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DoD Foreign Military Finance (FMF)/International Military Education and Training (IMET) specialist supporting State Depart security cooperation efforts and oversight. Primary drafter of: (1) FMF and IMET memos to the Director of Foreign Assistance (F) or PM leadership required for the timely approval, obligation, or reprogramming of FMF or IMET funding; and (2) FMF allotment memos to move FMF funds within State bureaus as necessary. The contractor shall be responsible for liaison with their financial counterpart at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and account examiners at the Office of Management and Budget. The PC shall also be responsible for identifying, updating, and promulgating annual FMF and IMET policy and legal restrictions and other requirements for PM and targeted Department of Defense staff. In support of budget formulation, the contractor shall be responsible for administrative support throughout the year and culminating in the annual Joint Security Sector Assistance Review, which requires liaison with the interagency at critical budget junctures to ensure out-year budgets are deconflicted and best utilize appropriated funds. Further, the contractor shall support PM/SA participation in annual FMF Financial Management Reviews and Security Cooperation Education and Training Working Group meetings. The PC shall also provide other FMF and IMET data management requirements. Workplace is a HQ State Dept, Washington DC, or may also be done as a remote, tele-work position. Active SECRET level clearance required.
Contact Kurt Marisa at Human Domain Solutions (HDS) at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell: 703-853-0928
The Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) specialist supporting State Department PKO engagement with DoD and foreign partners. Support all PKO planning, oversight, and reporting responsibilities. Africa experience desired. Workplace is a HQ State Dept, Washington DC, or may also be done as a remote, tele-work position. Active SECRET level clearance required.
Minimum Work Experience Required:
Minimum Skills Required:
GDRP BiH Senior HRM Advisor - Sarajevo - Sincerus Global Solutions Inc Jobs (isolvedhire.com)
Are you looking to make a difference in security cooperation?
Sincerus is looking for an experienced professional to provide expert embedded advisory services to support the U.S. Department of State's Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) within the Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Ministry of Defense (MOD). The senior advisor will be responsible for advising and training the BiH MoD, their Joint Staff leadership, and their Armed Forces (AF) on policies, regulations, and operating procedures related to human resources management institutional capacity. The Advisors shall work with the MoD, Joint Staff, the AF, NATO counterparts, and other entities working on HRM and/or PPBE reform, as appropriate, to provide staff capacity- building, functional area assistance, and mentoring. These efforts support the MoD, including its Joint Staff, and the AF, to improve management of resources and maintain the appropriate force levels. This includes updating personnel retention; career management; recruitment; accession policies, procedures, and practices.
The GDRP is a U.S. State Department-funded program that, in close coordination with US Department of Defense, focuses on assisting Partner Nations with defense reform and civil-military institutional capacity building efforts. Advisor will serve a twelve-month, embedded commitment abroad in Sarajevo, BiH. This contract is for up to four years in length with extensions extremely likely.
The key Strategic Area of Interest for this position is in Defense/Security Sector Institutions, Functions, and Management Reform. Specifically, the Advisor will assist the partner nation's MOD with building capacity in some of these HRM areas:
The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
REQUIRED Qualifications for one (1) Human Resource Management (HRM) Senior Advisor
PREFERRED Qualifications for one (1) HRM Senior Advisor
Senior Strategic Planning Curriculum Develop Advisor - Lebanese Armed Forces Command Staff College - Beirut - Sincerus Global Solutions Inc Jobs (isolvedhire.com)
Sincerus Global Solutions, Inc. is looking for an experienced Strategic Planning Curriculum Development Professional to provide expert advisory services to the Lebanese Armed Forces in support of Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) initiatives. GDRP is a U.S. State Department-funded program that, in close coordination with U.S. Department of Defense, focuses on assisting Partner Nations with defense reform and civil-military institutional capacity building efforts. The embedded Senior Advisor will work with the Lebanese Armed Force (LAF) Command Staff College to reform their capacity in curriculum development for strategic level planning. The LAF Command Staff College is a senior officer professional military education institution, equivalent to the Command and General Staff Colleges and the War Colleges in the U.S. military.
