Military Intelligence Advisor (Ethiopia, Africa)

Addis Ababa
Mission Support
Contingent on Contract Award

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Barbaricum seeks a Military Intelligence Advisor to provide subject-matter expertise and technical support to a contract supporting the Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


    • Attend Ethiopian military staff meetings and planning sessions, as well as OSC contractor meetings.
    • Provide expert technical guidance to the Ethiopian military to develop professional, effective and accountable military intelligence capabilities and standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
    • Advise on scheduled inspections, management, and acquisition.
    • Provide technical assistance to adapt the Ethiopian military SOP’s to reflect the process by which the Ethiopian military decides on specific course of action (COA)
    • Assist with documenting and instituting new processes/COAs
    • Provide advisory and mentor services to support intelligence operations, intelligence support to mission command, and the operating of joint intelligence fusion cells
    • Maintain an up-to-date list of outstanding requirements from Ethiopian military intelligence staff.
    • Assess all data relating to equipment availability and make recommendations to improve operational readiness.
    • As appropriate, the Advisor shall interface with other international advisors to stay current on needs, and de-conflict assistance.


    • US Citizenship Required
    • Active Secret security clearance
    • Ten years’ hands-on U.S. military intelligence, or civilian Intelligence Specialist, experience at the S-2, G-2 or J-2 battalion level, or higher
    • Two years’ experience in a joint military environment
    • Two years’ experience advising foreign military or government
    • Two years’ experience providing training in an overseas environment
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Two years’ experience working or living in Africa, post-conflict, and/or developing nations
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