As an International Relations Specialist, the successful candidate will perform the following duties:
- Develop international and interagency policies and plans to implement Serve as a focal point for assigned countries, regions and/or organizations in coordination with the Division Director, Deputy Director and team leads to support partnerships to implement National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) goals for effective partnerships. Coordinate cooperative activities, monitor developments in partner policies and programs, monitor agency contributions, and support the development, negotiation and implementation of agreements.
- Monitor national and international Earth observation policies, projects and programs, and analyze and advise on changes in policies and/or resources that impact NESDIS partnerships and goals.
- Support the organization of international and inter-agency meetings and conferences including supporting NESDIS participation, coordinating across NOAA and with other agencies, preparing briefing materials and presentations, advising on protocol, and ensuring timely preparation of reports. Brief and staff senior leadership for meetings and foreign travel.
- Support NESDIS participation in NOAA and U.S. government international and/or intergovernmental science and technology efforts. Coordinate and consult with officials of other agencies and across NOAA to refine objectives, develop strategies, and coordinate negotiating tactics.