Deputy Program Manager - Military Veterans

at Vectrus
Contact Information



The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) will be responsible for assisting the Program Manager (PM) with the coordination of all activities in all countries of performance; providing liaison with USAF, partner nation officials; representing  the mission interests in-country; monitoring personnel in-country and assuring the successful delivery of training and equipment. The DPM reports to the PM and may be assigned responsibility for special projects or portfolios that are integral to the GPMS program.  If the PM is absent the DPM will temporarily assume responsibility for coordination of the program. The DPM will assist with administrative, personnel, fiscal, travel, logistical, training, equipment and other duties as assigned by the PM.




The deputy program manager assists the program manager with administrative, managerial, and supervisory duties as part of their normal duties.  Major duties of the deputy program manager include:

Assist in providing support to the program manager.

Serve as acting program manager in the program manager’s absence (not to exceed 30 consecutive days).

Assist the PM in ensuring facilities are adequate to support mission requirements and oversee maintenance, reconstitution, work schedules, and outload activities.

Assist the PM in the preparation of reports, briefs and other documentation of in-country program activities.  Submit situation reports to Program, assuring timely and accurate reporting of all program activities, sensitive issues and successes.  Immediately report any emergencies to the PM.  Facilitate in country communications (e-mail, cellular phone, landline and satellite phone).

Collect fiscal and operational data to assist with the completion of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Assist with the scheduling and delivery of briefings.  Assist the PM with briefing all incoming personnel upon arrival on local safety, health, driving and political/cultural conditions.  Stay aware of and brief personnel on current threat levels.  Assist with the maintenance of personnel data and emergency contact information for deployed personnel.


Laptop computer, printer, network equipment and other general office equipment


Work is predominately performed in standard office space.


Work may require light lifting, stooping, climbing, standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.





Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university




6 years of management experience in related type programs. A minimum of 10 years management experience in related type programs is acceptable in lieu of an undergraduate degree.


Previous experience in liaison or management in an overseas environment is preferred.

Ability to work within the context of maintenance organizations at the national and international levels.  Possess an understanding of logistical and fiscal support of overseas operations and have the ability to solve real-world problems under short deadlines.

Excellent writing and communication skills. Experience in preparing and presenting oral and written briefings.

Previous international experience that establishes ability to work within foreign cultures is required.  Previous experience working in the specific country or region is preferred. 

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

At least two years of program management or equivalent supervisory experience with a program of similar size to this contract.
Experience working in high-threat environment preferred

Established capability to manage a multinational workforce and groups of employees from numerous skill levels and backgrounds.

Good physical condition with no health issues that could impair performance of duties.

Active US Secret Clearance


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran 


Contact Information

Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital integration services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and includes about 6,700 employees spanning 129 locations in 22 countries. In 2018, Vectrus generated sales of $1.3 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit