International Program Associate (Country Portfolio)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/25/2023 4:53 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $83,700.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $146,500.00/Yr.


The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program works cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate WMD threats. 


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 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 portfolio.
  • Establish cadence and facilitate 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 counterparts – 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.
  • Travel in support of the BTRP mission.



Required Skills:

  • Bachelors (B.A. or B.S.) or Masters (M.A. or M.S.) Degree with 3+ years of 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 or ability to obtain a clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Cooperative Threat Reduction with experience related to DTRA CTR is highly 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.

Client Engagement

· Learn about and support Noblis’ client engagement, corporate values, and corporate strategic priorities, including providing input to proposal writers.
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals.
· Participate in the proposal process by providing input to proposal writers.


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.


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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