Dos Mentor

Ad ID
775994
Posted at
20. Jul, 07:48
Details
Position Type
Full time
Location
Riverside Nairobi
Description

Full Time

Job Summary

ITA currently recruiting for a Mentor for OCONUS Kenya location. This is a contingent contract based upon award.

Job Description

Overview:

ITA International, LLC is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in providing detailed mission analysis, innovative organizational planning, technical staff training support and comprehensive assessments resulting in strategic-to-tactical solutions for government and private sector.
ITA currently recruiting for a Mentor for OCONUS Kenya location. This is a contingent contract based upon award. Responsibilities:
The Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to participant nations. The Mentor is responsible for: developing the subject matter expertise, skills and knowledge of host nation security forces; developing and maintaining sustainment training schedules; monitoring local national instructors; participating in ATA training deliveries; and developing sustainable organizational capabilities to manage units and support the performance of functional duties. Cross-cultural sensitivity is crucial. The Mentor reports to DS/T/ATA in Washington, D.C., and to the Regional Security Officer and/or the Resident Program Manager abroad. Frequent overseas travel including unscheduled, night, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Overseas deployment may involve long and strenuous travel and living under adverse conditions. When deployed overseas, the security situation at the deployment locations may be extremely volatile and the incumbent will be required to use personal protective equipment and exercise special safety precautions. The Contractor shall be able to accomplish the following objectives:
Assigned to the Regional Security Office or the RPM, provides operational and administrative guidance for DS/T/ATA in-country training programs;
Mentors and develops host nation instructors in adult learning concepts, curriculum presentations and other critical areas of leadership and instructor development;
Mentor the development of sustainable organizational capabilities to manage units and support the performance of functional duties;
Meets with host nation security officials and aids the Regional Security Officer on matters pertaining to the Bureau’s counterterrorism efforts; in locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, regularly briefs the RSO, Ambassador or Deputy Chief of Mission on program developments and sustainment training activities;
Maintains and manages grant/loan equipment inventories to partner nations and assists the Regional Security Officer with yearly reporting and acquisition requirements;
Provides guidance and support on operational matters concerning DS/T/ATA training deliveries; as necessary, serves as on-site monitor and provides pre-deployment orientation, preparation, and administrative and support for attendees of training in the US; Responsible for developing and leading the delivery of specialized refresher and sustainment training to DS/T/ATA students; training will include basic weapons handling skills, live-fire exercise, mounted/dismounted security patrols, personnel/vehicle screening, counter assault tactics, tactical combat casualty care (TCCC), and other subjects as directed by DS/T/ATA;
In locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, serves as the DS/T/ATA representative and point person in their country of residence for DS/T/ATA issues and operations; at the direction of DS/T/ATA, responds to taskings, gathers information, and prepares appropriate reports;
Monitors compliance with U.S. and foreign laws, regulations, directives, standards, and policies;
In certain locations, will play a direct role in security contingency planning, working closely with the RSO, other Embassy agencies and host nation security forces to identify potential security threats to U.S. personnel and help coordinate between RSO and host nation response elements during a crisis at the Embassy;
Completes a monthly checklist to ensure program management concerns are documented and milestones are being met:
Should possess a working knowledge of Embassy operations and administrative support functions;
May be required to carry a firearm and maintain firearms proficiency to DS standards and drive standard or armored vehicles in a high threat environment overseas.
Deputy Chief of Mission on program developments and sustainment training activities;
Maintains and manages grant/loan equipment inventories to partner nations and assists the Regional Security Officer with yearly reporting and acquisition requirements;
Provides guidance and support on operational matters concerning DS/T/ATA training deliveries; as necessary, serves as on-site monitor and provides pre-deployment orientation, preparation, and administrative and support for attendees of training in the US; Responsible for developing and leading the delivery of specialized refresher and sustainment training to DS/T/ATA students; training will include basic weapons handling skills, live-fire exercise, mounted/dismounted security patrols, personnel/vehicle screening, counter assault tactics, tactical combat casualty care (TCCC), and other subjects as directed by DS/T/ATA;
In locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, serves as the DS/T/ATA representative and point person in their country of residence for DS/T/ATA issues and operations; at the direction of DS/T/ATA, responds to taskings, gathers information, and prepares appropriate reports;
Monitors compliance with U.S. and foreign laws, regulations, directives, standards, and policies;
In certain locations, will play a direct role in security contingency planning, working closely with the RSO, other Embassy agencies and host nation security forces to identify potential security threats to U.S. personnel and help coordinate between RSO and host nation response elements during a crisis at the Embassy;
Completes a monthly checklist to ensure program management concerns are documented and milestones are being met:
Should possess a working knowledge of Embassy operations and administrative support functions;
May be required to carry a firearm and maintain firearms proficiency to DS standards and drive standard or armored vehicles in a high threat environment overseas.
Qualifications:
MUST be US citizen and possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance;
Seven (7) years of experience facilitating instructor development to include familiarity with current adult education standards;
Instructor certification from a recognized local, county, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement institution or military organization;
ITA international is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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