This is a current, funded position for the LAF to conduct joint strategic planning across platforms and capabilities. Appreciation for the necessity of strategic planning requires the Advisor assist the LAF Command Staff College with the development of a curriculum and training package for senior LAF officers on both the importance of strategic level planning as well as various methodologies for the development of strategic plans. This body of instruction will be developed and implemented at the LAF Staff College.
The Senior Advisor is embedded at the LAF Staff College with the task of advising and supporting the LAF’s development and implementation of a curriculum and training package that deals directly with strategic level planning across all LAF equities. In addition, the Advisor may leverage engagements with U.S. National Defense University to assist in fostering institutional change consistent with this line of effort.
Key DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED Qualifications for one strategic-level planning Advisor.
a. A Master’s Degree and Six (6) years of experience as a strategic planner with the U.S. military, either as an active-duty uniformed service member or DoD civilian or contractor.
b. Prior demonstrated professional experience developing training material or developing curricula for consumption by senior military officials
c. Prior demonstrated experience in a joint operating environment.
d. U.S. citizen
e. Currently hold a Secret U.S. DOD issued clearance or possess the ability to obtain one.
PREFERED Qualifications for one strategic-level planning Advisor
a. Two (2) years of experience teaching at a U.S. military education institution (e.g., War College, National Defense University, Command and General Staff College)
b. Prior demonstrated experience advising foreign military or government at the operational or strategic level.
c. Two years prior experience working or living abroad, preferably in the region.
d. If a former military service member, rank of O5 or above.
e. Competency in spoken Arabic (Modern Standard or Levantine) or French, with a preference for Arabic.
Argentina Senior Cyber Advisor - CABA - Sincerus Global Solutions Inc Jobs (isolvedhire.com)
Apply at the embedded link above or contact Chris Forbes at email@example.com Looking forward to hearing from candidates who wish to continue making a difference on the national defense scene globally!
Sincerus is looking for an experienced Cybersecurity professional to provide expert advisory services to the Ministry of Defense (MOD) in support of Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) initiatives. GDRP is a US State Department-funded program that, in close coordination with US Department of Defense, focuses on assisting Partner Nations with defense reform and civil-military institutional capacity building efforts. The embedded Senior Advisor will work with the MOD and coordinate with all necessary partners to improve their cyber defense strategy and related ministerial policy. The Advisor will serve in a full time, twelve-month long commitment abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Advisor duties and responsibilities:
The Senior Advisor will provide expert guidance and provide the advice and technical assistance needed for the Ministry of Defense (MOD) to become an effective organization within a national cybersecurity environment. The Senior Advisor will also support effective interagency coordination by the MOD within the Government of Argentina around cybersecurity. He/she will provide cyber policy recommendations to MOD civilian and military leadership, to include the Minister, Deputy Minister, and Chief of Defense.
In furtherance of this goal, the Senior Advisor will support the local MOD to:
The Senior Advisor shall be qualified for the work performed as documented by education, certifications, licenses, permits, test reports, judgments, and similar documentation. At a minimum, the Senior Advisor shall possess the following qualifications.
