Host Country Technical Advisor


Employer: Sterling
Location: Afghanistan
ID: 2015-1486

Primary Function:
Responsible for providing advice, guidance and technical support to host country in CWD/Humanitarian Mine Action activities. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission and values.

Essential Functions:
•Responsible for training, oversight and capacity building
•Assists host country to develop capabilities to become self-sufficient or reach desired goals or end states

Job Requirements:
•At least 6 years specialized experience in CWD/Humanitarian Mine Action
•Certificates for completion of military EOD or IMAS Level 4 training
•Overseas work experience highly desirable, preferably for 2 or more years
•Knowledge of applicable US DoD and IMAS standards, industry and international best practices
•Knowledge of host country requirements and culture
•If former military must have received a honorable discharge
•Must be available to work outside the normal schedule when dictated by needs of the company
•Ability to work in harsh working conditions, outdoors, and/or in extreme temperatures
•Ability to work in a remote and potentially austere location for up to six months
•Must be willing to deploy OCONUS
•Basic user level of computer systems related to Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), databases, and documentation control systems
•Must be capable of moving through rough terrain for extended periods of time (8 plus hours per day)
•Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation
•Must be able to pass a physical approving candidate for overseas work
•Must be eligible for US Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong written and oral presentation skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organization skills
• Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

• Strong initiative
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Sterling is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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