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  • 15 Aug 2017 9:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    DSCA will be hiring several individuals to be part of a team within the Building Partner Capacity Directorate to help plan and design institutional capacity building components to full spectrum security cooperation.  DSCA is looking for individuals with regional and institutional capacity building expertise.  


    Announcement opened on Aug 10, 2017 and scheduled to close on Aug 18, 2017.

    The position is a Program Analyst, GS-0343-14, with a duty location in Arlington, VA.    Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by following the link below to USAJOBS:

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476452200 

  • 06 Jul 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.

    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

  • 05 Jul 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.

    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

  • 30 Jun 2017 12:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title

    Specialist, Department of Defense Projects

    Organizational Unit

    IIE Organization -> IIE US -> CE, Prvt Sector & Acad Pgrms

    Schedule

    Full Time

    Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Career Level

    Specialist

    Location

    Washington DC - Washington, DC 20005 US (Primary)

    Job Description

    The Specialist, Department of Defense Projects oversees a portfolio of Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored programs including The Language Flagship, the Boren Awards, and Project GO among others.  This is a unique opportunity to join initiatives aimed at improving the language and culture skills and knowledge of students and future military officers in US higher education and, more broadly, to transform the way Americans learn languages. The Flagship program for example, offers pathways for students of all academic majors and language levels to pursue professional level language study in nine critical languages including Arabic, Russian, and Chinese.

    The Specialist designs, develops and maintains relationships with institutional grantees, and government partners. Oversees program deliverables and milestones for DoD portfolio.  Manages communications with universities, overseas partners, other stakeholders and the sponsor. Drafts weekly ad-hoc or periodic reports, collaborating with other units as needed.  Takes a lead role in the planning and launch of new and special DoD initiatives and projects. The Specialist ensures IIE complies with DoD instructions as well as established protocol.  

    Essential Functions 

    • Liaises with sponsors, institutions, senior university officials within the DoD Program community on DoD program development, promotion, dissemination of results and best practices, problem solving, and the facilitation of a community of educators committed to the program goals. Communicates with peer POCs at the DoD for routine/daily tasks, ad hoc reports, and special client requests.
    • Coordinates and communicates with PDG team members assigned to the DoD projects to ensure deliverables are met and excellent service provided.  Designs, develops, and launches program related projects and initiatives for sponsor.    
    • Produces project reporting, gathers data from PDG, and develops presentations/reports for the client. Liaises as the lead negotiator for program scopes, budgets, and to ensure timely execution of all successful awardees, and to ensure timely execution of all contracts and sub-awards for the IIE internal Grants & Contracts unit, university program and sponsored program offices, and the sponsor’s office
    • Works with portfolio finance to monitor a segment of the DoD portfolio budgets as assigned by the Lead.    
    • Supports internal knowledge sharing practices based on project needs. Serves as daily liaison to internal PDG and IIE stakeholders. Informs, shares best practices and trains  PDG units on Advising, Outreach & Selection, Global Events & Delegation regarding DoD projects goals.

    Job Requirements

    Work Experience and Education:

    • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
    • Requires at least five years of related work experience.

    Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Must have strong written and oral communication skills. 
    • Must have project management experience. 
    • Must have experience in institutional grantee management. 
    • Must have client management experience and demonstrated ability to provide excellent client reports. 
    • Basic project management financial literacy required. 
    • Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time. 
    • Must be growth-oriented and understand IIE's lines of business. 
    • Must be able to represent IIE at external events including meeting with the client and other key stakeholders. 
    • Experience working with assigned market sector and be familiar with the regulatory environment and manage Institutional risk accordingly. 
    • Ability to influence and lead without authority.

    Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

    Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

    Travel

    10 to 25%

    Click here to apply

  • 29 Jun 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.

    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 Jun 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.

    -  English language proficiency with U.S. Defense English Institute Language Center (DEILC) English Comprehension Level (ECL) minimum score of 70 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.

    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 Jun 2017 4:54 AM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded technical adviser for the Senegal Armed Forces (SAF) in Dakar, Senegal. Provide technical consulting support for SAF leadership and staff on Boeing 727 aircraft engine/power plant issues and related logistical support operations to include maintenance and supply. Provide technical advisory support to SAF leadership and staff on aviation logistics management: organization, technical personnel, engine/power plant maintainer training, logistics, and infrastructure requirements. Develop an aviation engine/power plant sustainment program focused on maintaining Boeing 727 aircraft availability for troop and cargo transport in support of peacekeeping operations (PKO). Apply knowledge of engine/power plant expertise to assess Senegal’s Boeing 727 aircraft maintenance and sustainment procedures. The advisor’s ultimate goal is to help the SAF develop and maintain an integrated engine/power plant support program for its Boeing 727 aircraft to ensure aircraft availability to support Senegal’s deploying peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO missions.

    Basic Qualifications:

    ·  French language proficiency: read, write and speak French.

    ·  English language proficiency: read, write and speak English.

    ·  Five years of experience inspecting, testing, servicing and repairing JT8FD turbofan engines; also performing scheduled maintenance.

