ACOTA Instructors , Africa


Employer:Washington Group
Location: Africa
African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance - Peace Support Operations
Instructor (Staff and Unit) #WG-09-0015


Program: The ACOTA Program directly addresses a principle US policy objective in Africa - to increase African capacity to
fight terrorism and to prevent, mitigate, and resolve crises, conflict, and regional instability. The ACOTA program contains two
primary goals:

Enable African Militaries to develop and improve sustainable capacities to deploy and conduct peace support and
humanitarian relief operations in Africa and other areas of the world.
Improve African militaries' interoperability in order to facilitate sub-regional and regional operations.

Description (Staff Instructor):
Trains Battalion Commanders and their Staffs on TTPs for Peace Operations found in FM 3-07.31, Planning and Orders
Production found in FM 5.0, IPB/IPAO found in FM 34-130, and Command Post Operations as found in FM 7-20 associated
with Peace Support Operations in Africa.
Required to present classes and mentor staff officers during practical exercises. Strong teaching and staff mentoring skills
are essential.

Requirements (Staff Instructor):
Primary Staff Officer at the Battalion, Brigade or Group level; also Senior NCOs with Battle Staff or Operations/Intelligence
training and experience for Peace Operations Staff Training in Africa under the ACOTA program.
Must have the training and experience required to teach IPB, MDMP, Planning and Orders Production, Command Post
Operations and TTPs for Peace Operations.
Previous ACOTA or ACRI experience desired.
Recent OIF/OEF experience desired.
This position requires good physical condition with no existing chronic medical conditions.
Second language is desired, especially French.

Description (Unit Instructor):
Train leaders, Soldiers, Squads, Platoons and Companies on individual and collective tasks associated with Peace
Support Operations in Africa.
Required to present classes, mentor junior leaders, and demonstrate proficiency during cadre led iterations of training.
Sets the example for training unit members to emulate. Strong teaching and junior leader mentor skills are essential.

Requirements (Unit Instructor): 
Must have experience in and be able to instruct the following; BRM, CQM, Movement formations and techniques, Infantry
squad and platoon battle drills, Convoy operations, CQM/CQB, C-IED, Recon, Checkpoint operations, crowd control, and
cordon and search.
ACRI or recent OIF/OEF experiences desired.
This position requires good physical condition with no existing chronic medical conditions.
Second language is desired, especially French.

Security Clearance: None 

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