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Project Manager

This position is contingent upon award.

Contingent

Location

Norfolk, VA

Position Overview

The wargame director is a NATO military or civilian member. This member serves as a project manager who manages all aspects of the wargame from initial concept development through the delivery of final reports, including all events and support products. An assistant wargame director will assist with all elements of project management related to wargame delivery. For large wargames, it will be necessary to coordinate with and manage teams of personnel within the required wargame construct.

  • Nationality of one of the NATO member countries.
  • A 4-Year University baccalaureate degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated coordination and management experience in the past five (5) years preferably within a military environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working in multinational teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management to include complex stakeholder management tasks. A project management certification like PMP or its equivalent is preferred.
  • Proven proficiency in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated participation in military and/or political wargames. Leadership experience in the wargames is preferred.
  • Understanding of NATO and its unique structure and work environment.
  • NATO Secret Security Clearance or national equivalent.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English as defined in STANAG 6001 (Standardized Linguistic Profile (SLP) 4444 - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Tool suite and collaborative software.
  • Coordinate and manage all aspects of wargame support, design, analysis, and execution using industry standard project management methodology.
  • Serve as the deputy game director for all EWB supported wargames, including coordination with the game sponsors, briefing ACT leadership on the each wargame, and overseeing the execution of each wargame in conjunction with the game director.
  • Serve as member of the wargame facilitation team during wargame execution.
  • Gather requirements, aims, objectives, and other special considerations from the wargame sponsors and accurately incorporate those into the design, development, analysis, and all other aspects of producing the wargame by the wargame support and delivery team.
  • Any other tasks required to support the wargame throughout the process as required by the COTR and wargame director outlined in the scope of work above.

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