Program Associate - International Partnerships Program

Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2022 10:55 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $56,070.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $126,170.00/Yr.


The Department of Defense (DoD) works 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.  


We are looking to hire a Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Project Lead to support to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – On-Site Inspection and Building Capacity Directorate (OB) BPC Team in their duties as the Secretariat for the Building Partner Capacity Integration Cell (BPCIC), and as the OB BPC Interagency Liaison Team. The DTRA BPC Project Lead will assist with:


  • Coordination of events, initiatives, and programs across the Agency.
  • Synchronize lines of effort amongst relevant DTRA programs.
  • Integrate DTRA BPC activities with relevant policies, regulations, guidance, and strategies.
  • Serve as the lead for public outreach documents related to the work of the BPC Team.
  • Attend meetings and participate in BPC or assigned expertise working groups, meetings, and other forums to exchange information, develop recommendations, and resolve issues.
  • Write and edit public outreach documents, including the BPCIC Monthly Newsletter, blog posts, newspaper articles, press releases, and other documents as required.
  • Write and edit senior leader strategic communication products, including updates to the DTRA leadership and DOD leadership.
  • Produce senior-leadership briefing documents for an array of monthly, quarterly, bi-annually and annually occurring meetings, as well ad hoc requests.
  • Lead coordination, research, and tasking efforts amongst DTRA stakeholders for a geographic area of responsibility to be assigned (regional lead responsibilities), aligning to Directorate goals and strategic intent.
  • Develop subject matter expertise on relationships with partnerships and knowledge in assigned AOR.
  • Maintain event database schedule of planned events as required.
  • Represents the team at meetings as required.
  • Performs knowledge management functions in the upkeep of the BPCIC J Drives, SharePoint sites, and All Partners Access Site (APAN) site.  
  • Draft program management documents related to schedule, metrics, and performance of various BPC efforts.
  • Travel, as needed, in support of the OB BPC Team Chief and OB leadership as a representative of DTRA BPC equities
  • Additional duties as directed by the OB BPC Team Chief.


Required Qualifications:

  • The candidate must possess either Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up, and follow-through to project completion.
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills.
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance, or ability to obtain a U.S. clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the U.S. government on areas concerning national security.
  • Familiarity with State-level and regional WMD threats.
  • Familiarity with nonproliferation obligations, approaches, and objectives.
  • International engagement experience.
  • Flexibility/adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidates with a Secret, Top Secret, or Top Secret/SCI clearance are preferred.

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


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Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


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