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TacJobs – International Program Manager at Nightforce

** This position will be based at one of our current offices located in Lavonia, GA, Orofino, ID or Meridian, ID.

Are you searching for an exciting career opportunity with a great company? A fast-paced, fun work environment with a full complement of benefits and some great employee perks? We are a benchmark for high quality, high-performance products, and our employees are hard-working, dedicated individuals. If you fit that description and meet the qualifications for our position, we’d love to have you join us!

Position Purpose:  

The International Program Manager position will be the main point of contact regarding all international defense business opportunities and will work in conjunction with our defense dealer network abroad to pursue military business opportunities outside of North America, as well as assisting in other areas as a representative of the Nightforce MIL-GOV-LE Team, with a heavy emphasis on satisfying end-user needs and requirements and being the subject matter expert regarding best application of Nightforce product to meet requirements. This position will assist the MIL-GOV-LE office in meeting company objectives and capitalizing on growth potential on the international front.


• Bachelor’s in Business, International Relations or similar degree, preferred

• Minimum 7 years’ experience servicing government customer needs in the international marketplace, or related experience and/or training to essentially perform the required functions of the job

• Must have a US Passport and not be restricted from traveling to allied nation countries

• Must possess a generalized understanding of the Military and Law Enforcement structures and their procurement & acquisition efforts

• Experience working on current and future weapons and optics programs, working with relevant combat developers and with relevant end-users in the international marketplace is required

• Experience with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations, export compliance and relevant documentation practices is required

• Must have the ability to develop and further relationships with an understanding of cultural differences of your customers

• Must be computer literate with emphasis on utilization of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

• Oracle E-Business Suite experience, desired

• Must be self-motivated and be able to work without supervision

• Must be goal-oriented

• Must be a team player, exhibit cooperation and work proactively with others

• Must show great attention to detail and have excellent file management/organization skill

• Must be a proficient problem solver and a quick thinker

• Must be well organized and can manage multiple projects, meet required deadlines and establish priorities

• Must have good work ethic and business acumen

• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

• Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality

• Must be willing and able to travel 30% of the time, with some weekend commitments

• Familiarity with cultural differences abroad, highly desired

Core Accountabilities:

• Provide complete support to the MIL-GOV-LE Business Development Manager and Senior Program Manager in order to meet company objectives

• Assist in the development of improved written MIL-GOV-LE sales and marketing strategies, programs, policies, and procedures

• Assist with international as well as domestic government business inquiries and opportunities

• Manage necessary order entry for specific awarded contracts and military business orders

• Assist with responses to bids and solicitations as needed

• Assist with ITAR exports and supporting workflow for proper execution of International orders as needed

• Coordinate and track the status of RMA requests for MIL-GOV-LE customer warranty concerns

• Assist in defining true market potential for the defined Military market, both domestic and international

• Assist with contract compliance paperwork and contract deadlines as needed

• Work directly with the Marketing team to develop appropriate literature and support documentation for the products being supplied for appropriate end use

• Assist in maintaining necessary contact lists as well as capturing market intelligence related to domestic and international military business in a shared file location.

• Maintain effective communication channel with MIL-GOV-LE Business Development Manager and Senior Program Manager

• Assist with execution of training programs for various MIL-GOV-LE customer segments and other staff as necessary

• Assist with maintenance of the Test and Evaluation (T&E) Program for each customer segment ensuring proper tracking and inventory control

• Communicate current projects, tasks and their status with all appropriate parties in an efficient and effective manner and time frame

• Assists with new product and program introductions/changes

• Must be willing to receive continuing education in ITAR export procedures and attend training courses as needed

• Be an excellent mentor to staff members

• Share wisdom and knowledge related to business practices

• Assist in preparation of various reports and briefs

• Assist with the company’s e-mail traffic respective to MIL-GOV-LE business

• Manage special projects as assigned

• Manage phone and e-mails effectively and in an organized manner

Nightforce Optics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

All job offers are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screen.

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