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Maritime Maintenance and Logistics Advisor (MMLA)

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

Lomé

Togo

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The MMLA Advisor shall provide maintenance and logistics support services to help institutionalize maintenance policies and procedures, as well as provide small boat operations and maintenance training to primarily assist the Togolese Navy to maintain its U.S. provided small boats. Present boat inventory includes:

  • Two 27-ft Defender craft built by Safe Boats in 2009
  • One 29-ft Metal Shark Defiant built by Gravois Aluminum in 2013
  • One 38-ft Defender craft built by Safe Boats in 2018

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Embed and support the Togolese Navy’s efforts, in coordination with the Office of Security Cooperation (OSC), to develop and implement a maintenance plan, focused primarily on the defender boats and any associated trailers within 90 days of award.
  • Repair Defender boats by instituting a repeatable inspection program to document parts and materials required to bring the boats to full operational capability. Procure necessary supplies, tools and materials to support daily operations. Create a supply inventory list and proper storage procedures.
  • Conduct Quarterly Gap Analysis
  • Develop a Work Plan to address the first two tasks above
  • Provide Small Boat Operations Training containing both seamanship and maintenance aspects

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

Ten (10) years’ hands-on experience in operations and maintenance of Defender and Shark Boat watercraft required.

Ten (10) years’ experience repairing and maintaining inboard and/or outboard engines required.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and/or delivering training modules required.

Two (2) years working in Sub-Saharan Africa or a post-conflict region required.

Speaks and writes French at an intermediated level (2-2).

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Crime Scene Management Mentor

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

Based in Morogoro

Tanzania and traveling throughout

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide support to institutionalize and professionalize Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority’s (TAWA) crime scene management, processing and evidence handling capabilities. To increase admissibility of evidence and gain successful prosecutions against wildlife crimes.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • The CSMM shall assess the current capabilities and limitations of TAWA’s capacity to process and document crime scenes for successful prosecution. Based on the assessment, the CSMM will work with TAWA to develop procedures and training to improve the organizational capabilities to conduct crime scene investigation and ensure admissibility of evidence. The CSMM shall develop and provide hands-on crime scene management training, consistent with filling critical gaps identified in the assessment.
  • Conduct a quarterly gap analysis to help improve key performance indicators and refine training requirements.
  • Order and purchase training aids and crime scene management equipment.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

Ten (10) years’ experience and technical competence in processing crime scenes, including wildlife trafficking.

Experience developing and/or delivering training modules required.

Experience working in Tanzania, Sub-Saharan Africa or developing countries.

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, and Reintegration (DDRR) Advisor

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

Bangui

Central African Republic

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide subject matter expertise and to advise the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) on implementing, overseeing, and coordinating its national DDRR program, known by the French acronym PNDDRR.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Assist and advise the Government of CAR to increase its capacity to implement, oversee, and coordinate disarmament, demobilization, repatriation, and reintegration (DDRR).
  • Implementation focuses on the national DDRR program (known by French acronym PNDDRR) by assisting and advising on the planning of DDRR operations throughout CAR, and by building the capacity of CAR government officials in the Executive Unit for DDRR.
  • Jointly map current DDRR activities in CAR with the Executive Unit for DDRR
  • Conduct liaison and coordination to assist in reintegration and prevents recidivism.
  • Attend and report on meetings and other discussions.
  • Conduct monitoring of DDRR operations, in partnership with host nation officials.
  • Assess DDRR capability gaps and make recommendations for possible future training and/or assistance programs in DDRR.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working partner militaries, armed groups or governments in Africa or other post conflict countries (Africa preferred).

At least ten (10) years’ experience working DDRR processes or related projects.

Two (2) years’ experience training or advising foreign militaries or governments.

Fluent French and English speaker, English and French fluency shall be to DLPT 3/3/3 or equivalent.

Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring excellent communications skills, both verbal and written

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

BASF Operational Advisor

Posted: Apr 26, 2019

Bamako

Mali

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide maintenance advisory services to the Battalion Automne Forces Speciales (BASF), Malian Armed Forces.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout an initial capability assessment of the BAFS operations, training, logistics, maintenance and supply within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the capability assessment and gap analysis.
  • Plan, design, develop curriculum and conduct training courses monthly.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to develop standard operating procedures.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military in conduct of daily requirements as well as monitoring and tracking all equipment and materials.
  • Provide advisory support to BAFS Command Staff to include ongoing monitoring of all training and assistance being provided.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

French competency of DLPT 2/2 or above is desirable.

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

BASF Maintenance Advisor

Posted: Apr 26, 2019

Bamako

Mali

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide maintenance advisory services to the Battalion Automne Forces Speciales (BASF), Malian Armed Forces.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout an initial capability assessment of the BAFS operations, training, logistics, maintenance and supply within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the capability assessment and gap analysis.
  • Plan, design, develop curriculum and conduct training courses monthly.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to develop standard operating procedures.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military in conduct of daily requirements as well as monitoring and tracking all equipment and materials.
  • Provide advisory support to BAFS Command Staff to include ongoing monitoring of all training and assistance being provided.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

French competency of DLPT 2/2 or above is desirable.

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Cessna Technical Advisor (C-208B Grand Caravan)

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

(one in each country)

Cameroon, Chad, Niger

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Technical Advisors will train selected aviation personnel in the African Partner Nations (PN) of Cameroon, Chad and Niger on Cessna C-208B aircraft and respective mission equipment, such as Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) and/or Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC), so that PN aviation personnel are self-sufficient in the operations and maintenance tasks for Cessna C-208B aircraft. Anticipate 48 hours work weeks and contract duration of up to 5 years.

In more detail, the following specific duties/responsibilities relating to these positions are required:

  • Technical Advice - Provide extensive technical and logistic support, and perform follow-on training, to partner nation aircraft maintenance personnel and ISR operations & maintenance personnel.
  • Technical Publications - When needed, provide a Technical Data Package (TDP) to perform all maintenance and training activities for the C-208B program.
  • Configuration Management - As needed, implement (if not already implemented) and maintain a Configuration Management (CM) system consistent with best commercial practices. All changes to the Product Baseline, as defined in the OEM Product Specification, shall be approved by the U.S. government prior to implementation by the contractor.
  • Supply Chain Management - Establish, manage, and maintain the necessary inventory of aircraft spare parts, at each performance location, in accordance with approved procedures, to support flight operations and maintenance training support. The contractor shall ensure all spare parts are new, refurbished, or overhauled parts with a zero (0) time between overhaul (TBO). Used parts are prohibited.
  • Supply Operations - Ensure all parts to be utilized on the C-208B are FAA-certified. GSE does not need to be FAA-certified but must comply with commercial practices. Parts that have been specifically excluded from FAA certification by the USG must conform to U.S. government approved specifications/drawings. Ensure that aircraft parts are not counterfeit or used.
  • Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation (PHS&T) - Utilize best commercial practices for PHS&T of C-208B spare & repair parts, GSE, and materials.
  • Repair/Replace/Overhaul Configuration Control - Maintain Title 14 CFR Part 23 type certification control of the C-208B aircraft parts (14 CFR Part 33 for engines).
  • Safety - Adhere to standard safety practices, as well as local base safety procedures, FAA safety guidelines, and the applicable Government Documents, Specifications, and Standards.
  • Training - Create, and teach, a curriculum on a comprehensive maintenance training program, designed to produce fully-qualified maintenance personnel capable of performing the full range of O-level maintenance tasks for the C-208B. The training program development and implementation shall be consistent with established FAA and best commercial practices.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen with active Secret clearance.

Three years overseas duty.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Level 4 English Language Proficiency.

Federal Aviation Administration (or equivalent) Airframe & Power Plant Certification

Five years’ experience with PT6 engines and three years on Cessna airframes.

