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Military Human Resources / Force Development Advisor - Albania

Washington, DC
Intermedia Group has the following staff opening:
JOB TITLE: Military Human Resources / Force Development Advisor - Albania

TRAVEL: 50% - Once selected, the candidate will attend a three-week orientation training in Washington D.C., provided by the GDRP Program Office, prior to deployment.
SALARY: $130k + benefits/uplifts  (total $156K ++)
  • 20% hardship pay 
  • Long term car rental
  • Housing allowance (short term lodging also provided)
  • 2 week travel stateside for vacation
CLEARANCE: - Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and retain a Secret clearance.
  • The job will be a 40-hour work week, Monday-Friday.
  • Once selected, the candidate will attend a three-week orientation training in Washington D.C., provided by the GDRP Program Office, prior to deployment.
  • Intermedia Group, Inc is currently staffing for a strategic-level Military Human Resources / Force Development Advisor in Albania (revised 10.21.19) to support the Albania Ministry of Defense on the Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP).
  • The GDRP is a flexible, multi-year, State-funded program, coordinated with the Department of Defense (DoD), to assist select partner nation armed forces, at both the service and Ministry of Defense (MOD) level, with providing security
    in an effective, transparent, and accountable manner to civilian authorities, while advancing U.S. national security objectives. GDRP is intended to be a flexible, global program to assist defense reform.
  • Through GDRP, the United States seeks to reform the Government of Albania’s Ministry of Defense (MOD) in the areas of Human Resources and Manning Evaluation:
  • The goals and objectives of this GDRP proposal include helping the Albanian Armed Forces (AAF) redefine the roles, missions, capabilities, command and control, as well as overall force structure of the Albanian military in a manner consistent with national objectives.
  • The objective is also to identify any existing legal and policy frameworks that may be inhibiting a force restructuring, as well as to provide recommended language for establishing new and relevant legal and policy frameworks.
The Human Resources / Force Development Advisor tasks will be to:
  • embed with the MOD and develop and implement a plan to restructuring the Albanian forces. Start the project with a capabilities assessment in order to identify strengths and potential challenges of the relevant Albanian institutions.
  • conduct quarterly training with a target audience primarily from the Human Resource (HR) Management office in order to train on gaps identified during the capability assessment phase.
  • will focus on human resource management, force management, resource management, and procurement forecasting, as well as training management policies, plans, and practices derived from those objectives.
  • The HR support program courses of action (COAs) will be designed to support efforts of the MOD and the General Staff (GS) to strengthen linkages between national strategic and military objectives.

Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and retain a Secret clearance.
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ hands-on human resource management (military,government or corporate) wit hfocus on retention and retirements., 
  • Familiarity with military force structure
  • At least two years of overseas experience, briefing, advising, and training the most senior levels of foreign military
  • At least two years experience in a joint military environment (EUCOM, PACOM, CENTCOM, any other COM)
  • Prior demonstrated professional experience writing business documents, such as reports, SITREPs, briefings, AARs, memoranda, letters, electronic mail, and training material, for consumption by military Commanders or civilian managers.
  • Prior demonstrated professional experience presenting briefings, SITREPs, training, and AARs for consumption by military Commanders or civilian managers.
  • Highly rated teamwork and collaboration skills, as demonstrated by awards, or above average performance reviews.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working or living in a NATO country or major non-NATO ally.
  • Experience at the S-1, G-1/8, or J-1/8 battalion level, or higher.
  • Prior demonstrated experience working in service, combatant, and strategic level headquarters, e.g., OPNAV, OSD, Joint Staff, USCG, ONI, and/or COCOM staff, highly desired.
  • Experience advising foreign military or government at the operational or strategic level.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an environment with limited resources and to apply innovative and creative solutions to resolve problems.
  • Proven self-starter who can be successful working independently at various organizational levels and with executives/managers/leaders/staffs from multiple functional areas and cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with counterparts to help them achieve goals through the provision of quality advice, support, and mentoring.
  • Proven success in individual and organizational capacity building and aptitude to share knowledge, mentor and coach others.
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
• Full MS WORD Resume
• Required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full
Zeke Goulbourne
Director of Business Development – Government Solutions
131 Varick Street, Suite 936
New York, NY 10013
Voice: 212-248-0100
Cell: 347-243-2663
Email: Zekeg@intermediagroup.com
Corporate Web Site: https://intermediagroup.com/government/
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