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EASTERN EUROPE

Project Manager / Professional Military Education SME

(Dual Role Position)

Location: Eastern Europe

Period of Performance: Full time 24 -36 months

Position(s) Available: One (1)

We seek a Professional Military Education (PME) SME in support of a USG contract. This is an immediate fill job offer. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: The Project Manager/PME SME will be the senior advisor/trainer for the Professional Military Education (PME) and Exercise Support elements to the host country training program. As the PME SME will develop programs of instruction (POIs) and serve as the senior instructor for the Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Staff Officer Development Course (SODC), and/or Captains Career Course (CCC) to include developing and implementing POIs and developing lesson plans.  As the Senior PME instructor, will serve as the primary advisor to the Host Country Professional Education (GPE) cadre and command.  Will assist in development of Programs of Instruction (POIs), ensure that POI content accurately reflects evolving processes and doctrine in the host country military education system and provide advice and training to the host country PME cadre/instructors,. In addition will teach classes for the Captain’s Career Course, Staff Officer Development Course, and/or Command and General Staff Course.  As the Project Manager will supervise the activities of a Logistics Subject Matter Expert and a Support Advisory Subject Matter Expert.  Will support exercises as a Senior OC/T as required.  The Project Manager/PME SME will report to the in-country Program Manager.

Required Experience:

Project Manager (PJM) will be an Army/USMC Combat Arms Officer, former Battalion Commander, MEL 1, with senior staff and joint staff experience.

Preferred Experience: CGSC or War College instructor experience.

The PJM will routinely interact with host country brigade and division logistics personnel and senior ministry of defense officials and shall possess the interpersonal skills necessary to assist, mentor and guide the development and implementation of strategic, operational, and tactical training, processes and procedures.

Other Requirements: 

  • U.S. Passport with at least 1 year remaining before expiration
  • Must be drug free and pass a drug screening test.
  • Ability to effectively work in a cross-cultural setting on a daily basis and be comfortable training and instructing
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check with good results
  • Must provide 3 professional references.
  • Must have or qualify for a Secret clearance.

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

Senior Logistics SME

Location: Eastern Europe

Period of Performance: Full time 24 -36 months

Position(s) Available: One (1)

We seek a Logistics SME in support of a USG contract.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: Subject Matter Expert (SME) for operational logistics, stockpile management, physical security and resource management. In addition familiarity with Integrated Resource Management Systems (IRMS).  The Downrange Logistics Subject Matter Expert (SME) will be a former US Army field grade Quartermaster or Ordnance Officer, with previous Logistics staff, or Support Battalion Command experience as well as experience running logistical centers at tactical and operational echelons.  Further, the Logistics SME will develop the host country logistics infrastructure and regulatory framework, and will support and advise the host country to develop logistics support and resource management processes that support the overall training, planning, and forecasting systems that are part of the host country overall logistics plan.  The Logistics SME will be able to integrate the IRMS, PSSM, and Operational Logistics components into the existing logistics plan.  The Logistics SME will provide exercise support at Brigade and higher-level exercises on subjects related to logistics, support, and resource management.   Any other duties required by the US Government will be integrated into this position, as required. The Logistics SME will report to the project manager.

Required Experience:

Former U.S. Army or USMC field-grade officer (04-06) that has served in a senior Brigade or Division logistics position (S4/G4) with extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of logistics and resource management support.

The logistics SME will routinely interact with host country brigade and division logistics personnel and senior ministry of defense officials and shall possess the interpersonal skills necessary to assist, mentor and guide the development and implementation of strategic, operational, and tactical logistics management systems. 

Other Requirements: 

  • U.S. Passport with at least 1 year remaining before expiration
  • Must be drug free and pass a drug screening test.
  • Ability to effectively work in a cross-cultural setting on a daily basis and be comfortable training and instructing
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check with good results
  • Must provide 3 professional references.
  • Must have or qualify for a Secret clearance.

