Acquisition Program Manager (FMS) in Huntsville, AL at DCS

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

In this position you will provide full-spectrum Acquisition Program Management Support to various Foreign Military Sales (FMS) sensor systems acquisition programs within the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Special Operations Forces (ISR/SOF) Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.

Essential Job Functions:

Apply the full range of FMS acquisition program management principles, policies, and procedures to perform a wide range of acquisition management activities to include pre- and post-contract award and milestone reviews in support of the existing and future FMS International Support Branch programs.

Assist in the identification of requirements to support the acquisition, sustainment and supportability improvements required from program initiation through initial operational capability and continued sustainment to bed down of the weapon system.

Support management of the acquisition and modifications thereof as well as all associated requirements as they pertain to other functional areas including logistics, contracting, engineering, finance, and configuration management.

Assist in the development and execution of Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), LOA Amendments and Modifications and its inherently related activities including but not limited to: interfacing with FMS stakeholders, requirements determinations, production of documentation for releasability, foreign disclosure, pricing and availability, LOA line structure, payment and delivery schedules, congressional notifications, LOA line notes, and the staffing and coordination of waivers and associated documentation.

Apply the principles, criteria, and procedures of the DoD to include DoD 5000.01 and DoD 5000.02 as well as the policies and processes of USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, ISR & SOF Directorate, through the ISR Sensors Division level to all tasks.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A High School Diploma or GED plus 16 years of experience, an Associate's Degree plus 10 years or a Bachelor's Degree plus 8 years of experience is required.

Requires a Secret security clearance (adjudicated within the past five years) on the first day of employment.

Experience working Foreign Military Sales (FMS) acquisitions in the government program office environment.

Occasional international travel is required.

Applicant selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Of the total relevant experience, a minimum of 4 years managing programs in a DoD acquisition environment, including at least 6 months of hands-on experience managing FMS cases is required.

Possess the ability to understand and assimilate highly complex technical information, and assist in the assessment, operational planning, testing, and transition of technology to support new USAF programs of record.

Desired Skills:

Familiarity with multiple intelligence disciplines to include, but not limited to: Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Imagery Intelligence (IMINT), Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), Hyperspectral Imaging, and Sense and Avoid (SAA) Systems.