Nov 24, 2015

Security Manager

Employer: PAE
Location: Afghanistan
Job ID : 2015-19410


The Bridge Afghanistan Security (BAS) contract is seeking an individual to be based in our Kabul, Afghanistan office and to serve as the Security Manager reporting directly to our Deputy Program Manager.

PAE is currently contracted with the U.S. Department of State (DoS) to provide security services to the three PAE held Afghan contracts. The DoS Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is responsible for provision of a wide array of support to criminal justice sector development programs worldwide. PAE’s contracts serve as a key vehicle for supporting the US government objective of strengthening criminal justice capacities abroad, as contributions to broader multi-lateral missions and as stand-alone U.S. bi-lateral assistance. The Security program provides mobile and static physical security to these essential programs.The Security Manager will aid the DPM in running the day to day static security operations of compounds located in the International zone. The day to day operations will be primarily Static security for the compounds, however, the Security Manager will be required to possess expertise in both static and mobile security to assist and fill in for the other positions as needed.

The main responsibilities of the Security Manager will include but are not limited to:
Manage the subcontracted company performing the security.
Ensure compliance with DoS contractual requirements for both the security company and PAE.
Liaise with and support PAE managers and US Government in-country representatives as directed.
Ensure communication and coordination with PAE CONUS-based Program Management Office.
Ensure proper vetting and hiring of local national staff in consultation with PAE CONUS-based Program Management Office.
Oversee employee professional standards training and bi-annual personnel performance evaluation.
Ensure transparent, accurate and timely invoicing, timekeeping, property control, subcontractor management, and local procurement.
Ensure compliance with US Federal and host national laws and regulations.
Liaise with and manage the subcontract with the Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF).
Liaise with and support Host National Government representatives as directed.

The Security Manager will also have management responsibility and authority for the following in-country functional areas and corresponding staff:
Budget & Finance.
Subcontractor management.
Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), including development of work plans and performance management plans.
Administrative services.
Human Resources, Medical Services (including required in country drug screening).
Logistics, Transportation, and Facilities Maintenance.

Required Qualifications:

Former Public Safety/Police, Military or International Security Operations experience no less than a combined total of 10 years
A minimum of three years experience conducting security operations in Afghanistan or another conflict environment
5 years supervisory experience to include management and supervisory responsibility of more than 25 people.
Fluent in the spoken and written English language
Able to accurately and concisely write reports of serious incidents and communicate in writing other documents such as Site Security Analyses and Risk Assessments
Able to develop, amend and describe to others Standard Operating Procedures appropriate for the threat level and force protection level
Able to communicate verbally in a concise and professional manner
Demonstrates a strong ability to read and understand intelligence reports
Demonstrates the experience and interpersonal skills to direct multiple and diverse security teams and operators
Demonstrates the skills to instill confidence and commitment during stressful situations
Demonstrates the skills, training and experience necessary to serve the Program Manager and designated Project Managers as the Security Subject Matter Expert
Demonstrates the communication skills necessary to brief an audience on issues related to security
Willing to work in a high threat environment and sometimes in austere conditions
Possess Secret clearance
Must be a US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of US Government, and Department of State regulations and procedures.
Experience working with USG /Department of State and Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) preferred.
Ability to obtain a Secret-level security clearance.
Must be a US citizen.

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PAE is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.