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Job ID: 203222
Location: , C, Uganda
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2020
Category: Program Management
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an exceptional Program Manager to lead our training program in multiple African Nations.

  Strengthening the capacity of security sector institutions across multiple African countries is fundamental to the success of AFRICAP Program supporting the US State Department.  SAIC will provide logistics training to specific African countries including: training and mentoring in operations and maintenance (O&M); mentoring O&M personnel; driver and mechanics training; quartermaster training; small arms, ammunition, and stockpile management training; mentoring of training center staff and operations personnel.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


Bear ultimate responsibility for ensuring that all work required under a task order is performed satisfactorily. 


Serve as the U.S. government’s primary in-country point of contact for all technical matters pertaining to a task order. 


Serves as leader for all staff on a task order, and mentors employees, identifies possible problem areas, priorities and deadlines. 


Assures timely delivery of quality work products and services associated with accounting and financial systems, budget control, and financial management functions. 


Serves as coach, facilitator and/or negotiator in coordinating team initiatives and in consensus building activities among team members. 


Reports to the AFRICAP Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager and provides updates on project activities compiling data deliverables for submission to the appropriate U.S. government entities



This position may require working in austere locations

THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON GOVT AWARD - The designated country will be identified upon receipt of DoS Task Order



At least two (2) years of directly related program manager experience relevant to task order requirements and program objectives.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Directly related experience operating and living in areas with limited life cycle support in hardship conditions. 

At least one year experience working in Africa.

Experience managing or executing complex logistics support tasks.

 Must be proficient in speaking and writing French at a 2/2/2 or equivalent level.


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 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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