Engility AIAT Logistic Trainer in Kabul, Afghanistan
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The Afghan Education Program (AEP) Logistics Advisor/Trainer is assigned to Training and Education Doctrine Command Advisory Team (TEDCAT) along with other Engility employees working within the Army Institutional Advisory Team (AIAT) at the New Kabul Compound (NKC) in Kabul, Afghanistan. AIAT is comprised of approximately 30 advisors and doctrine writers within the CJ 7 component of the NATO Operation, Resolute Support (RS).
AIAT is currently directed by a British Colonel. The staff and members of AIAT include military officers of several NATO countries, one US Lieutenant Colonel and a few additional US Contractor employees. The Logistics Advisor/Trainer works as part of the NATO team and functions as an AIAT staff member as well as a Logistics specialist.
The Logistics Advisor/Trainer serves as an integral member of the logistics team assisting the ANA institutions in solving logistical challenges. This team focuses on improving logistics and logistical training at the Afghan National Army Training and Education Command (ANATEC) Combat Service Support (CSS) School.
Train the ANATEC and MFNDU Logistics Officers, and TED-C G4 and their staff, to include the Maintenance and Engineer Officer under the G4, in all aspects of logistics and coordination of logistics for the HQs and their subordinate units, branch schools, academies, to include Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC). Train the G4 Maintenance Officers on day to day maintenance and facility concerns. Train the G4s to coordinate logistics seminars, meetings and inspections with subordinate units. Act as liaison between ANATEC, MFNDU, or TED-C and AIAT. Send all reports to AIAT for review.
Oversee and assist in the management of the day to day logistical operations of ANATEC, MFNDU and/or TEDCAT, and assist all subordinate units with their logistical concerns and issues. Issues include fielding of new equipment, ammunition, vehicles, supplies, fuel, MOD 14s, forecasting and budgeting, assist with submitting changes to the Tashkil, and MODDACs. Report all relevant issues to the higher headquarters. Contractor will also be required to visit branch schools and institutions, located within and outside of Kabul, as well as serve as a liaison while at these locations.
Works in AIAT Multi-Functional Advisory Team (MFAT). Understands the MoD 14 process supply and requisition process at MoD, TED-C, ANATEC, MFNDU, and branch school levels.
Ten years active duty logistical experience as a commissioned officer.
Experience as a member of a brigade staff.
One year experience in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Strong background in training and training management.
Applicants must be able to pass CENTCOM medical, dental and other CRC-related deployment requirements at Fort Bliss, Texas
Applicants must be in possession of a current/active US tourist Passport (with further eligibility to receive – if not already in possession of – a current Afghanistan visa). If candidate is already deployed, he/she must supply appropriate documentation satisfying these requirements along with confirmation that he/she is in physical possession of government-issued PPE to demonstrate compliance with CENTCOM deployment requirements.
Willingness to work and live in Afghanistan and understanding of the possibility to be further assigned to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government
Willingness and ability to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR and wear protective clothing and equipment as required
Willingness to work in hostile areas without a weapon
Willingness to deploy and live on forward operating bases without regular U.S. Post/Base Exchange and Commissary facilities
MS Office skills
Personal Computer (PC) skills
Interpersonal and people skills
Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
Maintain compliance with all US CENTCOM requirements for AFG AO
Must have professional experience to manage and drive a project from design through to initial delivery
Must be able to analyze requirements, manage timelines, coordinate delivery of tasks falling to military staff branches of a Three Star equivalent headquarters, build consensus in a multi-national environment and integrate subsidiary international projects into the cohesive whole of a NATO framework, be comfortable working through virtual teams, and meet accountability requirements to deliver the projects.
Experience as a military advisor in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Graduate of Command and General Staff Course.
Primary member of a brigade staff or higher.
Experience as an advisor in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Recent deployment/military experience- Within five years.