Deputy Program Manager
Guatemala, Honduras, Panama/Costa Rica, and El Salvador
Bilingual: Spanish and English
Must have active Security Clearance (MRPT, Secret, or higher)
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
We are presently in the process of identifying candidates for the position of Deputy Program Manager working with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts.
The Deputy Program Manager will serve as the in-country lead and will be responsible for day-to-day efforts and operations including contract performance, scheduling, and quality. The Deputy Program Manager will be the initial point of contact for team members in Latin and Central America and will work closely with the INL assigned Program Manager out of the ATSG Corporate Headquarters.
- Eligible candidates must have a US government issued security clearance that is currently active. The clearance must be an MRPT, a Secret, or higher. This contract does not allow for the time needed to process a new clearance.
- US Citizen (to be stationed in one of the following:Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, and El Salvador).
- Fluent in Spanish and English (3/3).
- Five (5) years of project/program management experience; Formal educational PM training highly preferred, such as: PMP Certification or PMP Coursework).
- Eight (8) years of professional experience.
- Strong organization and interpersonal skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Assist in developing more effective and transparent security and rule of law institutions, which work together effectively and cooperate with international partners to reduce threats from transnational and domestic crime, including terrorism, and improve border security and protect human rights.
- Support CARSI state and society efforts to establish efficient, transparent, and accountable prosecutorial, correctional, and alternative justice systems institutions that respect human rights.
- Assist CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationships, and safely apprehend TCO and other high target offenders.
- Improve border security, including building support to the new government’s efforts to secure CARSI borders.
- To meet the Congressional mandates of the CARSI Initiative, INL programs in the region include the following objectives:
- Continue to support CARSI state and federal entities with efforts to institutionalize the rule of law among law enforcement and judicial sector operators, including through police professionalization, justice sector reform, anti-corruption, and border security initiatives.
- Help CARSI countries achieve its transitions to the new criminal justice system.
- Create a 21st century border structure, by further developing CARSI countries’ capacity to detect and prevent smuggling of illicit goods and trafficking in persons.
- Support networked technology systems and professionalization to strengthen CARSI countries control of their respective northern and southern borders and ports of entry.
- Bolster CARSI countries efforts to prevent crime and violence by supporting the establishment of resilient communities better able to withstand the pressures of organized crime through drug demand reduction, citizen oversight of security forces, and culture of lawfulness programs.
- Continue to build CARSI countries capacity to disrupt and dismantle organized criminal networks, including capacity building to counter illicit finance and combat the production of, and trafficking in, illegal narcotics.
- Support the U.S. Government’s goal to support CARSI state and society efforts to establish highly efficient, transparent, and accountable prosecutorial, correctional, and alternative justice institutions that respect human rights; to assist CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationship, and safely apprehend TCO and other high target offenders; and to improve border security.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
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