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Training Operations Manager

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
31 July 2022
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Job Description:

Join our team as we assist the Marines in revolutionizing their force-on-force training methodology!

Saab, Inc has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated Training Operations Manager to support the FoFTS-Next program. This position is responsible for leading all day-to-day operations and implementation of the FoFTS-Next training.

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Force-on-Force Training Systems-Next (FoFTS-Next) program will provide the training tools needed to prepare Marines for any contingency, anywhere.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Integration of all elements of training support efforts into the program

  • Responsible for Synchronization of all Site Lead activities at four locations, CONUS and OCONUS, allocation and deconfliction of resources, priorities and activities across all aspects of the program

  • Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, and effective to provide objective measurement of core warfighting competencies

  • Project manages all phases of training delivery and implementation through collaboration with Saab PMO, Site Leads, vendors, SMEs, and stakeholders as needed

  • Liaises with Engineering Support in Sweden

Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years in Training Operations and a MA/MS degree

  • Experience in fielding and supporting Combat Training Centers

  • Knowledge of Product Life cycle management 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships is a must

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Prefer certified PMP or 5+ years Program Management experience with 7500+ project hrs

  • Have a working knowledge of the Marine Corps and Joint Planning Process

  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office

  • Expected to perform independently and exercise good judgment

  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • USMC Battalion command or equivalent

  • Attended Professional Military Education appropriate to rank at time of separation or retirement from the uniformed service

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.