Material Management Trainer (GSK) - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


Job Description:
The Afghan National Army Special Operations Command (ANASOC) General Support Kandak (GSK) Material Management Trainer-Mentor shall train logistics processes and procedures for optimal material support to assigned ANASOC personnel. The GSK Material Management Trainer-Mentor will implement and operate programs, practices, and procedures for developing optimal utilization of logistics personnel; design and administer programs to train all levels of personnel assigned to logistics and warehouse operations; develop tests and visual aids; coordinate class arrangements, conduct training classes, and develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities; and develop programs and practices to identify developmental needs including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments related to support to ANASOC. Trainer-Mentor must have CORE-IMS familiarity and an understanding of Afghan logistics processes, Decrees, and directives.

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.


  • The Material Management Trainer-Mentor will assist Afghan counterparts in the execution of the following tasks associated with the Train, Advise, Assist and Mentor (TAAM) mission:
    • Material management of all classes of supplies (except Class V and IX).
    • Monitoring of on-hand stocks.
    • Determining logistics support requirements.
    • Coordinating local purchases.
    • Retrograde and distribution of supplies.
    • Repair parts requirements and projection of part availability.
    • Use and training of personnel on CORE-IMS.
    • Maintain LOGSTAT of Special Operations Brigades (SOB) / National Mission Brigade (NMB) on hand quantities and needs.
    • Assist with resupply push package requirements to SOB, NMB, and/or Special Operations Kandaks (SOK).
  • The Material Management Trainer-Mentor will report to the Team Leader, as well as the Program Manager.
  • The Material Management Trainer-Mentor will be responsible for regularly interacting with US and coalition military personnel.
  • Based on circumstances that are unique to the respective work location, the Material Management Trainer-Mentors will be responsible for making on the scene decisions as to how to execute the curriculum.
  • Along with the respective team leader, the Material Management Trainer-Mentor will be responsible for assessing how well the ASSF have learned coursework

Required Qualifications:
  • Material Management Trainer-Mentor will be a former E9/CW3/O4 or higher with military occupational specialty 99, 90, 91, 92 or service equivalent and will have battalion, brigade or separate task force support experience
  • Must have at least 4 years of related work experience
  • Must possess excellent MS Office Skills and Personal Computer (PC) Skills
  • Must exhibit excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have outstanding organizational skills
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghanistan Visa
  • This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
  • Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers.
  • Prefer previous combat experience in Afghanistan.
  • Prefer previous Special Operations Forces support experience.

Security Clearance: US citizenship status is required; must possess and maintain an active or current U.S. DOD Secret Security clearance.
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited school & four (4) years of related experience, OR two (2) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.

Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied