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    This is a Tier 2 position. Salaries for Tier 2 positions range from $148,267 to $183,000.

    • This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of top government leaders. SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations.
    • As an executive you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.

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    As the Director for International Affairs you wil:

    • Serve as the Agency Representative for International Affairs. Lead for all MDA engagement with international counterparts (over 20 countries in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Europe). Chairs bilateral committees and working groups with international partners. Develop and negotiate international agreements.
    • Serve as the primary Agency interface and representative with senior international partners, foreign embassies in Washington, DC, and U.S. Embassies abroad. Guide the preparation of memoranda of understanding (MOU), memoranda of agreement (MOA), and other strategic international agreements between the U.S. and its Allies involving BMDS cooperative efforts.
    • Lead the Foreign Military Sales Implementing Agency (FMS IA) mission. Engage with foreign partners, program offices, and COCOM staffs in case development. Oversee all aspects of case management from Letter of Request (LOR) receipt to capability delivery in the Host Nation.
    • Represent the MDA Director with USG Interagency. Attend a variety of high-level meetings designed to advance MDA international affairs goals and objectives to include the Office of the Secretary Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of State, and other federal agencies. Coordinate with the JCS and COCOM J4/J5s to provide recommended positions on the structure and operations for missile defense.
    • Conduct Foreign Disclosure and Technology Transfer approvals for the Agency. Serves as the Delegated Disclosure Authority (DDA). Coordinate foreign disclosure guidelines, review export license requests, enable foreign visits, and evaluate procurement positions that prohibit or restrict allied participation. Lead decisions in support of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Represent MDA in Department of Defense export reform groups.
    • Provide input and oversight to legislative affairs as it relates to the advancement of BMDS international relations, and serve as MDA proponent for activities involving such congressional actions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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