MILITARY – Liaison Officer of Affected Nation’s Ministry of Defence to Training Audience HQ

Europe, Norway
Posted 4 weeks ago

Why TBW Global?

TBW Global offers a range of mission-critical services that ensure defense and security organizations around the globe can scale to and achieve their objectives. With over 30 years of experience and offices worldwide, we provide secure, user-friendly and innovative technology and professional services to simplify the communication process and project management for over 2,500 public and private sector clients. TBW Global provides defense and multilingual communication services to NATO member countries and customers including the UK MOD, the US Department of Defense, the Canadian Armed Forces and a number of global defense and aerospace prime contractors. Our services include secure interpreting and translation, cultural analysis, travel risk management, multilingual intercepts, role-playing and scenario based training, learning management programmes and staff augmentation. TBW Global’s expert teams’ are deployed in countries such as Ukraine, Iraq, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, northern Africa and Jordan

  • Must hold an active NATO Secret Security Clearance (you must be able to prove that you hold an SC)

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Whilst embedded in Training Audience HQ, provide subject matter expertise in military liaison, and scenario specific understanding, to realistically represent the exercise scenario to the training audience as liaison officer between TA and AN military.
  2. Act as the focal point for the training audience HQ for interaction with the AN military for all relevant matters during exercise preparation and execution.
  3. Coordinate responses to TA requests and queries with the rest of the AN military and political representatives to ensure coherent representation of the AN military to the TA HQ.
  4. Quickly read, digest, analyse and understand the AN military aspects of the situation as depicted in the scenario documentation provided by JWC.
  5. Understand and provide recommendations for improvement in the representation of AN military matters to refine or improve the scenario.
  6. Understand exercise and training objectives and ensure their representation of the scenario supports the training audience’s achievement of those objectives.
  7. Alongside other AN military and political representatives, develop a basic Concept of Operations for the AN military in the conflict. If required, develop and present plans.
  8. Be prepared to assist JWC in the development of strategic and operational level scenario documents tailored to the training audience and exercise.
  9. Conduct TA HQ J5 planning tasks alongside the HQ. Assist training audiences with initial planning stages by providing subject matter expertise and scenario representation of all areas of AN military.
  10. Understand and analyse developing training audience plans and documentation and their impacts on interaction with the AN military.
  11. In accordance with JWC guidance and management, and with all necessary co-ordination, generate appropriate exercise material to provide a challenging and realistic problem set to the training audience.
  12. Embed with the training audience during exercise execution to act as AN military liaison officer to the TA HQ. Be prepared to undertake meetings with the training audience during the exercise, whether face to face, by VTC, phone, email or letter.
  13. Produce agendas, written speaking notes and minutes of meetings in support of scenario building, communication/coordination and knowledge management.
  14. Be prepared to update and amend exercise and scenario documentation during the course of the exercise in order to ensure training objectives continue to be met.
  15. Monitor training audience activity and output so as to provide timely feedback to JWC Exercise Control staff to amend and adapt the exercise as required.
  16. Attend daily coordination meetings as dictated by the EXCON battle rhythm and Chief Grey Cell, providing SME advice as required.
  17. Undertake any other duties as directed by the Grey Cell JWC permanent staff as reasonably expected within the exercise.
  18. Make solicited recommendations/treats to the JWC Exercise Control team.
  19. Under JWC guidance and management, be prepared to supply updates to JWC documentation to ensure representation of latest doctrine/TTPs in area of subject matter expertise.
  20. Provide feedback to JWC permanent staff on request for the improvement of NATO exercise processes.

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