SAIC is seeking a GPOI Senior Soldier Skills Trainer for work in Ghana with the US State Department's GPOI (Global Peace Operations Initiative) training program.
Trainers will be the Team Lead’s senior peace operations soldier skills instructor and assist with ensuring the program successfully provides mentoring, advising, and training support.
Provides assistance to Host Nation (HN) training centers, their cadre, and units (company to brigade size and including multi-national force headquarters) in training for peacekeeping missions.
Required Education and Experience:
HS/GED and 19 years of experience OR Bachelors and 15 years or more of related experience; OR Masters and 13 years or more experience; OR PhD or JD and 4 years or more experience.
10 years of U.S. or NATO military experience in a combat arms specialty (combat arms, Army or Marines, is defined as armor, cavalry, engineer, field artillery, infantry or special forces).Attainment of military grade of E-7 and higher (or NATO equivalent)
Experience deployed to an overseas contingency operation since September 11, 2001.
Relevant military operations or foreign security force (police or military) training experience in the last 5 years.
Experience as a senior trainer to a foreign security partner with directly related experience in capacity building and unit level assessments.
Experience as an instructor in soldier skills training unit developing individual and collective skills intended to develop technical and tactical proficiency.
Regional experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.