ManTech In-Theater Manager in Baghdad, Iraq

As the In-Theater Manager you will provide operational and sustainment (O&S) support and oversight to all aspects of the PSS-T mission in Iraq. You will perform managerial work to include timesheet approval, evaluations, reports, presentations and operational communication to contract personnel. You will also communicate with customers and higher management on a daily basis. In-Theater Travel will be required. This position can be an austere environment working up to 7 days a week on 12 hour shifts.

PSS-T is a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) that provides integrated persistent surveillance, detection capabilities, and Full Motion Video (FMV) dissemination to Tactical Operation Centers (TOC). PSS-T integrates different sensors, some of which are located on its airborne aerostat, to detect small arms fires and Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) activity near airfields, fixed-base encampments, forward operating locations, and other facilities in support of rapid reaction security forces in the area of operation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide Administrative and tactical leadership over all OCONUS personnel

  • Brief Government/Military personnel and higher management

  • Coordinate repair activities at the customer locations

  • Update Unit command group on system status

  • Insure compliance with all company and theater policies and procedure

  • Writes and updates internal and external SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Prepare and submits daily, Weekly and monthly CDRLS and Reports for OCONUS Activity

  • Mentors, Trains, evaluates and counsels subordinates

  • Approves and submits timesheets

  • Assist Project Manager in evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of major program operations throughout your AOR.

Position Requirements :

Ability to use MS Office Ability to use PC Multitasking ability Oral and written Communication skills Organizational skills Team Building Skills In Theater operations Experience 10 Years Directly relevant Experience and Bachelors degree or 20 years direct relevant experience in lieu of bachelors degree 10 years O&S / Deployed personnel supervisory experience

Security Requirements : U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD Secret clearance

Keywords : PSS-T, PSST, PTDS, Aerostat, ISR, Technician, Management, Supervisor


See above.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

08-10 years w/Bachelors Degree, 05-07 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





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