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    The SGA for Aeronautical Navigation serves as the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) principle advisor and GEOINT Functional Manager's personal advisor on all aspects of Aeronautical Safety of Navigation, a critical Combat Support Agency function of NGA.

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    The incumbent fosters mission integration by building communities of interest (CoIs) and developing relationships with senior-level oversight and customer stakeholders, developing strategic plans for the functional mission area in alignment with NGA strategies, supporting prioritization of investments in sources, technology, innovation, and R&D, developing and championing analytic and functional tradecraft requirements, and advocating for training and career development opportunities. The SGA for Aeronautical Navigation seeks to accomplish the NGA strategy by leading efforts to achieve buy in and adoption from the COIs and federated production partnerships, working to ensure implementation of the NGA Strategic Plan for Safety of Navigation, developing and differentiating the strategic talent plan and training and tradecraft requirements, and providing domain-specific invest/divest advice. The SGA for Aeronautical Navigation' primarily interfaces with the Associate Directors, Source leadership, Career Services, the NGA College, senior oversight officers, and senior intelligence, defense, and national security officials, on matters of national and international interest. As a member of the Mission Management team, the incumbent leads transformation of the national and allied Aeronautical Navigation GEOINT community in order to drive and maintain optimal community discoverability, accessibility, and usability of NGA's Aeronautical Navigation data, products, and knowledge (Aeronautical Navigation "content"). The SGA collaborates with mission partners through the NSG and Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG and AASG) to ensure Aeronautical Navigation GEOINT data availability and compatibility for community databases and cloud environments, future weapon/navigation systems, and advanced navigation and mission planning systems. The SGA represents the DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) at national and international forums to enhance data, cost, and burden sharing for GEOINT production supporting next generation Foundation GEOINT services. The SGA prioritizes and de-conflicts Aeronautical Navigation related acquisition and production issues among the Agency, IC, NSG, and Allied partners. The SGA coordinates multidisciplinary processes associated with complex, controversial, or precedent setting matters that have a critical bearing on the accomplishment of current or future capabilities and research and development. The SGA advocates Aeronautical Navigation issues across all NGA key components to ensure a common understanding of strategic Aeronautical Navigation requirements and provide a coordinated agency effort to meet them over the long-term. Understands IC, Service and COCOM Aeronautical Navigation requirements, articulates needs internal to NGA, and acts as an advocate in the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) process for resource allocation. Advances NGA's role of promoting geospatial intelligence in support of Aeronautical Navigation with industry, academia, and international organizations. Ensures efficient and effective process flows to support NGA and customer missions. Actively shapes the viability of the Aeronautical Navigation tradecraft and training and analyst certification and recommends NSG solutions to improve the quality of Aeronautical Navigation analysis. Adheres to and advances NGA's mission, vision, and core values (as defined in the NGA Strategy). Participates fully in the Mission Management construct, represents Aeronautical Navigation equities, and provides expert support for community priorities. Supports and provides expertise to key transformation activities occurring in Foundation GEOINT to include FG Modernization and automation of key processes and technologies.

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    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel Required

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