Jul 15, 2015

Sr. PSO Staff Trainer , Kenya

Employer: American Systems
Location: Kenya :
Req. # : 12553

Duties and Responsibilities:

Country Manager s principal Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) staff instructor for African military units receiving U.S. Department of State s African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program training.
Instruct and supervise PKO unit staff operations training in African for African company, battalion and brigade sized units deploying to PKOs.
Focus on operations center organization and operations, staff functions, Intelligence Preparation of the Area of Operations (IPAO), and the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP).
Responsible for ensuring development of POIs, lesson plans, and training support packages for collective training shall be carried out as noted in each ACOTA Program Office (APO) task order.
Support the preparation of partner country battalions and brigades for deployments to and sustained operations in multinational peacekeepingoperations in Africa by training African commanders and staffs in PSO command and staff operations skills and procedures.
Ensure all training scenarios are based on the most current mission area information from Areas of Operation that African PKO battalions and brigades will deploy to.
Training will involve classroom instruction, Peace Support Operation (PSO) Command Post Exercises, and Computer Assisted Command Post Exercise.
All classes shall be taught in the training language of the Host Nation Military. Job Requirements
Shall have a unique blend of skills, experience, and knowledge that will allow that individual to best support the goals and tasks of the ACOTA Program.
Minimum of five (5) years of U.S. military operations and training experience required.
Subject matter expert in at least one Combat Arms, Combat Service, or Combat Service Support U.S. Military Occupational Specialty, Branch, or Functional Area.
Staff experience at battalion or brigade level is required.
Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to completion of college course work leading to an advanced degree, preferred.
Familiar with standard military training concepts, practices, and procedures.

Preferably an individual with recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience at the O-5 or O-6 level who has completed U.S. Military Education Command and General Staff College or equivalent.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

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