Director of Maritime and International Affairs

Gnostech
  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Advanced
  • Posted
    Jan 22

Position description

The Director of Maritime and International Affairs will have the primary responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships in the maritime and naval communities throughout the world. Specifically, the Director of Maritime Affairs will build relationships through the Organization of America States, The Maritime Alliance, Department of Defense Security Assist program offices and work directly with political, maritime, and naval leaders from Latin American, Caribbean, European, and Asian nations. The Director of Maritime Affairs will advance Gnostech's interests in the fields of: maritime cybersecurity, port and maritime security, naval warfare systems, and the use of space technologies in the maritime and port environments. The Director of Maritime Affairs will manage a complex portfolio of contacts/ relationships which encompasses a network of US and International Naval and Maritime clientele.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing relationships within the international, maritime and naval communities

  • Develop new relationships within the international, maritime and naval communities

  • Develop Gnostech growth strategies in target international markets

  • Execute international growth strategy

  • Work with the CEO/President and Vice President to develop long-term U.S. DoD relationships

  • Advise the CEO/President and Vice President on matters pertaining to international trade ethics

  • Advise CEO/President and Vice President on matters pertaining to Gnostech's Guiding Principles

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 8+ years of international relations experience with direct interaction with senior politicians, naval officers, and maritime industry leaders on the international stage

  • 15+ years of leadership experience in port and maritime operations

  • Fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese speaker

  • Ability and willingness to comprehend complex technical and engineering concepts

  • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships
     

Additional Desired Qualifications, Skills, Certifications

Education and Training Required 

  •     Master's Degree from an accredited university

Minimum Years of Experience

  •     15+

Application instructions

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