Product Team Operations Officer in Warren, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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    Warren, MI
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Job Description

The Project Officer is responsible for coordinating and collaborating the management of complex DoD engineering or technical programs, and coordinating military acquisition programs (preferably ground combat vehicle systems experience).

The project officer will be support Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS) and Project Management office within the PEO.

The candidate must have a background and knowledge of planning, organizing, performing, supervising, tracking, and reporting on complex programs.

Acceptable experience is that which reflects a substantial role in all the required areas (planning, organizing, performing, supervising, tracking and reporting).

Experience shall include:

Interface and coordinate with higher level staffs; Provide program information, analysis, and recommendations to leadership for program action and decisions; Develop battle rhythm of activities; calendar management; coordinate and facilitate recurring staff meetings; Prepare, review, staff, transmit, and electronically store on government owned systems, agenda, briefings, papers, tasks, minutes, calendars, action items, and other program related documents; and Prepare required presentation materials for on-site and off-site events.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain project schedules and provide status briefs to Project Managers (PMs) and other staff.

Perform schedule assessments to ensure that schedules align appropriately with PM and Army-level timelines, particularly pertaining to Capabilities Sets and System of Systems fielding plans.

Proactively analyze and critique project progress and status updates for systems vehicle integration efforts.

Develop and/or provide inputs to plans of execution to include scope, budget, resource needs, material needs, and schedule.

Travel as required, approx. 5-10%

Job Requirements

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

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Management, Logistics, Quality, Production, or other related field.

A minimum of 5 consecutive years, within the last 8 years, experience as a program scheduler developing and maintaining schedules of complex government or commercial engineering or technical programs (preferably ground combat vehicle systems experience).

Active Secret U.S. DoD security clearance or ability to obtain Secret clearance.

Understanding of project timelines, schedule dependencies and critical paths.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Desired Skills:

Experience with DoD vehicle engineering, integration and fielding efforts.

Experience working with TACOM, PM and PEO offices within the Army Materiel Command.

Understanding of the Army acquisition process.

Familiarity with DoD ground combat vehicles.

Possess PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.
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