primary duties of the IPO position are:
the Director, NSTCP, in all aspects of managing international S&T
partnerships for the Chief of Naval Research (CNR), the Vice Chief of Naval
Research (VCNR), and the Executive Director (ED) of ONR. For
international engagements, the IPO will draft point papers/read-aheads,
facilitate meetings and coordinate follow-up actions. The IPO may be
required to travel with ONR leadership to partner nations to attend meetings
(expected travel 5-8 weeks per year).
ONR program officers on the process of establishing or utilizing international
cooperation agreements (e.g., projects, information exchanges).
with Navy International Programs Office (NIPO), the Navy's Senior National
Representative office (OPNAV N94-SNR) and other Navy entities to ensure
coordination of international cooperation agreements (e.g., projects,
in the development of international cooperation engagement strategies, strategy
documents, and program plans intended to encourage stronger international
collaboration between the US Navy and foreign partners.
with the planning, coordination and execution of various ONR and ONR Global
outreach and communication efforts which help promote successes in
international collaboration to internal and external audiences.
with foreign government personnel, attachés and counselors at foreign
embassies, and scientists and engineers at foreign research organizations to
facilitate international S&T collaboration.
strong and consistent liaison with ONR-Global Science Directors and Science
Advisors, ONR, the Naval Research Laboratory, the wider Naval Research and
Development Establishment, NIPO, as well as Air Force, Army, Office of the
Secretary of Defense, US Department of State, a range of foreign embassies, and
others in order to build coalitions and/or leverage activities.
* One of
the IPO positions will focus primarily on the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions.
second IPO position will focus primarily on Europe and Latin American regions.