Task Order Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(5/30/2023 10:40 AM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


** This position is contingent upon a contract award**


SOSi is seeking a US-based Task Order Manager to lead a large Base Operations Support (BOS) program providing logistics and life support services to our U.S. government customer in Iraq. The ideal candidate will have experience leading other large BOS and life support programs in contingency environments.


The Task Order Manager shall have the authority to commit the Contractor’s financial resources, and act as the single point of contact with the USG, as required to meet the overall requirements of the task order.  The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Responsible for cost, schedule, and technical performance on the contract.
  • Lead development of strategic direction on the program and flow that to direct reports.
  • Manage the CONUS-based coordination and support cell – ensure availability of resources to the in-country team; oversee Supply Chain, HR, Safety, and Training programs; collect and track metrics to ensure compliance with established goals; track trends and adjust activities, as necessary.
  • Coordinate program support activities between in-country team and US-based functional support groups.
  • Lead teams in development of program budgets, ECPs, and related efforts.
  • Primary interface with DOS program & contracts personnel in the US.
  • Meet with all stakeholders to review program status and future goals.
  • Primary interface with operational lead(s) of subcontractor(s).
  • Lead subcontractor mentoring program and performance assessment.
  • Work with the marketing team to continually improve communication and deliver positive messaging.
  • Travel to worksite in Iraq, as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Already possess a U.S. Government (USG) issued Secret security clearance or be able obtain a favorable USG Secret clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required clearance level for the duration of the task order.
  • A bachelor’s degree in either engineering, management, organization management, or similar.
  • Five (5) years as Program Manager, at least three (3) of which were spent managing a ≥$100M per year USG contract focused on facilities operations & maintenance and life support.
  • Ten (10) years in senior management roles with the US Government and/or contractor to the US Government.
  • Two (2) years working in a contingency environment.
  • Fluent English proficiency required.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to direct employees, prepare reports for upper management and facilitate/disseminate information.


  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Valid driver’s license from home of record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in program management, organizational management, strategic planning, or related field
  • Previous work with the Department of State
  • Experience working as a Contractor.
  • Cross-cultural awareness with an international perspective.
  • Previous international experience and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions.

Working Conditions

  • Indoor and outdoor environments. Contingency operations environment, in a harsh climate, and often hazardous situations. While performing the duties of this contract, may regularly be exposed to an extreme and austere desert environment. Temperatures can reach 120 – 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50 – 55 degrees Celsius during the summer months.
  • Must be willing and able to perform job requirements in this environment, as well as deploying to Iraq for extended periods.
  • Requires periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary.
  • May be performing physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
  • Must be able to move quickly to cover during security alarms. This includes being able to lift, carry and/or wear forty (40) pounds of personal protective equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time and being capable of running during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.
  • Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment. Work could include assignments, or, visits to multiple sites – either temporarily, or, long term – in remote, or, austere locations.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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