Senior Acquisition Manager Schedule Support in Beavercreek, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Contractor shall apply acquisition principles, criteria, procedures, rapid prototyping and fielding authorities of Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 5000.01 and DoDI 5000.02 as well the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation and other prescribed statutory and regulatory references and the policies and processes of the USAF, Headquarters (HQ) AFMC, AFLCMC/WI to all HPO acquisition tasks.

Essential Job Functions:

The primary duties of this position requires knowledge a practice in creating and maintaining program schedules utilizing a project management tool (e.g. MS Project, Primavera), to include a critical path.

Assist with performing analysis of problems and issues confirmed by the Government as requiring additional support.

The Contractor shall participate in fact-finding and support the Configuration Control Board (CCB) process, assist in developing acquisition strategies, prepare acquisition documentation/products and assist with analyzing and preparing draft recommendations relating to Contractor production changes for Government consideration in support of the HPO.

Assist with writing, reviewing, and editing program documentation with the goal of ensuring weapon system changes are accurately identified and recorded.

Assist with reviewing ECPs and CCPs. Documents may include, but not limited to, Acquisition Decision Memorandums, Life Cycle Sustainment Plans, Acquisition Strategies, Acquisition Program Baselines, Risk Management Plans, Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and milestone decision briefs.

Assist with performing analysis of problems and issues confirmed by the Government as requiring additional support.

Assist with the planning for program milestones and reviews, shall assist with developing, analyzing and maintaining integrated program schedules and plans throughout the program life-cycle.

Provide strategic advice, technical guidance, detailed analysis, support and assistance with the development of the OEM/Supplier RFP and affiliated documents and briefings.

Assist with leading/support activities including but not limited to planning meetings/off-sites, facilitating meetings/off-sites, developing documents, and attending specialized meetings, as required.

Assist with writing, coordinating, staffing, and maintaining program documentation.

Attend and support reviews, audits and working group meetings as necessary.

Assist with coordinating arrangements, agendas, and briefing materials and record/track program action items and suspense for events such as meetings, reviews, working groups, and audits.

Assist with collecting and preparing materials for staff meetings and other programmatic meetings, as required by senior personnel.

Provide assistance to the Government for assembling OEM/Supplier CPARS inputs and shall provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support.

Assist with updating, implementing, and maintaining the HPO system Risk Management Plan (RMP), which addresses the aircraft, training system, and supporting equipment.

Assist the helicopter OEM and Government personnel during the implementation of the HPO RMP.

Use statistically based risk assessment tools and assist with conducting schedule risk assessments in conjunction with the HPO Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).

Present briefings and assist with developing technical reports to document progress and results.

Provide strategic advice, technical guidance, detailed analysis, and support for documentation.

Assist in the generation, maintenance, and effective practical use within the HPO of the IMS. Demonstrating subject matter expertise on IMS software and logic, the Contractor shall assist Government program managers in using the IMS to analyze logic and risk in the schedule.

Review and analyze guidance to determine key milestones and deliverables required to comply with current acquisition regulations and law.

Support, assist and advise working groups, planning teams and IPTs by preparing and reviewing agendas, coordinating topics and participants, as well as the researching, tracking and closure of action items.

Support and assist with stakeholder communication, to include providing analysis, technical support, and participation during telecoms and meetings.

Collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.

Provide program management assistance in the development of acquisition strategy to RFP release.

Support and assist with stakeholder communication.

Assist in reviewing detailed specifications, drawings, and supporting documents, evaluating proposals, and presenting conclusions and recommendations.

Support, assist and advise in the development of including, but not limited to the, Operational Test Readiness Review and Full Rate Production Decision Review.

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the DoD acquisition system and the associated program documentation that may be required at any phase of a program’s life.

Support development of requirements documents to support acquisition and sustainment efforts.

Assist in the coordination of resources (financial, management, procurement, engineering, and logistics) and the consolidation of their inputs into common documents.

Assist in planning for the accomplishment of various program milestones.

Assist the HPO in development of both content and format of acquisition documents IAW Air Force standards.

Apply integration, communication, coordination, organizational and planning expertise to technical research and development activities and acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of functional disciplines in order to assist with the implementation of program direction.

Research, collect, organize, and interpret technical data and status relating to program’s performance data and metrics.

Provide input and assist with requirements definition, scope management, and continual service improvement initiatives.

Assist in creating and maintaining program schedules utilizing a project management tool (e.g. MS Project, Primavera), to include a critical path.

Identify program slips and the effect a slip has on the rest of the schedule.

Review, edit, and explain the schedules received by various organizations and summarize the differences and effects the various schedules have upon each other and the different timelines.

Assess and analyze schedules and make recommendations to the PM regarding the realism of the schedule and any anomalies/conflicts across various schedules.

Conduct analysis and support for Initial Baseline Review (IBR) activities within the HPO.

Required Skills:

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

A High School Diploma plus twenty years of experience, an Associate's Degree plus fourteen years, a Bachelor's Degree plus twelve years or a Master's Degree plus ten years of experience is required.

An active Secret security clearance is required.

Minimum of 5 years of DoD experience.

Proficiency in MS Project.

Be familiar with, CCaRS, PMRT and Portals (AF, HPO).

Knowledge and practice in creating and maintaining program schedules utilizing a project management tool (e.g. MS Project, Primavera), to include a critical path.