Holds a current Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate

Five years’ Supply Chain Logistics experience including experience with spares resupply and repair programs

Military or civilian equivalent Maintenance Instructor Qualification.

Proof of medical clearance by a doctor of physical and mental fitness to perform duties of an aircraft mechanic to include lifting 50 pounds and working in Sub-Saharan climates without climate control

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Technical Representative (Harris Radio)

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Technical Representative embedded in Burkina Faso to assist in maintaining High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) Harris Radio Network Configuration Management Services including the identification and maintenance of network components.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Develop technical and administrative direction for the network’s functional and physical design requirements, the management of any changes to the network and verification of interoperability.
  • Integrate current radios and existing equipment into the communication network.
  • Configure and encrypt all radios integrated into the communications network.
  • Provide network management services to operate and optimize the deployed communications network. Network management is primarily focused on performing post-deployment day-to-day activities to operate and maintain the deployed network and performing on-going activities to optimize network efficiency and performance.
  • Train selected local staff to familiarize them with the operation of the deployed communications network.

Perform the following activities to support training for the local staff:

  • Ensure all assigned Burkinabe communication personal are able to perform their HF, VHF, and Data transmission duties.
  • Provide qualified instruction in accordance with applicable training references.
  • Develop an assessment methodology that measures training effectiveness.
  • Provide an after action report that identifies impediments to training implementation and develops a mitigation strategy.
  • Plan, design and conduct Basic Operator and Maintenance refresher training.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance

At least two years of mentor/training experience on Harris VHF and HF radio systems.

At least five years of experience of all aspects of Harris VHF and HF radios, with a focus on advanced radio operator and maintainer skills.

Technical fluency in French, specifically in radio and communications terminology.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Command and Control (C2) Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Niamey

Niger

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Command and Control (C2) Advisor embedded in Niger to assist the Nigerien C2 staff to develop necessary doctrine, operations procedures, and staff practices to ensure a sustainable organic command and control system, to include both the C2 Node and the deployable TOC systems.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Furnish and support Network Configuration Management Services for the Nigerien C2 staff.
  • Develop technical and administrative direction for the C2 Node functional and physical design requirements.
  • Provide advisory and mentor services to support the development of a new established Nigerien C2 Node and the deployable TOC systems.
  • Develop technical and administrative direction for the C2 Node functional and physical design requirements.
  • Provide training to familiarize Nigerien C2 staff with the operation of the C2 Node and deployable TOC systems.

Perform the following activities to support training for the Nigerien C2 staff:

  • Assist C2 Node command in developing duty and responsibility descriptions for each member of the C2 Node.
  • Ensure all Nigerien personnel assigned to the C2 Node and deployable TOC systems are able to perform their duties.
  • Develop and implement initial and refresher training to assigned personnel, in accordance with applicable training references. Where references do not exist, develop the necessary training documents and operating procedures.
  • Develop an assessment methodology that measures training effectiveness.
  • Provide required reports and assessments as outlined in SOW Section 5. Duties and Responsibilities.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military.

Two (2) years hands-on experience working as an Intelligence or Operations primary staff officer in a battalion-level or above Battle Staff/JOC/OPCEN.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Special Forces Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

N’Djamena

Chad

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Special Forces advisor will counsel and mentor Chadian Armed Forces SATG Command Staff and personnel on operations, training, logistics, maintenance and supply.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Assist the Chadian SATG Command Staff to develop staff practices and best methods to ensure a sustainable operational capabilities. Develop technical and administrative direction for the ANT Command Staff.
  • Provide advisory and mentor services to support the SATG Command Staff’s operations, training, logistics, maintenance, and supply.
  • Provide training services to familiarize personnel with improved SATG Command Staff operations and best practices. The Advisor shall perform the following activities to support training:
  • Ensure all SATG Command Staff personnel are able to perform their duties.
  • Provide qualified instruction participants in accordance with applicable training references.
  • Develop an assessment methodology that measures training effectiveness.
  • Provide an after-action report that identifies impediments to training implementation and develops a mitigation strategy.
  • Plan, design, and conduct refresher training tailored to the training effectiveness assessment.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. Citizen capable of maintaining a Secret Security clearance

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Ten (10) years’ special operations experience; as in a recognized U.S. Special Operations Forces organization as an operator.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign military forces.

