Foreign Service Officer Resume Samples

A Foreign Service Officer promotes peace, supports prosperity, and protects citizens who are traveling abroad. The job description entails being the representative for the government and people of his/her home country in foreign countries and with international organizations. A well-written Foreign Service Officer Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – protecting the home country’s citizen traveling abroad, strengthening border security and performing consulate duties, assisting foreign nationals traveling to the home country and evacuating refugees, working on economic partnerships and developments, and supporting business interests abroad, analyzing political events and developments, and explaining policies and values and interacting with foreign citizens and leaders.

To be successful in this line, the officers are expected to be dedicated to promoting the country’s values and policies, have excellent communication skills and be willing to live abroad frequently, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Other crucial skills are – foreign language proficiency, and the ability to handle stressful conditions. A bachelor’s degree in political science, economics, or foreign languages would be beneficial.

Foreign Service Officer Resume example

Foreign Service Officer Resume

Objective : Foreign Service Officer with 3 years of experience in Collaborating with FDO and Technical SMEs in the development of program office policy requests, and also Coordinating with FMS Training, PMA-205, industry, and fleet training facilities on the development and release of FMS courseware and other training requirements.

Skills : Coordinating Skills, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Served in various positions including General Services Officer for the US Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Deputy Governance Team Coordinator and Chief of Staff for the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Karbala, Iraq, and Vice Consul for the US Interests Section in Havana, Cuba.
    2. Posted to Jeddah, supervised and directed a staff of 45 locally hired employees, and managed the entire range of Post operational support activities to include budget management, procurement and contracting, property management, customs and shipping, facility and vehicle maintenance, and transportation operations.
    3. Served as the Warranted Contracting Officer for the US Consulate General for 27 months.
    4. Negotiated, wrote, and maintained contracts for all short-term residential and commercial properties, all contracted services, and all contracted maintenance and renovation services for the Post.
    5. Acted as the Contracting Officer's Representative for major electrical and water system renovations, and security upgrades contracted by the Department of State Overseas Building Operations Division.
    6. Wrote and advertised Statements of Work (SOW), and supervised the Government's Technical Representatives for these major upgrades.
    7. Reviewed and approved the procurement of all routine and special requests for goods and services, and ensured all Federal procurement laws and regulations (FAR and DOSAR) were strictly followed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Management


Foreign Service Officer Resume

Summary : Dynamic Foreign Service Officer professional with 25 years of local and international experience tackling relevant and urgent policy issues as a writer and communicator, editor, and program manager. Collaborative, focused leader with the ability to inspire teams and set clear priorities. Media-savvy relationship and partnership-builder, committed to bringing great minds together to achieve great things.

Skills : MS Office, Multitaking.

Description :

    1. Oversaw assignments included postings in India, Thailand and Vietnam.
    2. Served as the Political-Military Coordinator for Egypt and as Country Coordinator for Sri Lanka and Maldives.
    3. Promoted opportunities for U.S.
    4. Received Franklin and Meritorious Honor Awards for sustained superior performance of duties.
    5. Served in Iraq, created the staff organization, assigned duties, and supervised the activities of three CPA officers and two locally employed staff members.
    6. Knowledged of Naval foreign disclosure requirements, sanitization and best practices per the Foreign Disclosure Manual.
    7. Assisted Foreign Disclosure Officer with general questions on procedures and documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS


Foreign Service Officer Resume

Summary : Contract interim, part or full-time Foreign Service Officer position focusing on instruction, English as a Second or First Language, utilizing extensive international experience in education, diplomacy and senior management. After school enrichment programs.

