Civil Defense Consultant/Expert, Senior in Riyadh at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0026849

Civil Defense Consultant/Expert, Senior

Key Role:

Provide professional leadership and civil defense subject matter expertise, including emergency management, disaster preparedness, civil security, and infrastructure preparedness. Support senior client meetings and provide input on relevant matters to enable the sectors’ overall transformation. Demonstrate expertise in superb client delivery by diplomatically coordinating and providing support to the client and various organizations which contribute to accomplishing the civil defense mission. Provide technical writing, guidance, advice, and training. Demonstrate expertise in teamwork by collaborating with onsite assigned personnel. This position is located in MENA with limited visits back to the US.

Basic Qualifications:

-18+ years of experience as a US military officer at the O4-O6 level or E9 level with interagency, national, or international civil defense agencies and programs with no more than 2 years out of the corresponding agency and willing to live in the MENA region for at least 1 year

-5+ years of experience with federal emergency management agencies in emergency prevention, preparation, and response sectors with no more than 2 years out of the corresponding agency and willing to live in the MENA region for at least 1 year

-Experience with providing federal civilian agency or military expertise in one or more of the following areas: governmental emergency and disaster management regulatory policies and procedures and coordinating safety and security compliance, interacting and coordinating with local or national media in public awareness or strategic messaging efforts, security assistance and cooperation in Foreign Military Sales and International Military Education and Training to improve emergency and disaster planning and response capabilities, planning and coordinating emergency preparedness teams through community education programs, establishing and assessing civil defense personnel training and education programs, coordinating emergency response or disaster management operations centers, and resourcing, acquisitions, and logistics for essential stocks, equipment, and supplies for natural disasters or humanitarian aid

-Experience with non-combatant evacuation operations strategies

-Experience with establishing and coordinating first responder plans, exercises, and rehearsals

-Experience with disaster search and rescue or recovery operations

-Experience with civil-military coordination and operations, including population and resource control, humanitarian aid, and support to civil governance

-Experience with developing high-quality deliverables using various tools, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with organizations that act within the capacity of fire fighters and emergency responders in senior positions preferred

-Experience with deployments and working overseas

-Experience with foreign military personnel related to security assistance and cooperative programs

-Experience with the Arabic language a plus

-Experience with working in the Middle East a plus

-MA or MS degree preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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