Thanks to former JETAA Northern California President Cerell Terese (now living in Honolulu) for sending this unique JET-relevant posting. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: US/Japan Alliance Subject Matter Expert
Posted by: Booz Allen
Location: Honolulu, HI
Start date: N/A
Provide US/Japan Alliance subject matter expertise for an in-depth study of the historical, cultural, diplomatic, economic, military security, and legal issues pertaining to US bilateral relations with Japan and Japan’s relations with other key countries in the region. Assist the client team with mastering all aspects of that issue through qualitative and comparative research and analysis. Develop, author, and present professional level analysis of the policies that compete with US positions and display a thorough understanding of areas of convergence, divergence, and friction in US/Japan relations, including, the US and Japan’s respective policy positions toward China, Russia, and North and South Korea. Test assumptions via outreach to best available sources of governmental, non-governmental, and academic expertise in the region. Work to enhance the client’s situational awareness, planning, and programs in accordance with the mission assurance operations research, analysis, and development directives for this contract. Develop and present analysis and policy recommendations to the client and support client efforts to effectively implement agreed-upon recommendations.
-6+ years of experience with research or analysis
-3+ years of experience with working in the military, civilian affairs, diplomatic corps, or other international expertise focused on US/Japan alliance affairs-Ability to obtain a security clearance-BA or BS degree required
-Experience with Microsoft Office and PowerPoint graphics capabilities to prepare 4-star level briefs
-Experience in advanced political-military expertise with which to conduct, develop, and deliver the required analysis and recommendations-Experience with contacts and interpersonal relationships necessary to foster effective outreach to the aforementioned public and private US and regional institutions-Ability to create streamlined and focused reports and information papers-Ability to read, understand, and speak Japanese with fluency-Ability to travel to mainland US or relevant regional capitals to accomplish the aforementioned tasks-Possession of excellent written oral communications skills to present briefs at the 4-star level
-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills
-MA or MS degree
For more information or to apply, go to: http://careers.boozallen.com/job/Honolulu-USJapan-Alliance-Subject-Matter-Expert-Job-HI-96801/1953241/?feedId=708&utm_source=Indeed&utm_source=Booz_Allen_Feeds