assist the client in review and documentation of project scope, schedule, budget status and forecast.
  • Support prompt and thorough responses to short-fuse taskers.
  • Capture lessons learned and recommend – and, where possible, incorporate – solutions to action items and process improvement methodologies.
  • Support government personnel in planning travel and fulfilling pre-travel requirements.
  • Travels in support of the BTRP mission.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors or Masters with 3-10 years of project management experience
  • Experience applying project management best practices in support of multiple ongoing projects while delivering high-quality outputs. Ability to track multiple competing priorities and dynamic components.
  • Track record working in a matrixed environment, coordinating work across large, diverse teams, and being an effective and collaborative team member.
  • Experience building effective relationship with clients and other stakeholders, understanding client’s requirements and contribution to organization’s meeting client expectations.
  • DoD SECRET clearance or higher.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Cooperative Threat Reduction with experience related to DTRA CTR preferable.
  • International engagement experience.
  • Project Management Professional certification.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication 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.

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Client Engagement

- Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
- Participate on proposals

Overview

With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.

 

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems 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 awards. Noblis 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.

 

Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org

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