Site Access Manager/Specialist

Employer: PAE
Location: OCONUS-Iraq-Multiple Locations

Site Access Manager/Specialist

This is a specialist position primarily based at PAE's initial Task Order (TO) location, the Baghdad Embassy Complex (BEC) in Iraq and will be associated with the Program Management Office (PMO). This position will ensure all security-site access responsibilities at the Embassy Complex are carried out and will support the additional Task Order locations as required by the Site Access Manager. This position reports to the Site Access Manager. This position will be responsible for the Embassy Complex O&M Task Orders and Iraq required access for employee badging, vetting, briefings, debriefings, security certificates, visas, LOA's and coordination with Washington, D.C. (WDC) support. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining LOA’s for all new employees including the processes for LOA renewals
Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining all required travel and entry/exit visas including the processes for renewals
Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining all required vetting including the processes for renewals
Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining badges for all employees including the processes for renewals
Will track and assist employees through coordination with the Site Access Manager to ensure all employee clearances are valid and current
Will process all clearance upgrade requests through the Site Access Manager
Will report Operational Security (OPSEC) violations immediately to the Site Access Manager and the O&M Embassy Complex Task Order Manager
Provide mandated OPSEC training to all cleared employees annually
Will act as the principle POC with the vetting department and with all badging issues
Will be responsible for notifying the Site Access Manager and the O&M Embassy Complex Task Order Manager regarding evaluated threat level notifications, security violations or breaches in security on the Task Order sites
May be required to give written and oral reports to employees and management and presentations to senior management and external senior level client personnel
Participates in weekly travel briefings and helps prepare travelers for their safety during their upcoming trips
Processes annual briefings to all cleared employees and debriefings to departing cleared employees
Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned

Five (5) plus years experience in an overseas environment a plus
Basic understanding of security clearance processing and badging principles
Clear understanding of the RSO vetting process for securing Task Order site badges
Working knowledge of the BISA system used in the employee vetting process
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality with sensitive information
Proficient in Windows Office Suite Computer Programs, especially WORD and Excel
Experience in living and working in a restrictive operational or military environment highly preferred
Must have the training background to give security instructional presentations
Must be independent and able to execute security directives concerning possible threats with minimal guidance and confidentiality

Education: High school diploma required. Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) experience and training preferred
Security Vetting: Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT); Must be able to maintain eligibility at the required MRPT level for the duration of the contract
Language Skills: Strong professional English communication skills, both oral and written
Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position
Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination

Relevant overseas contracting experience
Experience working with PAE
Prior experience working with visas, passports and other official documents
Prior experience working with government security agencies
Experience working with a multi-cultural employee population

Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in operating and supporting security functions at a large-scale overseas facility
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at one time and rapidly adapt to changing priorities and schedules
Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team
Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.