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APS-3: Deputy Program Manager - Operations
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KBR | Charleston, SC
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APS-3: Deputy Program Manager - Operations

This position supports the Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat (APS-3) Program located in Goose Creek, SC on Naval Weapons Station Charleston/Joint Base Charleston.

The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) will assist the Program Manager (PM) in his duties as directed and serve as the PM in his absence as the single overall manager and the point of contact for all contractor operations and management functions.

In the role of Operations Manager, the DPM is responsible for managing a material maintenance and supply operation facility in support of Army Prepositioned Stocks (APS) stored on Maritime vessels and serves as Rapid Deployment Team Leader in the event of offload.

With general autonomy, position is responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a government services project or projects within program guidelines established by the Program Manager, customer or contract stipulations. Coordinates activities between resource managers to ensure all necessary reviews and approval are met. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 12+ years of experience, 4 of which should be in management.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience managing Army maintenance and/or supply operations in uniform or as a contractor. Technical schooling or experience with US Army Logistics Standard Army Management Information Systems (STAMIS) is a plus: Army War Reserve Deployment System (AWRDS), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Global Command and Control System - Army (GCCS-A), and Defense Readiness Reporting System - Army (DRRS-A). The DPM must have strong oral/written communication skills and must have experience managing a large workforce under a Cost-Plus contract.

Primary Management Responsibilities Include:

* Overall planning and coordination of APS-3 ship "maintenance cycles" - download support; port support activities; convoy from wharf; reception; accountability; maintenance; reconstitution; staging; convoy to wharf; port support activity; and upload support.

* Manage assigned Units in Army War Reserve Deployment System (AWRDS)

* Unit Status Reporting (USR) for assigned units

* Current Operations other than ship cycle activities

* Future Operations (including space utilization)

* Submit Official Class IX Budget Estimates

* Assist in the planning coordination and successful completion of actions related to the Performance Work Statement (PWS).

* Ensures compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards as they pertain to the entire program.

* Develops and maintains a strong effective relationship with the customer acting as primary interface for administration of the contract.

* Participates in planning processes with customer providing input on matters related to the responsibility inherent in the contract.

* Ensures submission of required reports and CDRL reports to the customer and receives required reports from site managers and program management staff.

* Manages the process of compiling, analyzing and interpreting statistical data related to contract operations and initiates and manages corrective actions.

* Promotes a Zero Harm safety culture.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's Degree in Logistics Management, Production Management, Operations Management, or Business Management or engineering field (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Electrical Engineering). Applicable specialized military or military contracting experience can be used in lieu of formal post high school education on a one to one basis.
* 10 Years of experience in a related field with 7 years in a management or supervisory capacity.
* Secret Clearance Required (Current or Prior).

* Possesses a valid state motor vehicle license.

* Must be U.S. Citizen

* Must be able to obtain and maintain local base access.

* Must be able to meet the physical/medical deployment requirements for US Army Contractors.

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About KBR

KBR, Inc. (KBR) is an engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, petrochemicals, government services, industrial and civil infrastructure sectors. The Company provides a range of services through six business units: Government and Infrastructure (G&I), Upstream, Services, Downstream, Technology and Ventures. KBR provide services to a diverse customer base, including international and national oil and gas companies, independent refiners, petrochemical producers, fertilizer producers, and domestic and foreign governments. In April 2008, the Company acquired Turnaround Group of Texas, Inc. (TGI) and Catalyst Interactive. TGI is a Houston-based management and consulting company. Catalyst Interactive is an Australian e-learning and training solution provider that specializes in the defense, government and industry training sectors. In July 2008, the Company acquired BE&K, Inc., an engineering, construction and maintenance services company. (Source: 10-K)