Project Manager

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Project / Program Management
CAMP ARIFJAN, Camp Arifjan Kuwait KW
Day Job
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Operations and Logistics Solutions (O&LS) is currently seeking a client-facing Project Manager (PM) to serve as the in-country PM, and report directly to the CONUS-based Program Manager (PgM), in support of the ASP/TSA program in Kuwait.

In concert with, and minimal guidance from the PgM, the PM is overall responsible for the: day-to-day management of the program and personnel; the health, welfare, and safety of all employees; the use, care, and preservation of U.S. Government Furnished and/or leased facilities, property, vehicles, equipment, and materials; recommending development and/or improvement of new and existing tools, reports, and best practices for project management and execution; ensuring all required program and Corporate training is performed, documented, and submitted on time; and completing the weekly Senior Management Team (SMT) report and forwarding it to the PgM for review and submittal. 

In conjunction with and/or through the Operations Manager, the PM is further responsible for: establishing and managing work priorities and schedules to ensure adequate coverage across the program to facilitate successful performance of all PWS required tasks; seeking ways to improve operations to increase production and/or reduce costs; monitoring day-to-day operations and ensure compliance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS), Department of the Army regulations, and applicable FAR clauses, as required; and maintaining a comprehensive physical security program for all facilities under the operational control of the program.

Internal and Client Facing Communications: 
The PM is expected to maintain regular communication with the PgM and, as required, other CONUS-based Staff members (e.g., Business Operations, Project Controls, and Database Admin); clearly communicate program expectations to team members and partners; prepare and present information to Senior Government and Corporate officials, orally and in writing (e.g., reports, briefings); client facing responsibilities include direct interface with Military and Civilian USG personnel, including the Munitions Management Branch for the 1TSC/Rotational ESC, the Regional Contracting Command-Kuwait (RCC-KU) Battalion Commander, Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO), Contracting Officer Representatives (COR), Quality Assurance Representatives (QAR) and Quality Assurance Specialist Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) inspectors.  

Safety, Quality, and Production:
In coordination with the PgM and the Safety and Quality Managers, the PM is charged to: maintain comprehensive Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) and Quality programs; ensure all OSHA and explosive safety standards are adhered to and required training is conducted and documented; ensure policies and quality manuals adhere to the requirements outlined in ISO 9001:2015; and enforce all policies and quality objectives.  

*External referral eligible.*

Qualification Requirements: 
To be considered for this position, candidates must have and/or demonstrate: a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university; a minimum of 12 years of experience in ammunition operations; a minimum of six (6) of the past 10 years supervising at least 25 personnel in logistics operations; a working knowledge of Automated Data Processing (ADP) systems and, within four (4) months of hiring, be proficient through day-to-day demonstrated performance and use of SAAS-MOD; the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance; fluency in speaking and writing English.

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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