CACI International Deputy Program Manager and Threat Analyst Supporting DHS in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

Providing leadership to a great team of dedicated contractors working in a government office space you will support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD) in its nation-wide mission to provide strategic coordination and field operations support to reduce risk to the nation’s critical infrastructure from a terrorist attack or natural disaster. PSCD programs help critical infrastructure owners and operators and state and local responders:

  • Assess vulnerabilities, interdependencies, capabilities, and incident consequences

  • Develop, implement, and provide national coordination for protective programs

  • Facilitate critical infrastructure response to and recovery from all hazards

More About the Role:

Supervise seven direct reports as the lead for the largest subcontractor, acting as the Deputy Program Manager to the Prime manager, delivering professional services/staff augmentation to the government organization.

  • Receive, review, and distribute all PSCD and IP Executive Secretariat tasks and requests for information/action to the appropriate client personnel

  • Liaise between client Branch and Division, IP, and NPPD Senior Leadership

  • Maintain and update documents on the client’s SharePoint site

  • Develop reports and analysis

  • Track performance metrics

  • Provide additional direct support, as needed, to the Branch Chief, Deputy Branch Chief, and Section Chiefs

  • Proactively take lead on developing solutions, initiatives, or new polices/procedures that address client driven changes and often support multiple client components

  • Additional contract specific staff management responsibilities (as a first line supervisor) include: reviewing and approving travel requests; approving and assisting with timecards, leave and other HR tasks; issuing and reviewing performance evaluations; providing management support to staff on sensitive issues such as conflict resolution, disciplinary measures, or unprofessional workplace behavior; and backfilling the PM in all capacities as the single point of contact for staff and the client during her/his absence..

  • In this role, and with an extremely rapid turn-rate, you could expect to:

  • Coordinate and staff draft policies for comment, address critical and substantive reviewer issues, brief senior leaders on critical issues and incorporate resolutions into final policy documents

  • Review and assess the impact of new or proposed policies and provide a recommended course of action to appropriate management officials

  • Maintain awareness of public policy regarding, and tactical approaches to, vulnerability assessments, special event protection, and countering improvised explosive devices

  • May serve as an Action Officer on a variety of topics

Be a recognized subject matter authority in the field – Lead from the Front

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and eight to ten years of experience with five years project development/leadership experience

  • Strong understanding of DHS component organizations and missions, especially bombing prevention, critical infrastructure and the national approach to cyber security

  • Specific knowledge or experience in the field of countering improvised explosive devices desirable but not required

  • Strong policy knowledge and background regarding Presidential Policy Directive 21 and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan

  • Superior ability to communicate in writing; if selected for interview submission of writing samples may be required

  • Ability to interface routinely with team and client across a very broad spectrum of experience and capability

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Active Secret clearance is required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DHS Entry on Duty (EOD) authorization required.

  • Willingness to commit to the long term is essential to this project leadership position.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

  • Specific knowledge or experience in the field of countering improvised explosive devices desirable but not required

  • Top Secret clearance

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.