SETA International Partnerships Expert

Booz Allen
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 22

Position description

To achieve an organization’s mission, leaders need strong team members who can provide direct execution, strategic, and administration support international partnerships for Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). On our team, you will advise the Agency on strategy and collaboration that will further strategic goals and will support health affairs and foreign policy developments.


You'll serve as a Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) International Partnerships Expert helping clients to develop and implement international outreach plans and strategies. You will coordinate analyses and recommendations, manage requirements and incoming actions from posts abroad, and communicate with foreign governments about regional health topics. Your attention to detail, flexibility, communication skills, understanding of the client's mission, and problem-solving will enable the mission's success.


What You’ll Work On:

  • Advise senior leadership on Agency strategy and potential collaborations in the assigned regions, including recommendation on engagements that will further ARPA-H’s strategic goals

  • Provide analysis of health and health security issues in the assigned regions, including timely and well-written products on health affairs and foreign policy developments, biotechnology and medical technology advances, health services and infrastructure capabilities, health and biomedical research-related policies, regulation and legislation, and leading companies, institutions and organization in the regions

  • Support and coordinate participation and engagement on health R&D issues in relevant bilateral, regional, and international organizations, forums, and dialogues

  • Develop partnership agreements, engagements, and collaborations with international entities in the region of responsibility with representations for foreign governments, companies, nongovernment organizations, and academic institutions

  • Develop and implement international outreach pans and strategies

  • Coordinate analyses and recommendations with staff at relevant U.S. and interagency partners as needed

  • Leverage regional expertise and support to ARPA-H Program Managers and Mission Offices on executing programmatic efforts and initiatives overseas

  • Serve as the point of contract for incoming ARPA-H actions regarding regional health affairs issues

  • Prepare briefing memos and talking points on topics within the expert’s portfolio

  • Establish and maintain relationship with key interlocutors in the international community to ensure that scientific, technological, economic, social, and health considerations are taken into account when developing and implementing ARPA-H international cooperation strategy

  • Collaborate with, back-up, and support other Division teammates

  • Travel to international conference and meetings as needed

  • Provide administrative support in scheduling meetings, managing logistics, and drafting follow-up emails


Join us. The world can’t wait.


You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in international relations, international science and technology programs and partnership, or policy involving global health or health security

  • Experience in establishing and managing international research partnerships, cooperation, and agreements

  • Experience with ARPA

  • Experience supporting leadership

  • Experience with HHS or NIH

  • Ability to be concise, focused, and timely

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Bachelor's degree


Nice If You Have:

  • Possession of strong research and analytical skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent organization, interpersonal, and coordination skills

  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Public Health, Biomedicine or Life Science preferred; Doctorate degree in International Relations, Public Health, Biomedicine or Life Science a plus


Create Your Career:


Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.


A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.


Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.


Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.



At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.


Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.


Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate you saw this position on