Deputy Project Manager

Career Area: Security International
City: Kuwait
Country: Kuwait
Job Description



The Deputy Project Manager (D/PM) is responsible for implementing company policies and directives regarding daily security operations at both Camps  in Kuwait, in accordance with the Security Support Services (SSS), Area Support Group (ASG), Kuwait (ASG-KU) contract W52P1J-20-F-0496. The D/PM advises the Project Manager regarding daily operations, potential non-conformance and/or non-compliance, and operational impacts resulting in performance below acceptable quality levels (AQL).


  • Serves as the “acting” Project Manager, also referred to as the Guard Site Manager (GSM), in the absence of the designated Project Manager (PM), and provides seamless integration without any degradation of services
  • Responsible for daily operations and management of the Guard Force
  • Coordinate and liaisons with the Guard Site Managers (GSM), and Guard Site Assistant Managers (GSAM) to ensure all Guard Posts and shifts are covered 365/24/7; immediately communicates staffing shortfalls to the PM for action and/or relief request(s) from the USG
  • Monitor employee and subcontractor personnel adherence with contractual requirements and takes immediate action to remediate substandard performance. Coordinates with company Human Resources and Subcontracts team member(s) to document and report performance issues. Assists with the development of corrective action plans
  • Review, update and disseminate Company Policies & directives and/or changes within the USCENTCOM area of operation, ASG-KU policy changes, and/or other directives from the 408th CSB
  • Develop compliant contract deliverables (20ea) for review by the PM and submits to the US Government in accordance with contractual timelines
  • Maintain professional and productive relationships with US Government (USG) personnel, such as the Contracting Officer (KO), Contracts Specialist(s) (CS), Contracting Officers Representative (COR), Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO), Procuring Contracting Officer (PCO), 408th CSB quality evaluators, etc.
  • Implement KSSS program communication plans and ensures all stakeholders provide relevant and frequent communication. Participates in weekly meetings and bi-weekly presentations with ACC/RI
  • Develop operations related presentations for diverse company employees; provides tailored briefings for guards, supervisors, managers, and other leadership highlighting their specific role(s) in KSSS operations
  • Coordinate and resolve complex personnel issues in conjunction with onsite HR, corporate HR personnel, corporate legal, and other company departments as required to successfully resolve employee relations issues
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be eligible to receive and maintain a US Government issued SECRET personal security clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen with a valid US Passport
  • BA/BS in quality management strongly preferred
  • Preferred certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), PMI Project Management Ready, or similar Project Management certification, such as Defense Acquisition University
  • 10+ years’ demonstrated management experience with US Government contract security guard (CSG) contracts requiring >300 armed and/or unarmed guards supporting US DoD installations in high threat environments
  • Documented experience managing subcontractors supporting DoD contracts exceeding 100M in total revenue; direct experience evaluating, documenting and reporting subcontractor performance IAW contractual requirements
  • Documented experience managing, evaluating and improving contract security guard operations in high threat environments requiring 365/24/7 guard force coverage
  • Demonstrated experience managing diverse contractor security guard work force consisting of US EXPAT personnel and Other Country Nationals (OCNs) in Other than Continental United States (OCONUS) locations
  • Documented experience implementing and maintaining compliance with DODI 3020.50 and the provisions of ANSI/ASIS PSC.1–2012, American National Standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations or the International Standard ISO 18788, Management System for Private Security Operations
  • Comprehensive understanding of managing armed guard force and associated weapons qualification, use of force and laws of armed conflict requirements; DODD 5210.56, DODI 5210.84, TC 19-220, DAPAM 385-38, ISO 18788, AR 190-14, AR 190-56, FM 3-39
  • Must be results oriented and possess strong organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to interact effectively with all levels of US Government clients, employees, and management
  • Must be willing and able to work 6-day work weeks with an estimated 10-12 hours daily
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and standard business software




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Bonus eligibility for End of Tour, and End of Service Indemnity (EOSI) in accordance with Kuwait Labor Law
  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • Per Diem Allowance
  • Housing/Transportation Provided by the Company
  • Travel Allowance
  • Overtime, Off Day and Holiday Work Pay Compensation
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Defense Based Act (DBA) Insurance
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach




Work is conducted in Kuwait on two US DoD military installations: Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring respectively. Work sites are located in the Northern part of the Persian Gulf with a subtropical desert climate with temperatures ranging from 14°C (57°F) in January to 38.5°C (101°F) with sunshine year-round. The office environment is busy with frequent interruptions and short notice requirements, deliverables and project deadlines. Business work hours are Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm, however, some extended, additional weekend hours, or holidays may be required.




May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. Kuwait is a very hot an arid working environment with peak temperatures approaching 130 degrees Fahrenheit and frequently reaching 111°+ degrees Fahrenheit daily.