The Force Protection Specialist will ensure sustainment and delivery of an effective NGA Anti-Terrorism (AT) and Force Protection (FP) program; updated as required, reviewed annually, supporting and enhancing NGA preparedness and EM for all NGA sites. The focus of the program must be inclusive of NGA Key Component and location specific (NGA core sites) AT activities.
- Develop, implement, execute, and at least semi-annually review and modify, a Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&M) to ensure strategic effective ness and alignment with Agency policies and governance that deliver and sustain an integrated AT program that complies with all DoD and NGA directed program elements; assign contract resources with metrics toward improving on Annual EM assessments required by DoD and NORTHCOM standards.
- Develop and implement a multi-year strategic management plan, updated as required, reviewed annually, linked to compliance with DoD and NGA requirements and metrics, in support of AT, EM, Mission Assurance and risk management.
- Advise the N2W Program Office to support the development and implementation of site level EM-AT Programs and requirements to enable N2W PMO to achieve full EM and AT Program compliance and operating capability.
- Identify all NGA compliance elements within DoD, NGA and other applicable government statutes, directives and regulations, and provide insight into government and industry -œbest practices- / industry standards governing AT planning.
- Develop a POA&M assigning contract resources with metrics toward improving the Annual AT Assessment program required by DoD and NGA policy.
- Establish and maintain a foundational level AT process based on DoD, NGA and best practices. The foundational program may include an auditing process that spans daily operational status, enterprise management, periodic formal plan audits, and TT&E inclusive of corrective action plans, performance metrics and standard reports. The foundational program must include support and advice to site planners as they develop or maintain site specific emergency operations and antiterrorism plans and procedures.
- Maintain and enhance Agency and Site-level Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to include a quarterly Current Program Assessment reflecting individual site status of program strength and planning review and leadership support to AT and EM planning.
- Create, maintain and continuously evaluate and improve NGA Standard Operating Procedures.
- Maintain, update and report periodic metrics as required to the Government and COTR. This spans the full range of metrics from DoD to NGA metric requirements for AT.
- Assess the readiness response, internal and external compliance, and AT program at the Agency, Division and site level.
- Develop and maintain AT program documentation to include: NGA implementing publications supporting DoD and NGA policy, plans and procedures.
- Develop or create reports supporting internal and external assessments, briefings and reports including, but not limited to, internal audits, and DoD or NORTHCOM assessments.
- Develop an integrated AT TT&E program supporting the EM Division.
- Develop and maintain scenario-specific AT Plans as part of the NGA EM Program, in support of National Preparedness Policy, and Scenarios, and/or NGA-specific risk assessments.
- Develop, maintain, monitor, and improve AT Readiness and provide a means of displaying for NGA relevant EM Readiness Metrics and status. Requirements typically include o development and maintenance of the AT reporting metrics.
- Project management experience
- Test, train, and exercise (TT&E) experience under the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
- Demonstrated experience with risk management.
- Demonstrated ability to perform both detailed and high-level work.
- Demonstrated ability to negotiate and collaborate with diverse organizations.
- Familiarity with CBRNE systems and protocol.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience within related field and seven to 10 years' experience.
CERTIFICATION / TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
- DoD or civilian equivalent AT Level II Antiterrorism Officer (ATO) certification.
- FEMA approved Incident Command System (ICS) training (e.g., ICS-100/200/300/700/800).
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.