Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) Freedom of Maneuver (FoM) Instructor


Employer: Raytheon
Location: Kabul Afghanistan

Job code: 70616BR    42820438


Requirement Overview : 
Under general supervision, Instructor will instruct Freedom of Maneuver (FoM) tactics in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) threat environment and Counter IED training specific to Afghanistan. Training may be conducted at one static location, or Instructors may be required to travel to temporary training locations throughout Afghanistan.

Work Hours: Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.

Responsibilities:  ANDSF FoM Instructor will ensure that training objectives are completed on time following established training curriculum and schedules; conduct daily training and actively assist or provide direction to students as required. Instructor will be required to execute the content of ANDSF FoM courses, to include administration, scheduling, and quality assurance and control.

Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Provide all ANDSF FoM course instruction as directed.
Coordinate with and assist ANDSF as they prepare for scheduled training and cross training as required
Assist the ANDSF in working with the supported units and subcontractors to identify, design and manage the ANDSF FoM training requirements as required.
Participate in post-course evaluations.
Participate in continual improvement process. Assist the ANDSF in the development of FoM training curriculum and development of training scenarios in accordance with the approved curriculum as required.
Assist the ANDSF in creating, maintaining and delivering all required reports as required.
Providing post-training assessments of student performance and present feedback during After Action Reviews (AAR) the conclusion of training.
Assist the ANDSF with supervision, administration, and support of students and ANDSF candidate instructors as required
Utilize Train the Trainer (T3) techniques.
Other duties as assigned.


Required Operational, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Qualified as defined by NATO STANAG 2991.
Formal instructor qualification exhibiting expert instructor skills
Qualified trainer/operator with experience training and conducting operations in the Middle East and/or host nation.
Prior military, with at least 4 years' experience in Mine Roller, R2C2/Route Clearance, CIED Operations or Combat Engineering (MOS 89D/21B/1371).
Previous experience in teaching CIED awareness training.
Sufficient knowledge of current counter-IED operations in Afghanistan area of operations to provide relevant and responsive advice and recommendations.
Detailed knowledge of training processes to counter IEDs which must include operational/tactical and staff/leadership programs.
Knowledge of technological means to counter IEDs.
Knowledge and experience in counter terrorist search techniques.
Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government to include hostile areas.
Must be able to obtain an interim DoD Secret Security Clearance prior to start

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Combat experience with any of the following; Mine Roller, R2C2/Route Clearance, CIED Operations or combat engineering.
Previous experience teaching C-IED/RCC in Afghanistan.
Involvement with ANDSF during deployed operations.
Involvement with training Afghanistan military forces.
Conversant with Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel
A thorough understanding of US and coalition military organizations, roles and missions.
Curriculum development experience, specifically in continual improvement efforts to determine the efficacy of unit training programs and organizational training principles and practices.
Incorporation of Lessons Learned and TTP's.
Experience working with C-IED/EOD TADSS, and a practical working knowledge of EOD and C-IED organization and doctrine is preferred.
Active DoD Secret Clearance
Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders.
All tours are unaccompanied
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