Training Manager

Career Area: Facilities O&M and Base Operations Support, Technical Services, Security International, Other
City: Kuwait
Country: Kuwait
Job Description




Manages all training-related functions that support the completion of the K-SSS Project in Kuwait. Directs and supervises Instructors executing the K-SSS Initial Training Course for newly hired personnel following their arrival in Kuwait and all In Service Training required by the contract and as directed by the client. Serves as a senior member of the K-SSS Project Management Office staff; participates in staff meetings provides updates and advises the Project Manager on all training-related matters.




This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Plans and implements the K-SSS Training Program to ensure all personnel, training records, and instruction are in compliance with the K-SSS contract and available for audit upon request
  • Plans and schedules all training to meet contract requirements
  • Supervises instructors
  • Maintains individual training records using company information systems and Microsoft Excel; maintains hard copy records in accordance with company records retention policies and contract requirements
  • Plans and executes weapons training and qualification
  • Assists with the submission of Arming Authorization Letter in accordance with policy and procedure; forecasts expiration dates and submits renewal packages
  • Ensures all training requirements such new hire training, weapons qualifications and In Service Training are accomplished to standard, documented and filed in accordance with company and project procedures
  • Develops and manage the training team staff to provide all required training programs, lesson plans, tests, after action reports, training schedules, and evaluations of proficiency at trained tasks
  • Responsible for maintaining written training records for each person trained and for all subjects taught
  • Performs all additional duties as required



  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must possess a minimum of two (2) years experience as an instructor in a security field
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years combined experience in the military, law enforcement or in the employ of commercial security company of similar size and scope.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of this experience must have been in a supervisory or in-charge capacity
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of hiring
  • Must have a valid US Passport
  • Must have a current US driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a physical fitness agility test and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening; position is also subject to random drug screening throughout the course of employment
  • If prior US Military, must have an honorable discharge verified by DD214
  • Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation and possess the criteria to be awarded and maintain the necessary US-issued security clearance
  • Must be able to pass a medical physical approving candidate for overseas work
  • Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries assigned in the applicable task order
  • Qualify with the M4 rifle and pistol and maintain weapons qualification as required by the contract
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Strong initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.


  • Work is performed both in an office environment subject to frequent interruptions and outdoors as necessary to supervise training.
  • 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
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.