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  • 10 Aug 2016 4:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Strategic Opportunities International or SOI  is looking for Instructors/Facilitators to assist in an upcoming proposal. SOI's focus is on Sub Sahara Africa. Please submit resumes/CV to below listed email and/or website. Interested personnel will be required to sign a non-binding letter of Intent. Resumes/CVs need to list security clearance held (if any), foreign languages spoken and degree of fluency as well as educational level.

    A series of  one to two-week long mobile events from the following course offerings, tailored to individual country requirements and developing needs over time to include:  Civil-Military Relations, Civil-Military Relations for Junior Military Leaders, Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration, Security Forces and the Electoral Process, Local Focus Program on Civil-Military Relations, National Security Planning Global Commons Security, Intelligence and Policymakers, Intelligence Fusion Centers, Women Integration in the Armed Forces, Cyber Security Policy and Practice, International Defense Transformation, Threat Assessment, Integrated Education And Outreach Programs, Managing Ethnic Conflict and Religious-Based Violence, and other courses. These tailored course series offerings are conducted to all levels of partner nation military officers and civilian leaders and are held abroad as necessary. These events occur in a wide variety of countries including, but not limited to: Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Mozambique, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda. Please specify country/countries as well as topics of interest

     Submit Resume/CV to:

     paubrey@strategicopportunities.net

      - or - 

    Submit resume/CV via portal on company website:  www.strategicopportunities.net


  • 27 Jul 2016 7:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DUTIES:  Support the USSOCOM “Sovereign Challenge” program to provide a series of phased strategic engagements with Washington DC-based foreign defense attaches and associated diplomats and other experts aligned with Strategic Operations Forces (SOF) priorities.

    LOCATION:  Tampa, FL

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·         Must have at least 5 years of DOD-related public diplomacy experience

    ·         Must have a BS degree in Public Diplomacy or related public service discipline.

    ·         Must have at least 5 years of management, communication, and leadership skills in overseeing engagements with at least 100 Distinguished Visitors from at least 60 sovereign nations.

    ·         Possess written and oral communication skills to converse with Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), State/Democracy Human Rights Labor (DRL), American embassies overseas and Defense Attachés in DC to assure the execution of Congressional requirements under the Leahy Human Rights vetting process as demonstrated by 5 years of  successful compliance with the Section 620M of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. 

    ·         Possess two years’ experience with DOS International Vetting and Security Tracking (INVEST) system.

    ·         Demonstrate at least 3 years’ experience in planning for large-scale (>30 individual) Distinguished Visitor events on behalf of senior leadership, to include: conducting research and presenting recommendations on various venues, scheduling and leading site surveys, and presenting site survey results to the Government.

    ·         Requires TS/SCI clearance

    CONTACT:  Tony Gray at GX COR, LLC at tony.gray@gxcor.coand (813) 389-9376


  • 27 Jul 2016 7:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DUTIES:  Support the USSOCOM “Sovereign Challenge” program to provide a series of phased strategic engagements with Washington DC-based foreign defense attaches and associated diplomats and other experts aligned with Strategic Operations Forces (SOF) priorities.

    LOCATION:  Tampa, FL

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·         Must have the ability to communicate verbally in Arabic and English with foreign Defense Attachés at language proficiency level 2.

    ·         Must have at least 2 years of experience as a Defense Attaché, Foreign Area Officer (FAO), Political Advisor (POLAD) or Deputy POLAD, or Foreign Liaison Officer (FLO)/ (in any GCC or Functional Combatant Command (FCC) to more fully comprehend Department of State (DOS) Public Diplomacy goals. 

    ·         Must have experience in planning, executing and facilitating group discussions and produce tangible results to include analysis useful to USSOCOM Enterprise as demonstrated in previous facilitator group discussions/strategic forums.

    ·         Ability to do comprehensive research and produce innovative thought-pieces, topics and processes to further improve Sovereign Challenge as demonstrated in public or private publications

    ·         Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or 3 years demonstrated project management experience.

