Women, Peace and Security Analyst - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Hawaii, Aiea

Alternate Locations US - Honolulu, HI

Job Summary

AECOM has an opportunity for a highly qualified

Women, Peace and Security Analyst to provide research, analysis, planning, coordination, and general programmatic support for Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) initiatives that advance U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) priorities. This position is located at

Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii .

Background: Responding to United Nations Security Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security, the U.S. Government enacted the Women, Peace, and Security Act, Public Law 115-68, recognizing that women’s contributions are critical to promoting peace, maintaining security, and preventing conflict. The WPS Act calls upon the Department of Defense (DoD) to ensure that DoD relevant personnel are trained on conflict prevention, peace processes, mitigation, resolution, and security initiatives that address the importance of participation by women; and receive training on gender considerations and participation by women, including training regarding international human rights law and protecting civilians from violence, exploitation, and trafficking in persons.

This position will conduct WPS research, provide gender-based analysis, integrate this analysis into plans and operations, and develop an assessment process to evaluate the effects of the WPS program.

The WPS analyst will perform the following specific tasks:

  1. Conduct research and gender-based analysis, both classified and unclassified, to support USINDOPACOM policies and plans, as well as Component Command, Sub-Unified Command, and Direct Reporting Unit implementation.

  2. Develop analysis of the gender dimensions in political, social, economic, and security contexts within each USINDOPACOM country; identify and prioritize USINDOPACOM countries for WPS engagements.

  3. Ensure gender-based analysis is included throughout WPS planning and programming.

  4. Assist with WPS integration throughout Command’s planning documents, strategy, strategic messaging, etc.

  5. Develop written products such as talking points, information papers, and oral presentations for Command leadership.

  6. Assist with monitoring and reporting of all USINDOPACOM WPS-related activities.

  7. Coordinate with USINDOPACOM Gender Focal Points to build and promote internal capabilities and collaboration for mainstreaming gender considerations within USINDOPACOM.

  8. Assist with developing and maintaining close working relationships and programmatic linkages with relevant government agencies; UN Agencies; private sector; and civil society as guided by the Gender Advisor.

  9. Coordinate with multiple stakeholders, such as other federal agencies, civil society, academia, and foreign government and civilian partners to advance effective, whole of society WPS integration that achieves USINDOPACOM objectives.

  10. Build an assessment methodology and/or tool to evaluate the degree to which the WPS program is having an effect on the target population, and the degree to which the program is progressing towards its stated goals and long term sustained outcomes.

  11. Identify and validate sources of information related to gender issues; identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to gender mainstreaming goals; ensure that lessons learned are captured and recorded into USINDOPACOM knowledge networks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience).

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in the DoD in a related field.

  • At least five (5) years working in the INDOPACOM AOR.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience conducting research, analysis and assessments.

  • At least one (1) year experience working Women, Peace and Security or gender specific projects.

  • Must have experience working military plans and/or operations.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate of Service Command and Staff College

  • Graduate of Joint PME

  • TOP SECRET security clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Knowledge of USINDOPACOM Headquarters structure, processes, plans and strategy.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226658BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.