The QRC Airborne ISR Division (QRCAISR) of Leidos has a need for a Personnel Deployment Manager (PDM) at their location in Bridgewater, VA. The PDM must diplomatically negotiate deployment strategy within the context of a difficult and ever-changing set of customer and host nation requirements. They must then be able to effectively develop and implement guidance to Leidos personnel that complies with these requirements. These requirements include, but are not limited to, arming of US national employees according to US and host-nation law, deployment rotation planning, travel visa acquisition and compliance, Letter of Authorization and Common Access Card maintenance policy, Fort Bliss, TX CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) eligibility requirements, and export policy of data and equipment. The PDM will also work with various stakeholders to develop statistical analyses that improve internal processes and provide actionable data for use in deployment strategy, then train teammates on the use of the resulting information.
This position will report directly to the Personnel Logistics Manager. This role requires strategic planning of complex deployment actions for large groups of Leidos, subcontractor, and Prime company personnel, with little supervision. It requires regular negotiation with top level customer representatives in planning and implementing procedures that comply with complex policy, put in place by the US and host-nation governments. The PDM maintains effective communications with all Team Leidos internationally deployed personnel and coordinates scheduled rotations as well as emergency leave, medical evacuations and other operations involving the assignment and movement of personnel; maintains updated information on all deployment personnel such as deployment status, medical currencies, authorized weapons personnel/arming packages, individual training requirements, emergency contact data and other required information; schedules appointments in support of medical, shots, dental, weapons and individual training requirements; remains knowledgeable of and adheres to Leidos HR policies, Combatant Command personnel policies, and local base policies affecting contractor personnel; analyze and report valuable actionable data for use in improving deployment strategy and processes. Additional responsibilities may include assisting with onboarding of new hires and integration into local Leidos culture.
This position requires the ability to effectively communicate with all levels, including deploying personnel, Leidos managers, Government customer POCs, subcontractor POCs and vendor representatives. Must remain current on Leidos and Government policies and procedures. Must demonstrate ability to analyze and solve complex problems and understand the broader factors that create such problems. Must have experience with tracking, analyzing and reporting complex data, using Microsoft Excel or similar tools. The ability to multitask and coordinate the actions of others in a fast paced, quickly changing environment, is essential. Must be responsive to urgent inquiries and be available to support deployment needs on short notice, including nights and weekends, if required. Must be available to periodically work long hours as needed. Must have domain knowledge relative to international deployment requirements and processes.
REQUIRED EDUCATION: BA degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: 2+ years of administrative or human resources experience required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro and SharePoint. Must have skills in analyzing and reporting complex information for use in producing actionable strategic data. Ability to multitask is crucial, as well as ability to remain current on and quickly implement changing requirements. Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential.
SECRET level clearance.
Previous first-hand international personnel deployment experience. Advanced Microsoft Excel and statistical analysis skills. Proficiency with the Leidos hiring and other personnel actions databases, as well as proficiency in the Synchronized Pre-Deployment Operational Tracker (SPOT), Trusted Associate Sponsorship System (TASS), Aircraft and Personnel Automated Clearance System (APACS).