Program Manager

Summary

The Program Manager shall apply an understanding of DoD and AF Program/Project analysis to plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program/project activity management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures at Robins AFB, GA.

Responsibilities
  • Provide FMS expertise for various FMS programs within the F-15 Division that are in varied DoD acquisitions stages, including planning, execution, delivery, sustainment, and program closure IAW DoD policies and guidelines.
  • Assist with the monitoring, reviewing, analyzing, and coordinating security assistance issues concerning DoD and non-DoD agencies to ensure compliance with established policies, Letters of Request (LOR), Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), the Foreign Assistance Act, the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), ITAR, and other relevant legislation.
  • Assist with pre-LOA Price and Availability (P&A) and LOA, SOO/SOW development/editing, and review of proposals as assigned by the government.
  • Assist with reviews of various acquisition documents, export licenses, or other documentation submitted by the prime or original equipment manufacturers for government review and shall assist with release and coordination of government responses.
  • Assist with the implementation and execution of assigned LOAs IAW the AECA, Security Assistance Management Manual, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Manual 5105.38-M, and complete assigned projects with no or minimal assistance.
  • Provide support utilizing the Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS) and the Security Assistance Manpower Requirements System and the Manpower Requirements Package.
  • Provide acquisition expertise and advice to Security Assistance Program Managers (SAPMs), line managers, and functional team members across all phases of the acquisition process and insight into areas relating to acquisition policy, streamlining, management, and lessons learned.
  • Ensure requirements are identified to provide initial support for new acquisitions or modifications of weapon systems through sustainment and disposal.
  • Work with functional managers, outside agencies, contractor personnel, and others to support the program.
  • Act as a liaison with functional directorates concerning preparation of technical material, management presentations and gather material in support of meetings, minutes, agendas, and compilation of briefings.
  • Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers and customers.
  • Follow policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives.
  • Attend work each day during scheduled work hours unless on approved travel or time off.
  • Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required.
  • Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Science (MS)) and 12+ years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5+ years of which must be in the DoD OR
  • BA/BS degree and 15+ years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5+ of which must be in the DoD OR
  • High school diploma or GED and 20+ years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, 8+ years of which must be in the DoD
  • Active secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), transportation plan-development, and the Defense Transportation System.
  • Understanding of the Congressional Notification and Release in Principle/Release in Specific (RIP/RIS) approval process and support the program office in working through these processes.
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.
  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.

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