Operations Project Manager – TS/SCI – Stuttgart (Kelley Barracks), Germany

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Project/Task Management
Location
Stuttgart, Germany

REQ#: RQ66867

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Operations Project Manager

TS/SCI

Stuttgart (Kelley Barracks), Germany

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

As the Operations Project Manager your role is to oversee the planning and performance of project activities to include: planning, organizing, scheduling, and monitoring task progress for the US BICES-X AFRICOM program. The Operational Project Manager provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures which are cost effective and meet user requirements. To be a successful Operational Project Manager, you should be able to formulate and define application scope and objectives and devise/modify procedures to solve business problems. An Operational Project Manager applies a broad knowledge of various functions and technical expertise to accurately anticipate organizational impacts. In addition the Operational Project Manager will plan and create detailed specifications for information systems to meet business requirements.

Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Develops and maintains policies and standards for program requirements.
  • Evaluates business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and develop and implement solutions.
  • Uses standard project management tools and processes to support management, tracking and reporting on operational projects.
  • Coordinates with Program Manager and Budget Coordinator on all HR related tasks to include hiring, departures, and internal transfers coming or leaving the program.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Works directly with Budget Coordinator to provide updated program information.
  • Uses Service Calculator to develop estimates for new requirements

Operational Management

  • Provides effective communication throughout US BICES-X AFRICOM Program.
  • Communicates insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • Supports all HR actions that include offer letters, resignations, creating and maintaining program requisitions, and program staffing records. 
  • Compiles and submits expense reports.
  • Creates, designs, formats, and customizes PowerPoint presentations, Excel and Tableau reports, as well as Word documents.
  • Supervises Visa Expeditor Team by developing S.M.A.R.T performance measures.
  • Compiles and reports Visas Expeditor metrics.
  • Plans meetings and take detailed minutes.
  • Schedules appointments and updates calendar.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.
  • BA/BS or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • Must achieve and maintain the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) as defined in the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) between the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany. In order to qualify for TESA, the candidate must have one of the following: Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of specialized experience, OR; an Associate's degree plus 7 years of specialized experience, OR; A major certification plus 7 years of specialized experience, OR; 11 years of specialized experience.
  • Must obtain ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
  • Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • Experience with Concur Expensing System.
  • In-depth understanding of office management and daily operations.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while still ensuring high quality of work.
  • Great attention to detail and presentation.
  • Results driven, highly efficient, energetic and highly motivated.
  • Must possess a high degree of intelligence, competence, maturity, adaptability, resilience, integrity and initiative.
  • The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project.
  • Strong experience with Adobe Acrobat 2017 and SharePoint.
  • Highly adaptable, maintains a “can-do” attitude.
  • Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize work and work autonomously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.