PAE, Inc Quality Management Program Manager in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Quality Management Program Manager

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Reports To: Program Manager

PAE is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Quality Management Program Manager. This individual will be responsible for managing continual process improvement, quality assurance, quality control, and safety tied to construction of a waste water treatment facility in Kabul, Afghanistan. Potential applicants must be willing to live and work at the assignment location.


  • Develops and implements the qualitative and quantitative metrics program to objectively and empirically evaluate project progress against benchmarks and deliverables.

  • Creates, supervises, and maintains Quality Management policies and procedures by project standard requirements.

  • Defines inspection procedures for all areas of the contract. Maintains an audit schedule, and performs audits of procedures, reporting requirements, plans, programs and records. Ensures material submittals are properly recorded, maintains a submittal register and submittals.

  • Leads workplace safety through prevention, instruction, and random inspection.

  • Monitors prime and subcontract actions for contract compliance, monitors risk and contributes suggestions for risk mitigation

  • Works closely with Functional Area Managers to perform quality assessments.

  • Facilitates a culture of continuous process improvement among management team, providing resources and collaborating to implement processes that are streamlined and compliant

  • Records data and analyzes performance criteria, and reports on compliance to customer contract and QMS standards and requirements.

  • Tracks deficiencies and works with management to define corrective action plans and close out deficiencies. Maintains a chronological deficiency log.

  • Prepares and provides high-quality reports to management and customer on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.

  • Ensures quality-related training is provided to PAE employees.

  • Perform other tasks as may be required.


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel and Word

  • Strong understanding of design codes such as APHA, IBC, IPC, ANSI, OSHA, USEPA, etc.

  • Experience utilizing remote monitoring to ensure quality and safety on projects in hazardous or high-threat environments is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of building codes and engineering or architecture is required

  • Must be organized, meticulous, and analytical

  • Familiarity with Government contracts including an understanding of FAR & DFAR is preferred


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Qualified candidates should have appropriate licenses, certifications, and registrations recognized in this field, such as those offered by The American Society for Quality.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working on projects of similar size and scope. This includes work overseas and experience performing in a QA/QC role on construction contracts. Candidates with experience monitoring construction of waste water treatment facilities preferred.

  • Security Vetting: Must successfully obtain or currently hold a Secret Clearance and must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract.

  • Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with all levels of employees and vendors. Ability to speak Pashto and/or Dari helpful.

  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

  • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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