Logistics Advisor - Dakar, Senegal

29 Jun 2017 7:24 PM | Anonymous member

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Work as an embedded logistics advisor with the Senegal Armed Forces (SAF) in Dakar, Senegal. Provide technical advisory support for SAF logistics personnel, staff and leadership.  Assess SAF logistical support institutions and operations to include maintenance, supply, transportation, field services and equipment sustainment programs, develop recommendations for improvement. Help the SAF develop and maintain an integrated peacekeeping operations (PKO) logistics support system to ensure support and sustainment of SAF elements deploying in rapid response to an emerging crisis along with steady state deployments of peacekeeping elements in support of United Nations (UN) or other regional PKO.

Basic Qualifications:

French language proficiency with U.S. Defense Language Proficiency Test 5 System (DLPT5) minimum scores of Listening 3 and Reading 3, or equivalent.

-  English language proficiency with U.S. Defense English Institute Language Center (DEILC) English Comprehension Level (ECL) minimum score of 70 or equivalent. 

-  Military experience as a Major/O-4.

-  7 years of multifunctional military logistics experience including company and battalion-level support operations and battalion-level logistics planning experience.  

-  Ability to work with SAF military personnel; assess/evaluate the SAF logistics program, offer recommendations for improvement; plan and coordinate activities in support of training SAF logistics personnel.

-  Interpersonal skills: ability to work one-on-one, and in small groups.

-  Ability to work with minimal supervision while keeping leadership informed of issues and progress on a weekly basis verbally, a monthly basis via written reports, and as otherwise directed.

Additional Qualifications:

-  2 years of brigade or support group-level logistics planning and support experience.

-  2 years of theater-level logistics planning and support experience in a theater or expeditionary sustainment command.

-  UN or multinational military logistics expertise with experience in Africa.

-  Experience with commercial logistics companies (freight forwarder, transportation services, warehousing, etc.).

Security Clearance Required:  Secret.

For additional information, contact Robert Bosworth: bosworth_robert@bah.com

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