    ·         Must have 1 year experience using MS Office products including SharePoint, word, and PowerPoint on a daily basis.

    ·         Requires TS/SCI clearance

    CONTACT:  Tony Gray at GX COR, LLC at tony.gray@gxcor.coand (813) 389-9376


  • 27 Jul 2016 7:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Group Leader

    Employer: Multinational Defense and Security Solutions Company

    Salary: $94,470 to $110,000 + expat package (Includes secure Western compound with single occupancy accommodations, utilities, internet/satellite TV, and active Saudi military security. Provided a 2015/2016 Tahoe vehicle to drive.)

    Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

    Start date: As soon as possible

    Type: Full-time

    Experience: Minimum 10-15 years

    Education: BA/BS

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

     Overseeing the development and delivery of instructional services on assigned projects.

     Managing and directing the project team to ensure all technical, schedule, and delivery requirements are met.

     Working closely with Program Manager to provide detailed project data for formal cost, schedule and performance tracking and reporting.

     Being responsible for the performance of employees working contract tasks.

     Ensuring the appropriate resources are provided and available for project execution IAW contract requirements.

     Interfacing with the customer project lead to ensure products and services are delivered in accordance with contract requirements.

     Coordinate contract requirements and reports with appropriate stakeholders including Kratos senior management.

    Minimum Qualifications

     Valid US passport with at least two-years until expiration is mandatory.

     BA/BS degree in business management, education or equivalent.

     Former US Navy, Marine, Army, Air Force, or Coast Guard Senior Enlisted or Officer.

     A minimum of 10-15 years of specialized experience in managing training projects preferably for military related requirements.

     Experience with management techniques, especially with Academic Instruction in a formal classroom setting

     Experience managing multi-disciplinary training teams for the development of complex instructional tasks

     Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and direction to large teams in the required tasks.

     Proven expertise in the management and control of project resources.

     Proven successful interaction with senior military and Government personnel.

    Preferred Qualifications

     A degree in TEFL or TSOL certification is desirable

     Prior service or retired US Navy E-8/E- 9 or O-4/O- 5

     Experience with English Language Training in the Gulf Region, including familiarity and experience in teaching and managing the execution of the DLI/ALC curriculum in a formal military environment and/or significant experience teaching in the ESL community.

     Management or administrative experience in a military academy - overseeing faculty, facility, and classroom logistics and processes.

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com


  • 27 Jul 2016 7:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Group Leader (GL)

    Employer: Multinational Defense and Security Solutions Company

    Salary: $80,000 to $85,000

    Location: Orlando, FL

    Start date: As soon as possible

    Type: Full-time

    Years Experience: Minimum 12 years

    Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

    Security Clearance: Not required

    Overview

    The Group Leader (GL) manages and directs the project team to assure all technical, schedule, and delivery requirements are met. The GL works closely with the Program Manager to provide detailed project data for formal cost, schedule and performance tracking and reporting. The GL may interface with the customer project lead and end users to ensure products and services are delivered in accordance with contract requirements.  

    The successful candidate will have practical knowledge and skills in the application of a wide range of analytical and management techniques, especially USAF aircraft maintenance processes, procedures and support. Technical and operational experience with USAF fixed-wing tanker aircraft (KC-10, KC-135, etc) highly desired.

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

     Manages multi-disciplinary maintenance teams to develop complex maintenance tasks.

     Manages multiple projects and teams simultaneously within common processes and procedures.

     Budgets for and controls project resources.

     Is responsible for the performance of employees working contract tasks.

     Ensures that appropriate resources are provided and available for project execution IAW contract requirements.

     Successfully interacts with senior military and Government personnel.

     Handles complex program planning, cost estimating, budgeting, financial tracking, resourcing, and monitoring of short term and long-term multiple- disciplinary teams and project objectives.

    Minimum Qualifications

     A BA/BS degree in business management, engineering or equivalent is required.  

     Former USAF program experience.

     Minimum of 12 years of specialized experience and management responsibility of teams in technical disciplines related to the requirements.

     Minimum of 10-15 years of specialized experience in USAF aviation maintenance training experience is desired.