Preferred French language skills (DLPT 2/2 or above).

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Land Forces Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

N’Djamena

Chad

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Land Force Advisor will counsel and mentor ANT Command Staff and personnel on operations, training, logistics, maintenance and supply.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Assist the Chadian ANT Command Staff to develop staff practices and best methods to ensure a sustainable operational capabilities. Develop technical and administrative direction for the ANT Command Staff.
  • Provide advisory and mentor services to support the ANT Command Staff’s operations, training, logistics, maintenance, and supply.
  • Provide training services to familiarize personnel with improved ANT Command Staff operations and best practices. The Advisor shall perform the following activities to support training:
  • Ensure all ANT Command Staff personnel are able to perform their duties.
  • Provide qualified instruction participants in accordance with applicable training references.
  • Develop an assessment methodology that measures training effectiveness.
  • Provide an after-action report that identifies impediments to training implementation and develops a mitigation strategy.
  • Plan, design, and conduct refresher training tailored to the training effectiveness assessment.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Two (2) years’ experience working at the Brigade and Battalion levels.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Preferred French language skills (DLPT 2/2 or above)

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

FADM Logistics Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Maputo

Mozambique

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide logistics support services.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout a capability assessment of the host nation’s logistics and communications architecture within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the logistical enterprise.
  • Plan, design, conduct and update logistic management courses, curriculum, and training.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to train all levels of personnel.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military perform inventory management to include receiving, inventorying, examining, deconsolidating (break-down), re-consolidating, and labeling equipment for designated equipment and materials.

Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a logistics MOS (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or U.S. Air Force) at the S-4, G-4, A-4, or J-4 level.

Two (2) years’ experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a logistics MOS at the Brigade staff level, or U.S. Marines/Navy/Air Force equivalent, and above.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Fluency in Arabic and/or French preferred (may be addressed through interpreters)

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

FADM Communications Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Maputo

Mozambique

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide radio communications support services.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout a capability assessment of the host nation’s logistics and communications architecture within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the logistical enterprise.
  • Plan, design, conduct and update logistic management courses, curriculum, and training.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to train all levels of personnel.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military perform inventory management to include receiving, inventorying, examining, deconsolidating (break-down), re-consolidating, and labeling equipment for designated equipment and materials.

Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an E7 or higher US military communications specialist with an MOS equal to U.S. Army 18E, 25, 94 or 250 series with at least four (4) years’ experience in planning, establishing and maintaining VHF and HF tactical and operational radio networks.

Two (2) years’ experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a maintenance MOS at the Brigade staff level, or U.S. Marines/Navy/Air Force equivalent, and above. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z50 Brigade Maintenance Supervisor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Fluency in Arabic and/or French preferred (may be addressed through interpreters)

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

FAD Maintenance Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Djibouti City

Djibouti

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide maintenance and operations support services.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout a capability assessment of the host nation’s logistics and communications architecture within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the logistical enterprise.
  • Plan, design, conduct and update logistic management courses, curriculum, and training.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to train all levels of personnel.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military perform inventory management to include receiving, inventorying, examining, deconsolidating (break-down), re-consolidating, and labeling equipment for designated equipment and materials.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a maintenance MOS (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or U.S. Air Force) at the S-4, G-4, A-4, or J-4 level. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z50 Maintenance Control Sergeant, 91Z67S Chief Maintenance Mechanical Operations NCO, or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a maintenance MOS at the Brigade staff level, or U.S. Marines/Navy/Air Force equivalent, and above. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z50 Brigade Maintenance Supervisor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Fluency in Arabic and/or French preferred (may be addressed through interpreters)

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

FAD Logistics Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Djibouti City

Djibouti

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Job Description: (Full time position)

The Advisor shall provide logistics support services.

