Senior Project Lead

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/10/2023 1:36 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $82,170.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $184,800.00/Yr.



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 National Security Strategy, 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, 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 a senior project lead to support CTR proliferation prevention and security and elimination missions. CTR works with partner nations around the world to establish border and maritime security capabilities that effectively counter WMD threats. The successful applicant will bring extensive international in-country experience across a client set to include DTRA, DoD more broadly, and the Department of State. Specific duties include but are not limited to:  

  • Provides specific WMD proliferation prevention expertise, including related to border security and maritime security;
  • Provides specific regional understanding and expertise;
  • Develops and delivers briefings for senior DoD officials;
  • Assists the government with requirements development, gap analysis, analysis of alternatives, and implementation;
  • Assists the government with drafting contract documents required for PR packages (Initial Strategy Session worksheets, Acquisition Strategy Review Documents, Market Research Reports, Statements of Work, Contract Data Requirement Lists, and others as required);
  • Supports Project Officer(s) to review proposals for programmatic fit/technical merit/logistics/cost realism/scheduling;
  • Supports Project Officer(s) by engaging with implementing contractors and other partners to ensure that contractual obligations are met; 
  • Supports Project Officer(s) to manage regional and country portfolios, including monitoring cost/schedule/scope, budget, deliverables, expenditures, and other needs;
  • Supports development of project level inputs for Program Objective Memorandum, Project Management Reviews, Annual Report to Congress, Annual Spend Plans, and metrics reviews as required.



  • Education/Experience: 
    • MA/MS degree with 10 years experience;
    • BA/BS degree with 18 years experience;
    • No degree with 22 years of experience.
  • Experienced with the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office tool suites.
  • Demonstrated ability to write for Senior Leaders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively or independently.
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • SECRET clearance or higher.



  • 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. 
  • DTRA CTR or Counter-WMD (CWMD) experience
  • 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. 
  • PMP Certification.

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


At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


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.


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, and Noblis MSD 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

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