HR and Force Management Embedded Senior MOD Advisor-Slovenia
- Military veterans preferred
2020-05-21 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Ljubljana 1000 Slovenia
is seeking an embedded Senior Advisor to support the U.S. Department of
State’s Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) within the Slovenian Ministry of
Defense (MOD). The senior advisor will be responsible in assisting
Slovenia’s MOD to develop their human resource (HR) and force management
The Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) is
a new defense reform capacity building program funded by the Department of
State in close coordination with the Department of Defense that seeks to assist
partner nations’ security forces with providing security in an effective,
transparent, and accountable manner to civilian authorities, while advancing
U.S. national security objectives.
Strategic Areas of Interest for this position are in the Defense/Security Force Restructure Reform Sector. Specifically the Advisor will assist the
partner nation’s MOD with building capacity in some of these areas:
Institutional development and change
Organizational assessment, design, and
Force structure development and readiness
Personnel recruitment, retention, and
Evaluations and assessment
duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provide advice related to organizational
development, interagency cooperation, and strategy development to assist the MOD’s
capacity development. Specifically focusing on their HR and force management
Provide advice to the MOD on ways to
develop plans and strategies for a successful HR and force management reform.
Assess training needs and requirements for
effective implementation. Provide policy, operations analysis, recommendations,
Participate in senior level meetings,
seminars, and exercises to provide expert level military input to help maintain
and develop the ability to respond to emerging issues appropriately.
Lead overseas assessments of host nation
MOD capacity in GDRP area of focus, as well as assess the impact of planned or
current programmatic activities and propose remedial actions. Draft memos and
reports to provide expert analysis regarding MOD HR and force management
programs and assessments.
Maintain knowledge of contemporary,
professional military operational and management principles, techniques, and
issues, and recommend which are appropriate for international application for HR
and force management capacity develpment.
Draft memos and reports to provide expert
analysis regarding HR and force management programs and assessments.
Education and Experience
Bachelors and eight (8) years or more of related
experience; Masters and six (6) years or more experience.
Must have reached, at a minimum, the rank
of O-5 in the military or equivalent (i.e. FS-02/GS-14) in a civilian capacity.
Prior demonstrated experience in HR or Force
Development and Force Integration.
U.S. citizen with
either a Security Clearance or a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)
Certification or the ability to be granted either will be required.
Excellent written and verbal English
Proficient across MS Office Suite.
Medical requirements will be defined at the
Task Order level, where applicable.
Preferred qualifications will likely
(Program and Partner
Prior experience living-abroad.
Cultural knowledge of the region.
Prior embassy experience.
Prior experience working with State
Department in support of GDRP initiatives.