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SAIC GPOI Senior Soldier Skills Trainer - Ghana in Ghana


SAIC is seeking a GPOI Senior Soldier Skills Trainer for work in Ghana with the US State Department's GPOI (Global Peace Operations Initiative) training program.

Job Duties:

  • Trainers will be the Team Lead’s senior peace operationssoldier skills instructor and assist with ensuring the program successfullyprovides mentoring, advising, and training support.

  • Provides assistance to Host Nation (HN) training centers,their cadre, and units (company to brigade size and including multi-nationalforce headquarters) in training for peacekeeping missions.


Required Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED and 19 years of experience OR Bachelors and 15 years or more of related experience; OR Masters and 13 years or more experience; OR PhD or JD and 4 years or more experience.

  • 10 years of U.S. or NATO military experience in a combat arms specialty (combat arms, Army or Marines, is defined as armor, cavalry, engineer, field artillery, infantry or special forces).Attainment of military grade of E-7 and higher (or NATO equivalent)

  • Experience deployed to an overseas contingency operation since September 11, 2001.

  • Relevant military operations or foreign security force (police or military) training experience in the last 5 years.

  • Experience as a senior trainer to a foreign security partner with directly related experience in capacity building and unit level assessments.

Desired Experience

  • Experience as an instructor in soldier skills training unit developing individual and collective skills intended to develop technical and tactical proficiency.

  • Regional experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability