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Office of the Director of National Intelligence Group Chief IC Data Strategy and Policy in Bethesda, Maryland

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 CDO requires a strong, senior officer to help lead the IC's Data Strategy and Policy initiatives. The officer will drive the development, implementation, and oversight of the current and future IC Data Strategy and related annual action plans. This officer will oversee the development and implementation IC directives, policies, standards, and planning guidance that enables end-to-end data management and governance of community collected, acquired, exploited, analyzed, and generated data. The officer will serve as the secretariat to the IC Chief Data Officers' Council (IC CDOC), enabling governance and ensuring the actions taken by underlying forums advance data tradecraft across the IC and in partnership with the IC, foreign liaison, industry, and academia. As a key member of the senior leadership team, this officer will have the functional responsibility to drive data policy and governance, and to champion IC-wide data acumen efforts. They will lead the group to ensure that all IC data is fully leveraged and treated as a valuable, national security IC asset. In partnership with the IC CIO, and informed by the Chief, Data Architect, this group will identify, prioritize taskings, and oversee the implementation of IC Data Services. The group will engage in, and guide deliverables as needed, for strategic priorities identified by the IC CIO, IC CFO, the CIG, DSIP, and other similar programs. Based on strategic direction from the IC CDO and IC CDOC, this officer will drive programmatic reviews to ensure activities help the IC meet and adopt capabilities for digital and data transformation, and be a focal point for a variety of meetings, working groups, councils and summits to advance IC data tradecraft. Engage and influence key stakeholders to support the National Intelligence Strategy, the IC Data Strategy and ODNI Key objectives. Lead the development and implementation of an IC-wide data policies and guidance. Oversee the build-out and execution of the strategy by coordinating mission partners across the IC, DoD, and others as needed. Provide overarching guidance to the group and coordinate all phases of the effort with IC and ODNI senior leadership at key decision points. Guide strategic investment discussions in alignment with advancing data governance and tradecraft across the IC that drive key mission and national security outcomes. Lead and oversee the formulation, development, production and evaluation of a broad range of policies, processes, and guidance on subject areas, including mission enabling functions and intelligence oversight disciplines, and communicate these policies, processes, and guidelines to community stakeholders. Maintain expert knowledge of data acumen and tradecraft efforts to further develop programs across the IC. Provide leadership, guidance, and oversight of staff in order to elicit, analyze, and define customer/stakeholder requirements, support development of investment plans, and ensure development of business cases spanning multiple Intelligence Community organizations in order to meet stakeholder requirements. Lead a professional staff in successfully defining and managing complex programs and projects that may include ill-defined requirements, ambiguity, parallel tasks, multiple dependencies, high risks, and multiple interfaces; ensure timelines, costs, deliverables, and outcomes are achieved according to approved plans Establish, guide, and oversee IC working groups, boards, and committees, as needed, to support accomplishment of corporate and strategic goals. 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. Represent the DNI or Office on-related fora and conduct ongoing collaboration and outreach with stakeholders and partners across the ODNI, IC, Department of Defense, United States Government, and oversight organizations (e.g., Congress and OMB), as needed, to meet mission objectives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a current permanent ODNI employee. OR Must be a current permanent Federal employee Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. No Temporary Promotion Opportunity The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors. Qualifications Mandatory Requirements: Promote a "One IC" culture that values diversity across organizational boundaries to accomplish a common mission. Lead, manage and drive the ODNI core values of Commitment, Courage and Collaboration, and lead through example to ensure the efficient use of personnel and funding resources while maintaining ODNI commitment to diversity and opportunity. As a member of the IC Chief Data Officer's senior leadership team, and drive the development the IC Data Strategy, ensuring progress through action plans. Monitor progress, and incentivize partners for engagement and accountability. Superior leadership and management capabilities with the experience to effectively communicate organizational vision and align employee and program performance to the mission, including prior experience as a senior leader in the ODNI or an IC element. Desired Requirements: Work or educational background in data management, knowledge management, analytic management, data management, technology management, information sharing and safeguarding strategies, policies, and standards within the IC strongly desired. Policy or strategy experience at the office level or above at the ODNI or within an IC element. Outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills, and the ability to build consensus, work effectively, and independently exert influence to major stakeholders. Superior oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey complex information and technical data to all levels of management. Education Master's 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: A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at their current grade and salary. Other Information REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodation Office Representative by classified email at DNIDiversityWMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@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.