Logistics Advisor - Jinja, Uganda

23 Oct 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.

Desired Qualifications:

-  Experience as a Chief, Office of Security Cooperation or Defense Attaché in Africa.

-  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

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