Job ID: 205885
Location: MOGADISHU, BN, Somalia
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2020
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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SAIC is seeking an ISR Site Lead and Mission Coordinator in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Responsible for all contractor personnel and equipment deployed to the site and necessary to accomplish the mission as directed by the SAIC Project Manager. All contractor team concerns and issues associated with the deployment location are within the SL’s administrative oversight.
Maintain a close daily working relationship with the SAIC Project Manager and US customer contacts as directed.
Responsible for oversight of all flight activities at the deployment site location.
These duties include but are not limited to:
Required Education and Experience
HS/GED and 10 years of experience OR Bachelors and 6 years or more of related experience; OR Masters and 4) years or more experience
Active DOD SECRET clearance
2 years demonstrated prior successful Lead Management experience at the company level of a DoS or DoD contract, preferably in support of an aerial surveillance program. (Experience can be military, civilian, or contractor, or a combination of the three.)
1 year’s deployment experience in combat zones
Demonstrated prior professional experience briefing both internal and external customers
Demonstrated prior professional experience with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, or other Government contracting agencies.
Current FAA Private Pilot Certificate plus Instrument rating
500 hours as Pilot in Command (Manned)
Previous qualifications as UAS AVO
100 hours as Pilot in Command (Unmanned)
Ability to deploy to remote and austere locations in Africa
Demonstrated prior professional experience working in Africa
Demonstrated prior experience operating multiple UAS platforms
Previous qualification as UAS payload operator (PO) or mission commander/coordinator (MC)
Experience with the U.S. Department of State (DoS), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), or other Government contracting agencies
Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring strong interpersonal and team building skills
Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated prior professional experience requiring strong MS Suite skills: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
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