Raytheon Principal Material Program Manager in Afghanistan

This position reports directly to the Support Mission Program Supply Chain Manager in Orlando, FL with duty in Afghanistan. This position will be directly responsible for supply chain management and administration of work efforts supporting operations in Afghanistan. Responsibilities include integrated supply chain management functions for the Warfighter FOCUS program (with heavy emphasis on procurement, subcontract management and property administration). The Principle MPM position will ensure timely receipt of all material and services to support operations in accordance with all import/export policies and regulations. This position will develop communications with executive and program leadership regarding material and service support for assigned project(s), and will be responsible for budgeting, subcontractor management, conducting Earned Value Management (EVM) assessments and EVMS reporting. This position will generate supply chain management actions based upon statements of work provided by the customer, prepare program management review material, material and labor budgets, forecasting, and data analysis for the assigned platform. Interface with other functional support leads to assist with program management. Duties and Responsibilities: Participates in the preparation of budgets and forecast for all contract work Reviews Bills of Material for work efforts and presents assessment to platform management Assists with the on-site direction of subcontractors to manage performance of work as well as timely and accurate invoicing of work performed. Performs and/or assists in EVMS analyses Analyzes and tracks project funding requirements Analyzes and tracks purchase orders to ensure requirements are met Develop relationships with local vendors to support procurement requirements Authorizes and reconciles all local procurement expenditures Works closely with program finance personnel to integrate and report program performance both internally and externally Participation in and promotion of a team environment Preparation of reports and data analysis for senior supply chain management review Effectively communicate information to management Suggest and implement corrective actions Review of purchase requisitions, purchase orders, and other documents to ensure material and service requirements are complete Creating material and labor targets for subcontractors for OAWR work and anticipated contract growth Required Skills: Minimum of 6 years of related experience in Supply Chain Ability to live and work in an austere environment Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft office automation tools Strong mathematical and analytical skills Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to quickly learn and utilize new business/financial systems Ability to interface on a regular basis with managers and other supply chain and finance personnel Self-starter with good organizational skills who can work both independently and as a member of a team Experience in import/export compliance Experience in cost estimating and basis-of-estimate generation Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card via the National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) process Must be able to obtain a Visa for Afghanistan Physical Requirements/Working Environment Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain. Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas. Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location. Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards. Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day. Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs. Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders. Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print. Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions. Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment. The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region. Desired Skills: Experience in material management programs, including Maximo Experience in subcontracts management and/or procurement Prior Service Required Education (including Major): Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or Finance and 6 years of related work experience. Additional years of related work experience in Subcontracts Management and/or Procurement may be considered in lieu of education requirements . 108055