Washington, District Of Columbia

Tuvli, an Akima Company, is dedicated to providing our customers with superior, integrated technology and program support services and solutions. Our systems engineering, information technology, information assurance, program support and project management staff work closely with customers to ensure that our solutions are directly aligned with their business processes and desired program outcomes. We emphasize affordability, and delivering the best value for technology investments. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Liaises with a wide array of regional and functional bureaus within the Department and the interagency on a routine basis to effectively communicate and advance the policy of the Special Envoy.
  • In coordination with the relevant regional and functional bureaus, advise the Office Director and Deputy Director on special projects in his area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate U.S. diplomatic engagement with Coalition partners to promote global and regional efforts to defeat ISIS. Coordinate with Department, interagency and Coalition partners to improve operational effectiveness of the Coalition, enhance Coalition interactions and reinforce Coalition unity.
  • Support bilateral and multilateral engagements involving members of the Coalition with the Secretary, CT/SECI, and other Department principals.
  • Participates in interagency meetings as they relate to the areas of responsibility and help prepare leadership for various local and international meetings, speeches and presentations.
  • Conduct outreach to manage relationships with Defeat ISIS Coalition members, international organizations, and NGOs to channel Coalition stabilization assistance in support of the Defeat ISIS campaign.
  • Researches, prepares, and reviews policy papers and BCLs on key topics across multiple regional issue sets and across lines of effort.
  • Support other projects as directed, including high-level USG visits.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 plus years of experience in foreign policy preferred.
  • Available for at least 30% overseas travel.
  • State Department policy experience preferred but policy for another federal agency could qualify.
  • Able to brief and work effectively with high-ranking officials of the Department, other government agencies, and foreign governments.
  • Have a strong understanding of the paper process at the State Department, be able to write and speak well, and be knowledgeable about other State Department procedures, such as travel planning and execution.
  • He/she must be fully aware of the policies and viewpoints of the SECI office as they relate to current foreign policy situations and projected Bureau program activities.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Washington, District Of Columbia

Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.

 

Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.

 

We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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