FMS Logistics Program Manager - 30593 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Job Description

  No job description available   Position Summary This position supports NAVSEA PMS 326 as a Logistics Program Manager.  The candidate will manage an established logistics program worldwide.  The program serves multiple international customers and requires coordination of program requirements across planning stages with several subcontractors.   Program is contained at multiple domestic locations, including Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA. 
  • Multiple business functions are represented by the employees assigned to the program.
  • Program involves established technologies that require the application of advanced principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems.
  • Requires coordination of technologies across program requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on assigned program from inception through completion. 
  • Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned program.
  • Develops and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates. 
  • Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Prioritizes workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing. 
  • Maintains a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent with current and projected project activities.
  • Reviews reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.
  • Leads technical discussions for project reviews. 
  • Prepares and delivers formal briefings.
  • Ensures that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer and other outside agencies.
  • Acts as primary customer contact for logistics program activities. 
  • Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status. 
  • Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Develops new business or expands business with the customer. 
  • Coordinates preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.  Participates in negotiating contract and contract changes.
  • Complies with quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • Ten (10) years of logistics experience is required, including five (5) years of experience in Navy Project Management involving all aspects of the Logistics Support Planning and Execution on surface combatant programs, and five (5) years of experience in logistics planning and execution activities supporting a surface combatant program/project office (i.e., NAVSEA, NSWC, planning yards) to include experience in maintenance planning, supply support, and training
  • Foreign Military Sales experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Experience working directly with NAVSEA PMS 326, PMS 325, PMS 333 (SEA 21I), or NIPO is highly desired
  • An understanding of International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is highly desired
  • Knowledge of inactive ship reactivation and overhaul is highly desired
  • Experience working and communicating with foreign military personnel is highly desired
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 12 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
Other Requirements
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance.
  • This position is contingent upon award of a U.S. Government contract.
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