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General Manager

Career Area: Security
City: Washington
State: District Of Columbia
Country: United States
Job Description



Provides overall leadership in accomplishing the contract mission by developing the mission and vision for the organization under broad guidance from the CEO of Centerra and the Vice President of DOE Operations of Constellis. Integrates business and security functions into effective and efficient operation.  Establishes and maintains effective business relationships with client, local community and business leaders, union representatives, employees, and other internal and external contacts. Fosters total quality by actively promoting total quality principles in personal behavior, business operations, and interpersonal relations.  Fosters environmental awareness and safety by actively promoting environmental awareness and safety practices in personal behavior and business operations.





  1. Acts as primary liaison with local client representatives Identifies and satisfies customer needs; translates customer requirements into action. Maintains contact with senior level client representatives.  Schedules customer service visits.  Communicates changes and issues and makes suggestions for problem resolution to senior management or to client representatives.  Maintains contact with action officer.  Contacts officers across various departments.  Monitors and informs company personnel of client concerns.  Resolves concerns and identifies client focus.  Serves on program planning committees.
  2. Oversees company operations- Develops long term and short term goals and objectives. Integrates programs for effective and efficient accomplishment of company goals and objectives. Investigates and mediates inter-organizational and program conflicts.  Revises organization structure as necessary.   Plans for and assesses use of resources, including personnel, facilities, and monies.  Develops or directs development of measurements to determine effectiveness of company operations.  Establishes policies, goals and objectives, and plans for company; makes modifications to conform to changes in customer requirements, budget changes, and other changes.
  3. Establishes effective business relationships with internal and external contactsEstablishes and maintains cooperative relationships with other site contractors, local community and business leaders, union representatives, corporate, employees, and applicable government agencies. Participates in community activities and oversees form of company charitable contributions.  Provides advice and assistance to other Wackenhut components.
  4. Provides overall leadership to employees to ensure their welfare and successful performance Develops or directs development of programs to ensure effective acquisition, development, motivation, reward, measurement, and utilization of personnel. Maintains open communications to ensure continuous flow of factual, timely information to employees and to address employee concerns; conducts employee communication sessions.  Oversees resolution of personnel issues; intervenes in extreme situations.  Ensures compliance with applicable employment laws.  Develops programs to provide career development and job enrichment, such as leadership development, mentoring, and leadership forum
  5. Develops mission and visionDefines broad mission requirements and redefines as necessary to meet changing mission.
  6. Provides leadership to direct reportsEstablishes individual performance goals and objectives, professional development plans, salary administration, classification, and other employee status changes.

Essential Job Competencies:

 – Strategic Thinking – Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with long-term interests of the organization in a global environment.  Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risk.

 – Results Driven – Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems and calculating risks

 – Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

 – Leading People – The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission and goals.  Provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution.




  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD TS or DOE Q level clearance.
  • Bachelor’ degree in Business, Public Administration, or relevent securituy field.
  • Fifteen years of experience directing a large or functionally diverse security or military organization, or directing several departments or units in a security operation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Twenty years or more of experience directing a large, functionally diverse security or military organization.





Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach




Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business core work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 




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.