Deputy Program Manager -- High Threat Dignitary Protection Operations
Sikat Group LLC
 Chantilly, VA
Deputy Program Manager (DPM) High Threat Dignitary Protection

Responsibilities
  • Assists the PM in providing leadership, management, and direction to program management staff and to senior staff implementing program services CONUS and OCONUS (e.g., training services, security services, logistics, etc.)

  • Assists in the planning, development, and administration of a comprehensive administrative and logistics support program to support operational task orders.  This includes overseeing and coordinating inventory management, procurement actions, maintenance, repairs, and serviceability of all program equipment.

  • Coordinates the shipment of program equipment and materials with DS/IP/OPO, the US Embassy, and the host country; documenting, as necessary, that the proper customs, procedures, and standards are adhered to.

  • Maintains, in conjunction with existing operations, strict accountability of equipment, supplies, spare parts, etc.

  • Ensures that all travel arrangements for personnel traveling to and from other countries in support of the contract are completed and documented, including but not limited to transport, housing, passport and visa, immunizations, letters of authorization (LOAs), etc.

  • On a short-term basis, and only in the absence of the PM or other PM qualified personnel, may assume the on-site role and responsibilities of the PM in an acting capacity.

 

Qualifications

For Client approval, the DPM shall meet the following qualifications:
  • US citizen

  • Current and unrestricted US DOS SECRET Clearance

    • For highly qualified candidates without a current clearance, Client may elect to initiate a new investigation.


  • PMP certification is not required, but is preferred.

  • Must possess demonstrated experience working with a wide range of procurement and logistics issues.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting international administrative and logistical support functions.

  • Must possess either:
    • A Master’s degree from an accredited institution and four (4) years of applicable work experience

      • A minimum of two (2) years of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government logistics and support programs. Experience supporting such programs in high threat environments is preferred.

      • A minimum of one (1) year of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government security-type programs, specifically personal protection, emergency response team, or guard force.

      • A minimum of one (1) year of this experience must have been supervisory experience.



    • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and seven (7) years of applicable work experience.

      • A minimum of three (3) years of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government logistics and support programs. Experience supporting such programs in high threat environments is preferred.

      • A minimum of two (2) years of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government security-type programs, specifically personal protection, emergency response team, or guard force.

      • A minimum of two (2) years of this experience must have been supervisory experience.



    • An Associate’s degree and ten (10) years of applicable work experience.

      • A minimum of four (4) years of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government logistics and support programs. Experience supporting such programs in high threat environments is preferred.

      • A minimum of three (3) years of this experience must have been work in planning, evaluating, analyzing, and implementing government security-type programs, specifically personal protection, emergency response team, or guard force.

      • A minimum of three (3) years of this experience must have been supervisory experience.





NOTE:  Experience may be gained in the employ of any national, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services that require skills similar to those identified in the PSS or guard training courses as outlined in SOW.