Strategic Opportunities International is supporting a Department of State effort with the Kenyan Air Force and needs a Strategic Aviation Advisor
At least three (3) years’ experience at rank comparable to U.S. Military O-6. At least one (1) command tour at squadron-level (USAF or equiv.) or higher. At least two (2) years’ experience working at the Major or Combined Command-level (MAJCOM/COCOM) dealing with international strategy. At least 3,500 flying hours combined. At least 3 years, and 1,000 hours of instructor pilot (IP) experience. At least 3 years of relevant experience in fielding and integration of one or more aircraft in the (projected) KAF inventory, to include but not limited to: UH-1H Huey II, C-208 Cessna, Tucano, F-5 Tiger II, MD-500/530F, C-145 Sky Truck, AT-802L Air Tractor, Grob trainers, T-38 Talon
If interested, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
The candidate needs ten (10) years’ hands-on experience in operations and maintenance of fixed or rotor-wing aircraft (preferably on comparable aircraft in KAF inventory such as the UH-1 Huey II, AH-1 Cobra, MD530, MD500E, MD550, C-27, and Cessna C208). Also, at least 3 years of relevant experience in fielding and integration of one or more aircraft in the (projected) KAF inventory, to include but not limited to: UH-1H Huey II, C-208 Cessna, Tucano, F-5 Tiger II, MD-500/530F, C-145 Sky Truck, AT-802L Air Tractor, Grob trainers, T-38 Talon
Must have at least three (3) years’ experience working operational employment of air power, and/or command and control issues. And must have at least 3 years, and 1,000 hours of instructor maintenance experience
Strategic Opportunities International is assisting in locating 3 qualified individuals in support of US Government/Department of State efforts in Somalia. All will be working in Mogadishu.
The three positions to be filled are:
(1) AMISOM Transition Advisor
AMISOM Transition Advisor
(1) AMISOM Transition Advisor who will set the conditions for enduring political and strategic outcomes to the African Union Mission in Somalia military operations.
Scope of Work/Required Tasks Overview:
Somalia Military Assistance Coordinator
Somalia Military Assistance Coordinator(s) whose primary role will be to support program oversight and end-use monitoring for US Foreign Assistance support to Somalia’s Security Sector, AMISOM, and their Troop Contributing Countries (TCC).
Clearance: Top Secret Clearance and maintain eligibility to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Scope of Work/Required Tasks Overview:
• The primary role of the position is to help manage Somalia PKO programs, end-use monitoring, program oversight, and implementation coordination (with DOD, UNSOS, AMISOM, SNA, EU, and other donors) efforts for the COR and U.S. Embassy Mogadishu.
• The SMAC positions are expected to embed within the Embassy’s Political-Military (Pol-Mil) Office’s Security Sector Reform Team, while the SC positions will work from their quarters and in the field, and the Transition Advisor will work out of spaces allocated by AMISOM Headquarters or from the Transition Advisor’s quarters.
• Education: University degree (Bachelor’s Degree) in security, development, International relations, public administration, business administration, or a related field for all Coordinator positions.
• Minimum of five years of progressively responsible prior professional experience relevant to post-conflict political coordination, stabilization, and transition planning in Sub-Saharan Africa, and which would require familiarity with Somali politics and AMISOM leadership and operational concepts, terminology, research, and policy literature.
• Demonstrated prior professional experience in supporting the design and implementation of multilateral programs/projects at a region-wide level.
• Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring support to inter-disciplinary / interdepartmental teams and task forces.
• Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring collaborative work with colleagues in support achieving organizational objectives in high-risk, conflict environments.
• Two (2) years demonstrated prior professional experience working in Africa.
• Ability to write and speak fluently in English.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office suite programs, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• The SMACs must have a Top Secret Clearance and maintain eligibility to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
Site Coordinator to support program oversight and end-use monitoring for US Foreign Assistance support to Somalia’s Security Sector, AMISOM, and their Troop Contributing Countries (TCC).
Period of Performance: Base period of twelve months (12) with four (4) potential option periods
• • The primary role of these positions is to help manage Somalia PKO programs, end-use monitoring, program oversight, and implementation coordination (with DOD, UNSOS, AMISOM, SNA, EU, and other donors) efforts for the COR and U.S. Embassy Mogadishu.
HOT OPPORTUNITY Strategic Opportunities International is assisting in locating 3 qualified individuals in support of US Government/Department of State efforts in Somalia. All will be working in Mogadishu.
Great job for retired or former SCOs/FAOs.
Senior ELT Project Manager - Jubail, Saudi Arabia