PAE, Inc Deputy Program Manager in Liberia, Liberia

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Deputy Program Manager

The DPM’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the supervision of personnel, technical & functional program operations, maintenance and services at assigned Program management office location(s) engagement with the US mission to coordinate program operations and ensure deliverables occur on time, within budget, and meet quality standards for the customer (Department of State, International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Bureau (INL). The DPM reports directly to the Washington, DC based Criminal Justice Program Support (CJPS) Program Manager.

General Responsibilities:

  • He/she shall have overall responsibility for in-country operations as defined by the task order

  • Responsible for contract administrative functions including safety, security, and labor reporting

  • Manage monetary resources in such a manner as to keep contract within budget guidelines and meet PAE International budget objectives

  • Maintain routine liaison with INL contract management staff in Liberia and Washington, D.C.

  • Provide rapid and effective customer service and communication with INL, including regular bi-weekly and monthly reporting, or more frequently if required, on challenges and successes and an assessment of the impact of each. The Contractor is responsible for taking weekly minutes, making any corrections identified by the USG and distributing electronically within twenty-four (24) hours of the meeting to the USG Program Office and COR.

  • Ensure coordination and cooperation with other U.S. Government and international programs operating in Liberia

  • Conduct investigations into matters concerning security, safety, property accountability, misconduct, employee injuries, automobile accidents or other events deemed by INL as detrimental to the interests of the U.S. Government by Contractor personnel; identify and initiate corrective or disciplinary action(s) as needed.

  • Ensure report delivery, recordkeeping, administrative support, and internal administrative requirements.

  • Provide high degree of customer satisfaction by quality performance and best-return for their investment

  • Oversee subcontract agreements with local companies providing labor, equipment, and supplies

  • Provide input to reports and administrative direction to employees in Area of Responsibility

  • Ensure necessary employee health, morale, and welfare requirements are met

  • Ensure employees adhere to the Program, Mission, and host nation standards of conduct concerning in- country operations

  • Effectively manage employee issues that may arise

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Specific Qualification Requirements:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in the areas of program management and international law enforcement and/or criminal justice assistance programs with at least eight (8) year of professional experience working on similar DOS funded programs

Education :

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in associated discipline (Criminal Justice, Corrections, Law, etc.) preferred

Clearance Requirement:

  • Top Secret, required

Other requirements:

  • The DPM may be required to have specific expertise relevant to the specific Task Order

  • Must be able to live and work at the assignment location which could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Must have the ability to pass the pre-employment screening, medical, psychological requirements

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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