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· 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.
Position Title: US Air Force Security Cooperation Training Manager
Location: Joint Base McGuire, New Jersey
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.
- 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
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Position Title: Attaché Instructor
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Foreign Visit Planning
Ambassador’s Trips Abroad
The Advance Person is responsible for traveling to a specific destination to arrange the Ambassador’s accommodation, meetings, and personal security. The Advance Person also ensures that event/meeting that the Ambassador is attending is in line with protocol guidelines. The Advance Person works closely with the Social Secretary, as well as the Scheduling Officer and Security Personnel.
The Social Secretary is responsible for managing the Ambassador’s social calendar, including official and unofficial dinners, receptions, invitations and RSVPs, and guest lists. The Social Secretary also prepares birthday/condolence notes, and gifts on behalf of the Ambassador and assists in developing the Ambassador’s trip briefs. The Social Secretary is required to work closely with his/her direct reports, Advance Person and Scheduling Officer, as well as the Senior Protocol Officer, PR & Media Relations Specialists, and Security Personnel.
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Specialist, Department of Defense Projects
IIE Organization -> IIE US -> CE, Prvt Sector & Acad Pgrms
Washington DC - Washington, DC 20005 US (Primary)
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.
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Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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
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Location: Lackland AFB, TX
Salary: up to $175,000
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