Advisor, Security Assistance Information Management
- Military veterans preferred
2019-04-10 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
The U.S. Government (USG) Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A) has a requirement for continued in-depth functional and programmatic contractor support to advise, teach, and mentor the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and Afghanistan Security Institutions (ASI). This position will be based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Advisor, Security Assistance Information Management provides Multi-echelon security assistance for the ANDSF.
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training management and oversight up to 60 hours per week while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.
Operational planning information management that supports the development of ANDSF and capability and capacity to perform information management as it relates to integrated operational planning.
Lead and participate in initiatives to synchronize, prioritize, and integrate planning processes with external ANDSF agencies.
Information management to support reliable end-to-end sustainment processes.
Integrated logistics information management, provide processes and tools for information management, provide processes and tools for information management that are standardized to the extent practical.
How to ensure doctrine, policies, and procedures are appropriate and consistently applied.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Master's degree in a field related to the specific advisory position from an accredited institution of higher education; or, six years position-related experience PLUS a Bachelor's degree in any field.
At least 4 years of experience working in information management.
United States citizen with a US passport having at least 6 months of eligibility remaining
Must be able to obtain an Afghan Visa
At least 6 months experience providing security assistance to Iraq or Afghanistan.
Interpersonal communication, influence, and interaction skills that are effective in a complex strategic environment.
Creative problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with harmony and tact in a cramped, austere, combat environment.
Possess a final (not interim) DoD SECRET Level Security Clearance before deployment and maintain that clearance.
Automated data processing knowledge: possesses working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, graphics presentation, databases, E-mail clients & web browsers, and web content management.
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications (i.e., Power Point, Word, and Excel).
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
Must be willing to deploy to and reside 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 willing and able to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment as required. In the conduct of their training contractors may encounter hostile forces.
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, also must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs or rough terrain.
In country hires who have previously attended CRC may not have to attend CRC but must still meet all medical and other deployment requirements.
Must comply with drug testing/screening requirement every six months.
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, and communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. 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. Physical requirements include but 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.
Familiar with relationships between Resolute Support, CSTC-A, and the ANDSF.
Prior experience with Defense Contracting, ITAR's, and Import/Export Regulations.
Current or prior working experience on this contract
Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied.