Senior Program Analyst, DoD Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The DoD Assessments, Monitoring & Evaluation (AM&E) project is a five-year effort to build a culture of AM&E and establish an AM&E program at each GCC within the ODASD Global Partnerships at DoD. The project supports reform of institutional capacity building of partner nations’ ministries of defense with a whole of government approach.

**Please note: Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

The Senior Program Analyst serves as an advisor in the development and implementation of security cooperation programs and activities by working across the Department and with key interagency security cooperation stakeholders interest groups. They advise and participate in assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of security cooperation programs. Additionally, they support the Office of the Secretary of Defense – Policy (OSD-P) and DSCA in developing, supporting, and progressing security cooperation programs, activities, and initiatives and provide interagency coordination in the field. The Senior Program Analyst keeps abreast of new policies, procedures, regulations, and directives and recommends changes to the agency. This is a full-time position based in the following locations: Tampa, Florida, Doral, Florida, Colorado Springs, CO, Stuttgart, Germany or Honolulu, Hawaii. This position is contingent upon award.


  • Serve as senior advisor in the development and implementation of security cooperation programs and activities by working across the Department.
  • Collaborate with key interagency and state partners, the broader security cooperation community, stakeholders, and interest groups.
  • Apply Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OUSD-P) issued AM&E guidance, templates, and frameworks.
  • Conduct partnership assessments (PAs).
  • Perform pre-activity assessments and program monitoring in conjunction with other support staff, including government employees.
  • Identify gaps in partner nation institutional capacity.
  • Participates with OSD Policy and DSCA in developing, supporting, and progressing security cooperation programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Capacity building of a partner nation’s policy/strategy, logistics systems, resource management systems, human resource management.
  • Develop initiative design documents (IDDs) related to security cooperation activities in a country.
  • Develop and implement logic frameworks, theories of change, and performance indicators.
  • Develop monitoring plans and evaluation plans.
  • Support program management, planning, logistics and administrative requirements, and interagency coordination in the field.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of military or civilian capacity building efforts.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Ten years of experience in developing and implementing security cooperation policies, procedures, and programs is required.
  • Demonstrated AME experience.
  • Experience planning security cooperation programs is desired.
  • Subject matter expertise in the following functional areas is desired: assessment and monitoring of key security cooperation functions strategy/policy, defense institution building/institutional capacity building, logistics, human resource management, resource management, and protection of civilians/SSR/civil sector/human rights.
  • Experience working on a Geographic Combatant Command (GCC) or other senior-level DoD staff component and demonstrated ability to produce high-level planning documents for senior leaders is desired.
  • Eligibility for a Top-Secret Security Clearance is desired.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and data collection is desired.
  • English fluency is required.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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