Skills : Coordinating Skills, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as an Executive Officer and diplomatically accredited official in various United States Embassies including Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali, Haiti, and South Africa, receiving two Meritorious Honor Awards for representing the U.S.
    2. Directed the implementation of an enterprise-wide state-of-the-art information technology program, resulting in the protection of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system by enhancing the cyber security technology platform.
    3. Approved requisitions, field purchase orders, and procurement actions with a $1 million contracting warrant to manage U.S.
    4. Provided proper monitoring and evaluation of funds within a high threat location while increasing the improvement of social programs for women and other disadvantaged groups.
    5. Functioned as the Senior Human Resources Expert focusing on classification, compensation, talent management and workload distribution, culminating in the strengthening of relations with functional departments and making HR a strategic partner in process development, staffing, and employee relations.
    6. Trained, coached, developed, mentored, and evaluated a core staff of twelve personnel utilizing an inclusive leadership style, resulting in three of the staff receiving higher level positions.
    7. Provided oversight of travel, transportation, training, security, awards, general services, records management, Continuity of Operations (COOP), diplomatic accreditation coordination and other logistical operations and programs, ensuring operational effectiveness and mission continuity in the face of natural or manmade disasters.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
PHD In Psychology

Foreign Service Officer Resume

Summary : To find a teaching Foreign Service Officer position in Social Studies, Math, or Civics at the Middle School level. A member of the Department of Defense Troops To Teachers Program, which allows a school district to hire former military personnel as teachers while working on certification and licensure.

Skills : Association Management, Nonprofit Management, Budgeting,.

Description :

    1. Coordinated the diplomatic activities of 20 U.S.
    2. Conducted public outreach, speaking engagements, and military sales.
    3. Guided bilateral and third-party capacity initiatives to train local law enforcement entities to train regional police officers.
    4. Often made presentations on bilateral arrangements as Open Skies agreements and multilateral issues in support of U.S goals.
    5. Utilized core skills in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Event/ Operations Planning and Contractual and Diplomatic Negotiations.
    6. Used to manage the backbone infrastructure of the mission to ensure that the embassy ran efficiently and that American employees, their accompanying family members and the locally engaged staff can conduct the business of diplomacy in comfortable and secure facilities.
    7. Provided disclosure and export compliance support to the Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) with analyzing current disclosure policy (TTSARB, R/A, LO/CLO Determinations) for new and existing International Partners.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Foreign Service Officer Resume

Summary : Hardworking, organized, Foreign Service Officer professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Spanish, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Scored in highest percentage Overseas Assignments: Helsinki, Finland; Havana, of U.S.
    2. Oversaw Science Detail to George Washington University, $100 million in U.S.
    3. Reviewed Disclosure Policy requirements and liaison with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop supporting policy documentation.
    4. Analyzed and provided recommendations regarding Third Party Transfers (TPTs) to Navy International Program Office (NIPO) Disclosure Division.
    5. Assisted in the development of PMA-299 International Programs Security and Disclosure Training.
    6. Corresponded with various Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to insure information requested for release is within parameters of baseline MH-60R configuration requirements.
    7. Foreigned policy research to include coordination with NIPO, Army, Air Force and relevant multi-national consortiums and cooperative agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA

Foreign Service Officer Resume

Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Foreign Service Officer professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Microsoft Office Word, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Re-established and enhanced mission's regular reporting on political and economic issues.
    2. Renewed and strengthened Indo-Turkmen trade and economic contacts and exchange at various levels.
    3. Improved Embassy's financial performance and efficiency of administration.
    4. Enhanced mission reporting on political and economic issues.
    5. Re-established and expanded engagement with key officials in the Indian Government and the political elite.
    6. Guided the development and oversees the execution of security forces capacity building activitiesincluding the provision of technical assistance, advisory support, and trainingin support of global security forces capacity building efforts.
    7. Supported the development of U.S. Government security forces capacity building policies and objectives. Analyzes the impact of security sector governance on, and implication for, U.S. policy goals and program objectives.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Foreign Service Officer Resume

          Summary : Creative and dynamic personality with extensive experience in government and private sectors; Multi-lingual with strong English and exceptional Russian speaking and writing skills; Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills; Attentive to detail; Quick and keen learner with inquisitive mind. Areas of Expertise and Interest: Eurasian, Russian and Central Asian politics. Commercial outreach. Energy issues. Global affairs, World history, Culture and religion.

          Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Planning Skills.

