Deputy Advisor for Ministry of Interior (MoI) Plans Division Chief - 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). The Deputy Advisor Trains, Advises and Assists (TAA) the MoI and ANP.

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:

  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance of established Afghan systems across the spectrum of tasks in the MoI and ANP. Upon request, the Contractor shall translate documentation into Dari.
  • Conduct daily engagements with their corresponding MoI/ANP primaries and their staffs. Coordinate with the police and government lead or the functional team chief to maximize effort and contact.
  • Develop, manage, and execute MoI and ANP plans, programs and policies for the respective functional areas.
  • Develop systems that are standardized, effective, and aligned throughout the MoI, ANP and other GIRoA national systems and functions.
  • Guide, teach, and mentor MoI and ANP personnel in determining broad objectives commensurate to their rank and position.
  • Mentor the ANP/MoI leadership and their staffs, ensuring leaders are developed to effectively lead the staff and manage the force to include requirements, planning, alignment, and execution.
  • Advise ANP leaders and staffs to ensure policies are understood, distributed, and executed within their functional areas across the ANP, to include:
  • Conduct review and reorganization with MoI and ANP staffs to ensure appropriate communication and integration.
  • Develop individual and section roles and responsibilities for the MoI/ANP.
  • Establish inter- and intra-office communications.
  • Develop coordination skills to complete their tasks and missions.
  • Assist the MoI/ANP in the forming of working groups and the conduct of effort to ensure a clear understanding and delineation of authorities and responsibilities.
  • Provide MoI and ANP support and guidance for cross functional issues which require horizontal staffing and coordination and systemic integration. Establish and refine vertically and horizontally integrated systems through modern police practices to ensure proper communication and dissemination of tasks and correspondence.
  • Provide guidance to MoI/ANP in developing decrees.
  • Mentor to build POIs.
  • Assist MoI/ANP with training efforts upon implementation.
  • Assist MoI/ANP in the development of doctrine for their functional areas.
  • Develop MoI and ANP leadership skills to make decisions independently of outside assistance.
  • Guide MoI and ANP to develop policies and systems that are transparent, accountable and have the appropriate oversight mechanisms in place to combat corruption.
  • Provide mentorship and suggest effective processes and systems to the MoI/ANP functional staffs.
  • Develop enduring relationships based on candor and trust.
  • Coordinate among other staff functions and develop and deliver developmental training programs for all members of the staff.
  • Develop and train ANP staffs and ensure execution in standard office practices in areas such as meeting preparation, travel planning, correspondence handling, and computer use.
  • Prepare and keep current terms of reference for all members of the MoI/ANP staff, including the Executive Office and the Deputy Ministers.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to the advisory position from an accredited institution of higher education, and at least 4 years significant experience in a field related to both the position as well as security assistance.
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite Applications (i.e., Power Point, Word, and Excel)
  • Significant experience in duties related to this position.
  • Prior military or Law Enforcement experience.
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 133078