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Alternate Program Manager - TRTC **Position located in Latin America**
Job Code:2022:0101-016
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations

Job Description

The Alternate Program Manager serves as the alternate or Deputy PM in the absence of the Program Manager; assists in the management of the overall technical and administrative support activities for personnel in the execution of test support services at the US Army Tropic Regions Test Center (TRTC). Serves as the alternate company point of contact for TRAX, with authority to fully execute contract modifications, subcontracts agreements, and any purchase orders. As an operational leader reviews test plans in terms of resource and workload allocations, resolve conflicts, updating milestone schedules, and ensuring adequate and timely test support is available. Assess projected workloads, compare to available resources in terms of numbers and available skills, and confer with YPG TRTC personnel on issues and requirements. Monitors contract deliverables to ensure all contract and test requirements are met or exceeded in accordance with Government guidance and regulatory requirements. Establish, approve, and ensure compliance with all YPG TRTC and Army policies and procedures. Coordinates with the PM and serves as needed as a technical interface with the YPG customer on purchase orders, inventory, and other requirements.  Meets regularly with the TRAX PM and primary Government contacts, KO and CORs.


Duties and Responsibilities

* In coordination with the Program Manager provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned project or tasks, including contract and subcontractor management.
Responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer.
Conducts planning and provides recommendations to client on task workload.
Assists the Government in synchronizing requirements throughout the lifecycle of the project within cost, schedule and performance identifying any issues in project meetings.
Attends customer meetings and may serve as primary client liaison.
Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff on behalf of the client.
In-depth understanding of the task order requirements, their responsibilities, and the ability, knowledge, experience, and skills to carry-out those requirements and responsibilities.
Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received.
Understanding of DoD and Army Policies.
Knowledge base of International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
* Able to work commercially in Latin America.
Bilingual, Spanish-English at the DLI III level or better.
Give presentations to a technical audience.
Follow and implement TRAX quality processes, SOP’s, and work instruction.
Ability and willingness to travel 25% per month or as needed CONUS/OCONUS.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

* Must have some experience in working in foreign countries and research, development or test and evaluation.
3 years' experience or more managing people in an overseas and technical environment.
Specific experience in the testing and/or development of DoD systems is highly desirable.
Work VISA may be a requirement in some countries.
Bilingual, Spanish – English at DLI level III.

 Desired Qualifications

* Desired BS Degree in Foreign Relations, Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment or in the outdoors of the test center.
Must be physically able to work in austere tropical environments, to include walking in the jungle and going to firing ranges.
Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.
Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted.
Must be able to support occasional travel (25% or less).
Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.
* Must have a Valid driver’s license or is able to obtain an international driving permit (IDP) within 90 days of hire

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements

* Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Although not necessary, must be able to obtain a security clearance if later required.
Must be able to travel as required.
* Must be able to successfully complete a background check.
At TRAX, the health and safety of our employees, our customers, is our top priority. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in facilities to which we operate. Vaccination requirements may vary by customer mandate, governmental facility and/ or national, state or local laws.  All employees are required to provide vaccination status and proof as applicable.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.


Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.