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Vectrus GPMS Deputy Program Manager in Germany


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.


The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) assists the Program Manager (PM) with coordinating all activities in all countries of performance; liaising with the USAF and 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 integral to the GPMS Program. If the PM is absent, the DPM temporarily assumes responsibility for program coordination. The DPM assists with administrative, personnel, fiscal, travel, logistical, training, equipment, and other duties as assigned by the PM.



The DPM assists the PM with administrative, managerial, and supervisory duties as part of their normal duties. The DPM’s major duties include:

Assist in providing support to the PM.

Serve as acting PM in the PM’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 preparing reports, briefs, and other documentation of in-country program activities. Submit situation reports to , assuring timely and accurate reporting of all program activities, sensitive issues, and successes. Immediately report any emergencies to the PM. Facilitate in-country communications (email, 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.



Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university

U.S. citizenship is required

Active Secret Clearance


Six 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 a 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.

EEO: 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