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Vertex Solutions Site Lead, DIU PTT in San Antonio, Texas

Title: Site Lead, DIU PTT Reports to: Program Manager, PTT Classification: Exempt Location: San Antonio, TX Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time

Job Summary

Vertex Solutions is looking for an On-Site Lead with a minimum of five years’ DoD-related project management experience, demonstrated experience in the management of personnel and ability to manage the logistics of a program. The On-Site Manager will work primarily from an Air Force base in San Antonio, TX, with 5% - 10% travel required. Familiarity with AETC aircrew instruction and/or VR simulation-based training is required.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oversee on-site operations at Randolph and lead subsequent locations (Vance, Columbus, Laughlin, etc) in support of a complex project with multiple on-site support personnel.

  • Managing the installation and execution of VR Training Devices supporting UPT

  • Coordinate all logistics/requirements with gov for installation within gov spaces

  • Manage customer relationships and expectations

  • Work with Vertex Business Unit Lead and Program Manager to interview and hire staff required

  • Coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget, and inform management in a timely manner of variances from plan

  • Develop and maintain an accurate risk tracking document with an associated mitigation plan

  • Develop a process for regular gathering and coordination of student feedback with Government stakeholders and Vertex developers

  • Schedule/Organize/Attend progress meetings with Government stakeholders, site managers, and Vertex senior management, taking appropriate actions when necessary

  • Work with the other site managers to maintain an effective quality assurance program and standardization within the program.

  • Provide excellent customer service to contractors, partners, government agencies etc. to resolve issues and ensure client satisfaction

  • Create status reports and communicate status to internal and external stakeholders

  • Manage the Program’s component logistic/supply chain activities

    Competencies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills to assess needs and recommend solutions

  • Ability to create products with extremely high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to interact with team members and stakeholders in a problem-solving, constructive manner

  • Ability to successfully manage and meet multiple, simultaneous project deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently.

  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer service focused

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will have multiple direct and indirect reports as required to meet contract requirements.

    Work Environment This job operates in an office environment.

    Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and work on a computer for long periods to time. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop and kneel. The employee must be able to lift and carry up to ten pounds as needed. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full time, exempt position.

    Travel 5% - 10% travel is anticipated for this position. Main travel locations are other AETC pilot training bases, other various PTT locations as designated by the Gov and Champaign, IL.

    Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; Master’s degree a plus

  • 5+ years of experience managing projects/programs within or for the DoD

  • Expert proficiency with MS Project, MS Word, and MS Excel

  • Previous experience as an AETC Instructor Pilot

    Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

  • VR simulation-based training experience

  • Familiarity with UPT training technologies

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications Eligible for Secret clearance

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Background checks- criminal, civil, employment, and education required. Drug screening in compliance with drug free workplace standards. Must be eligible for SECRET security clearance.

    Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Vertex Solutions, LLC is an “Equal Opportunity Employer,” and prohibits, in all employment – related practices and decisions,

    discrimination, harassment or prejudicial treatment against any person based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, pregnancy,

    childbirth, pregnancy related conditions, age, disability, veteran status, or otherwise as provided by federal, state or local law.

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