Defense Acquisition subject matter experts (SMEs)
Part Time Support
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Secret
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Remote with OCONUS travel / engagements
SMEs will have expertise in the required areas below, providing support both remotely and in-country.
Functional areas requirements:
‒ Expertise and experience with Defense finance
‒ Engagement with academics, think tanks, and policy experts in the field of defense financial management strategy
‒ Experience developing strategies for optimal resource allocation and utilization
‒ Defense acquisition best practices, benchmarking procedures and processes to international standards
‒ Experience and expertise in DoD Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales
‒ Defense research & development
‒ Best practices on manpower management including pay & pension of defense personnel
‒ Oversight mechanism on Defense expenditure to establish accountability and cost-effective logistic management in the Defense
Additional Requirements: Previous Interagency/Embassy experience is desired. Previous experience in a security cooperation or advising role is desired. Advanced degree in International Relations (or similar applicable field) is desired.
PART TIME SUPPORT
Projected OPTEMPO: 15-30 hours monthly support to remote partner engagement.
Projected in-country OPTEMPO is 1-2 engagements per year starting in April 2023 (Up to 5 days per engagement)