Nonprofit

Program Officer/Senior Program Officer

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 5 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate

Description

PROGRAM OFFICER/SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, Nuclear Materials Security (NMS)

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is seeking a Program Officer (PO) or Senior Program Officer (SPO) (title to be determined based on candidate experience) to join the Nuclear Materials Security (NMS) team. This position reports to the Vice President for NMS.  This is a full-time hybrid position, working a minimum of three days a week in our Washington, DC office.   

NTI is a non-profit whose mission is to transform global security by driving systemic solutions to nuclear and biological threats imperiling humanity. 

This selected candidate will help lead NMS efforts to improve global nuclear materials security, including in the area of nuclear energy.  This will include:   

• Developing and implementing activities related to securing, reducing, and safeguarding special nuclear materials.

• Developing and implementing activities related to the responsible expansion of nuclear energy.  

• Developing and implementing activities related to building capacity in international institutions related to nuclear security.

• Representing NTI at professional conferences and international diplomatic meetings.

• Planning and implementing NMS program activities, including establishing milestones and mitigating project risks, as well as other project management tasks.

• Supporting programmatic/cross-programmatic efforts to ensure the achievement of NTI objectives.  

• Providing support to other NMS projects, as needed.


What are the requirements for the position?  Preferred candidates will have:

• A bachelors’ degree, masters preferred, in a relevant field (e.g., international relations/affairs, political science, physics, or a related field) and 

• At least 3-6 years of related experience, in an international organization, government, non-profit, or private sector. 


What would make you stand out?  Below bullets are examples

• You can demonstrate tangible examples of how you have helped enhance global nuclear security.

• You have experience engaging international and domestic stakeholders to drive toward actionable policy outcomes. 

• You have strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated capacity to think creatively and develop and execute new, innovative projects. 

• You can juggle multiple projects with competing deadlines, and you have strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills.


This position will require regular domestic and international travel. 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. 

How to apply:  

For consideration, please send a resume and a cover letter to Emma Stevens at stevens@nti.org

Use email subject line: NTI (NMS) PO/SPO. The position will remain open until filled. 

Early application submission is encouraged.  

NTI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds and identities to apply. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, credit information, homeless status, status as a victim or family member of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking, or any other quality or circumstance protected by Federal or D.C. law. 


PROGRAM OFFICER/SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, Nuclear Materials Security (NMS)

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is seeking a Program Officer (PO) or Senior Program Officer (SPO) (title to be determined based on candidate experience) to join the Nuclear…

Benefits

Medical Health Insurance

Dental, Vision

Life Insurance

Disability - short-term and long-term disability coverage 

401(k) Retirement Plan & Profit-Sharing Plan

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee Assistance Program(s) - EAPs

Transportation Assistance - up to $300 in SmartBenefits for public transportation 

Paid Sick and Vacation Leave

Paid Holidays + paid time off between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Maternity/Paternity Leave

Hybrid work schedule, with up to 2 days work from home(permitted for most positions)


Medical Health Insurance

Dental, Vision

Life Insurance

Disability - short-term and long-term disability coverage 

401(k) Retirement Plan & Profit-Sharing Plan

Flexible…

Level of Language Proficiency

PROGRAM OFFICER/SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, Nuclear Materials Security (NMS)

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is seeking a Program Officer (PO) or Senior Program Officer (SPO) (title to be determined based on candidate experience) to join the Nuclear Materials Security (NMS) team. This position reports to the Vice President for NMS. This is a full-time hybrid position, working a minimum of three days a week in our Washington, DC office.  

NTI is a non-profit whose mission is to transform global security by driving systemic solutions to nuclear and biological threats imperiling humanity. 

This selected candidate will help lead NMS efforts to improve global nuclear materials security, including in the area of nuclear energy. This will include:  

• Developing and implementing activities related to securing, reducing, and safeguarding special nuclear materials.

• Developing and implementing activities related to the responsible expansion of nuclear energy.  

• Developing and implementing activities related to building capacity in international institutions related to nuclear security.

• Representing NTI at professional conferences and international diplomatic meetings.

• Planning and implementing NMS program activities, including establishing milestones and mitigating project risks, as well as other project management tasks.

• Supporting programmatic/cross-programmatic efforts to ensure the achievement of NTI objectives.  

• Providing support to other NMS projects, as needed.


What are the requirements for the position? Preferred candidates will have:

• A bachelors’ degree, masters preferred, in a relevant field (e.g., international relations/affairs, political science, physics, or a related field) and 

• At least 3-6 years of related experience, in an international organization, government, non-profit, or private sector. 


What would make you stand out? Below bullets are examples

• You can demonstrate tangible examples of how you have helped enhance global nuclear security.

• You have experience engaging international and domestic stakeholders to drive toward actionable policy outcomes. 

• You have strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated capacity to think creatively and develop and execute new, innovative projects. 

• You can juggle multiple projects with competing deadlines, and you have strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills.


This position will require regular domestic and international travel. 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. 

How to apply:  

For consideration, please send a resume and a cover letter to Emma Stevens at stevens@nti.org. 

Use email subject line: NTI (NMS) PO/SPO. The position will remain open until filled. 

Early application submission is encouraged.  

NTI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds and identities to apply. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, credit information, homeless status, status as a victim or family member of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking, or any other quality or circumstance protected by Federal or D.C. law. 


PROGRAM OFFICER/SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, Nuclear Materials Security (NMS)

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is seeking a Program Officer (PO) or Senior Program Officer (SPO) (title to be…

Location

On-site
1776 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States
Suite 600

How to Apply

How to apply:  

For consideration, please send a resume and a cover letter to Emma Stevens at stevens@nti.org

Use email subject line: NTI (NMS) PO/SPO. The position will remain open until filled. 

Early application submission is encouraged.  

NTI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds and identities to apply. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, credit information, homeless status, status as a victim or family member of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking, or any other quality or circumstance protected by Federal or D.C. law. 


How to apply:  

For consideration, please send a resume and a cover letter to Emma Stevens at stevens@nti.org

Use email subject line: NTI (NMS) PO/SPO. The position will remain open until…

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