Security Clearance Requirement : Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance issued by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) prior to contract / task order performance.
Language Requirement : Technical and professionally proficient in Spanish at a level equivalent to DLPT2+ / 2+ / 2+, Foreign Service Institute 3 / 3, or other demonstrated proficiency in the language
Are you looking to make a difference in security cooperation? Sincerus Global Solutions is seeking an embedded Senior Advisor to support the U.
S. Department of State's Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP). The one (1) Senior Advisor will embed in the Peruvian Army (PERAR) Directorate of Plans to develop the PERAR's doctrine, manning, and force management capabilities necessary to enable effective strategic joint operations and interagency coordination when confronting man-made and natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and other crises.
The embedded Senior Advisor will work with the PERAR, and Peruvian Military (PERMIL) as appropriate, to establish a professional, transparent, and efficient organization capable of providing effective support and assistance to civil authorities through the National Disaster Risk Management System (SINAGERD).
The Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) is a new defense reform capacity building program funded by the Department of State in close coordination with the Department of Defense that seeks to assist partner nations' security forces with providing security in an effective, transparent, and accountable manner to civilian authorities, while advancing U.
S. national security objectives. Advisors will serve a twelve-month commitment abroad in the Host Nation, and will support one or more of the following core activities :
Key Strategic Areas of Interest for this position are in the Defense / Security Institutions Capacity Development sector .
Specifically, the Advisor will assist the PERAR / PERMIL with building capacity in some of these areas :
Military / Joint Staff coordination and planning
Interagency coordination and cooperation
Legislative affairs and coordination
Military justice and legal counsel
Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs (HA) interagency coordination
Public affairs and information management
Law Enforcement (LE) coordination
Inspector General (IG) institutions
The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :
Providing advisory and consultative services in support of GDRP initiatives and to assist Partner Nation with defining the roles, missions, capabilities, command and control, and force structure of its national defense establishment consistent with identified national objectives and strategy.
Assisting Partner Nation institutions / organizations / units with achieving sustainable institutional reform and capacity building in relation one or more core activity.
Coordinating with U.S. and foreign SMEs to assist Partner Nation development of professional, effective, and accountable systems, legal and policy frameworks, strategy, guidance, and doctrine.
Supporting implementation of US mission abroad by ensuring close and continuous coordination with US Embassy.
Supporting the GDRP mission of improving civilian management, leadership, oversight, and planning, capacities of Partner Nation.
Enhancing civil-military coordination and collaboration.
At a minimum, the Senior Advisor must possess the following qualifications :
Master's degree in areas such as National Security, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Public Policy, International Relations or a similar field AND at least six (6) years of professional experience working in emergency response and / or disaster preparedness;
Bachelor's degree in the aforementioned areas AND at least TEN (10) years of professional experience working in emergency response and / or disaster preparedness.
Have reached, at a minimum, the rank of O-5 in the military or equivalent in a civilian capacity (i.e. FS-02 / GS-14).
Minimum five (5) years of experience as a strategic planner, force development expert, or interagency collaborator.
Minimum two (2) years' experience advising foreign military or senior government officials.
Proven success in individual and organizational capacity building and aptitude to share knowledge, mentor and coach others.
Prior experience working or living abroad for a minimum of one year in a developing country.
Prior demonstrated experience working in service, combatant, or strategic level headquarters (e.g., OPNAV, OSD, Joint Staff, USCG, ONI, and / or COCOM staff).
Technical and professionally proficient in Spanish at a level equivalent to DLPT2+ / 2+ / 2+, Foreign Service Institute 3 / 3, or other demonstrated proficiency in the language.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance issued by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) prior to contract / task order performance.