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  • 04 Oct 2017 3:47 PM | Anonymous member
    1.     Role Purpose
    A Washington D.C. based embassy is seeking a Head of Scheduling and Planning for its executive level staff.   The Head of Scheduling and Planning will provide timely and proactive management of all aspects of the Ambassador’s official schedule. The Head of Scheduling and Planning will combine administrative and representational duties. The Head of Scheduling and Planning will also work closely with the heads of function within the Embassy.
    2.     Key Accountability

    ·       Manage every aspect of the Ambassador’s daily, short term, and long term agenda

    ·       Assist with the management and coordination of Embassy-wide projects and initiatives, as coordinated by the Chief of Staff

    ·       Develop processes for effective follow-up and collaboration within the Embassy- with the Ambassador’s Advisory Team, the US government, Congress, think tanks, NGOs, and the public at large

    ·       Evaluate on an ongoing basis, the scheduling operations and workflow within the Embassy

    ·       Recommend and implement ‘best practices’ for scheduling that incorporates technology and marketing needs

    ·        Take full ownership of planning the Ambassador’s and Senior Advisors’ schedules weeks in advance

    ·       Update and reprioritize the schedule as advised and seen best

    ·       Coordinate said agenda with the Chief Security Officer.

    ·       Seek opportunities to optimize and improve efficiency among senior staff schedules that include the Ambassador and other visiting government officials

    ·       Represent Embassy staff and agenda with poise and professionalism

    ·       Keep embassy staff abreast of all scheduling activities and requests.

    ·       Prepare detailed itineraries for the Ambassador, including contact names, numbers and locations.

    ·       Synchronize embassy events in conjunction with the Head of Communications & Monitoring, Social Secretary, Senior Protocol Officer, and security staff

    ·       Ensure that the Ambassador is provided germane briefing materials prior to each event in coordination with pertinent embassy staff.

    ·       Receive from junior staff briefs on incoming correspondence via phone, email and relay pertinent information to relevant senior staff

    ·       Maintain a database of invitations-accepted, declined and pending

    ·       Maintain the Ambassador’s files/databases to include travel documentation, contact correspondence, and relevant meeting notes.

    ·       Coordinate travel for the Ambassador’s family including security and trip itineraries.

    ·       Perform duties as needed.

    3.     Qualifications
    • ·       Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (e.g Business Administration, Public Relations, Communications)
    • ·       Experience working in highly regarded institution in government or international affairs sector with strong connections in Washington, DC and elsewhere
    • ·       Ability to motivate and manage junior staff
    • ·       Strong telephone, organizational and filing skills and oral and written communication skills
    • ·       Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments
    • ·       Thoroughness and careful attention to detail
    • ·       Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others
    4.     Experience
    • ·       7+ years of office experience in a similar role
    • ·       Prior experience in making travel reservations and arrangements
    • ·       Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and office administration, policies & practices
    • ·       Fluent in English
    • ·       Preference given to applicants with proficiency in Arabic
  • 27 Sep 2017 2:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: US Air Force Security Cooperation Training Manager

    Location:  Joint Base McGuire, New Jersey

    Travel: 10% 

    Description of Work:   Develop country aviation training plans for develop 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) that support U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Theater Campaign Plan (TCP), Air Forces Air Forces Africa Command (AFAF) Country Engagement Plan, and Department of State (DoS) Country Plan security cooperation objectives.  Country training plans shall include a baseline assessment of partner nation capability, the recommended training programs to reach desired end states, time-phased milestones (including entry and exit criteria), and proposed Measures of Performance and Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) to monitor and assess program stability and progress towards reaching the desired end state.

    Qualifications:

    - Undergraduate or Masters degree (Masters degree is preferable) in international affairs or international affairs-related field. 

    -Working knowledge in international affairs, security cooperation, or GCC staff at the Number Air Force (NAF) or MAJCOM level. Experience in the USAFRICOM AOR preferred. 

    -Knowledge and skills to develop and document detailed training requirements with specified skill set(s).  Skills and knowledge include recent practical working experience with USAF security assistance training programs (SATP), policies and procedures, knowledge of USAF aviation and aircraft systems training methodologies, intergovernmental working relations between Department of State (DoS)/Department of Defense (DoD)/Embassies to develop, define, plan and or monitor international training.

    - Possess a secret clearance. 

    - Ten years of experience working at Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (DoS) or ten (10) years’ experience working International Programs at other USG agencies designated for building partnerships and partner capacity with foreign nations.

    -Contractor personnel shall have a working knowledge and remain current with the latest version of WINDOWS (e.g. XP), and Microsoft applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, and Visio).

    -French language proficiency preferred

    Contact information:  Miklos Kiss, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC, 1.703.975.7928 // mkiss@act-i.com

  • 27 Sep 2017 1:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Attaché Instructor

    FAOA sponsor, Peduzzi Associates, Ltd., is looking for former Attachés who have successfully completed one or more attaché tours and hold current TS/SCI clearance that are interested in providing Instructor support to the Joint Military Attaché School. 

    Interested? Email your résumé to rick.brackett@peduzziassociates.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 7:31 PM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) in Kigali, Rwanda. Provide technical advisory support for RDF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess RDF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs, develop recommendations for improvement. Help the RDF develop and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure support and sustainment of RDF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

    Basic Qualifications:

    -  U.S. military experience as a Major/O-4.

    -  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

    -  Ability to work with RDF military personnel; assess/evaluate the RDF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training RDF logistics personnel.

    -  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

    -  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

    Willing to relocate to Kigali, Rwanda for a minimum of 24 months

    Additional Qualifications:

    -  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

    -  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

    -  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

    -  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

    Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 7:24 PM | Anonymous member

    Position Discription:

    Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Senegal Armed Forces (SAF) in Dakar, Senegal. Provide technical advisory support for SAF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess SAF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs, develop recommendations for improvement. Help the SAF develop and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure support and sustainment of SAF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

    Basic Qualifications:

    French language proficiency with U.S. Defense Language Proficiency Test 5 System (DLPT5) minimum scores of Listening 3 and Reading 3, or equivalent.

    -  Military experience as a Major/O-4.

    -  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

    -  Ability to work with SAF military personnel; assess/evaluate the SAF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training SAF logistics personnel.

    -  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

    -  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

    Willing to relocate to Dakar, Senegal for a minimum of 24 months.

    Additional Qualifications:

    -  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

    -  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

    -  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

    -  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

    Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 1:34 PM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) in Accra, Ghana. Provide technical advisory support for GAF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess GAF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs. Develop recommendations for improvement and help the GAF establish and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure support and sustainment of GAF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

    Basic Qualifications:

    -  U.S. military experience as a Major/O-4.

    -  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

    -  Ability to work with GAF military personnel; assess/evaluate the GAF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training GAF logistics personnel.

    -  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

    -  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

    - Willing to relocate to Accra, Ghana for a minimum of 24 months.

    Additional Qualifications:

    -  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

    -  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

    -  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

    -  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

    Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 4:21 AM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded adviser to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Peace Support Training Center (PSTC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Provide advisory consulting support to PSTC leadership and staff on PSTC operations to include organization, management, personnel, training, infrastructure requirements, and logistics operational support.  Develop curriculum focused on peacekeeping operations using African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN) doctrine, policy, and training materials. Apply knowledge of peacekeeping operations and military training expertise to assess Ethiopia’s peacekeeping operations training procedures for supporting deploying peacekeeping elements. The advisor’s ultimate goal is to help the PSTC achieve a sustainable institutional foundation to train Ethiopia’s deploying peacekeeping elements in support of UN, AU or other regional missions.

