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Old 29 January 2018, 16:53
scott.andersen scott.andersen is offline
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Positions available with Velox

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Former 18D here, currently the Director of Operations, CONUS for a company called Velox. Velox regularly coordinates with U.S. government personnel, foreign embassies and consulates, non-governmental organizations, and private companies. We provide travel services to many of the Largest U.S. government contractors, international companies, and many involved in foreign military sales (FMS). We work behind the scenes to make sure these personnel and more are boots and ground where they need to be, when they need to be there, with the proper authorizations. We have multiple former SOF guys in the organization, and are currently trying to fill two positions. Please see below.

Position Title: Operations Manager (OCONUS), Baghdad

The Operations Manager would be responsible for managing the operations and supporting the Velox office when help is needed. Velox has offices in Baghdad, Iraq and Erbil, Iraq. The Operations Manager would oversee both offices. Operations schedule would be 5 months in Iraq, 1 month CONUS. Living in Iraq would be at the Al-Rasheed hotel, a very nice hotel in the green zone. Per-diem entitled.

A typical day for an Operations manager at Velox involves supervising the staff of the Baghdad office, Interfacing with clients on demanding or complex travel requirements, prioritizing and ensuring execution of daily tasks for the Baghdad office team, Face to face meetings with Clients from some of the largest U.S. government Contractors, regularly coordinating pickup up and drop off schedules for various embassies, and face to face interaction with U.S. government and foreign government personnel at Embassies and consulates. An Operations Manager (OCONUS) must be able to perform the following tasks:

• You’ll need a GEC or High School diploma and have 5 plus years of related work experience OR 4 year Bachelor’s degree plus minimum two years relevant experience
• ***Military experience and military leadership preferred***
• You’ll need to have excellent communication skills for internal associates and external clients; have experience in general office support to include organization, filing, maintenance of document library, etc. Ideal candidate will also have professional maturity and dependability;
• Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, are essential to success in this role.
• This position is located in Baghdad, Iraq, within the Green-Zone. It has many creature comforts, but you will need to be comfortable living and working far from home for extended periods of time.

Position Title: Project Manager

The Project Manager would be responsible for managing the new and current projects in support of Velox offices globally.
Velox has offices in Baghdad, Iraq and Erbil, Iraq, Kabul, Afghanistan, CONUS, and more. We additionally have affiliates in Tunisia, Kuwait, UAE, etc. The Project Manager would regularly coordinate between offices and travel internationally as needed (likely 10%-20% of the time). Additionally, the Project Manager will handle assignments such as establishing new offices, establishment and training of all company personnel, and providing company oversight in QA/QM. Salary competitive.

• MS and three (5) years relevant experience, or BS with seven (7) years relevant work experience or ten (10) years relevant work experience with no degree
• Minimum five years project and program management experience
• Demonstrated cross-functional project and program management experience and cross-functional project management experience.
• License/Certification: Project and program Management Certification (or working towards certification) required Ability to manage software project lifecycles, budgets, and personnel
• Has the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in order to achieve success
• Is capable of acting in a quality control role to measure and ensure adherence to company processes

I will be the POC if interested.
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Old 30 January 2018, 09:23
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Is the PM position based in the DMV? I might know a guy.
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Old 7 February 2018, 00:57
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PM inbound. Thank you.
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