Chief of Operations - Active Secret Clearance Required (Work Location - Diego Garcia)

Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-11694


Job Summary:

Five Rivers Analytics, an Akima company, is hiring a Chief of Operations to support the Satellite Control Network Operations, Remote Site and Mission Partner Support (STORMS) contract at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). The Chief of Operations provides leadership for company personnel, briefings to customers, and ensures the site is staffed in accordance with approved manning directives and policies.


Job Responsibilities:

  • All scheduled satellite pass supports, readiness, training, and exercises.

  • Ensuring all operations tasks are conducted in accordance with approved directives.

  • Writing and reviewing site operational instructions, ensuring compliance by employees.

  • Coordinating all operational activities with customers including the prime contractor and government personnel.

  • Interfacing with Akima Shared Services on employee issues; payroll, timekeeping, benefits, etc.

  • Collecting and analyzing operational performance data; recommends process improvements.

  • Ensuring mission success is maintained/improved with current/future satellite pass requirements.

  • Enforcing standards and deploys company directed discipline practices when needed.

  • Conducting and supervising employee technical training program in an on-the-job environment.

  • Act as liason to government customer for all contract related matters.

  • Performs other collateral duties as assigned or directed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field with at least five (5) years Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) experience. In lieu of degree, four (4) years of additional related work experience will be considered.

  • Must hold and maintain a current active Secret clearance.

  • Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to lead employees in a team environment.

  • Experience interfacing with military personnel and government customers.

  • Must be able to climb high ladders, work on elevated platforms and antennas.

  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical work to include walking, lifting, pulling loads, bending, kneeling, sitting and reaching overhead.

  • Must be able to read, write and clearly speak English.

  • Position may require additional government certifications as necessary.

  • Full time - Day shift, and as determined by Deputy Program Manager.

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: None

Organization: Five Rivers Analytics

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11694