     Experience in the development of military training programs and systems.

     Experience managing formal USAF Aviation Maintenance Training Curriculum and Courseware Design and Development.

     Experience in military maintenance, operations, service, and/or military standards.

     Technical understanding of the basic principles of systems engineering for software-based systems.

     Adept in Microsoft Office Suite, including working knowledge of MS Project.

     Demonstrated experience in problem solving for complex, multi skill required issues.

     Superior interpersonal abilities and communication skills.

     Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, and flexible.

    Preferred Qualifications

     MS or equivalent in technical management.

     Technical and operational experience with USAF fixed-wing tanker aircraft (KC-10, KC-135, etc) highly desired.

     Experience managing formal USAF Fixed-Wing Bomber/Tanker Maintenance Training Curriculum and Courseware Design and Development. 

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com


  • 27 Jul 2016 7:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Program Manager

    Employer: Multinational Defense and Security Solutions Company

    Salary: $90,000 to $95,000

    Location: Orlando, FL

    Start date: As soon as possible

    Type: Full-time

    Years Experience: Minimum 12 years

    Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

    Security Clearance: Not required

    Overview

    Responsible for all aspects of execution of assigned program(s) including organizational, financial, management, performance, spending, and successful completion. Manages and directs, all phases of a program or project from inception to completion. May also oversee activities of one or more product groups or divisions, and be a Supervisor of specified employees.

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

     Participates in proposal or statement of work preparation and establishes and monitors master plans and schedules.

     Maintains contact with customer regarding program cost, schedule and administrative requirements.

     Works with Project Managers and Resource Sponsors to plan and manage workload.

     Determines and integrates the required program management team functions that may include: purchasing, engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing, and administrative areas.

     Ensures program planning and monitoring activities and performance is in accordance with contractual obligations and specified ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Earned Value or the quality/financial control processes.

     Manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously within common processes and procedures.

     Handle complex program planning, cost estimating, budgeting, financial tracking, resourcing, and monitoring of short term and long-term multiple- disciplinary teams and project objectives.

    Minimum Qualifications

     Former USAF program experience.

     Program Management experience on USAF Aviation Programs.

     BS or equivalent technical management degree, related scientific or technical discipline.

     Minimum of 12 years of specialized experience and management responsibility of teams in technical disciplines related to the requirements.

     Experience in military operations, service, and/or military standards.

     Experience in development of military training programs and systems

     Working knowledge of Integrated Master Schedule and Integrated Master Planning principles and practices.

     Technical understanding of the basic principles of systems engineering for hardware and software based systems.

     Technical ability to read engineering drawings and top level design work products.

     Awareness of Software CMMI principles and practices.

     PMP and/or DAWIA Level 3 Certification in Program Management.

     Working knowledge of DoD Acquisition framework and associated design milestones.

     Working knowledge of Earned Value Management.

     Adept in Microsoft Office Suite including working knowledge of MS Project.

     Experience in problem solving for complex, multi skill required issues.

     Superior interpersonal abilities and communication skills.

     Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, and flexible.

    Preferred Qualifications

     MS or equivalent in technical management.

     Familiarity with the Air Force tanker community (KC-10 and KC-135).

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com


  • 19 May 2016 11:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Courseware Developer: $66,000/year + Expat package


    • Undergraduate degree in any discipline (Preferably Language Education)

    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching English as a Second/Foreign language and demonstrated expertise in developing lessons for listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

    • Designs and develops engaging, effective study materials, online courses, and learning activities.

    • Sets instructional design expectations and guiding SMEs/instructors through the definition of learning goals, design approach, and content requirements.

    • Produces course outlines based on the learning product’s objectives.

    • Participates in generating ideas for engaging learning activities

    • Develops materials using learning technologies expertise, creating exceptional interactive learning experiences that meet the instructional intent and optimize delivery options

    • Assists and works collaboratively with program staff/instructors to coordinate the production of new content items, material and tools to enhance the curricula.

