CACI International Collection Management Officer (CMO) in Mclean, Virginia

Job Description

The CACI, Inc. National Services Business Group has immediate openings for motivated Collect Management Officers (CMO) in support of Intelligence Community requirements are integral to the development and satisfaction of intelligence requirements critical to providing US foreign policy and national security decision-makers with timely, accurate, clear, and concise reporting in a manner that safeguards sensitive intelligence sources and methods. Collection management officers are the core collectors responsible for collecting, evaluating, classifying, and disseminating the foreign intelligence that is captured through overseas clandestine operations and sources. Their work involves ensuring that the acquired foreign intelligence is always relevant and always addresses the “highest foreign policy and national security needs” of the U.S.

CMOs work with operations officers during overseas assignments as to ensure that collections assets are handled as effectively and efficiently as possible. They also ensure that all intelligence reports convey only the most timely and relevant information. Like operations officers, CMOs are always involved in the full HUMINT collection cycle. CMOs have a high potential for overseas travel.

CMOs work throughout the National Capital Region, where they are responsible for identifying and prioritizing intelligence collection and ensuring that operations officers in overseas missions receive this information in a timely fashion.

Collection management officers must:

  • Possess a thorough understanding of overseas operating environments

  • Possess a thorough understanding of current and pending international issues

  • Be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Be able to deal effectively with individuals at all levels and in any situation

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Have excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities

  • Have sound judgment


Collection Management Officer (CMO) assist with Identify individuals, networks, and/or organization of interest, provide strategic assessments, and generate sophisticated operational leads and proposals, leading to the collection of information that addresses intelligence gaps. Provide knowledge of the Intelligence Community, and a proven record of effective tradecraft. Provide excellent communications, via strong analytical, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Follow established reporting policies and procedures, including cable writing.

CMOs present intelligence reporting clearly and accurately in verbal and written form. Apply expertise in operational tradecraft, counterintelligence, and risk management to intelligence collection operations. Deal effectively, comfortably, and confidently with US Government professionals at all levels of responsibility, authority, and rank.

  • Multitask to manage time and priorities

  • View challenge and uncertainty as opportunity

  • Are interested in seeking answers and maintaining expertise on the full spectrum of intelligence priorities within their area or assignment

  • Lead teams and work independently

CMOs use a combination of formal training and independent learning to develop and maintain subject matter expertise on current and looming country- and region-specific issues and/or transnational issues such as counterterrorism, counterproliferation, and cyber to understand intelligence needs and identify collection opportunities that meet the priority requirements of US foreign intelligence consumers. They provide intelligence support for contingency operations, warzone and operational-level planning, joint and multi-lateral training exercises, and strategic engagement policy throughout the Areas of Operational Responsibility (AOR) and Areas of Interest (AOI) to include analysis and research for industry, infrastructure, technology, country, geographic area, biographic and targeted vulnerability. Monitors and analyzes all strategic and operational aspects of political, military, and economic developments for the countries in the AORs and AOIs. Assesses future and on-going political-military developments, military capabilities and doctrine, weapons acquisitions, and employment of military forces within each country (including the U.S.). Researches, authors, and coordinates threat assessments to support national leadership as well. Intelligence analysis may include; IMINT, SIGINT, ELINT, HUMINT, or MASINT. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. May support development and analysis of intelligence products. Presents analysis or products to customers. May support policy and procedures development for agency, interagency, or community wide support. Limited use and/or application of technical principles, theories, and concepts. Receives assignments in the form of specific tasks for the work to be completed.


  • Applicants must also possess strong written and oral English communications skills.

  • Customer tradecraft certification

  • Verifiable experience within the specific field of expertise appropriate to the level applying

  • Demonstrated with IC or other US Government agencies within the area of expertise

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.