Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190730-9374: MWR Deputy Manager - OCONUS
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date7/30/2019

SOSi is seeking an MWR Deputy Manager for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq. 

  • Responsible for promoting fire safety and enforces fire safety standards by acting and advising on all matters relating to the protection of life and property from fire and other risks
  • Works in partnership with the MWR Manger to run the day-to-day operations of MWR facilities with oversight for MWR staff, to include host country nationals
  • Ensures proper maintenance and basic technical support for all MWR facility equipment
  • Promotes MWR facilities and events
  • Works to create a safe environment within the MWR facilities and programs
  • Facilitates successful programs such as individual and team competitions, tournaments, races or other sporting events 
  • Manages special events such as comedy shows, celebrity appearances, concerts or holiday celebrations
  • Ensures all facilities and activities associated with MWR facilities and programs meet established fire, safety, security and sanitation guidelines 
  • Encourages sportsmanship, teamwork, fitness and healthy well-being
  • Carries out administrative duties to include data collection, database/records administration, and after-action reports
  • Prepares for successful audit activities and ensures compliance
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Three or more years’ of experience working in Fire and Emergency Services
  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Typically, five (5) years’ experience involving the coordination of organized team sports, recreation club activities, and social event scheduling
  • Be very familiar with a gym environment or have a fitness background
  • MWR Armed forces experience a plus
  • Supervisory experience preferred 
  • High efficiency with Microsoft Office Platforms (Excel, Visio, Power Point and Word)


  • Fluency in a foreign language

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary 
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.