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Program Site Lead

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Job Number:
647148
Job Category:
Project / Program Management
Location:
KANDAHAR, Kandahar Afghanistan AF
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:
The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Program Site Manager located in Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of the SS-AISR program.

JOB SUMMARY:
As the Program Site Manager, you  will oversee Ground and Flight Operations involving Airborne Sensor Operations, Mission Equipment Maintenance and associated logistical support. You will provide leadership and advance expertise in ISR Operations, and you will primarily interface with the local Government customer ensuring Program requirements are met.


Primary Responsibilities
-Works independently under general guidance of the Program Management team.
-Manage and maintain customer relationships to ensure SS-AISR adjusts to meet customers intent
-Manage and mentor Program Personnel to ensure requirements are met, processes are streamlined and implemented throughout the work force
-Brief the Program status to local and remote Government customers
-Direct daily Operations and associated tasks
-Establishing priorities, set deadlines, identify efficiencies and make recommendations to PM for continuous improvement
-Mentor subordinate personnel implementing a culture of growth

Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related experience, or 6+ years with a Master's degree.  Additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
-ISR Operations experience required; 4+ years
-Must be articulate and able to clearly present information to large groups and executive staff
Previous experience in the following positions
-Leading teams in CENTCOM environment involving 24/7 Operations with the ability to make timely decisions
-Prior experience as a Site Lead
-SOCOM (Special Operations Command) Airborne Sensor Operator
-Manage Flight & Ground Safety
-Valid U.S. passport for at least 3 years.
-Ability to read, write and speak English
-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards
-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards
 -Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
 -Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer.
-ACTIVE DOD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

* External Referral Eligible


Preferred Qualifications
-Previous management experience involving Global Logistics
-Special Operations experience
-Requirements Management
-Sub-Contractor Management



Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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