The Simulator Specialist is a subject matter expert who will support, assist and advise INL Police Professionalization Program on law enforcement training simulators acquired by a separate contract to ensure successful contract compliance and implementation and provide realistic, flexible, and customizable training and associated services to a variety of Government of Mexico (GOM) law enforcement agencies.
This position will assist and collaborate with the INL Police Professionalization Program and the GOM in assessing simulator needs and develop implementation strategies to ensure that realistic, flexible, and customizable training and associated services will be provided to a variety of GOM law enforcement agencies.
Language Requirements: It is imperative that the Simulator Specialist be able to speak, read and write in the Spanish language and clearly communicate technical concepts in Spanish. English: The Simulator Specialist must be able to perform informal translations, often of a technical nature, from English into Spanish (Level 3 per U.S. Embassy standards, oral and written). Spanish: The Simulator Specialist must possess a high degree of proficiency in Spanish so as to be able to converse fluently with his Mexican State official contacts or to draft correct correspondence relating to the technical aspects of the project in Spanish (Level 3 per U.S. Embassy standards, oral and written).
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. or International college or university. Individuals without a degree but with significant simulator equipment and training experience (minimum of ten years) can be considered in lieu of a degree.
Computer Skills: Must be proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point and experience in using Internet resources to conduct research and to manage projects.
Work Experience: Five years of direct hands-on experience in law enforcement training firing simulators.
Management Experience: At least 4 years of experience in other senior management roles that entails strategic planning, resource management, and budgeting. Proven experience in managing program resources, communication and liaison skills; significant and demonstrated experience in project implementation, analysis, and evaluation. Proven experience in managing program resources, communication and liaison skills; significant and demonstrated experience in project implementation, analysis, and evaluation.
Knowledge: Must have a working knowledge of instructing techniques and strategies as they relate to law enforcement training simulators. Familiarity with United States Government acquisition contracting management regulations, logistics and financial management policies and procedures is preferred. Understanding with Mexican donation processes, logistics and required documentation is preferred.
Communications: Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills and have previous experience where he/she conducted communications with international law enforcement agencies with tact and diplomacy.
Security Clearance and Citizenship: If a U.S. citizen, must be able to obtain a State Department security clearance at the MRPT level. If other citizenship, must be able to obtain a State Department Regional Security Office security vetting.
Non-Disclosure Agreement: The incumbent shall be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement to ensure that there is no inappropriate disclosure of proprietary information related to the equipment or support provided by the multiple suppliers of training simulators.
This position is expected to travel from Mexico City to a variety of law enforcement agencies in Mexico City and in Mexican States. The position is anticipated to travel about four or five times a month to different states in Mexico with the average travel lasting two days.
Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.