PAE, Inc Program Manager in United States

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Program Manager

Program Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Manager is responsible to:

  • Direct all aspects of contracted services to operate the planning, supervision, and execution of the ACOTA Program in Africa in accordance with contracted task orders.

  • Field individual training teams

  • Accomplish all ACOTA Program requirements as directed by the APO and relevant task orders and other contract documents.

  • Manage Operations, Logistics, Plans, Contracts, Human Resources, Finance, Management and Security of Information Systems and Information, Safety and Risk Assessments of ACOTA training tasks, Security and Accountability of Equipment, and Quality Assurance for all aprojects tasked to PAE.

  • Act as the principal point of contact to the APO for all contractual matters

  • Ensure all contact with the US country team and the host nation military leadership has been coordinated with the APO.

  • Accomplish all ACOTA requirements as prescribed in Task Order proposals.

  • Adjust team assets and company resources to meet unique host nation training requirements while remaining within the parameters of the work statement.

  • Maintain an agile and responsive program with "surge" capabilities to meet evolving training requirement

  • In coordination with the APO, collaborate closely with ACOTA partner nations' planners, officials and leaders; as well as with U.S. country team members.

  • Maintain a coherent, integrated, and sustained program capability that fosters program continuity and innovation including the introduction of new training concepts and training aids without disrupting current training or relationships

  • Develop and executes training tasks and exercises that are realistic for the Area of Operations and which encompass the most up to date peacekeeping tactics, techniques and procedures.

Education and Experience

The PM shall have the following education, experience, and military background unless otherwise approved in advance by the Contracting Officer Representative:

  • Skills, experience, and knowledge to accomplish the goals and tasks of the ACOTA Program.

  • Minimum of 10 years military operations and training experience (or civilian equivalent) with a strong background in overseas program operations focused on training local national military personnel and units at the battalion or brigade level.

  • Advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience as a PM in military training or in a related area.

  • Familiar with standard PM concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of training foreign military and PKO personnel and organizations.

  • Proven capacity to make sound judgments and plans to accomplish contracted goals.

  • Experienced in operating in areas with limited life cycle support and in hardship conditions.

  • Strong business and financial management experience.

  • Program Management Institute certification as a Program Management Professional or Project Management Professional is desirable.

This is a contingency position, not an actual vacancy.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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