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

Support Logistics Advisor SME

Location: Eastern Europe

Period of Performance: Full time 24 -36 months

Position(s) Available: One (1)

We seek a Support Advisor SME in support of a USG contract

Job Duties and Responsibilities: The Supporting Advisor will serve to provide technical and subject matter support primarily for the Operational Logistics and Professional Military Education (PME) training requirements.  The Supporting Advisor will be a US Army or USMC field grade officer with a background in operational logistics; experience developing, delivering, and evaluating programs of instruction to non-US training audiences; and experience in with commissioned and non-commissioned officer professional military education and objectives.  The Supporting Advisor will assist in the development of support, logistics, and resource management programs of instruction for courses from the basic NCO course through the Command and General Staff Course.  The Supporting Advisor will also assist in developing the logistics, support and resource management programs for the host country, and ensure that the processes being implemented are fully incorporated into the PME programs, and perform other advisory duties as required by the Project Manager.  The Supporting Advisor will provide exercise support for battalion, brigade and higher-level exercises on subjects related to operational and strategic logistics, supply chain, classes of supply, resource management, and operational planning.  Any other duties required by the US Government will be integrated into this position, as required. The Support Advisor will report to the Project Manager.

Required Experience:

Former U.S. Army or USMC field-grade officer (04-06) that has served in a senior Brigade or Division logistics position (S4/G4) with extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of logistics and resource management support.

Preferred Experience: teaching logistics related courses or skills at the company, battalion, and brigade level. Experience teaching at the Quartermaster or Ordnance Officer basic or advanced courses is highly desired.

The Support Advisor SME will routinely interact with host country brigade and division logistics personnel and senior ministry of defense officials and shall possess the interpersonal skills necessary to assist, mentor and guide the development and implementation of strategic, operational, and tactical logistics management systems.

Other Requirements: 

  • U.S. Passport with at least 1 year remaining before expiration
  • Must be drug free and pass a drug screening test.
  • Ability to effectively work in a cross-cultural setting on a daily basis and be comfortable training and instructing
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check with good results
  • Must provide 3 professional references.
  • Must have or qualify for a Secret clearance.

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

Observer Controller Trainer Subject Matter Expert (OC/T-SME)

Location: TBD.

Period of Performance: TBD.

Position(s) Available: One (1)

We seek an Observer Controller Trainer Subject Matter Expert (OC/T-SME) in support of a USG contract.

MUST HAVE BEEN AN OBSERVER CONTROLLER / TRAINER  AT A NTC such as:

  • JRTC(Ft. Polk),
  • NTC(Fort Irwin),
  • MTC(Ft. Riley),
  • or JMRC (Hohenfels)

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Specific Duty Description: In addition to other assigned duties, the OC/T-SME will provide OC/T related functional expertise, input and instructional material contribution to OC/T curriculum.  This includes but is not limited to the following:  
  • Guide, advise, and contribute to analysis activities for all curricula. 
  • Guide, advise, and contribute to design activities for new or revised curricula. 
  • Guide, advise, and contribute to analysis activities for extant or proposed instructional material. 
  • Develop/produce instructional material and contribute to others’ production efforts. 
  • Contribute to standardizing course materials. 
  • Contribute to quality control efforts for all curricula. 
  • Serve as subject-matter-expert (SME) for processes and doctrine associated with planning, preparation, and execution at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of war. 
  • Present instructional material to students of all courses as directed.
  • Mentor members of the host country. 
  • Mentor students of all curricula upon request from students or faculty. 
  • Monitor and advise students and student groups during all exercises executed within the curricula. 
  • Advise and coach commanders and staffs of tactical units during specified major NGU exercises. 

Required Experience:

Former U.S. Army field-grade officer (04-06) or senior NCO (E8/E9)that has served in senior OC/T positions at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), National Training Center (NTC), or Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) with extensive experience and knowledge on all aspects executing the duties of an OC/T and training requirements of professional OC/T. 

The OC/T-SME will routinely interact with students of all courses, senior officials of the NGU faculty, and senior officials at major subordinate commands and shall possess the interpersonal skills necessary to assist, mentor and guide the development and implementation of strategic, operational, and tactical planning and management systems.

Other Requirements: 

  • U.S. Passport with at least 1 year remaining before expiration
  • Must be drug free and pass a drug screening test.
  • Ability to effectively work in a cross-cultural setting on a daily basis and be comfortable 
training and instructing.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check with good results
  • Must provide 3 professional references.

