Job opening: National Intelligence Manager - Africa
Salary: $147 649 - 231 100 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Directorate for Mission Integration (MI) creates a consistent and holistic view of intelligence from collection to analysis and serves as the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) principal advisor on all aspects of intelligence. MI integrates mission capabilities, informs enterprise resource and policy decisions, and ensures the delivery of timely, objective, accurate, and relevant intelligence.
Direct and oversee national intelligence related to the Africa area of responsibility, set collection, analysis, and intelligence operations priorities on behalf of the ODNI, in consonance with the National Intelligence Priorities Framework and direction from the National Security Staff.
Determine the state of collection, analysis, or intelligence operations against key Africa intelligence questions; identify priority intelligence gaps and enterprise challenges affecting IC performance; develop and publish a UIS which identifies and formulates strategies to narrow gaps and address challenges; and advise the NIMC and IMB on the gaps, mitigation strategies, implementation progress, and effectiveness of the strategies in closing the intelligence gaps.
Develop integrated collection and analytic strategies in concert with the Africa National Intelligence Collection Officers, Africa National Counterintelligence Officer and the NIC's National Intelligence Officers for Africa.
Develop IC-level analytic production strategies in concert with the National Intelligence Council to ensure key intelligence questions related to Africa are being addressed either as a community or by individual IC agencies.
Evaluate the quality of analysis on Africa and ensure competitive and alternative analysis is conducted on high-priority topics.
Identify IC activities or NIM-sponsored initiatives in the Africa arena that merit consideration for additional ODNI funding, advocate for that funding and if provided, track outcomes.
Liaise with community elements to drive greater intelligence integration and ensure resources and appropriate attention is focused on the highest priority Africa topics.
Administer NIM-Africa resource allocations, participate in budget processes and activities, to include the establishment of controls to ensure the NIM Africa team does not exceed its operating budget.
Perform personnel management responsibilities with a focus on building a high performance workforce; promote team building and a collaborative work environment; ensure goals and performance objectives are understood; assess performance and provide timely feedback, recognition, and remediation.
Brief senior U.S. Government policymakers, IC, and Department of Defense officials, members of Congress, Foreign Partners, and other major stakeholders as necessary on Africa-related collection and analytic issues and enterprise challenges affecting IC performance against mission.
Partner with other NIM teams and ODNI enablers to develop innovative approaches, and provide structured recommendations focused on advancing integrated analysis and collection intelligence activities.
Strong knowledge of the IC and its entities, to include their missions and interrelationships.
Superior organizational, managerial, and leadership skills, including superior ability to effectively manage the professional development of staff employees.
Expert knowledge of IC structures, capabilities, operational mechanisms, and superior ability to anticipate issues relevant to Africa issues.
Expert knowledge of the Federal Government's regulations regarding business practices and procedures to successfully formulate and execute fiscal budgetary responsibilities.
Superior oral and written communication skills, including the superior ability to clearly convey complex information and technical data to all levels of management.
Superior interpersonal and negotiation skills, and the superior ability to build consensus, work effectively, and independently exert influence to major ODNI stakeholders.
Superior critical thinking skills, including the superior ability to think strategically and identify needs, requirements, and develop innovative recommendations and solutions for improvement.
Expert knowledge of the IC's architecture as related to Europe and Eurasia, and expertise working on the Africa target across multiple analytic disciplines.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience as determined by mission specialty area.
Expert knowledge of IC structures, capabilities, operational mechanisms, and tradecraft.
Proven ability to coordinate, network, communicate and exert influence effectively at all levels across the ODNI and IC.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to clearly convey complex information and present findings to all levels of U.S. Government management and foreign partners.
- Address NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Director Of National Intelligence
Washington, DC 20511
- Name: Vacancy Team ODNI
- Email: [email protected]