POSITION SUMMARY: In support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD): Supervise seven direct reports as the lead for the largest subcontractor, acting as the Deputy Program Manager to the Prime manager, delivering professional services/staff augmentation to the government organization. Responsible for the performance of relatively small non-technical, technical, or intelligence projects or a definable portion of a larger technical program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines. Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading relatively small proposals or assisting with major proposals. Trains and directs employee work activities. RESPONSIBILTIES: Defines, launches, and drives mission-critical strategic and operational initiatives in core non-technical programs. - Receive, review, and distribute all PSCD and IP Executive Secretariat tasks and requests for information/action to the appropriate client personnel - Liaise between client Branch and Division, IP, and NPPD Senior Leadership - Maintain and update documents on the client‘s SharePoint site - Develop reports and analysis - Track performance metrics - Provide additional direct support, as needed, to the Branch Chief, Deputy Branch Chief, and Section Chiefs - Proactively take lead on developing solutions, initiatives, or new polices/procedures that address client driven changes and often support multiple client components - Additional contract specific staff management responsibilities (as a first line supervisor) include: reviewing and approving travel requests; approving and assisting with timecards, leave and other HR tasks; issuing and reviewing performance evaluations; providing management support to staff on sensitive issues such as conflict resolution, disciplinary measures, or unprofessional workplace behavior; and backfilling the PM in all capacities as the single point of contact for staff and the client during her/his absence.. In this role, and with an extremely rapid turn-rate, you could expect to: - Coordinate and staff draft policies for comment, address critical and substantive reviewer issues, brief senior leaders on critical issues and incorporate resolutions into final policy documents - Review and assess the impact of new or proposed policies and provide a recommended course of action to appropriate management officials - Maintain awareness of public policy regarding, and tactical approaches to, vulnerability assessments, special event protection, and countering improvised explosive devices - May serve as an Action Officer on a variety of topics - Be a recognized subject matter authority in the field -“ Lead from the Front EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree or equivalent, and ten to twelve years of related experience, including three to five years of supervisory/management experience and five years of project development experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.