In more detail, the following duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Able to conduct and carryout a capability assessment of the host nation’s logistics and communications architecture within 90 days of embedding.
  • Conduct quarterly gap analysis examining all aspects of capability assessment.
  • Develop a Work Plan for sustainable improvement for each aspect of the logistical enterprise.
  • Plan, design, conduct and update logistic management courses, curriculum, and training.
  • Support organic host nation military efforts to train all levels of personnel.
  • Developing programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments
  • Assist host nation with writing and implementing Course of Action(s).
  • Support the host nation military perform inventory management to include receiving, inventorying, examining, deconsolidating (break-down), re-consolidating, and labeling equipment for designated equipment and materials.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. citizen capable of maintaining a Secret clearance.

Five (5) years’ experience working in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations.

Two (2) years’ experience advising foreign militaries.

Five (5) years’ hands-on experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a logistics MOS (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or U.S. Air Force) at the S-4, G-4, A-4, or J-4 level.

Two (2) years’ experience working as an enlisted member or officer of the U.S. military in a logistics MOS at the Brigade staff level, or U.S. Marines/Navy/Air Force equivalent, and above.

Two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering training modules to foreign militaries. Experience may be demonstrated by serving as a 91Z58 Chief Instructor or equivalent.

Fluency in Arabic and/or French preferred (may be addressed through interpreters)

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

C-130 Technical Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

N’Djamena

Chad

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Technical Advisor for C-130 aircraft provides on-site services required to maintain safe, reliable aircraft for use by African Partner Nation (APN). This task order identifies services and establishes activities required for logistics, maintenance, technical order library and management, supply chain management, and maintenance training to support daily operations of C-130 aircraft.

This task order also includes the requirement for the Technical Advisor to train APN technicians in logistics, supply chain management, technical order library and management, and maintenance capabilities to maintain airworthy aircraft and out-year sustainment capabilities.

The Technical Advisor shall serve as the single point of contact for all matters pertaining to the support of the APN C-130 (Chad).

In more detail, the following are some of the duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Consult host country personnel on the maintenance of the aircraft, engine, and ISR equipment, to include CASEVAC, cargo and passenger movement, and airdrop equipment in accordance with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) technical manuals.
  • Support the management and warehousing of spares, Ground Support Equipment (GSE), and consumables. All contractor-owned equipment, spares, tools shall be maintained in separate storage spaces / facilities from those delivered to / owned by the host nation and/or U.S. government.
  • Have the authority to represent the OEM in all maintenance matters, warranty issues, and have the authority to determine whether local or OEM factory assistance is required.
  • Monitor aircraft launch, cleaning, recovery, and towing.
  • Provide on-the-job training and technical support during aircraft maintenance and ISR mission equipment operations and maintenance actions.
  • Provide guidance in keeping current all technical data of aviation platforms and installed equipment including ISR equipment and radios.
  • Provide on-the-job training, in support of operational missions, to partner nation’s personnel with both over-the-shoulder (preferred) instruction and performing of maintenance actions as a form of instruction.
  • Provide on-the-job training to partner nation personnel on the management and warehousing of spares, GSE and consumables.
  • File and retain documents and discrepancy report for the life of this task order.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. Citizen capable of maintaining a Secret Security clearance

Three years overseas duty

One year conducting training or advising of foreign militaries.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Level 4 English Language Proficiency.

Federal Aviation Administration (or equivalent) Airframe & Power Plant Certification

Five years’ experience with C-130H engines and airframes.

Holds a current Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate

Five years’ Supply Chain Logistics experience including experience with spares resupply and repair programs

Military or civilian equivalent Maintenance Instructor Qualification.

