HC Program Manager_Foreign Language Mission Integration

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Summary The Policy & Capabilities Directorate ensures the IC is best postured for the threats and challenges of an uncertain future, through strategy, policy, and capabilities development. Comprised of 7 organizations, PC oversees IC Human Capital; Acquisition, Procurement & Facilities; Intelligence Advance Research Projects Activity; Science & Technology Group; Requirements, Cost & Effectiveness; Policy & Strategy; and Data and Partnership Interoperability. Responsibilities The IC Human Capital Office (IC HC) is responsible for the overall strategic management of the Intelligence Communitys (IC) workforce, comprising civilian, contractor, and military personnel. The office develops Human Capital (HC) policies and programs to include workforce planning, recruitment and career development, diversity strategy programs, pay and benefits, leadership training and development, performance management and recognition, work/life programs, and Human Resources (HR) information requirements. The IC HC Foreign Language Group (FLG) ensures integration, collaboration, and oversight of the Intelligence Communitys (IC) language operations, language skill development, human language technology development and utilization, language education and training, language proficiency assessment, and policies and programs in order to ensure that the IC has the knowledge, skills, technologies, training and operational processes necessary to achieve IC mission objectives. FLG works with the IC and Department of Defense to understand the foreign language communitys mission imperatives and develop initiatives. It also represents the ODNI in language-focused forums across the community, to include Foreign Language Executive Committee, National Security Education Board, and Defense Language Steering Committee meetings. Serve as the Program Manager responsible for the annual collection of foreign language data. Lead a team of government and contract staff in all phases of the data collection process, and analyze data collected to report on the effectiveness of IC foreign language programs. Lead and oversee efforts to maximize performance and efficiency of foreign language capabilities (human and technology-based) in IC operations. Help implement the objectives of the 2024-2027 IC Foreign Language Strategic Plans Implementation Plan. Support IC missions by identifying foreign language capabilities in the case of crisis and surge events, especially in low-density languages. Lead FLGs interaction with the FLEXCOMs Operations Expert Group, which brings together IC foreign language experts to address important operational language issues. Engage in FLGs bimonthly meetings with our Five Eyes foreign language community and annually at Five Eyes Language Conferences. Build partnerships with the ODNI Deputy Director for Mission Integration, the National Intelligence Management Council, and the National Intelligence Managers. Work with mission managers and IC senior language authorities to understand proficiency requirements for the foreign language workforce. Collaborate and partner with Department of Defense foreign language programs and stakeholders. Prepare expert communications on foreign language topics for senior leadership. Lead a team of government and contract staff in the facilitation of the Foreign Language Executive Committee (FLEXCOM) meetings, FLEXCOM Expert Group and Working Group meetings, and the publication of the annual IC Foreign Language Capabilities Report. Advise IC and ODNI leadership on the development, implementation, and management of complex HC programs, and ensure that the programs are aligned with and directly support the ICs strategic mission objectives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Mandatory Requirements: Extensive knowledge of foreign language initiatives that encompass IC operations, and technological research. Extensive knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) elements, requirements, functions, interrelationships, and the role of language and technology in meeting IC requirements for operational foreign language capabilities. Excellent interpersonal and team building skills to foster a collaborative work environment and to coordinate, network, and communicate across the IC. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, information in a clear, concise manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives. Demonstrated ability to plan and execute long-term strategic goals and objectives. Demonstrated ability to manage IC-wide processes and activities. Demonstrated analytic abilities to evaluate complex data, resolve inconsistencies, and propose innovative solutions to challenging problems. Extensive experience in IC operations requiring knowledge of a foreign language and foreign language technology tools. Education: Bachelors degree in a foreign language or related degree Education Bachelors degree Additional Information Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. Salary Determination: The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to GS employees on the basis of individual qualifications, experience, and performance. Individuals whose current GS grade is equivalent to the grade of the advertised position will retain their current grade and step. Individuals who transfer to the ODNI from a non-GS pay scale will have base pay converted to the appropriate GS grade and step as determined by the Director/ Human Resource Management. On occasional instances when a current federal civilian employee applies for an ODNI position that is a lower grade than his or her personal grade, the candidates personal grade will be downgraded to the grade of the advertised ODNI position and pay will be set at the step that is closest to but not less than the employees current annual base rate of pay, not to exceed the maximum rate (i.e., step 10) of the GS grade to which assigned. Relocation Expenses: For new ODNI employees, reimbursement for relocation is discretionary based on availability of funds. Reasonable Accommodations: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at dnireasonableaccommodationwma@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNIDRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

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