Personnel Deployment Manager
The Special Projects Division (SPD) of Leidos has a contingent need for a Personnel Deployment Manager (PDM) at their location in Bridgewater, VA, (this position is pending award of relevant contract support.)
The successful candidate will diplomatically negotiate deployment strategy within the context of a difficult and ever-changing set of customer requirements. They must then be able to effectively communicate guidance to Leidos personnel that complies with these requirements. These requirements include, but are not limited to, arming of US national employees according to US and host-nation law, deployment rotation planning, travel visa acquisition, Letter of Authorization and Common Access Card maintenance policy, CONUS Replacement Center eligibility requirements, and export policy of data and equipment.
This role requires strategic planning of complex deployment actions for large groups of Leidos, subcontractor, and Prime company personnel, with little to no supervision. It requires regular negotiation with top level customer representatives in planning and implementing procedures that comply with complex policy, put in place by the US and host-nation governments.
The successful candidate will maintain effective communications with all Team Leidos internationally deployed personnel and supports scheduled rotations as well as emergency leave, medical evacuations and other operations involving the assignment and movement of personnel; maintains updated information on all deployment personnel such as deployment status, medical currencies, authorized weapons personnel/arming packages, individual training requirements, emergency contact data and other required information; schedules appointments in support of medical, shots, dental, weapons and individual training requirements; remains knowledgeable of and adheres to Leidos HR policies, CENTCOM personnel policies, and local base policies affecting contractor personnel; maintain up-to-date records and supports reporting requirements.
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
BA degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. 2+ years of administrative or human resources experience.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Ability to multitask is crucial, as well as ability to remain current on and quickly implement changing requirements.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong people skills are essential. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels, including deploying personnel, Leidos managers, Government customer POCs, subcontractor POCs and vendor representatives.
Must remain current on Leidos and Government policies and procedures. Must demonstrate ability to lead disparate parties in order to analyze and solve complex problems, and to understand the broader factors that create such problems.
The ability to multitask and coordinate the actions of others, in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment, is essential. Must be responsive to urgent inquiries and be available to support deployment needs on short notice, including nights and weekends if required.
Must be available to periodically work long hours as needed. Must have domain knowledge relative to international deployment requirements and processes.
Candidate must possess an active DOD Secret level security clearance.
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.