Apogee-SSU JV has an opening in Kenya performing services for the Department of State (DoS), Bureau of African Affairs. This requirement is for one (1) Strategic Aviation Advisor to institutionalize procedures and systems to generate and maintain aviation forces for CT purposes.

Clearance: Secret Clearance

Location: Nairobi, Kenya (Moi Air Base, Laikipia Air Base, Manda Bay Air Base and All other Air Bases required.)

Period of Performance: Base year of 12 months and 4 option years.

Project Objective:

  • The overall objective of the Strategic Aviation Advisor is to institutionalize procedures and systems to generate and maintain aviation forces for CT purposes.

Required Qualifications

  • At least three (3) years’ experience at rank comparable to U.S. Military O-6
  • At least one (1) command tour at squadron-level (USAF or equiv.) or higher
  • At least three (3) operational tours or deployments
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working at the Major or Combined Command-level (MAJCOM/COCOM) dealing with international strategy
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working at the Major or Combined Command-level (MAJCOM/COCOM) dealing with international strategy
  • At least 3,500 flying hours combined
  • At least 3 years, and 1,000 hours of instructor pilot (IP) experience
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in fielding and integration of one or more aircraft in the (projected) KAF inventory, to include but not limited to:

UH-1H Huey II, C-208 Cessna, Tucano, F-5 Tiger II, MD-500/530F, C-145 Sky Truck, AT-802L Air Tractor, Grob trainers, T-38 Talon

  • At least five (5) years’ experience working operational employment of air power, and/or command and control issues
  • At least two (2) years demonstrated hands-on experience and knowledge of flight operations
  • At least five (5) years’ experience working in developing nations (Africa highly desired)
  • Strong familiarity of–and at least three (3) years’ experience in–the security challenges of the East Africa and Horn of Africa region
  • 2.4.1 Fluent English speaker
  • Secret Clearance

If you are interested in a very well-compensated and challenging position, while making a positive impact, we encourage you to submit your resume/cv