    ·  Familiarity with the Technical Standard Order (TSO) system, Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), Type Certificate, Amended Type Certificate, and Service Bulletins.

    ·  Ability to work with SAF military personnel; assess/evaluate programs, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training SAF Boeing 727 aircraft engine/power plant technicians.

    ·  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 and a monthly basis via written reports.

    ·  Willing to relocate to Dakar, Senegal for up to 24 months.

    Desired Qualifications:

    ·  Three years of engine/power plant maintenance support program planning and management experience with Boeing 727 aircraft or Boeing 707, 717 or 737; McDonnell Douglas DC-9, MD-80, or C-9C; or Northrop Grumman E-8C.

    ·  Two years of experience as an aircraft engine/power plant maintenance technician supervisory position.

    ·  Three years of experience working in an aviation maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) environment.

    ·  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification; airframe & power plant mechanics license.

    ·  French, Canada or U.S. Air Force or Navy experience as an engine/power plant technician.

    ·  Experience with aircraft support for United Nations (UN) or Africa regional peacekeeping operations.

    Security Clearance Not required.

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

  • 29 Jun 2017 4:35 AM | Anonymous member

    Position Description:

    Work as an embedded technical adviser for the Senegal Armed Forces (SAF) in Dakar, Senegal. Provide technical consulting support for SAF leadership and staff on Boeing 727 aircraft avionics issues and related logistical support operations to include maintenance and supply. Provide technical advisory support for SAF leadership and staff on aviation logistics management: organization, technical personnel, avionics maintainer training, logistics, and infrastructure requirements. Develop an avionics sustainment program focused on maintaining Boeing 727 aircraft availability for troop and cargo transport in support of peacekeeping operations (PKO). Apply knowledge of avionics expertise to assess Senegal’s Boeing 727 aircraft maintenance and sustainment procedures. The advisor’s ultimate goal is to help the SAF develop and maintain an integrated avionics support program for its Boeing 727 aircraft to ensure aircraft availability to support Senegal’s deploying peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) or other regional PKO missions.

    Basic Qualifications:

    ·  French language proficiency: read, write and speak French.

    ·  English language proficiency: read, write and speak English.

    ·  Five years of Boeing 727 aircraft maintenance experience inspecting, testing, servicing and repairing flight instrument systems and avionics to include navigational and fight displays, engine indicators and crew alerting systems, aircraft monitoring systems, flight management systems, radar systems, lightning sensor systems, and voice and data transmission systems; also performing scheduled maintenance.

    ·  Knowledge of Boeing 727 aircraft electrical systems, including basic electronics, schematics and wiring diagrams; bench and line maintenance; test equipment calibration procedures; avionics installation; and autopilot and navigation systems.

    ·  Familiarity with the Technical Standard Order (TSO) system, Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), Type Certificate, Amended Type Certificate, and Service Bulletins.

    ·  Ability to work with SAF military personnel; assess/evaluate programs, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training SAF Boeing 727 aircraft  avionics technicians.

    ·  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 and a monthly basis via written reports.

    ·  Willing to relocate to Dakar, Senegal for up to 24 months.

    Desired Qualifications:

    ·  Three years of Boeing 727 aircraft avionics maintenance support program planning and management experience.

    ·  Two years of experience in an avionics maintenance technician supervisory position.

    ·  Three years of experience working in an aviation maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) environment.

    ·  Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification/licensing and FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License (GROL) and Radar Endorsement (RE).

    ·  French, Canada or U.S. Air Force or Navy experience as an avionics technician.

    ·  Experience with aircraft support for United Nations (UN) or Africa regional peacekeeping missions.

    Security Clearance Not required.

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

  • 29 Jun 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

  • 15 Jun 2017 11:02 AM | Anonymous member

    Title:  Task Manager

    Location: Lackland AFB, TX

    Salary: up to $175,000

    Clearance: TS/SCI

    Key Role:
    Perform as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on analytic tradecraft tenets and standards. Advise on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) principles, policies, and procedures. Provide analysis and training support to Air Force mission forces. Interact with Air Force and intelligence community tradecraft experts, including ISR analysis, Division Chief, and the Director of Intelligence for the Air Combat Command. Conduct analysis to develop short–, medium–, and long–term plans, including the development of learning strategies, critical thinking, advanced analytics, and learning program management. Provide instructional design and assist with the execution of operational intelligence activities. Identify program development procedures to support standardization and process improvement actions across the ISR enterprise. This position is located in San Antonio, TX.

    Basic Qualifications:
    -10+ years of experience in the AF ISR enterprise within intelligence operations and training
    -10+ years of experience with multi–intelligence disciplines, including SIGINT, GEOINT, HUMINT, or MASINT
    -Knowledge of Air Force or service equivalent analytic standards and tenets
    -TS/SCI clearance
    -BA or BS degree

    Additional Qualifications:
    -4+ years of experience at the MAJCOM or NAF level preferred
    -Experience in working with Air Force Major Command (MAJCOM) staff coordination
    -Experience with ISR operations and weapon systems, including AF Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS)
    -Experience with instructional systems design methodologies and learning strategies
    -Knowledge of DoD and commercially available critical thinking training
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