Senior Advisor (GDRP-North Macedonia)

Career Area: Technical Services
City: Skopje
Country: Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
Job Description


Are you ready for your next adventure? From down range to corporate positions around the world, we provide you with opportunities to grow your career while helping to make the world more secure.

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 provide expert guidance and provide the advice and technical assistance needed for the Ministry of Defense (MOD) to become an effective organization within a national cybersecurity environment. The Senior Advisor will also support effective interagency coordination by the MOD within the Government of North Macedonia around cybersecurity.

*Position location: North Macedonia 

  • Assisting the MOD with aligning its overall cyber policies and strategies to the Government’s national security strategy
  • Developing and refining foundational and strategy documents for the MOD to ensure it aligns with the Government’s national secruity strategy
  • Drafting protocols that outline lines of action, and roles and responsibilities of the MOD that will help both leadership and the Government to better understand and define the role and functions of the MOD
  • Help the MOD to understand the role of a defense ministry within the overall national cybersecurity environment
  • Provide the necessary expertise to ensure MOD leaders and their staff understand the cybersecurity implications of their decisions
  • Supporting interagency coordination and encouraging dialogue on cyber roles and responsibilities within the Government
  • Enhancing the knowledge and capacity of Government staff and leadership involved with the MOD and interagency cyber efforts
  • Ensure that local Government partners are empowered to make and maintain the recommended changes within the MOD and that the institution has a higher level of capacity as a result of the Senior Advisor’s guidance and efforts
  • Act as the trusted advisor for the Government and MOD
  • Where other barriers to institutional change with regards to strategic planning exist, work to identify those barriers, make recommendations to the Government and MOD to overcome them, and where possible, work to address them in support of the desired end state
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Secret Security Clearance required
  • Master’s Degree in one of the following or a similar subject area: Cybersecurity, Cyber Defense, Global Technology and Development, Information Systems Security, Digital Forensics, and six (6) years of professional experience working in cybersecurity, OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the aforementioned areas and at least ten (10) years of professional experience working in the relevant specialized discipline(s)
  • 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)
  • Two (2) years of experience developing cybersecurity and cyber defense strategy, policy, or procedures
  • Experience leading projects associated with bilateral and/or multilateral cybersecurity capacity building initiatives
  • Experience communicating cybersecurity policy and technical concepts to a variety of stakeholders
  • One (1) year prior experience advising foreign governments
  • Demonstrated understanding of cybersecurity challenges in emerging markets
  • 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.