Advisor, End-Use Monitoring (EUM) - Military veterans preferred

2019-04-10
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Afghanistan

Job Description:

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 End-Use Monitoring (EUM) assist the ANDSF in registering defense articles; tracking the origin, shipping, receipt, distribution, and disposition of defense articles procured under the Security Assistance Office (SAO), Logistics Branch, and End Use Monitoring Section.

Required Hours:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise the ANDSF in proper equipment accountability procedures and processes to include procurement, shipment, receipt, storage and issue.
  • Analyze and report data utilizing existing databases as required and interface with subject matter experts throughout CSTC-A.
  • Consult with RSM chain of command, adjacent activities, and other DOD agencies management to define and evaluate solutions and functional requirements.
  • Develop recommendations for program management process improvements including policy, automation tools to assist decision making processes.
  • Advise the ANDSF to research, identify, and report material weaknesses in program design and operational controls.
  • Assist with preparation of Quarterly and End-of-Year EUM reports.
  • Assist with preparation of reports to document all EUM activities as it relates to the ANDSF transfer of materiel from the U.S. Foreign Military Sales, or Coalition donations,.
  • Register defense articles by preparing, uploading, and exporting historical data of origin, shipping, receipt, distribution, and disposition of defense articles from the appropriate manual or automated System of Record, Stock Record Account, or Inventory Management System.
  • Inform the SAO EUM team of potential unauthorized changes in the end-use status of defense articles due to loss, theft, improper storage, negligence, or physical security and accountability procedures.
  • Advise the ANDSF to propose corrective measures to prevent compromise, unauthorized use, loss, or theft.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of and be conversant in the legislation, DoD instructions and regulations, and published formal and informal Standard Operating Procedures governing the registration of small arms, tracking shipping, origin, receipt, distribution, and disposition of defense articles, end use monitoring and enhanced end use monitoring.
  • Advise the ANDSF to provide logistical analysis and support to the Logistics Branch and End Use Monitoring Section.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on Business Management, Logistics Management, or Information Management.
  • Minimum four years of combined experience in 2 or more of the following domains: logistics, foreign military sales, information systems management, acquisition, or program management.
  • United States citizen with a US passport having at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghan Visa
  • Automated data processing knowledge: possess working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, graphics presentation, databases, E-mail clients & web browsers, and web content management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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. Must have US Passport valid for at least six months before deployment.
  • Working knowledge of 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..
  • 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.
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 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.

This position requires a U.S. Person 132905