Raytheon ANDSF Deputy Program Manager - Afghanistan in Afghanistan

ANDSF DEPUTY PROGRAM MANAGER Kabul, Afghanistan Contingent upon contract award The U.S. Government (USG) Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A) has a requirement for continued in-depth functional and programmatic contractor support to advise, teach, and mentor the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and Afghanistan Security Institutions (ASI). The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) will assist the Raytheon ANDSF Advisory Program (AAP) Program Manager in training support and contract management in support of US Government efforts to develop a capable and self-sustaining Afghan National Defense Security Forces. The DPM shall be co-responsible for the day-to-day management of efforts in Afghanistan and serve as the focal point of contact for ANDSF Site Managers, employees, sub-contract partners, vendors and Raytheon CONUS based activities. The DPM will support actions to ensure program execution, on cost and per contract terms and the Performance Work Statement; provide leadership for approximately 530 direct, subcontract and local national employees throughout Afghanistan; ensure development and implementation of policies and processes. Must have strong interpersonal and administrative skills and expert experience within the US Military community. The DPM interfaces with the on-site end user requirement owners, the Combined Security Training Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A), and the Rock Island Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Required Hours: Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training management and oversight up to 72 hours per week while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites. This is key person designated position on call 24 hours a day while in Afghanistan. Responsibilities: Represent Raytheon at governmental meetings concerning ANDSF program with Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) efforts Interface with senior Resolute Support, CSTC-A, NSOCC-A, TAACs’ staff on issues related to planning, resourcing, executing and assessing contract requirements, modifications and performance Ensure compliance with contractual requirements and deliverables Manage operational and administrative activities for all contractor and subcontractor personnel Create, maintain, deliver reports to PM, COR and Support Mission Contingency Operations Provide PM required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports Establish/build relationships with customers to support growth of business Provide status reports on contracts, program activities and emerging business opportunities Develop/implement QA Plan to ensure compliance; execute QA Surveillance Plan Effective and responsive management of subcontractors Timely problem identification and development of corrective action plans Adherence to timelines, milestones, delivery schedules and administrative requirements to include delivery of reports, data products, billing invoices and staffing of personnel Management of administrative actions of contractor personnel, to include leave periods, pay, evaluations, quality control and the coordination of contractor furnished equipment Timely coordination of replacements for departing contractor personnel Strong working relationship with the Rock Island COR Site visits to deployed programs throughout the country to include the COR Supervise Managers to meet performance, contractual obligations, and USFOR-A and/or Afghanistan legal requirements Required Qualifications and Skills : U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active or current U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance, used within the past two years Eight years' experience in related Government or business field United States Citizen and possess current U.S. passport with 6 months eligibility remaining Must be able to obtain Afghanistan visa Knowledge of operational methods of U.S. military Excellent communications and interpersonal skills Proven experience with military culture and customs Travel and meet with senior Resolute Support (RS), working sites, and ANDSF leaders Knowledgeable in training development, management, and operations Experience in Risk Management and Mitigation Skill Self-starter, good org and analytical skills; can work independently and as team membe Detail-oriented with ability to work under challenging deadlines Background in developing and implementing complex new programs Experience preparing written correspondence and information products for senior officers Working Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Applications Physical Requirements/Working Environment : Willing to deploy to Afghanistan, understanding assignments can be in any Afghanistan location based upon U.S. Government needs, including hostile and austere areas Willing to travel outside protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, wear protective clothing and equipment as required. In the conduct of training may encounter hostile forces Able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Ft Bliss, Texas or equivalent location. Meet medical requirements as determined by pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards. Able to walk or stand on level or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day, sit for up to three (3) hours per day, and able to routinely climb/descend stairs or rough terrain Able to grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees, and reach above/below shoulders. Able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. May be required to respond to wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, other acts of aggression. Physical requirements include but not limited to wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying duffle bags not exceeding 70 lbs., and unassisted movement over uneven terrain Desired Qualifications: 8+ years of supervisory experience Former military with recent experience that includes operations and/or command experience Recent active-duty w/in past 5 years or previous contingency operations deployment experience in Iraq or Afghanistan between 2011 and 2016 Familiar with relationships between Resolute Support, CSTC-A, and the ANDSF Previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers Previous experience training, advising/managing programs supporting Afghanistan or Iraq Security Forces Project Management Experience Prior experience with Defense Contracting, ITAR's, and Import/Export Regulations Familiar with Raytheon policies, processes and procedures Required Education: Masters' degree and background in management of projects or organizations of similar size and scope. (program management of service contracts requiring similar professional staffing requirements.). Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied. 112622