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com


  • 19 May 2016 11:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Blended Learning (DABL) Specialist: $66,000/year + Expat package


    • Undergraduate degree in any discipline teaching or supporting technology enhanced learning (Preferably Language Education)
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in implementing blended learning strategies within Language Training Programs to augment learning outcomes and instructional effectiveness.
    • Demonstrated experience in the following areas: instructional design, learning analytics; and developing online, blended, virtual, and in person training programs, tools and materials
    • Assists in developing strategies using technology and complicated software as an instructional tool.
    • Consults with program members to determine technological needs and to recommend solutions that will aid in the achievement of learning outcomes.
    • Designs and develop assessment and evaluations for blended and online courses.
    • Provides analysis of online learning usage patterns to suggest improvements to more effectively achieve learning outcomes.
    • In partnership with course instructors, designs and develops learning activities for blended and online courses.
    • Assists in maintaining online curricular content, keeping high standard of readability across wide range of browsers.
    • Provides academic technology related and General trouble shooting with specific technology issues or supported course related software.
    • Proven record as an excellent collaborator and communicator with the ability to deliver high quality work on tight deadlines; demonstrated creativity and attention to detail

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com

  • 19 May 2016 11:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Senior ELT Project Manager $78,000 to $100,000 + expat package

    Employer: Multinational Defense and Security Solutions Company

    Salary: $78,000 to $100,000 + expat package

    Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

    Start date: As soon as possible    

    Type: Full-time

    Years Experience: Minimum 10-15 years

    Education:           BA/BS

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Overseeing the development and delivery of instructional services on assigned projects.
    • Managing and directs the project team to assure all technical, schedule, and delivery requirements are met.
    • Working closely with Program Manager to provide detailed project data for formal cost, schedule and performance tracking and reporting.
    • Being responsible for the performance of employees working contract tasks and ensuring the appropriate resources are provided and available for project execution IAW contract requirements.
    • Interfacing with the customer project lead to ensure products and services are delivered in accordance with contract requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • US or UK passport is mandatory.
    • BA/BS degree in business management, education or equivalent.
    • Experience with management techniques, especially with Academic Instruction in a formal classroom setting
    • Experience managing multi-disciplinary training teams for the development of complex instructional tasks
    • A minimum of 10-15 years of specialized experience in managing training projects preferably for military related requirements.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and direction to large teams in the required tasks.
    • Proven expertise in the management and control of project resources.
    • Proven successful interaction with senior military and Government personnel.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A degree in TEFL or TSOL certification is desirable
    • Former military experience.
    • Experience with English Language Training in the Gulf Region, including familiarity and experience in teaching and managing the execution of the DLI/ALC curriculum in a formal military environment and/or significant experience teaching in the ESL community.
    • Management or administrative experience in a military academy - overseeing faculty, facility, and classroom logistics and processes.


    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com


  • 19 May 2016 11:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Instructors (multiple): $54,000/year + Expat package


    • Undergraduate degree in any discipline plus 120-hour TESOL teaching.

    • Two years’ experience in teaching/training, preferably teaching English as a Second or a Foreign Language to adults utilizing blended learning methodologies. (Experience teaching DLI ELC American Language Course is a PLUS)

    • Computer literacy and excellent knowledge of using technology and complicated software in classes.

    • Excellent command of the lexicon and grammar of spoken and written Standard English.

    • Highly motivated individual with the ability to assess and adapt to the proficiency needs of learners.

    • Able to teach a rigorous, standardized focused curriculum, and implement new instructional methodologies IAW the best practices

    • Conduct classes in an engaging, interactive and enthusiastic manner that is facilitative and student-centered.

    • The ability to work with an established lesson plan and maintain pacing of the daily schedule.

    • Ability to create an environment where students feel comfortable speaking, and guide student through proper speech patterns and pronunciation.

    • Experience teaching reading comprehension, developing student writing, and teaching vocabulary while ensuring the usage and application in writing.

    • Respectful of the students’ cultural differences and supportive of their unique needs.

    Contact: Inquiries@GlobalProfessionalSearch.com

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