This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.


Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

This job brought to you by eQuest

Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

ANSER enhances national and homeland security by strengthening public institutions.  We provide thought leadership for complex issues through independent analysis and we deliver practical, useful solutions.  ANSER values collaboration, integrity, and initiative and we are client focused in all that we do. Because we were established for the purpose of public service and not for profit, we measure our success in the impact of our service. 

The Chem-Bio Senior International Engagements Advisor directly supports the Strategic Engagements Lead (GS-15/O-6) and provides international strategic engagement expertise to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Chemical and Biological Defense (DASD(CBD)) to assist in the oversight of the Department’s Chemical and Biological (CB) defense portfolio.  Support will involve a wide range of activities, to include:

  • Developing and proposing solutions to critical problems by creating metrics-based actionable strategies, implementation guidance, and oversight plans to enable the government to continuously monitor international cooperation and activities.

  • Assisting the ODASD(CBD) with the consolidation and coordination of policy or technical positions of the Military Services, Defense Agencies, Joint Staff, Commanders of the Combatant Commands, Intelligence Community, and other US governmental agencies on chemical and biological defense international and/or interagency matters.

  • Providing technical and professional expertise and advice in the development of read-ahead, point papers, issue papers, and staffing packages to ensure ODASD(CBD) awareness of significant, relevant, and related issues supporting international and interagency efforts.

  • Supporting the ODASD(CBD) in providing oversight, coordination, and integration of the international and interagency activities among the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), the Joint Science and Technology Office (JSTO), the Joint Test and Evaluation Office (TE), and the Joint Requirements Office (JRO).

  • Maintaining a coordinated Calendar of Activities for CBRND-related international activities and ODASD(CBD)-related interagency activities.

  • Providing technical expertise to the ODASD(CBD) in the timely and efficient processing of requests and vouchers for the use of Official Representation Funds.

  • Providing technical expertise to support receiving/sending Foreign Visit Requests, Country and Theater Clearances, etc.

  • Supporting the development and coordination of the Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) International Annual Report.

  • Supporting international engagements (meetings, site visits, teleconferences).

  • Making recommendations in support of CBDP international engagements.

The following skills and experience are required for this position:

  • Must possess the minimum of an active SECRET security clearance.

  • Prior experience leading or managing international engagements is desired.

  • Prior experience with the Chemical and Biological Defense Program is highly desirable.

  • Prior program management experience is desirable.

  • Recent experience with the DoD Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS) system is highly desired.

Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in physical or life sciences, OR a minimum of five years chemical or biological defense experience. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with ANSER, please call 703-416-2000 or e-mail
ANSER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience who have a desire to do meaningful work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

See Job Description