ANASOC SBU Team Lead in Kabul at PAE

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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Job Description

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Summary / Scope of Work:

The SBU Team Lead will provide oversight to the ANASOC SBU Training and Mentoring team during the SBU Training and transformation effort.  Provide Leadership during all Train, Advise, Assist, and Mentorship (TAAM) sessions with ANASOC HQ and all their subordinate organizational counterparts.  Duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to financial management in support of budgeting, accounting, logistics, depot management, procurement, Afghan fiscal law, and integrated program budgeting. The SBU Team Lead will support ANASOC (MOD) in becoming a Secondary Budget Unit (SBU).  They will provide direct support to directorates and their sections by providing direction and training, as well as align under MOD Line Ministries to ensure direction is approved and aligned with policy. SBU Team Leader will ensure all requirements are aligned and all necessary systems and policy with each entity are in place. Upon completion, SBU Subject Matter Expert (SME) will have ensured each entity can implement and sustaining financial responsibility. Contractor will ensure each Command has been granted SBU authority.

Required Hours:

Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training sixty hours (60) per week while OCONUS.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary interface for SBU functional flows to ANASOC
  • Layout – define and organize, organizations, their commands and their subordinate units
  • Layout - define and organize and create command structure, policy, regulatory and decrees between superior (Line Ministries) and subordinate commands
  • Ensure directorate/section of both (all) entities have all necessary areas of training accounted for to ensure SBU functionality and flows. This includes, but is not limited to validating; Procurement (NPA) and Finance (MOF) functional flow etc. to and from their respective Line Ministries (MOD)
  • Ensure Directorates/Section members are trained on all SBU matters to include Depot management, and procurement methods
  • Ensure all entities within ANASOC receive Afghan Financial Management Information System (AFMIS) training as well as BPET.
  • Ensure both entities and their leadership receive training on Validating Committees (VC), Working Program Budget Advisory Committee (WPBAC) and Senior Program Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC), as well as requirements flow to and through MOD-F to MOF
  • Ensure all directorates and their staff are trained on operating within command and authority lines to work fiscal requirements and budget level authority increases, to show development of short-term financial plans, execution of current year budgets and how to request increased fiscal and procurement authorities and petty cash. This also includes; end-of-year closeout procedures out-cycle unfunded requirements and successfully defending budgets
  • Create/build a program that can account for and streamline requirements for both entities.  Program must align all requirements with proper coding; cost, depot, procurement, CoreIMS, location, priorities, as well as auto translate Dari to English at a minimum.  The system must follow Order 1108 High office of Anticorruption, the Afghan President’s office, the Minister of Interior, and comply with all Donor Nation requirements and guidelines
  • Ensure all requirements for both Commands have been correctly identified, costed, coded and sent forward through their appropriate chain of command or working group that may be held at the superior commands HQ
  • Ensure primary lead for each directorate is functional
  • Train all others as needed
  • Serve as the primary interface for both commands for Secondary Budget Unit (SBU)
  • Interact as needed with Resolute Support Mission Advisors for nesting and synchronizing financial and budgetary activities in support of both commands
  • Ensure all assigned SBU personnel have clearly defined tasks
  • Ensure all ANASOC entities define necessary positions on their Tashkil to account for SBU functions
  • Provide required/requested reports and documentation to ANASOC Deputy Program Manager, ASSF-TP Program Manager and or other Commands as requested
  • Additional duties, responsibilities, and requirements as identified by the ANASOC Deputy Program Manager or ASSF-TP Program Manager

    Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience developing programmatic requirements
  • Experience with military force management process
  • Basic understanding of Afghan Payroll Process
  • Basic understanding of Afghan Financial Management systems (APPS, AFMIS, BPET)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • MS Office and personal computer skills
  • Interpersonal and people skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Willingness to work in hostile areas
  • Possess understanding of CoreIMS and the MOI 14 process.
  • Understanding of the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) and capable of relating MDMP to the Afghan cipher process.
  • Capable of building and maintaining positive relations and rapport with teammates, the client (US, NATO, and Troop Contributing Nation military forces), and Afghan counterparts.
  • Must comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders.
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
  • Must comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders
  • Understand the Theater ROE (Rules of Engagement)
  • Additional duties, responsibilities, and requirements as identified by program management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience as a military senior NCO or field grade officer
  • Have a complete working knowledge of all GIRoA accounting and budgetary policies, manuals, procedures and processes as well as Procurement Law and Procurement Rules at a minimum across ministries MOF, MOE, MOJ, MOI and MOD
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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.
  • Able to receive and maintain a current/active Afghanistan visa.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Twelve (12) months experience in Afghanistan preferred

    Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear
  • Unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not to exceed the weight of 70 lbs. per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
  • Willing and able to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment, as required. Force protection will be provided by authorized sources
  • Must be willing to work and live 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.
  • Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied
  • Capable of building and maintaining positive relations and rapport with teammates, the client (US, NATO, and Contributing Nation military forces), and Afghan counterparts
  • Must comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders
  • Understand the Theater ROE (Rules of Engagement).
  • Refrain from using alcohol/illegal and non-prescription substances—abide by CENTCOM’s General Order #1.

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