Senior Advisor (GDRP-Iraq)

Career Area: Technical Services
City: Baghdad, Iraq
Country: Iraq
Job Description


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Constellis provides opportunities across every major continent for individuals who want to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships with our government and commercial customers. Our employees worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, have ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Join us to Secure Success!


The Senior Advisor shall act as the trusted advisor for Host Nation’s national level interagency authority. In this role, the Senior Advisor shall provide technical assistance and expert guidance and advise the interagency authority to execute the Country Action Plan and ensure a foundation is set for improved interagency coordination in two or more areas (e.g. crisis response, national command center operations, aviation security oversight) to achieve national objectives.

Position Location: Iraq

  • Achieve an initial understanding of national level interagency authority planning and decision-making processes with regards to interagency aviation security oversight, crisis response and the operations of national command centers including at a minimum: review of current decision-making processes and identification of key stakeholders who influence the interagency decision making process.
  • Identify associated gaps in the interagency process
  • Frame the problem set sufficiently such that the Senior Advisor can make relevant recommendations for future actions by the partner country and the Senior Advisor can identify areas in which to focus their expertise and efforts during their period of performance
  • Produced an Initial Landscape Assessment and Gap Analysis, as outlined in Section 8, ‘Deliverables’; the Initial Landscape Assessment and Gap Analysis shall be completed in direct coordination with the ODC and national level interagency authority
  • Senior Advisor shall work with the national level interagency authority to develop a Country Action Plan
  • To complete the Country Action Plan, the Senior Advisor shall launch a process with identified stakeholders to facilitate development of the Plan that outlines reform objectives, and breaks down the steps required to achieve those objectives
  • The Country Action Plan will be the first step in generating a shared vision for actions that will be taken by the national level interagency authority to address their goals and gaps, including specific types of advisory support services that may be required
  • Senior Advisor shall develop a Work Plan that outlines Country Action Plan objectives, milestones and corresponding activities that the Senior Advisor shall undertake until the end of the performance period; the Work Plan shall also list the required tasks
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Secret Security Clearance required
  • Master’s Degree and at least six (6) years of U.S. military and/or U.S. civilian experience with interagency coordination OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least ten (10) years of U.S. military and/or U.S. civilian experience with interagency coordination
  • Have reached, at a minimum, the rank of O-5 in the military or equivalent in a civilian capacity (i.e. FS-02/GS-14)
  • Competency in spoken Arabic (Modern Standard or Levantine)
  • Prior demonstrated experience advising foreign military or government at the operational or strategic level
  • Two (2) years prior experience working or living abroad, preferably in the region
  • Prior demonstrated experience working with a national command center
  • Prior demonstrated experience working in national security either as a uniformed service member, government employee or contractor
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment


Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating in 40 countries and based in the Washington D.C. area, our 22,000 Constellis employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis’ forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit www.constellis.com


Work conditions can vary from a busy office environment to field work, both subject to frequent interruptions. Travel to austere environments may also be required. Additional specific details related to working conditions may be outlined in your Statement of Work.


Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Additional specific details related to physical requirements may be outlined in the Company’s Performance Work Statement or Contract with the client.