    Requirements:

    ·  Secret Clearance Required

    ·  BA/BS Degree required

    ·  10+ years of military experience

    ·   5+ years of experience with military training doctrine and curriculum development

    ·  5+ years of experience working in Africa

    ·  Experience with collecting, compiling, analyzing, and synthesizing information to determine requirements, needs, and the implementation of training solutions

    ·  Ability to work with partner nation senior military stakeholders, present command–level briefings, and coordinate and schedule training delivery

    ·  Demonstrated knowledge of African Union and/or United Nations peacekeeping operations

    ·  Experience with conducting site surveys related to the identification of optimal training and processes for improving training

    ·  Ability to self—motivate and work to add value to the organization

    ·  Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

    ·  Willing to relocate to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for up to 24 months

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 3:10 AM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Tanzania People’s Defense Force (TPDF) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Provide technical advisory support for TPDF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess TPDF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs. Develop recommendations for improvement and help the TPDF establish and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure sustainment of TPDF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

    Basic Qualifications:

    -  U.S. military experience as a Major/O-4.

    -  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

    -  Ability to work with TPDF military personnel; assess/evaluate the TPDF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training TPDF logistics personnel.

    -  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

    -  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

    Willing to relocate to Dar es Salaam for a minimum of 24 months.

    Additional Qualifications:

    -  Swahili language proficiency is highly desired.

    -  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

    -  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

    -  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

    -  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

    Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 10 Sep 2017 2:32 AM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) in Jinja, Uganda. Provide technical advisory support for UPDF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess UPDF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs. Develop recommendations for improvement and help the UPDF establish and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure support and sustainment of UPDF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

    Basic Qualifications:

    -  U.S. military experience as a Major/O-4.

    -  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

    -  Ability to work with UPDF military personnel; assess/evaluate the UPDF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training UPDF logistics personnel.

    -  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

    -  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

    - Willing to relocate to Jinja, Uganda for a minimum of 24 months.

    Additional Qualifications:

    -  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

    -  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

    -  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

    -  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

    Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

    For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

  • 29 Aug 2017 12:01 PM | Anonymous member
    The Senior Protocol Officer is responsible for leading and overseeing all event planning and official guests hosting activities. The Senior Protocol Officer coordinates with the Social Secretary and Advance Person, and works closely with the Ambassador’s Scheduling Officer and Head of Communications Monitoring to ensure that all events and outreach activities are in line with protocol best practices. This is a position for a Middle Eastern embassy in Washington, DC
    1.     Key Accountability

    Protocol Advice

    • ·       Provide advice on formalities and courtesies that need to be observed during Embassy Leadership and foreign visitors’ official visit
    • ·       Coordinate with Head of Communications and Monitoring to ensure that the Ambassador’s messaging, press releases, and public appearances are in line with protocol best practices
    • ·       Support Scheduling Officer in responding to invitations and identifying substitutes for Ambassador

    Foreign Visit Planning

    • ·       Collaborate with Head of Communications and Monitoring, the schedule of foreign visitors, provided by the Social Secretary
    • ·       Coordinate approval of facilities proposed by the Social Secretary (e.g. hotel for foreign visitors)
    • ·       Ensure that foreign visitors’ schedule does not suffer from complications and delays

    Event Planning

    • ·       Oversee overall planning of Ambassador’s official events
    • ·       Review and provide feedback on guest lists, event location, dress code, and seating plan proposed by Social Secretary
    • ·       Review and approve order of speakers (if applicable) proposed by Social Secretary
    • ·       Be present on the ground during events to ensure that official guests are properly greeted and resolve any bottlenecks

    Ambassador’s Trips Abroad

    • ·       Review the Ambassador's trip briefs proposed by Social Secretary and ensure alignment with protocol standards
    • ·       Ensure, through the Advance Person, that Ambassador’s seating and greeting are in line with protocol guidelines
    2.     Qualifications
    • ·       Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., Public Relations, Communications)
    • ·       Political Science or International Affairs Studies are highly preferred
    3.     Experience
    • ·       10+ years’ experience as protocol specialist
    • ·       Proven experience in hands-on event planning and team management
    • ·       Proficiency in Arabic and English
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