Civil Affairs Officer Resume Samples

Civil Affairs Officers are specialists in the United States military tasked with bridging the gap between military operations and civil society. These experts are responsible for coordinating civil and military operations, advising commanders on civil-military operations, and developing and implementing civil-military programs in support of military operations. Crucial duties and responsibilities that are disbursed on daily basis are listed on the Civil Affairs Officer Resume as – advising commanders on civil-military operations, developing and implementing civil-military programs to support military operations, coordinating with civilian and military agencies, and providing advice on the local political and cultural environment. They also assist in mediating conflicts, providing humanitarian assistance, and establishing relationships with civil society organizations.

Skills and education required for Civil Affairs Officers include excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, as well as expertise in public affairs and international relations. A bachelor’s degree in international relations, political science, or a related field is required, and advanced degrees are preferred. Additionally, Civil Affairs Officers must have several years of experience in the military or the equivalent of civilian experience.

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Civil Affairs Officer Resume

Summary : As a Civil Affairs Officer, partnered with industry & government agencies on military logistics initiatives worldwide. Interacted with many cultures. Possessed excellent written communication and interpersonal skills. Served as a focal point in the field office for researching, identifying, and sharing good practices and lessons learned.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Conflict Management, Program Management, Protection Of Civilians, Peacebuilding, Excel, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Primary Health Care.

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  1. Facilitated Seminars /workshops with political parties and Civil Society Organizations that promote participation, transparency, and public information in partnership with other Agencies to contribute to the protection of civilians.
  2. Conducted regular meetings to familiarize me with all political parties and the civil societies in the State and discuss plans for Workshops/seminars that will forge a way forward to work together.
  3. Encouraged political parties and civil societies to dialogue amongst themselves and consult with each other for better coordination and collaboration to enhance the protection of civilians through political engagement.
  4. Technically supported dialogue for confidence building.
  5. Hold consultations with different parties discussing grounds for the inter-party dialogue.
  6. Provided early warning and responsive strategies to accomplish the mission's mandate in the State.
  7. Monitored and analyzed information and data; developed and maintained relations with governmental officials, political actors, and leaders of Civil Societies, as well as State actors and organizations, and the wider UN system.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Civil Affairs Officer Resume

Summary : As a Civil Affairs Officer, Structured and oversaw the social welfare system with a focus on ethnic minorities and internally displaced persons (IDPs), coordinated all cultural facilities, managed and systemized municipal salary and staffing, implemented library system delivery in rural and urban areas, infrastructure rehabilitation as well as municipal and regional youth officers and sporting events, with focus on conflict resolution.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Emergency Medical Technician.

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  1. Ensured their work exceeded standards and met feasibility and sustainability requirements.
  2. Liaised between the United States Agency for International Development, Doctors without borders, and other humanitarian organizations, NGOs, donors, and United Nations entities.
  3. Ensured appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms, and coordinated and implemented humanitarian and civic assistance projects.
  4. Briefed and guided VIPs on proposed and ongoing projects to provide familiarization and garner support.
  5. Focused on in-depth analysis of relevant conflicts, that is, conflict relevant to CPA implementation and post-conflicts of CPA as well as Post conflicts of the new Nation.
  6. Analyzed conflict with the perspective of past mediation efforts and their successes or failures; consolidated of information across sector, region, HQ, and issues; a quarterly consolidated report on conflict issues and updated matrix as needed, at least quarterly.
  7. Supported dialogue between groups in conflict in the area of responsibility by convening structured meetings and similar activities.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma


                  Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                  Objective : Looking for the best job opportunity in result oriented environment where I can use my nursing skills and abilities in order to perform as a nurse practitioner. Challenged position of a nurse practitioner to provide prime care for the patients in a well-developed health care center with a focus on health care prevention and support.

                  Skills : Project Management, Negotiations, Lean Six Sigma.

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                  Description :

                  1. Performed Humanitarian Assistance as Operations Officer in Baghdad.
                  2. Utilized knowledge and contacts from previous deployments to request and deliver humanitarian assistance supplies to Iraqi citizens.
                  3. Initially served as Special Project Officer tasked with restoring Iraqi Fire Emergency Services to full operations.
                  4. Maintained a database listing all fire stations in Iraq and prepared documents to secure funding for reconstruction.
                  5. Prepared $34 million in construction contracts for building 27 new fire stations.
                  6. Demonstrated openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
                  7. Spoke and wrote clearly and effectively Listened to others, correctly interpreted messages from others, and responds appropriately. 
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  0-2 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Entry Level
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                  Objective : As a Civil Affairs Officer, I Specialized in comprehensive program management while ensuring funds are available for future programming. Presented a unique background to donor giving. Ensured funding for her programs and new programs for her employers in some of the most challenging environments.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Photocopying, Scanning, Computer Using.

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                  1. Assisted the first Iraqi Civil Defense Director and staff in developing the new Iraqi National Fire Training Academy.
                  2. Wrote $51 in construction contracts for building the Academy and rebuilding National Fire Emergency Services Headquarters.
                  3. Promoted and protected the interest of excluded and/or threatened groups through advocacy in full respect of humanitarian and international law.
                  4. Supported civil society groups and/or institutions at the local level that promote a culture of peace and reconciliation.
                  5. Assisted the civil society groups and institutions where appropriate, in becoming effective implementing partners for programmatic funded and other peacebuilding projects and Supported State Institutions.
                  6. Assisted local institutions to assess capacity building and support needs especially in conflict management and local level mediation, working with partners including the UNCT and in particular UNDP. 
                  7. Helped to design a coordinated response to these needs from relevant actors.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                0-2 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Entry Level
                                Education
                                Education
                                High School Diploma

                                Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                Headline : As a Civil Affairs Officer, coordinated all municipal schools and accomplished implementation and revision of staffing and budget expenditures, curriculum implementation, school maintenance and training programs, and infrastructure rehabilitation. Managed regional and municipal health facilities employing a total of 332 health personnel.

                                Skills : VBA, RSA Archer, Excel, JavaScript.

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                                Description :

                                1. Ensured that the concerns and perceptions of the local population are effectively communicated to the Mission, as well as other actors where appropriate.
                                2. Served as a staff officer assigned to a Civil Affairs Battalion based out of Tonawanda, New York prepared for worldwide deployment in support of United States foreign policies.
                                3. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the Commander for a Tactical Civil Affairs Company located at Camp Adder, Iraq where I was responsible for the welfare and readiness of 32-personnel in a forward-deployed combat zone conducting civil-military operations in support of an Assistance & Advisory Brigade.
                                4. Previously deployed as the Civil Affairs Team - Bravo Officer-in-Charge for a Provincial Reconstruction Team located in Panjshir Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where I commanded the civil affairs teams.
                                5. Acted as the Project Purchasing Officer responsible for the needs assessment, development, contracting, and management of over $12 million of CERP projects in Panjshir Province ranging from logistical purchases to large-scale construction projects.
                                6. Managed the planning, ordering, and distribution of humanitarian assistance to local nationals during emergency relief situations totaling in excess of 100 tons of food and other items.
                                7. Initiated best practice programs that were adopted by other units throughout the theater.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                5-7 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                High School Diploma

                                Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                Summary : As a Civil Affairs Officer, Liaised on behalf of the UN and assisted the local municipal government to coordinate with NGOs, the military, and international and local police. Coordinated all donor-funded projects and grants in the region and assist government officials in responding to international organizations.

                                Skills : Microsoft Office, Emergency Assistant.

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                                Description :

                                1. Successfully managed Platoon with confidence, innovation, and resiliency.
                                2. Ensured all Soldiers had task awareness and involvement in the planning process through collaboration and transparency while increasing accountability and ultimately our output; this was adopted by all other Platoons.
                                3. Successfully ran a Brigade level event in the face of multiple resource challenges.
                                4. Quantitatively and qualitatively analyzed organizational systems for future improvement and continuity.
                                5. Successfully created and balanced the budget, influenced the Brigade Commander through risk-management/cost-benefit analysis, and positively impacted contractual obligations throughout the organization.
                                6. Effectively led and trained a 4-person airborne team to be ready to deploy at a moment's notice to conduct civil-military operations in support of overseas contingency operations.
                                7. Developed clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identified priority activities and assignments; adjusted priorities as required; allocated appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; forested risks and allowed for contingencies when planning; monitored and adjusted plans and actions as necessary; used time efficiently.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                7-10 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Management
                                Education
                                Education
                                High School Diploma

                                Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                Objective : As a Civil Affairs Officer, managed 600+ staff under all sectors, oversaw personnel issues, ensured payment of salaries, especially to minority groups, all reporting and represented the UN and supported the municipal and regional governments to set donor priorities for projects, specifically, KTI, Kosovo Transition Initiatives program under OTI.

                                Skills : Planning, Civil Officer.

