Primary Title: Operations Manager *Pending Award* OCONUS
Reports To: Program Manager
Location: Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, or Qatar
Security Clearance: TOP Secret/SCI eligible
Purpose of the Position:
Manage Operations Center in support of the program requirements. Primary place of duty is the Operations Center.
Principal Position Responsibilities:
Be intimately and understand the GLS CENTCOM continuity book, the PWS, CDRLs, and PRS.
Be familiar with all site locations and configurations
Display strong, positive leadership; interact positively and professionally with linguists, staff, and customer.
Manage Site Managers and Operations Coordinators. Manage current operations, plan and execute future operations. Document all activities and keep the PM informed.
Primary maintenance of electronic database, insure data is up to date.
Insure PM is briefed on essential activities.
Respond to data calls for required reports. Prepare SIRs for transmission to Corporate.
Bachelor's degree in a job-related discipline or PMP certification. Three (3) years of experience in a related field may be substituted for each year of college.
Typically, twelve (12) years of experience with site management and operations.
Direct knowledge and experience working with linguists as part of the US Army Intelligence and Security Command’s Contract Linguist Program
Experience with GLS’s primary customer; the US Military, as a civilian or member of the armed forces.
Work in an environment having a significant element of hazard and hardship.
Outstanding problem-solving skills, sound judgment, excellent administrative skills
Strong interpersonal and excellent communications skills
Sound staff management background
Strong ability to work as a member of a diverse, dynamic team
Willingness to travel and work in various locations in the world
Willingness to work shifts and extended hours in support of 24/7 operations
U.S. military experience desired and / or experience with linguist program overseas
Previous experience managing GLS employees during Department of Defense operations desired
U.S. citizenship, U.S. passport, and ability to obtain TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance
Ability to travel internationally
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
Normally works in an office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions, however frequent travel / site visits are required (move about between locations on foot or by vehicle). Some location may be remote, high-risk, austere, and geographically diverse.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
GLS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.