          Description :

            1. Attached to Protocol & Consular Division.
            2. Organized programs for visiting Ambassadors and other foreign dignitaries.
            3. Arranged for diplomatic and official passports, arranged for privileges and immunities for diplomats.
            4. Assisted other ministries with hosting meetings/ conferences.
            5. Provided protocol and ushering services.
            6. Deputy Fraud Prevention Manager: supervised five local staff to determine visa eligibility of over 45,000 applicants, helping thousands of green card holder widows obtain visas to apply for social security benefits in the U.S.
            7. Streamlined interviewing process for business visas, clearing twoyear backlog of cases in five months and reducing interviewing time by 50%.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor's

          Foreign Service Officer Resume

          Summary : Working Foreign Service Officer professional with international and domestic experience in international relations and foreign policy, international corporate governance, corporate finance, international business, economics, and public policy. Graduate degrees in Economics and Public Administration and International Development, with a focus on economic and social research, statistical analysis and policy analysis.

          Skills : Training Development, Presentation, Written Communication, Communications, Counseling.

          Description :

            1. Proposed and led effort to rebuild Consulate General website, resulting in 40% increase in site traffic and reduction in public phone inquiries.
            2. Spoke at public events on variety of subjects in Spanish and English.
            3. Initiated and organized multiple successful political and cultural events and bilateral exchanges.
            4. Identified and analyzed foreign policy issues including relevant environmental, economic, political, and scientific factors in support of U.S. policy to address objectives related to, environmental quality, and pollution prevention.
            5. Maintained expert knowledge of air pollution, waste, and marine debris-related environmental policy conventions, as well as USG policies and priorities for environmental quality and their relationship to the Departments broader foreign policy goals.
            6. Acted as a liaison with policy-level officials to ensure that the State. 
            7. Identified shortcomings in the capacity of foreign countries to support U.S. Government objectives and recommends measures to improve security sector governance, institutional capacity, and professionalization, as well as global fragility.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Foreign Service Officer Resume

                  Summary : As an experienced professional, seeking opportunities to leverage creative problem solving and leadership skills to advance social businesses that create job opportunities for people.

                  Skills : Training Skills, Analysing Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Determined/released classified and unclassified information involving contingency operations, exercises, and other boards, bureaus, etc.
                    2. Oversaw, analyzed, evaluated, developed, and implemented policies, directives, and procedural manuals relative to foreign disclosure.
                    3. Oversaw, monitored and maintained awareness of new and/or revised DOD and national policies concerning foreign disclosure.
                    4. Prepared and participated in foreign and domestic disclosure training and policy development.
                    5. Provided foreign disclosure guidance to the USAFCENT Commander and staff in support of daily intelligence data exchanges occurring within the Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC), and USAFCENT Headquarters.
                    6. Assisted in maintaining Foreign Disclosure Representative program management and manning requirements.
                    7. Assisted all USAFCENT directorates and functional staff elements in the disclosure/release process by coordinating with organizations to review and determine potential for disclosure/release by Originating Classified Authorities (otherwise known as the FORREL process).
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              7-10 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Management
                              Education
                              Education
                              MS

                              Foreign Service Officer Resume

                              Summary : Supporting foreign national meeting participation, extended visitors and Contact Officers, and also Maintaining and participating in PMA Security SOP, PPP, SCG, and overall program office security requirements and requests as necessar.

                              Skills : Planning Skills, Analysing Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Provided requisite expertise and assistance for preparing and presenting briefings on multiple topics regarding foreign disclosure procedures and processes.
                                2. Assisted and provided guidance to Foreign Disclosure Representatives to ensure the proper implementation of foreign disclosure policy.
                                3. Conducted analysis and facilitates release requests for Classified Military Information (CMI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) to PMA-299 International Partners.
                                4. Provided support and guidance to the PMA-299 Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) in developing, updating, and analyzing the current disclosure policy for International Partners.
                                5. Conducted analysis on Letter of Requests (LOR), Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), Price and Availability (P&A) for existing and potential PMA-299 International Partners.
                                6. Corresponded with PMA-299 FMS Leadership and PMA-299 FMS Case Management on existing foreign disclosure priorities and release requirements.
                                7. Interpreted existing disclosure policy (i.e., National Disclosure Policy and associated Policy Statements, Technology Transfer and Security Assistance Review Board (TTSARB), Record of Actions, LO/CLO Decision Memorandums, etc.).
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      7-10 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Management
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      MS