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Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented PTL Regional Manager (OCONUS) to join our team in an OCONUS location.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • This position acts as the Personnel Tracking and Locating (PTL) program representative in the assigned countries, in addition to providing direct logistical and operational support to all of the African Affairs (AF) region.
  • The Regional Lead coordinates directly with Regional Security Office (RSO) and Engineering Security Office (ESO) staff on all PTL program-related matters.
  • Individual will stand up and staff the Embassy Operations Center (EOC), providing Position Location Information (PLI) in compliance with post’s Personnel Recovery (PR) and travel policies.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional expertise in the technical aspects of practical and critical life-safety programs.
  • EOC duties include tracking and reporting all off-compound Chief of Mission (COM) travelers’ movements to RSO using PTL monitoring systems and applications.
  • Familiarization with AF landscape and political nature is necessary to provide the highest level of support and critical security information to travelers.
  • Requirements also include training end users on use of PTL tracking devices.
  • Regional lead is required to manage and account for all PTL-related materials and assets using the Department of State’s work management systems (CMMS/ILMS) for the AF region.
  • Lead also is required to conduct hard-wired vehicle installations while servicing all related equipment.
  • Packing and shipment of fly-away kits, support for systems integration, system design and analysis, documentation, and the integration of future technological platforms are required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must possess five (5) years of relevant experience in a technical or security related field.
  • The Regional Lead must possess excellent oral and written skills, with the ability to provide regular, professional briefings to senior State Department officials.
  • Must possess expert level technical skills in all aspects regarding operations and related equipment (Microsoft Office, PC and hardware basics, setup, troubleshooting, data dissemination, and tracking applications).
  • Requires strong PTL software troubleshooting skills and operations support skills.
  • Must possess a mastery of PTL Tracking Devices (nomenclature, setup, troubleshooting); PTL tracking software; and PTL incident documentation.
  • This position requires attention to detail and ability to memorize and recite 6-character strings without fail, an understanding of Department of State Protective Operations, and an understanding of satellite technology.
  • Must have expertise in technologies used at Post (computer systems architecture, COMSEC, RF engineering, Integrated Broadcast System (IBS) data dissemination, and tactical mission monitoring).
  • Prior experience in an Operations Center (OPC) is required.
  • Basic mechanical skills are required for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of equipment.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an active Top Secret (TS) security clearance and be able to be granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

Travel Requirements:

  • This position is based out of Nairobi, Kenya with frequent rotations to Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • There will be requirements to conduct site visits and support the greater AF region.
  • Travel can be in excess of 25% from the base Nairobi location.
  • This position will also entail travel to high-risk locations with often austere work conditions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Moves about inside an office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Moves equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across and/or around shop floors.
  • Uses screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and other hand and power tools.
  • Frequently works in warehouses, buildings and vehicles that may be hot, cold, drafty, and poorly lighted.
  • Occasionally works outdoors in all types of terrain and weather conditions.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Recognizes differences between colors, shades and brightness on computer or TV monitors
  • Memorizes and recites 6-character strings.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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