Program Manager/Systems Acquisition Manager
US-OH-Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Credence Management Solutions, LLC (Credence) is seeking a Program Manager/System Acquisition Manager to support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the Rapid Sustainment Office (AFLCMC/RSO) located in Dayton,Ohio.
Perform duties for various project / program initiatives; investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, or evaluate solutions for project / program efforts; provide expert-level issue resolution and recommendation support to achieve desired program outcomes; and have specialized expertise that may include, but is not limited to, the following functional areas: logistics, maintenance, supply chain management, financial management, security management, information management, and contracting.
Independently apply knowledge of DoD acquisition processes and analytical methods or techniques to gather, analyze, and evaluate information required by program or project managers and customers; draw conclusions and devise solutions to problems relating to improvement of acquisition effectiveness and compliance; develop and draft acquisition documentation and ensure quality control; be able to perform work measurement studies, program or operations efficiency reviews, cost studies, or workload change impact analyses; and rely upon and use automated management information systems in performing fact finding, analytical, and advisory functions.
Apply knowledge and experience in acquisition program management philosophy, policies, and procedures to the procurement of AF systems, subsystems, and equipment throughout their life cycles.
Apply integration, communication, coordination, organizational, and planning expertise to technical and acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of functional disciplines in order to effectively assist in the implementation of program direction.
Plan, organize, and assist in managing critical aspects of the development, modernization, production, logistics, and/or deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
Provide assistance to support the full spectrum of actions required to award contracts. Actions required include, but are not limited to, risk management, conducting analyses, assisting in acquisition strategy planning, assisting in the preparation of draft pre-award documentation, providing support to the source selection process, and post- award actions.
Assist in milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, and staff coordination. The Contractor shall provide support to the customer for the creation of decision documentation, support program briefings, assist in schedule management, participate in an advisory role in management reviews, and coordinate activities leading to milestone reviews.
Assist in the implementation of weapon system prime contractor performance.
Provide assistance to the customer for the development of key program metrics and shall perform periodic reviews to identify potential issues for Government consideration.
Provide assistance in developing and integrating risk management plans and strategies, provide assistance to the organization in surveillance of weapon system prime contractor and subcontractor performance, and assist in determining program progress by providing feedback to the Government.
Provide support for technical program management and planning, acquisition support, weapon system logistics support, effectively communicating recommendations to higher organizational management, and participating in various IPT actions.
Provide support relating to updates to comprehensive aircraft planning for enterprise-wide use. The planning shall consider both classified and unclassified aspects of the program and shall pass approval by the Program Director.
Provide assistance for the development of acquisition strategies that support all aspects of the program. These efforts shall integrate cost, schedule, and performance risk of technologies needed to field modernization combat capabilities with a focus on Increment 3.2B and Mandates programs.
Identify potential issues and make recommendations to the Government for consideration.
Provide assistance for the development of aircraft Lifecycle Management Plans.
Provide expertise in fulfilling SPD requirements for Senior Leader Process Reviews.
Facilitate PMRs to ensure the reviews cover the key topics and chart the program course.
Identify potential areas of concern for Government consideration.
In conjunction with DAB preparation and overall planning implementation, provide expertise and draft documentation support for the update and delivery of the following:
All Selected Acquisition Report inputs to Congress;
Acquisition Program Baselines for ACAT programs; and,
Acquisition Strategy Report for all programs as required
Provide program management support as required for aircraft sustainment, modernization, and/or integration activities.
Provide support for efforts to include, but not limited to, strategy development, requests for proposal, proposal evaluation, contract negotiation, and contractual oversight.
Provide recommendations for the most efficient and effective means to plan and contract for the transitions to support post-modernization and sustainment
Secret clearance required
Bachelor's degree required
Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Shall possess at least ten years of program management experience with a current aircraft system in modernization/sustainment phase.
Must have knowledge of DoD acquisition processes and analytical methods or techniques
Must have knowledge of acquisition program management philosophy, policies, and procedures
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Credence Management Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, age, or disability.