Afghan Special Security Forces - Training Program (ASSF-TP) Deputy Program Manager (General Command - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee


Job Description:
In support of the ASSF-TP Program Manager (PM), the General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) Deputy (DPM) will manage the performance, delivery of training, and quality assurance for training teams conducting Train, Advise, Assist and Mentor (TAAM) with the Afghan National Police (ANP), General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) Headquarters, Special Police Training Wing (SPTW), National Mission Units (NMU), and with regional Police Special Units (PSU) across Afghanistan. Responsible to provide subject matter expertise to the Requirement Owner (RO); program administration, personnel hiring, conflict management, and equipment accountability/ oversight; and subcontractor/supplier oversight. Monitor training and actively assist or provide direction as needed based on close coordination with the RO and the PM. Maintain and deliver all required reports to the ASSF-TP PM. Travel to team locations to assess training, conduct customer visits, and engage employees. The GCPSU DPM reports to the ASSF-TP PM and must be familiar with Raytheon’s program management process, systems, and policies.

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to twelve (12) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of subordinate training teams assigned within the GCPSU.
  • Submit periodic reports to the ASSF-TP PM and the Program Management Operations (PMO).
  • Interact with and maintain visibility of all Sub Contractors (SubK), foster and ensure positive relations/rapport with employees, the customer/client, and Afghan counterparts.
  • Supervise the GCPSU, ASOM, and SPTW Team Leaders.
  • Manage PM and Country Management Team policies, procedures, and guidance.
  • Interact with US, NATO, and coalition force military personnel; nest and synchronize TAAM efforts with customer/client goals and objectives.

Required Skills:
  • Must have a strong/successful background in Program Management/Leadership in the military and/or civilian experience.
  • Military Intelligence or Combat Arms Military Education Level 4 graduate (Command and Staff College) or US Army Warrant Officer School graduate.
  • Must have a minimum experience of 12 months working in the Middle East.
  • Strong/Proven Team Building Skills with a collaborative management style with the ability to integrate guidance and direction from the ASSF-TP PM and the RO.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal, relationship building, and customer service skills.
  • Must have exceptional organizational and risk management/mitigation skills.
  • Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess exceptional Personal Computer (PC), SharePoint, and MS Office Skills.
  • Must have experience in managing Export Controlled technical data.
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility.
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghanistan Visa.
  • This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
  • Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied

Security Clearance Requirement: Must have an active DoD SECRET security clearance used in the past two years. Clearance is required to access and handle classified and personal personnel material, attend project meetings, and/or work within restricted areas unescorted.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Afghan Special Security Forces experience/familiarity.
  • Knowledge of NATO structures and operations.
  • Background/familiarity with the management and training of paramilitary law enforcement officials and Afghan Ministry of Interior (MOI) processes and procedures.

Required Education:Bachelor's degree from accredited school & eight (8) years of related experience, OR six (6) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (16 total years of relevant work experience) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.