AECOM Deputy Program Manager in Bagram, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151734BR

Position Title Deputy Program Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram

City Bagram

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the MOSC-A contract for a Deputy Program Manager . The Manager coordinates/integrates all mission support required in the Performance Work Statement (PWS) for the contract and acts as focal point for Military leadership in support of those requirements. Acts as ACT-FOR when required for Program Manager. Responsible for the health and welfare of all assigned contract employees. Enforces program standards of performance and discipline. Instills a safety first mentality and culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost time injuries. Implements Quality Management program that establishes, monitors and reports on compliance with Program Operating Procedures (POP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), program and project directives, Work Instructions (WI), performance metrics and customer feedback.

Ensures proper division of workload based on mission support requirements between the regional projects. Ensures the efficient and productive utilization of resources. Accomplishes all contractual requirements within the allocated operating budget. Manages that budget by CLIN as manifested through the tenets of EVMS. Manages strategic operational aspects of the program; monitors project operational aspects. Reviews, prepares and submits CDRLs in accordance with published standards and schedules. Minimizes program exposure to risk through planning and analysis. Ensures program documents are complete, current, and stored

appropriately. Enforces the highest of ethical standards and conduct IAW Company policy. Responds to and oordinatesresponses to corporate tasking and initiatives. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or

  • educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience.

  • Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college

  • and vice versa.

  • Secret Security Clearance, is required

  • 5 years’ experience in operations and/or logistics, is required.

  • 3 years as a senior leader/manager (brigade/battalion command, contract

  • PM/DPM, or company president/VP/director), is required.

  • Knowledge of contract and finance management.

  • Knowledge of Army maintenance management and logistics systems.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel

  • and PowerPoint.

  • Familiar with human resources management practices and principles.

  • Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power

  • Point and other related applications required.

  • Must be able to maintain company and personnel confidential information in

  • the strictest confidence.

  • Must have demonstrated strong leadership ability.

  • Must be well organized and possess the ability to outline details and provide

  • concise summaries.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, including oral presentations and

  • business writing.

  • Must be able to quickly prioritize and resolve issues.

  • Must be willing to take initiative, originate action and be responsible for

  • consequences of decisions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 years US Military or Department of Army Civilian experience, is preferred.

  • Retired field grade officer or GS15 with experience in OEF/OIF preferred.

  • Combat Service Support (CSS) experience preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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