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This position is located in the Office of Overseas Operations, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, Department of State (DoS). The incumbent of this position serves as a Lead Foreign Affairs Officer for the design, execution and evaluation of complex conflict assessments and strategic planning focused on conflict prevention and mitigation, response and stabilization operations.


Functions as a lead stability officer for an Operations team/attached personnel for domestic and overseas-based engagements, ensuring strategic plans, missions, visions and values are communicated and are integrated into the section’s strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products.  
Conducts interagency coordination/consultation prior to deployments, particularly work with the USAID, DoD, and other bureaus/offices of the State Department to assess, plan, coordinate, execute, or support work in the region/country. 
Contributes policy inputs assisting in operational planning, budget formulation and development for deployments and elements of conflict prevention and stabilization assistance that will be executed long after departing the country or region. Coordinates these plans with other agencies and partners to institutionalize norms and practices for stabilization and conflict prevention and mitigation.
Represents senior management to formulate specific plans for deployments and to facilitate conflict prevention and response and stabilization initiatives.