Lead Operations Administrator - 28306 in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Provides leadership and assists department staff in large or highly complex projects for a large operation led by a high level officer.  Maintains the smooth flow of work for high ranking Government officials. Provides support for all facets of information management including executive office management, human resource management, program management, budget and manpower, event and conference planning. Employee will be part of a team providing engineering and technical support to NUWC Code 85 UUV laboratory.

Duties and Responsibilities          

Provides high quality service in multiple functional areas which may include finance, proposals, pricing, contracting, and human resources.

Works with engineers to collect data and document UUV systems testing and test planning.

Handles logistics for UUV deployments and testing.

Collects logistic support requirements for Code 85 and works with Alion procurement personnel to order supplies, equipment, and services.

Schedules and leads Code 85 facility tours, including working with VIPs.

Interfaces and coordinates with key client personnel within the operation and may act as a liaison with staff or administrative personnel in other operations as necessary.

Provides guidance to lower level operative staff.

Assembles and analyzes complex and often confidential information or data and develops reports.

Manages client server administrator support and policy guidance for all information management functions.

Maintains web pages.

Analyzes, interprets, and provides data on technical matters concerning command policy and makes recommendations to the Department.

Coordinates complex and important corporate projects and logistical details to ensure smooth operation of the department.

Represents the department on administrative matters both internally and externally.

Ensures appropriate policies, processes and procedures are in place to facilitate prompt service delivery.

Ensures effective quality control/assurance measures are in place.  Recommends process improvement changes.

Stays abreast of developments in each functional field.

Maintains knowledge of applicable rules and regulations, both internal and external (State, Federal, FAR DFARS, etc.).

Provides excellent customer service to clients.

Complies with security procedures and may serve as deputy on security matters.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

“Familiarity with Government contracting and preparation of e craft reports is highly desirable”

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree plus 8 to 10 years related work experience of increasing difficulty and responsibility.   Master's degree preferred.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 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

Adept at multi-tasking and in meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

A SECRET clearance will be required immediately upon employment.

Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

Next Steps

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