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Strategic Initiatives Planner




Springfield, VA 20598


Join TASC, an Engility Company, and our top notch team supporting our NGA customer in Springfield, VA. We are currently looking for a Senior Strategic Advisor! Initially, this position is intended to provide support directly to the NGA/R front office (Director, Deputy Director, Senior Strategy Advisor) but may be expanded to add (optional) senior level strategic planning and consulting to other offices. The core role shall be to provide strategic planning and consulting on Geospatial-Intelligence issues and assistance with development and management of business operations initiatives and guidelines. The objective is to assist with planning, coordinating and execution of the NGA Research plans across NGA Research and the Research Portfolios. This high-level strategic planning position is intended to assist with the creation and maintenance of business operations such as program management reviews, coordination of meetings and interactions with the Research Pods and senior management and coordination and facilitation with other NGA offices. Consult on NGA's technical issues and the greater National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) to facilitate program planning, management and performance monitoring support for research tasks and objectives. Roles may include:

  • Analysis of basic and applied research on advanced technology development activities to ensure new project requests sufficiently address the key Heilmeier questions (i.e., who, what, where, why, etc.).
  • Consulting on research proof-of-concept development efforts for their potential transition planning from a research environment into NSG acquisition programs, including NGA needs and requirements analysis, readiness and configuration management process planning.
  • Assisting with development of business processes and management/updates as needed to NGA/R CONOPS and other policy or guidance documents

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Bachelor's degree in an associated technical discipline, i.e., engineering, management, strategic planning, etc., or equivalent military experience and training.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience

Required Qualifications:
  • Experience in providing strategic direction, vision and leadership with advanced research and development activities for organizations such as DoD, the Intelligence Community, DARPA, IARPA, other service intelligence organizations, Service Labs, or private industry with issues such as planning, development, execution and transition.
  • Experience working with the functional area of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT).
  • High degree of oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to collaborate effectively with senior leadership.
  • Expertise with office automation and proficiency in the development of plans, reports and presentations.
  • M.S. or PhD in an associated technical discipline, i.e., engineering, management, strategic planning, etc.
  • Program Management experience working with the functional area of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT).
  • Understanding of the R&D geospatial intelligence mission and its contributions to the IC.
  • Familiarity with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
  • Understanding of NGA's Strategy and Vision.
  • Integration, verification and validation experience.

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Intel Agency (NSA, CIA, FBI, etc)
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Project/Program Management
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