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Advisor, Capability Development Support Analyst in Kabul at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
Capability Development Support Analyst Advisor shall assist in the delivery of effective force management, requirements validation, and capability development to the Afghan National Defense Security Force (ANDSF).
Principal Accountabilities
  • Provide cost and performance analyses support in the form of Capability Based Assessments (CBA), Cost Benefit Analyses (C-BA), Multi-Attribute Decision Matrices (MADM), and other appropriate forms of alternative comparison analyses for the Resolute Support Coalition as they collaborate to explore solutions to significant warfighting challenges confronting today’s Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) such as shortcomings to protect Soldiers and Police.
  • Teach, Train, Coach, and Mentor (TTCM) identified Afghan Soldiers and Police to conduct simple, but sufficient, analyses in order to develop a competency within the ANDSF in order to prepare them for Coalition departure. 
  • Provides technical advice and assistance on analysis processes to evaluate performance, risk, and cost trades to identify the optimal solution within resource constraints.
  • Assists in the delivery of effective requirements validation and capability development to the ANDSF.
  • Assists and advises on the formulation and development of doctrinal organizations, personnel, and materiel requirements required to successfully accomplish the unit’s assigned doctrinal mission. 
  • As required, develops policies and procedures for the Afghan equivalent of Tables of Organization and Equipment (TOE), Basis of Issue Plans (BOIPs), Force Management, and Total Army Analysis (TAA). 
  • Trains, advises, and assists ANDSF capability developers; Colonel and below (O-6 or OF-5), civilian equivalent, and contractors.
  • Provides advice and assistance to USG and NATO leadership for mentorship and leader engagements (LE) with Afghan senior leaders, Colonel (O-6 or OF-5) and below or civilian equivalent.  As requested, accompanies USG and NATO leadership on senior key leader engagements (KLE).
  • Trains, Advises, and Assists ANDSF capability developers in order to set conditions to transfer the requirements validation and capability development function to ANDSF stakeholders.
  • Participates in the development and conduct of the Command Plan Review (CPR) process, and assists Afghan stakeholders as required.
  • Advises Afghan capability developers on the implementation of rules for submission of out-of-cycle modifications to personnel and equipment documents.
  • Provides concise assessments, reports, and updates on topics within his/her specific area of expertise (ANA or ANP), if assigned.
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant developments within his/her specific area of expertise (ANA or ANP), if assigned.
  • Provides advice on future force structure and force structure changes in order to optimize the ANDSF.  Must consider such factors as the need for these items of equipment, the specific function they support; alternative methods, and economic feasibility and benefits of equipment; impact of not having the equipment versus cost of ownership; and so forth.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of key force management, requirements validation and capability development processes, regulations, and major documents influencing the Army’s force structure to include, Force Development, Manpower Management, Warfighting Capabilities Determination, Military and Civilian Position Classification and Structure Development, How the Army Runs, Total Army Analysis, and other pertinent documents.
  • Extensive knowledge of the policies and processes to develop organizational documents including, but not limited to, the Afghan equivalent of Tables of Equipment (TOEs), Modified Tables of Equipment (MTOEs), or Basis of Issue Plans (BOIPs) which prescribe the required structure, manpower, equipment and organizational options.
  • Ability to analyze, determine, prioritize, and document requirements for doctrine, organizations, training, leader development and education, materiel and materiel-centric Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel, and Facilities (DOTMLPF) requirements.
  • Ability to use US Army doctrine, policies and procedures to develop Afghan products to include, but not limited to, regulations and policies.
  • Understand organizational structures and behaviors as well as mission drivers.

Experience & Education
  • Education. Master’s degree required. Master’s in Operations Research, or Systems Engineering preferred.  Education requirement may be waived by the COR based on exceptional experience.
  • Minimum of 5-years’ experience in conducting analyses to support Commanders’ critical decisions.
  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience with international missions in active-insurgency/conflict/post-conflict environments. Requirement may be waived by the COR based on exceptional experience.
  • Must have a final (not interim) DoD SECRET Level Security Clearance before deployment and maintain that clearance.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must pass all medical and fitness requirements directed by US Central Command (CENTCOM) in order to deploy.
  • Must be able to operate in harsh and austere conditions of Afghanistan

  • Must be capable of daily travel in and around Kabul as well as to locations throughout Afghanistan.


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