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

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SOUTH EAST ASIA & PACIFIC ISLAND NATIONS - OCONUS

Law Enforcement Instructors (Narcotics Investigations)

Location: SE Asia and Pacific Island Nations

Period of Performance: varies from 1 – 6 weeks

Position(s) Available: Ten (10)  –  varies from instructor to Course Lead

Requirement: must have a Covid vaccination proof or be will to be vaccinated before deployment. *Note – in some countries you must quarantine (at full pay) for 7-14 days regardless of vaccination status.

Job Description: Will teach various classes in Tactical Applications, Vehicle Interdiction and Search, Narcotics Investigation Techniques, Warrant Execution, Surveillance, Investigative Techniques, Interviewing and Questioning Techniques, Crime Scene Management, Criminal Information Analysis, Clandestine Laboratory Identification and Safety, Financial Investigations, etc. The job requires preparing Courses of Instruction, lesson plans, practical exercises, and situational training exercises. Class sizes vary, but typically 20-30 students per class. Class delivery is typically a combination of lecture (classroom) and practical exercises with emphasis on hands-on training.

Experience: Must be a POST certified current, former, or retired law enforcement officer with SIGNIFICANT (5 plus years) counter narcotics experience. Must have documented experience as an instructor of law enforcement classes. 

Preferred Experience: teaching international law enforcement personnel, counter narcotics instructor at a regional or federal academy. 

Qualifications:

  • POST certification
  • local, state, or federal counter-narcotics experience
  • Instructor of law enforcement classes in various investigative techniques
  • prefer experience at a local, state, or federal Law Enforcement Training Academy

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

Intelligence Analyst (Maritime)

Location: SE Asia

Period of Performance: 24 weeks

Position(s) Available: One (1)

Job Description: Mentorship of organization(s) involved in the Maritime Domain Awareness for the SE Pacific region.

Mentor, advise and assist various organization(s) in various intelligence analysis activities such as various types of data analysis, product development and dissemination, interagency cooperation and support to organizations that can then use intelligence products for enforcement actions, i.e., Police, Coast Guard, Customs, Military, International law enforcement agencies, etc. Will act as a Subject Matter Expert for intelligence analysis activities. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

School trained intelligence analyst (either US military or civilian agency). DD214 or civilian employment documents must support school training and experience/employment as an intel analyst. 

Minimum of 10 years experience as an intelligence analyst for either the US government or supporting US or state government organizations.

Required:

  • Experience as a law enforcement or military intelligence analyst.
  • Experience as an instructor of basic and advanced intelligence analyst courses in either a military or law enforcement organization.

Preferred: 

Intelligence analysis experience in maritime domains such as coastal regions or areas where maritime criminal activities take place. 

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

Combat Medical Instructor (18D or Paramedic)

Location: SE Asia

Period of Performance: 4 weeks

Position(s) Available: Two (2)

Requirement: Must be vaccinated against Covid or agree to get vaccinated immediately – cannot deploy without vaccination. 

Job Description: The instructor will provide Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Combat Life Saver instruction (merged course). The objective of the course is to bring students to a level that they can provide basic and advanced life-saving skills within their organization. The course is designed as a 2-week course to include MEDEVAC procedures. 

Qualifications 

Minimum: 

  • 18D, or NREMT-P or equivalent with experience in Iraq, Afghanistan or other countries providing medical instruction to local national police or military organizations. 
  • Civilian experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Preferred: 

  • Experience training Thai LE or military units
  • Experience conducting EMT instructor certification courses

Please contact Walt Smith a.s.a.p.

Calls will not be taken — applicants will be contacted after resume submission and review. DD214 will be required to confirm resume.

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Our experienced staff know and accept that contracting differs vastly from their past active-service experience!

  • As a contractor you are expected to deliver a higher level of self discipline, tenacity, self-reliance and honesty.
  • A positive mental attitude and a desire for continuous improvement are necessary if you aim to successfully deliver products and services in many of the austere locations we operate in.
  • As a rule, our contracting customers expect us to do more with less – to a higher Quality Standard  – than they themselves could deliver in the same circumstances.

If you think you are up to facing these challenges, we want to hear from you…

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