PASS II Program Management Support* 9/13/2016

Odyssey Hanscom Afb, MA

Company
Odyssey
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3660
AJE Ref #
576163319
Location
Hanscom Afb, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Code: #3660
Title: PASS II Program Management Support*
Date Posted: 09/12/2016
Job Location: Hanscom AFB Massachusetts

Job Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION(S)

Provide Program Management for security systems acquisition and fielding through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

* Maintain current understanding of FMS case(s) and applicable DOD and federal trade rules

* Liaise with AF and DOD offices responsible for the relationships with Host Nations / Customers, as well as dealing with complexities inherent in these defense security arrangements

* Effective in communication across multiple organizations and taking into account the cultural and language differences that have to be assessed in program planning and execution

* Participate as a member of FMS Integrated Project Teams to plan, coordinate, and oversee security system installation/upgrade projects within established cost, schedule, and performance objectives

* Assist the PM in planning, preparing for, and conducting review of FMS LOA/LOR documents, Acquisition Strategy Panels, and other pre-contract/delivery order milestone decision forums and presentations

* Establish working relationships with base agencies essential to effective project planning and execution (e.g., Security Forces, Civil Engineering, Communications, Airfield Management, Weather, etc.); provide continuous coordination with each agency during the project to identify and resolve problems

* Support the development of project support agreements that document the responsibilities of all project stakeholders to successfully execute the project

* Conduct site visits and surveys to collect all relevant site data necessary to support development of statements of objectives, cost estimates, and delivery order documentation

* Support development of Request for Proposals or Delivery Order Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation

* Support proposal evaluation activities to include technical and cost reviews

* Assist in developing/maturing Government conceptual designs, cost estimates, test and evaluation plans, and logistics support plans

* Participate in the review of contractor designs, technical documentation, data deliverables, etc.

* Review contractor work progress against the schedule through periodic site inspections and analysis of work status reports

* Support coordination of the on-site contractor team to facilitate access to facilities by actively engaging with the assigned liaison organization or with base organizations and the on-site installation contractor; document and reporting observations to the PM; providing recommended course(s) of action where installation or equipment do not meet contract requirements or other delays or risks to system performance are identified

* Support the PM in assessing readiness of the installed system for Government acceptance testing

* Monitor supplier activities to ensure adherence to subcontract, policies, processes, and any applicable standards and procedures

* Assess Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Site Design and Installation Plans

* Monitor contractor program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and all interface requirements, assembly and fabrication details, and data to support system architecture

* Provide input to enable update briefings and program updates; prepare and give periodic formal and informal presentations on project status

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor s Degree

* Eight (8) years experience in acquisition

* Acquisition experience that involves planning, budgetary, and execution responsibilities within DOD environment

* Mature and effective written and oral communications skills

* Exhibit excellent interpersonal relationships

* Ability to take broad high-level guidance to produce effective straw-man or better products.

* Self-motivated, self-starter with keen focus on customer support, satisfaction, and mission success

* Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with a mix of military, Government civilian and contractor personnel

* Secret Clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Foreign Military Sales experience

* Experience with Foreign Defense programs in Saudi Arabia or the Middle East

* DAWIA certification or equivalent training and experience

* Skill in interpreting and applying regulations, policy statements, product specifications, and other guideline materials

* Experience in physical security system, force protection and/or antiterrorism operations to include monitoring performance of implementing contractor teams

* Skill in conducting studies and investigations, problem analysis, and developing logical and documented recommendations

* Experience in working with Air Force base personnel to coordinate system deployments and sustainment

WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO

* Position Location: Force Protection Division (AF LCMC/HBU), Building 1612, Hanscom AFB MA

* Travel: up to 25% of the time that includes Saudi Arabia

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran.

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Additional Benefits

Tuition Assistance
Health care off-set
Short and Long Term Disability