PAE, Inc Senior Security Force Assistance Advisor in Afghanistan, Afghanistan

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Senior Security Force Assistance Advisor

PAE is actively seeking several Senior Security Force Assistance Advisor to support our customer in Afghanistan. The Senior Security Force Assistance Training (SFAT) Advisor at Headquarters Resolute Support (HQ RS) Mission shall provide high-level analysis and advice to the HQ RS/CJ7-TREX Director, and as directed to other HQ RS/CJ7-TREX elements. They will maintain awareness of Afghanistan’s Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) issues as well as Essential Function (EF) 1’s issues and challenges. Additionally, they will maintain awareness of the developing logistics, acquisition, and resource management capabilities in the Ministries of Defense and Interior (MoD and MoI). Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the CJ-7 TREX Subject Matter Expert (SME) on EF-1 (PPBE) and EF-5 (Force Sustainment) and will work in coordination with various agencies to understand all aspects of EF 1 & 5 mission activities.

  • Act as the HQ RS/CJ7 TREX SME and interface with HQ RS/CJ7-TREX HQ staff and supported RS operational elements to enhance HQ RS/CJ7-TREX relative effectiveness in identifying and promulgating SFA advisor best practices.

  • Assist the HQ RS/CJ7-TREX Director in reviewing the performance and effectiveness of the advisory efforts and training activities.

  • Mentors and advises RS advisors. Aids in the development and in the execution of RS advisor RSO&I and provides mentorship to advisors throughout their deployment.

  • Attend all EF1 and EF 5 working groups and meetings to represent the HQ RS/CJ7-TREX Director to gather information on the current issues and concerns in those areas.

  • Produce a weekly EF1 and EF 5 report.

  • Serve as a trainer and SME in various forms of in-country and Joint training that informs and educates all advisors and staff at HQ RS and various Train, Advise and Assist Commands (TAACs, formerly Regional Commands) in the Afghanistan theater and at NATO Joint Forces Training Command pre-deployment events in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

  • Serve as SME and trainer for ancillary training dealing with Guardian Angel force protection skills and cultural/linguistic dimensions of the Afghanistan theater.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in joint military and governmental interagency and deployed environments, and working and supervising personnel in austere and remote conditions.

  • Experience as a strategic planner or policy analyst.

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Business or other related field to Acquisition and Logistics coupled with 6+ years’ experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant logistics management experience, or 5 years combined applicable education and practical experience or 18 months managing a military equipment account.

  • Experience working on classified networks, and interfacing with military staffs.

  • Acquisition/Logistics or Finance Level 2 certification

  • War College or equivalent graduate

  • Shall possess MS Office proficiency, including MS Excel in order to maintain logistical spreadsheets

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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