Senior Force Generation Capacity Building Advisor in Arlington, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 8/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/13/2020

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Senior Force Generation Capacity Building Advisor

***Seeking Qualified Candidates for Proposal submission by Friday***

Duties and Responsibilities: The Senior Force Generation Capacity Building Advisor will be the Program Manager’s senior most person in-country dedicated to advising the senior UPDF staff in ways  to improve their force generation, training management, and operational readiness institutional capabilities.  A senior advisory role, the Senior Force Generation Capacity Building Advisor will assist the UPDF to make measurable institutional progress towards improving its force generation and operational readiness processes, and effectively fulfills the role as the GPOI Program Office’s senior most expert on UPDF peacekeeping issues. Working closely with the Task Order’s other advisors, the Senior Force Generation Advisor will also receive guidance directly from the COR, and will serve as a stand-alone interface with the US Embassy, Partner nation military leadership, US military, international partners and other stakeholders associated with UPDF’s peace operations institutions. The Advisor will also work closely the advisors and trainers conducting activities supporting the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership (APRRP).

Minimum Qualifications: The Senior Force Generation Advisor shall have the following education, experience, and military background:

  • Completed U.S. or foreign equivalent Military Education Level 4 (Command and General Staff College)
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years military operations and training experience cumulative with directly related experience in overseas program operations.
  • Attainment of military grade of O-5 or higher
  • Commanded a combat arms battalion level “armor, cavalry or infantry” in the U.S. or foreign military land forces that will allow that individual to best support the task order objectives and goals while mentoring the peacekeeping battalion leadership
  • (Preferred) Regional Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • (Preferred) Experience in a U.S. or foreign military training and doctrine development organization, or permanent assignment to a U.S. or foreign military training school or combat training center
  • (Preferred) Experience in organizational development, conducting activities intended to drive institutional improvement and self-sufficient organizational change.
  • (Preferred) Experience as senior trainer to a foreign security partner with directly related experience in capacity building and unit-level assessments.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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