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Doctrine and Curriculum Manager

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Job ID: 1924785
Location: STUTTGART, BW, Germany
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2020
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


Join SAIC’s team in support of the missions of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), its component commands, CJTF-HOA, SOCAFRICA, and other strategic and operational partners. AFRICOM, in concert with interagency and international partners, builds defense capabilities, responds to crises, and deters and defeats transnational threats in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity. The majority of, but not all, the support required under this effort will take place on the African continent.


The SAIC team will provide Training Support.


The Training support team will conduct assessments and gap analyses of allies’ and partner nations’ capabilities and capacity. Additionally, the team shall work in conjunction with the Government to assess, refine, and certify doctrine and develop training materials such as curriculums, training plans, training standards, Programs of Instruction (POI), etc. designed to build allies’ and partner nation capabilities and to enhance individual, collective, and culminating training events and exercises as well as special skills proficiency.


The team shall also conduct training utilizing Mobile Training Teams (MTT) and a Train-Coach-Mentor approach on objectives that could include, but are not limited to, the following:


a. Conducting route, area, and/or zone reconnaissance including C-IED operations.

b. Deploying and conducting maneuvers.

c. Exercising C2.

d. Performing Combat Service Support (CSS) and sustainment.

e. Disaster Management and Disaster Preparedness Programs.


For each training event, the team shall develop a tailored SOP, including a detailed training plan/schedule. Additionally, the team shall conduct training in the local language (e.g., French and Arabic) and shall be responsible for providing interpreters if needed.


Upon completion of each training event, the team shall conduct hotwash sessions and provide comprehensive After Action Reviews (AARs) which assess how well the training objectives were met. At a minimum, the AARs shall capture the relevance and applicability of the various training events including any applicable data, trends, metrics, etc. The team shall utilize the AARs to identify any lessons learned and corrective actions needed and to continuously refine the training materials based upon the knowledge gained.


The Doctrine and Curriculum Manager:

  • Be the SAIC lead for members of the SAIC team and represent SAIC at meetings with the customer and prime contractor.
  • Analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a qualitative or quantitative, rational basis for decision-making, policies (e.g., Doctrine, Organization, Training, Leader Development, Material, Personnel, Facilities) or resource allocation in support of US Government policy goals and objectives.
  • Utilizes judgment, experience and subject matter expertise, decision support tools, and basic to extremely complex modeling and measurement techniques, mathematics, statistical methods and other principles in the professional body of knowledge in determining solutions.

  • Provides integral policy support in the capability development and integration of solutions and the conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, documentation, and implementation of modeling and simulation based decision support system applications.


  • A Master’s Degree in International Affairs, Education, Military subjects and/or Business

  • An active TS/SCI clearance
  • 20 years of experience on a joint staff, ten (10) years of experience with military training, and demonstrated experience developing doctrinal recommendations

Desired Qualifications

  • Should have considerable experience with curriculum design and management as well as significant knowledge of and experience with military joint and service based training methodologies

  • Experience supporting USAFRICOM
  • Experience with deployments to or support of countries in Africa

  • Prior U.S. military experience
  • Training and experience in providing instructor led training


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