Project Manager 3 - Operations Officer - Afghanistan in Kabul at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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Serves as the Project Manager, Terrestrial Sensors (PM TS) Headquarters Operations lead and Theater Liaison Officer (LNO) to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) Forward leadership. Manages and coordinates mission support projects, tasking’s, actions, and programs for PM Terrestrial Sensors. Directs operations and planning support for PM Terrestrial Sensors Forward. Responds to operational and administrative requirements established by the ASA(ALT) Forward leadership within theater, and to the PM Terrestrial Sensors Current Operations Chief in CONUS.  Develops plans and objectives for assigned projects. As required, coordinates with other internal and external organizations and offices engaged in the development and implementation of plans and objectives to assure that actions are in keeping with the PMs management direction.


  • Serves as the primary point of contact, consultant/expert for PM Terrestrial Sensors Leadership, subordinate, lateral, and higher authorities regarding assigned responsibilities (elements within theater regarding operational and drawdown plans - execution, taskers, and requests for information.
  • Articulates and resolves issues regarding operation of currently deployed PM Terrestrial Sensor’s capabilities within Theater. Develops operational concepts and plans to expand, or change future PM Terrestrial Sensors operations.
  • Interprets the concepts and objectives of senior Army leaders within Theater to determine impact on PM Terrestrial Sensor’s missions and responsibilities. Ensures the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated to team members and integrated into the strategies, goals, objectives, work plans, work products, and services.
  • Applies knowledge of military acquisition, along with DA policy and doctrine, in establishing, managing, and planning for PM Terrestrial Sensors deployed capabilities. Prepares and presents briefings to PEO IEWS, ASA(ALT) Forward leadership and operational force leaders as requested in Theater.
  • Track equipment readiness through a variety of sources and coordinates with the on-site ASA(ALT) Forward leadership representatives to assure focused PM Terrestrial Sensors support and problem resolution.
  • Accounts for all PM Terrestrial Sensors Forward personnel by submitting daily PERSTAT reports, maintaining the theater personnel and equipment database, and ensures the SPOT database is accurate.
  • Ensures CAC cards, LOAs, passports, contractor Visas and Government Furnished Life Support Forms (GFLS) are valid. Initiates corrective actions and ensures coordination of actions with government and contractor personnel. Identifies specific requirements for funds, manpower, materiel, facilities, equipment, and services to support assigned programs and projects.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • BS Degree in Business, Acquisition, or IT management or related fields, plus 8 years’ experience in DOD development systems.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with PM TS family of force protection systems
  • Physically fit with prior deployments to overseas contingency operations areas
  • Able to deploy OCONUS for 1 year increments
  • Excellent oral and written narrative skills; highly knowledgeable on the use of Microsoft Office Suite product (Word, XLS, HIGH SKILLED IN SHAREPOINT KNOWLEDGE, DATA KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Effective organization skills.







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