INL Strategy Coordinator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/18/2022 4:13 PM)
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INL Strategy Coordinator


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


EverWatch is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.



The U.S. Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy and

the Secretary of State is the President’s principal foreign policy advisor. The Department of State’s mission is to advance U.S. national security interests, fight terrorism, protect U.S. interests abroad, and implement foreign policy initiatives that build a freer, prosperous, and secure world.


The Strategy, Communications and Outreach unit (INL/FO/SCO) is part of the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the U.S. Department of State.

The Bureau is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance activities and international criminal justice issues for the Department of State. INL/SCO reports to the INL Front Office (INL/FO) and leads cross- bureau strategy and policy development and facilitates effective communication and interaction between INL and Congress, domestic and international media, and the general public. This position will support the Strategy and Policy Planning (SPP) team.


80% Telework is available for this role. 



  • Coordinate the development and implementation of bureau-wide strategies, including through review of program alignment (both existing programming and proposed new programming) and contributing to specific budgeting processes.
  • Confer with senior specialists, action officers, and analysts within INL, the interagency, and various external organizations to develop information, obtain clarification of divergent viewpoints, and build consensus for a course of action.
  • Collaborate with staff around the bureau to ensure strategies maintain alignment with higher-level guidance, reflect changes in the strategic landscape, and incorporate performance and learning data; update bureau strategies (and communicate updates internally) as appropriate.
  • Conduct defined research projects, including thorough information searches, compilation of data, and development of preliminary analyses for the supervisor or other staff officers as appropriate.
  • Monitor emerging trends, threats, and opportunities applicable to the work of the INL bureau and assigned strategies, in coordination with other offices where appropriate.
  • Read relevant publications, reports, legislation, and directives that may be relevant to the SPP team’s activities. Maintain awareness of relevant think tank, academic, or other nongovernmental events or reports regarding topics covered by INL core strategies.
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of documents, including strategies, policy guidance, briefing materials, talking points, and information memoranda; as needed, supports INL Management Board and INL/FO-directed projects..
  • Proactively identify opportunities for SPP collaboration across INL/SCO and with INL regional and functional offices, and otherwise support the INL/FO’s vision of a matrixed organization.
  • Coordinate with relevant offices to guide project packages or products as needed to support strategy implementation.
  • Coordinate with Executive Office on budget alignment with strategy.
  • Collaborate with INL/SCO/SPP on the development of the bureau’s Integrated Action Plan that will consolidate bureau strategies.
  • Assists in the strategic planning for programs.
  • Support liaison efforts to within organization, other government agencies, and non-governmental organizations
  • Support the development of position papers or other documents to guide INL participation in a variety of Departmental and interagency strategic planning or coordination events.
  • As needed, stand in for INL/SCO staff at various meetings or other events and prepare readouts.




  • U.S. Citizen or legal U.S. resident;
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in relevant field; Demonstrated knowledge of specific country issues, including specialized knowledge of international narcotics and law enforcement, or similar type programs sufficient to ensure project work is in compliance with management policies and procedures and in conformance with the Foreign Assistance Act and other regulatory procedures and guidelines;
  • Proven knowledge of Federal policies and procedures including methods of providing assistance and the Federal budget process;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of players;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice, guidance, and consultation with regard to the interpretation and application of analysis;
  • Experience drafting US government reports and documents, such as the INCSR, embassy cables, and other documents.



  • Demonstrated experience in or knowledge of natural resource crime policy or foreign capacity building programming.
  • Demonstrated experience with or knowledge of State Department strategic planning processes.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with U.S. national security priorities.
  • General knowledge of key concepts of criminal justice reform, transnational crime, anticorruption, and the rule of law.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships, build consensus, and work well in both individual and team

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