DynCorp International LLC. Advisor, Logistics and Support in KABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary

Logistics & Support Advisor assists in the delivery of effective force management to the Afghan National Defense Security Force (ANDSF).

Principal Accountabilities

  • Plans, directs, manages, coordinates, initiates, analyzes, evaluates, approves, disapproves, or makes recommendations on equipment requirements and authorizations in the Afghan equivalent of Tables of Equipment (TOEs) or Modified Tables of Equipment (MTOEs); may include equipment requests, change requests, equipment requirements, authorizations, utilization determinations, and/or equipment surveys.
  • Reviews equipment and personnel requirements/authorizations to ensure adequate personnel with correct skills and grades are available to operate and maintain equipment.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance on business processes and performance and efficiency of logistics management functions.
  • Assists in the delivery of effective force management to the ANDSF; focus is on equipment requirements and authorizations, strength levels, documentation, utilization, and the change request process.
  • Assists and advises on the formulation and development of doctrinal organizations, and materiel requirements.
  • 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 force managers; colonel and below (O-6 or OF-5), civilian equivalent, or contractors.
  • Provides advice and assistance to United States Government (USG) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (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 force managers in order to set conditions to transfer the force management function to ANDSF force managers.
  • Participates in the development and conduct of the Command Plan Review (CPR) process, and assists Afghan force managers as required.
  • Advises Afghan force managers on the implementation of rules for out-of-cycle submissions modifications to personnel and equipment documents.
  • Provides concise assessments, reports, and updates on topics within his/her specific area of expertise Afghan National Army or Afghan National Police (ANA or ANP).
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant developments within his/her specific area of expertise (ANA or ANP).
  • 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.
  • Provides recommendations to determine equipment requirements; manages equipment authorizations based on resource prioritization, strategic objectives and readiness decisions; and ensures equipment resources are appropriated, allocated, defended and utilized.
  • Assists with the determination of the necessary objectives for time-phased transfer of responsibility of Force Management processes to ANDSF Force Management Departments. Assists with the development of the objectives and assessment framework necessary to provide advice on transfer of responsibility to ANDSF Force Management Departments.
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the mission commander.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of key force management processes, regulations, web-based applications (Force Management System Web), and major documents influencing the Army’s force structure to include Force Generation, 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 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.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of logistics concepts, principles, practices, procedures and regulations applicable to a full range of logistics management.

Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 4-years’ experience in force management and development.
  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience with international missions in active-insurgency/conflict/post-conflict environments.
  • Experience successfully working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government.
  • Experience working or coordinating closely with (without dictating to) US and international partners and stakeholders.
  • Military experience, CW2 or higher or Major (O4) or higher; or equivalent experience in a civilian career field.
  • 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.


Job Posting: Nov 7, 2016, 5:07:30 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 1603905