Security Assistant Mentor and Advisor (SamA)

Employer
Sanford Federal
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
222436864
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Far Government Inc. (FARGOV) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, economically disadvantaged woman-owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people. Job Title: Security Assistant Mentor and Advisor (SAMA).Based at: Baghdad, Iraq. Job Summary: Far Government Inc. is looking for an experienced,qualified and capable Security Assistant Mentor/Advisor to provide advice and assistance to OSC-I senior personnel in their mission to support the Government of Iraq (GoI), in particular the MoD, CTS, MoI, and the MoP, Positions Required: Project ManagerSAMA MoD Advisor ( Security Assistant Mentor/Advisor for Ministry of Defense)SAMA MoP Advisor ( Security Assistant Mentor/Advisor for Ministry of Peshmerga)SAMA MoI Advisor ( Security Assistant Mentor/Advisor for Ministry of Interior ) Requirements: Education: Must have as a minimum a verifiable four year degree at an accredited institution in an area relating to the position description or a four year degree in another field, but with a high level of experience in the area relating to the position description.A Bachelors Degree.Fluent in Arabic (MoD)Fluent in Kurdish (MoP)Significant knowledge, education, and experience in civil-military relations in a democratic governmentExcellent written and oral communications skills. ExperiencePossess a sound and current working knowledge of MoD organizational structure and operations.Previous strategic experience with US Forces in Iraq since 2011 as a civilian contractor or as a uniformed service member.Must be proficient in operating a personal computer and experienced in the use of Microsoft Office software (including, at a minimum, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Tasks/Deliverables: MoD and MoP SAMA Duties:Assist OSC-I with the responsibility to manage and execute the duties at the ministerial level.Advise and assist OSC-I with the development of Ministerial engagement strategies to enhance the systemic capability and continued functional development of an effective Iraqi Ministry of Defense.Assist OSC-I in the development of strategies to facilitate timely and effective decision-making, and information sharing capabilities, through daily observation and written reportsDevelop solid professional and cultural relationships with MoD/MoP senior officials, and other ministries and agencies, to enhance and further OSC-Is efforts to foster a sound working relationship with our Iraqi counterparts.The SAMA shall be responsible for daily and frequent personal contact with MoD/MoP leadership and officials to establish a relationship built on trust, confidence, and confidentiality.The SAMA will assist in the development, implementation, and oversight of policies and procedures to enhance the personal and professional effectiveness in execution of official duties.MoD and MoP SAMA Deliverables:Integration of military and civilian elements of the Ministry HeadquartersManage operational and administrative planning requirements to include suspense, schedules, and strategic and operational plansDevelopment of a daily rhythm to meet all requirements within the parameters of available resources.Development and scheduling of key leader engagement strategies to enhance advisor effectiveness and leverage systematic improvement in OSC-I capabilities, as well as coordination at the highest levels of leadership.Prepare and deliver briefings to senior military officials on the status of the MoD/MoP staff, systems, programs and transition progress.MoI SAMA Duties:Advisor to senior Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Border Guard Forces (BGF) command officials.Assist OSC-I with the responsibility to manage and execute the duties at the ministerial and command levels.Advise and assist OSC-I with the development of Ministerial and BGF command engagement strategies to enhance the systemic capability and continued functional development of an effective Iraqi BGF.Assist OSC-I in the development of strategies to facilitate timely and effective decision-making, and information sharing capabilities, through daily observation and written reports.Develop solid professional and cultural relationships with MoI and BGF senior officials, to enhance and further OSC-Is efforts to foster a sound working relationship with our Iraqi counterparts.The SAMA shall be responsible for daily and frequent personal contact with MoI and BGF leadership and officials to establish a relationship built on trust, confidence, and confidentiality.The SAMA will assist in the development, implementation, and oversight of policies and procedures to enhance the personal and professional effectiveness in execution of official duties.MoI SAMA Deliverables:Integration of military and civilian elements of the Ministry and BGF command HeadquartersManage operational and administrative planning requirements to include suspense, schedules, and strategic and operational plans.Development of a daily rhythm to meet all requirements within the parameters of available resources.Development and scheduling of key leader engagement strategies to enhance advisor effectiveness and leverage systematic improvement in OSC-I capabilities, as well as coordination at the highest levels of leadership.Prepare and deliver briefings to senior military officials on the status of the MoI and BGF staff, systems, programs, and transition progress. Highly Prefered Education and Job Skills:Masters Degree in Middle Eastern Studies/CultureOne year or more experience working with Iraqi Ministry of Interior and Border Guard Forces Officials.All SAMA must be fluent in English and Arabic, both written and spoken. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills are also important. Why FAR Government?You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.Powered by JazzHR

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