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Position Title: Collection Manager MID (DIA) 


Job Number: 19-001


Location: Bolling AFB, Washington DC


Mandatory:  TS/SCI Clearance


Job Description: Within the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Directorate for Operations (DO) intelligence officers collect information from human sources (HUMINT) and protect both the intelligence officers and the human sources through a variety of operational relationships and techniques. The overall objective of this contract is to provide timely, accurate, and efficient support to HUMINT collection operations within all offices of the DO. The tasks covered in this effort are for collection operations support, not administrative support.   


Duties include:

  •          Develop and maintain subject matter expertise on current and looming country specific issues such as counter terrorism, counter proliferation, and/or cyber

  •          Understand intelligence needs and identify clandestine collection opportunities that meet the priority requirements of US foreign intelligence consumers

  •          Candidate will interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization

  •          Manage the two-way dialogue between the intelligence organization and intelligence consumers, establish and identify intelligence collection requirements, and evaluate intelligence to ensure collection is providing US foreign policy and national security decision-makers with timely, accurate, clear, and concise reporting

  •          CMOs also provide detailed knowledge of cases and demonstrate objective analysis to specific operations that result in assessments and recommendations for collection requirements and operational testing methodology

  •          CMOs will utilize client-specific databases to conduct multiple layers of research and write summaries, reports, official correspondence, and guidance

  •          Evaluating reports for completeness, validity, relevance, and quality

  •          Supporting the identification of targets of operational interest and providing collection guidance

  •          Reviewing, coordinating, and approving report dissemination

  •          Guide intelligence collection and dissemination by serving as the bridge between the client and intelligence community

  •          Provide operational guidance for ongoing cases, ensuring any CI issues are identified to protect the client’s personnel and facilities

  •          Establish and identify intelligence collection requirements, validate sources and evaluate intelligence production

  •          Provide briefings on cases to senior officials and identifying potential issues



  • Five (5) years’ of experience as a Collection Management Officer and prior experience in supporting DoD HUMINT operations

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, education waiver allowed with eight (8) years’ of CMO experience

  • Active TS/SCI clearance required at time of hire

  • CMO Certification training and/or certification is highly desired

  • Ability to plan and organize tasks independently

  • Exercise sound operational judgement

  • Strong written and oral communication, organization, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to pose create solutions to operational challenges

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