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Procurement and Operations Manager

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Job ID: 1928710
Location: , Ukraine
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2020
Category: Administration
Subcategory: Admin Services Support
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


   SAIC is seeking a highly qualified Operations and Procurement Manager to support our ICITAP program in Ukraine.    Since 2015, Ukraine demobilized the former Militia of the Ministry of Internal Affair’s, National Police Force to create a new law enforcement structures. The ICITAP Ukraine Program Team has supported the establishment of these organizations and continues to assist in the development of law enforcement reform in Ukraine.  Under the direction of the Program Director, the Procurement and Operations Manager’s role is designed to support the ICITAP project teams in Ukraine with the administrative, day-to-day management of the mission or other duties as assigned. General areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:


 Ensures regular communication is maintained between USDOJ/ICITAP HQ PMO, subcontract/procurement support staff, and the field team

  Oversight and coordination with headquarters on procurement and subcontracts requirements, including Statement of Works (SOWs)


  Generates Technical Guidance Letters, provides oversight of travel and general HR maintenance for a team of 50+ employees


  Directly supervises and manages the in-country Procurement and Financial team comprised of foreign national personnel,


  Advising and providing input to the Program Director and the Deputy Director as to administrative and logistics needs, support, and policies

  Preparing meeting materials, minutes, and agendas


  Tracking program expenditures and budget impacts


  Works closely with Program Leadership and top-level government officials on the strategic development for logistics implementation and budget development.










Processes development and implementation




The on and off-boarding for local team members and program management




Ensuring contract administration and compliance by providing and tracking the supporting documentation for major procurements and capital renovation projects,


Document control and QA/QC




Tracking program implementation to report regularly,









One (1) year of experience in international contracting/consulting within a client-interfacing environment

Experience with government regulations e.g., FAR and FTR,

Demonstrated experience in business writing and communications

Acute attention to details

Must be flexible, adaptable, and have the ability to proactively identify and problem solve

Ability to think strategically, analytically, and proactively,

One (1) year prior management and supervisory experience

Basic understanding of accounting  and budgeting principles, and be a Quick learner

Desired Qualifications


Master’s Degree in International Affairs, Political Science or another related field

Experience developing, planning, implementing, and assessing management directives


Strong communication skills

Ability to work independently and multi-task

Ability to develop and work as part of a team

One (1) year prior experience working overseas

Ability to work in Ukraine for the long-term (2+ years)


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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