Proof of medical clearance by a doctor of physical and mental fitness to perform duties of an aircraft mechanic to include lifting 50 pounds and working in Sub- Saharan climates without climate control

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

BT-67 Aircraft Technical Advisor

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Bamako

Mali

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Job Description: (Full time position)

Technical Advisor for BT-67 aircraft provides on-site services required to maintain safe, reliable aircraft for use by African Partner Nation (APN). This task order identifies services and establishes activities required for logistics, maintenance, technical order library and management, supply chain management, and maintenance training to support daily operations of BT-67 aircraft.

This task order also includes the requirement for the Technical Advisor to train APN technicians in logistics, supply chain management, technical order library and management, and maintenance capabilities to maintain airworthy aircraft and out-year sustainment capabilities.

The Technical Advisor shall serve as the single point of contact for all matters pertaining to the support of the APN BT-67 (Mali).

In more detail, the following are some of the duties and responsibilities are required:

  • Consult host country personnel on the maintenance of the aircraft, engine, and ISR equipment, to include CASEVAC, cargo and passenger movement, and airdrop equipment in accordance with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) technical manuals.
  • Support the management and warehousing of spares, Ground Support Equipment (GSE), and consumables. All contractor-owned equipment, spares, tools shall be maintained in separate storage spaces / facilities from those delivered to / owned by the host nation and/or U.S. government.
  • Have the authority to represent the OEM in all maintenance matters, warranty issues, and have the authority to determine whether local or OEM factory assistance is required.
  • Monitor aircraft launch, cleaning, recovery, and towing.
  • Provide on-the-job training and technical support during aircraft maintenance and ISR mission equipment operations and maintenance actions.
  • Provide guidance in keeping current all technical data of aviation platforms and installed equipment including ISR equipment and radios.
  • Provide on-the-job training, in support of operational missions, to partner nation’s personnel with both over-the-shoulder (preferred) instruction and performing of maintenance actions as a form of instruction.
  • Provide on-the-job training to partner nation personnel on the management and warehousing of spares, GSE and consumables.
  • File and retain documents and discrepancy report for the life of this task order.

Required Experience, Qualifications and Skills

U.S. Citizen capable of maintaining a Secret Security clearance

Three years overseas duty

One year conducting training or advising of foreign militaries.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Level 4 English Language Proficiency.

Federal Aviation Administration (or equivalent) Airframe & Power Plant Certification

Five years’ experience with BT-67 engines and airframes.

Holds a current Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate

Five years’ Supply Chain Logistics experience including experience with spares resupply and repair programs

Military or civilian equivalent Maintenance Instructor Qualification.

Proof of medical clearance by a doctor of physical and mental fitness to perform duties of an aircraft mechanic to include lifting 50 pounds and working in Sub- Saharan climates without climate control

(Please note on resume place and dates where these were obtained)

When asked - Submit a maximum of three (3) writing samples, such as a report, memorandum, letter, or training material, written and signed by the candidate(s), on a subject(s) directly related to the duties and responsibilities shown above.

Logistics Engineer / Analyst

Posted: ASAP

Honolulu

HI, USA

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Job Description: Provide logistics engineering and operational support including the development of source material for the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) products on weapon systems (e.g. TLAM).

Education: A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, or eight (8) years of logistics / weapon systems experience, or US Naval operational experience at the E7 level or higher.

Experience: Ten (10) years professional or operational experience in developing logistics support requirements and applicable documentation for a major DOD weapon systems program that employs the use of GOTS and COTS products. This includes five (5) years of concurrent experience in logistics management concepts, policies, systems, and practices to provide extensive analysis of current and future logistics infrastructure. Ability to develop logistic support requirements, identify and establish linkage between functions and tasks common to multiple organizational missions. Professional or operational experience in developing logistics support requirements and applicable documentation. Six (6) years of concurrent experience, demonstrated for current Navy weapons systems programs in performing logistics management functions involving the development of training products, sparing allocation, and embedded help/training for a major weapon control system.

Clearance Level: Active Top Secret or TS eligible.

Job Location: Work will be performed in the Pearl Harbor area of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Foreign Weapons Systems Engineer

Posted: ASAP

Fredericksburg

VA, USA

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Job Description: Lead and support life cycle systems engineering activities in the areas of design and development for weapons systems. Candidate will support US and FMS engineering to ensure requirements, design, and capabilities are properly identified and distinguished within weapon artifacts and documents.

Education: A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, or ten (10) years of a demonstrated and established knowledge base and subject matter expertise relevant to specific weapons systems technical disciplines.

Experience: Ten (10) years professional systems engineering experience with a DoD major platform, weapon, Command and Control (C2), or fire control systems program, with five years concurrent experience as a team leader performing system engineering and mission engineering efforts that include developing requirements, top level designs and system architectures for software intensive systems. This includes experience related to the identification, analysis and resolution of complex systems engineering design issues involving platform, weapon, C2, and fire control systems for Navy/Joint warfighting capabilities. In addition:

  • Six (6) years of specialized demonstrated expertise in total life cycle system development for a major weapon system, supporting achievement of milestone decisions and concept of operations, and initial design development from upper level requirements for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases.
  • Three (3) years of experience in FMS system platform integration.

Clearance Level: Active Secret, must be TS eligible

Job Location: Work will be performed in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.

Principal Cyber Security Engineer

Posted: Jan 23, 2019

Fredericksburg / Dahlgren

VA area

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Job Description: Provide cyber security engineering support to Navy weapons systems.

Education: BS in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline (or 10 years of experience in the field in lieu of a degree).

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of experience (20, if no degree) in engineering and securing DoD systems:

  • Certified as IAM Level I or higher
  • In depth understanding of computer security, military system specifications, and DoD Information Assurance policies
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations
  • Experience executing all aspects of the Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) Process
  • In depth understanding and experience in Risk Management Framework (RMF), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), Platform IT (PIT), and the implementation of Cyber Security and IA boundary defense techniques and various IA-enabled appliances

Responsibilities:

  • Develop RMF and A&A artifacts
  • Develop documentation of a system from an IA perspective
  • Derive, document and identify system CONOPS
  • Perform research and document logical and physical solutions that prevent, detect and correct the system to be certified and accredited
  • Research and apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Identify security requirements to bring a system into compliance
  • Plan, develop, execute and document results of security test procedures
  • Analyze and test Navy warfare systems against known vulnerabilities
  • Develop and execute an Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Plan
  • Perform risk assessments

Clearance Level: Active Secret, must be TS eligible

Job Location: Work will be performed in the Fredericksburg / Dahlgren, VA area

Journeyman Cyber Security Engineer

Posted: Jan 23, 2019

Fredericksburg / Dahlgren

VA area

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Job Description: Provide cyber security engineering support to Navy weapons systems.

Education: BS in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline (or 4 years of experience in the field in lieu of a degree).

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience (9 if no degree) in engineering and securing DoD systems:

  • Certified as IAM Level I or highe
  • In depth understanding of computer security, military system specifications, and DoD Information Assurance policies
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations
  • Experience executing all aspects of the Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) Process
  • In depth understanding and experience in Risk Management Framework (RMF), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), Platform IT (PIT), and the implementation of Cyber Security and IA boundary defense techniques and various IA-enabled appliances

Responsibilities:

  • Develop RMF and A&A artifacts
  • Develop documentation of a system from an IA perspective
  • Derive, document and identify system CONOPS
  • Perform research and document logical and physical solutions that prevent, detect and correct the system to be certified and accredited
  • Research and apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Identify security requirements to bring a system into compliance
  • Plan, develop, execute and document results of security test procedures
  • Analyze and test Navy warfare systems against known vulnerabilities
  • Develop and execute an Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Plan
  • Perform risk assessments

Clearance Level: Active Secret, must be TS eligible

Job Location: Work will be performed in the Fredericksburg / Dahlgren, VA area