Security Cooperation Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation (AM&E) Specialist
Job ID: 208970
Location: MIAMI, FL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
The Security Cooperation AM&E Specialist will work onsite in a Geographic Combatant Command (GCC) headquarters and coordinate with the GCC and the Offices of Security Cooperation (OSCs) in U.S. Embassies to plan, schedule, arrange logistics for, and perform AM&E activities in nations in the respective AOR and other designated areas, or globally, as needed. AM&E Specialists will assist in developing and using approved metrics to judge operational capacity and capability improvements in foreign security forces and will serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) in their fields.
- Bachelor’s degree required and 10+ years of experience.
- Active Secret clearance is required. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI
- Minimum ten years overall experience as an officer
in the U.S. Armed Forces with experience in an overseas conflict zone and
preferably with a background in Army Special Forces or Marine Raiders.
- Experience as a staff officer or action officer at a
major DoD headquarters, e.g., OSD, Joint Staff, Combatant Command staff,
Defense agency, or Service headquarters.
- In-depth knowledge of DoD security cooperation
programs, State Department security assistance programs, and the Foreign
Military Sales (FMS) process.
- Ability to work with U.S. State Department, DoD, and
foreign military senior officers and officials in a respectful,
professional, and direct manner.
- Professional in conduct and appearance.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Able to write high quality formal reports that will be
provided to senior U.S. military and civilian officials.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Capable of organizing and completing all planning,
support, scheduling, and execution activities for overseas travel.
- Able to work independently with minimal direction and
exhibit a high level of initiative, attention to detail, and accuracy in
all work, while tracking multiple tasks.
- Able and willing to travel in locally provided
aircraft, vehicles, and boats for trips to remote bases.
- Able and willing to work in high threat areas.
- Physically fit, specifically able and willing to walk
up to two miles over rough terrain, carry 40-pound bags, hike up hills,
climb towers, go into confined spaces, examine vessels, vehicles,
aircraft, and military facilities in a field environment, and work in
extreme hot or cold weather with conditions such as high winds, rain,
snow, and high altitude (over 10,000 feet).
- Master's degree and/or diploma from a US military
Command and Staff College or equivalent.
- Five years’ experience and knowledge of public policy
- Five years’ experience planning, designing, and
implementing assessment, monitoring, and evaluation programs in the
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