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                                Description :

                                1. Participated in the rehabilitation of major functions of local government including departments of education, public utilities, law enforcement, and general administration in a post-conflict environment.
                                2. Performed as one of the UN's focal points for joint projects with NGOs in the municipality.
                                3. Projects included the implementation and management of the Emergency Financial Assistance Program and the coordination of the EU Program of Housing and Reconstruction.
                                4. Advised local government and administration on the UNMIK procurement and contracting procedures.
                                5. Supervised municipal civil registration center responsible for recording, verifying, and issuing legal documents.
                                6. Assisted in payroll and personnel management for the local municipal administration.
                                7. Provided general consultation to the population on legal and procedural matters related to UNMIK mission objectives.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                High School Diploma

                                Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                Summary : High-energy individual who loves a challenge on a daily basis. Friendly personality, excellent communication skills, and enjoy working with different types of people.

                                Skills : Recording, Researching.

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                                Description :

                                1. Context coordinated and monitored the work of staff assigned, including in building their capacity for adequate analysis and reporting on civil affairs program priorities especially conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and related needs assessment targeting vulnerable women and youths in volatile zones.
                                2. Identified and researched good practices and lessons learned in Civil Affairs work, and the development of mapping tools, and shares these with colleagues, including through active participation in the online Civil Affairs Network.
                                3. Contributed to overall mission monitoring and planning as required.
                                4. Provided emergency relief, disaster recovery, and coordination of civil administration to areas where political-economic structures and governments have collapsed.
                                5. Supported events such as public or town-hall meetings to foster the development of political space at the local level. 
                                6. Supported civic education programs at the local level on a range of issues, including policy issues, and good governance principles, in coordination with local authorities and/or civil society actors.
                                7. Worked in programmed/project management with international governmental or non-governmental organizations, including relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects, budgeting, and financial reporting is required.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    10+ Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Senior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    High School Diploma

                                    Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                    Objective : As a Civil Affairs Officer, responsible for acting as a liaison between the Army and civilian authorities and populations. Combined regional expertise, language competency, political-military awareness, cross-cultural communication, and professional military skills to conduct civil affairs operations and support civil-military operations in support of conventional and special operations forces.

                                    Skills : Planning, Supportive Skills.

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                                    Description :

                                    1. Commanded and controlled operations and combined armed forces during combat and peacetime
                                    2. Coordinated employment of civil affairs Soldiers at all levels of command in U.S. and multinational operations.
                                    3. Trained will also include classroom instruction combined with scenario-based practical exercises and a command-post exercise. 
                                    4. Provided continuous and seamless integration, coordination, and synchronization between military forces and unified action partners with nonmilitary and civilian entities according to the commander's operations plan.
                                    5. Conducted Civil-Military Integration (CMI) to ensure that the integration, coordination, and synchronization of forces is conducted within the scope of the operational plan of the commander.
                                    6. Shared information, identifies and distributes resources, and assists in the execution of Civil Affairs Operations (CAO) and Civil-Military Operations (CMO).
                                    7. Provided information and analysis for the Mission and other actors where applicable, on political, social, and economic issues affecting conflict dynamics at the local and regional level, including analysis on how these relate to the national level and vice versa. 
                                                  Years of Experience
                                                  Experience
                                                  2-5 Years
                                                  Experience Level
                                                  Level
                                                  Executive
                                                  Education
                                                  Education
                                                  High School Diploma

                                                  Civil Affairs Officer Resume

                                                  Objective : As a Civil Affairs Officer, contributed to the development and ensures the distribution of high-quality mission-specific induction materials. Assisted with the design, implementation, and evaluation of tailored in-mission skills training for Civil Affairs components in accordance with global Civil Affairs skills training methodologies.

                                                  Skills : Training, Team Work, Merchandising.

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                                                  Description :

                                                  1. Ensured that the concerns and perceptions of the local population are effectively communicated to the Mission, as well as other actors where appropriate in view of inclusion in the peace agenda.
                                                  2. Contributed to a shared understanding of the Missions environment, mandate, and operations amongst Mission actors at the local level, in particular uniformed components, to support consistency and coherence of approach. 
                                                  3. Fostered effective working relations with United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and other partners.
                                                  4. Contributed to the formulation of recommendations concerning Mission actions and approaches required at the local level in terms of social cohesion, reconciliation, conflict prevention, and mitigation and takes the lead in mobilizing community engagement in peacebuilding mechanisms designed to promote these issues. 
                                                  5. Assisted in mobilizing responses from other actors where appropriate.
                                                  6. Implemented programmatic-funded projects on conflict management, reconciliation, and social cohesion to promote peaceful coexistence among communities at the local level, in line with DPKO/DFS Policy Directive and mission-specific priorities.
                                                  7. Supervised, monitored, and encouraged the work of staff under responsibility in undertaking the full range of their duties. 
                                                  Years of Experience
                                                  Experience
                                                  2-5 Years
                                                  Experience Level
                                                  Level
                                                  Executive
                                                  Education
                                                  Education
                                                  High School Diploma