PAE, Inc Conference and Training Manager in Norfolk, Virginia

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Conference and Training Manager


Serve as the Conference and Training Manager for a Base Operations Support contract in the Central Virginia area. The manager is responsible for overall management of conference services, to include staff and a diverse set of facility resources, to satisfy customer requirements for training and conferencing events.

The Manager shall directly manage conference support functions and coordinate with respective service providers to provide comprehensive conferencing and training support for routine requirements as well as special events.

The manager shall demonstrate and apply highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills the ability to manage complex programs in a diverse and dynamic environment with short-notice tasking’s under high pressure situations.


  • Ensure that all services are delivered and all tasks are performed in accordance with the SOW.

  • Support other key management personnel in their responsibilities and ensure they manage in line with relevant statutory, security, environmental, health, and compliance requirements.

  • Maintain a professional staff and ensure that they follow established Government training protocols, policies, directives, and procedures at all times.

  • Communicate effectively with the US Government employees and departments to accomplish tasks and requirements and promote a customer friendly environment in support of operations at all levels.

  • Meet the requirements SOW, delivering high quality services that align with the needs of the customer and in accordance with applicable statues and industry best management practices.

  • Provide occupational skills to lead an event, conferencing, and training support services team

  • Demonstrate leadership of a team by ensuring cohesiveness with the unit and the client

  • Oversee expenditures to control unit financials

  • Manage schedule to incur little to no overtime based on coverage of scheduled conferences

  • Direct daily operations in order to provide quality services

  • Maintain and implement procedures that improve efficiency and effectiveness of services

  • Develop a business plan that establishes rapport, promotes partnership, and fulfills the clients' needs and expectations

  • Promote and support workplace diversity initiatives

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional Certification or Degree

  • Five (5) years management experience with 3 years of functional experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the trade and latest industry trends and best practices including related technology and hospitality services

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as required

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Expert computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience using MAXIMO

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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