Responsibilities: Provide acquisition and program management expertise and support for the development, implementation, and life cycle management of F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) business/acquisition strategies and policies, and maintenance of business processes, procedures and analysis tools.
Provide all aspects of acquisition management support related to the development of the F-35 Air System across the lifecycle. Such support will include: preparation, coordination and maintenance of acquisition documentation; research and preparation of responses to Requests for Information (RFI) from various external stakeholders (e.g. DoD, Services, Congress, GAO); development and coordination of acquisition/program briefs (e.g. DAB, OIPT, etc); analysis of requirements and resources, such as compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and DoD 5000 series. Support the management of F-35 JPO business/program processes such as POM issue development, issue/action item responses, and statutory and regulatory reporting (e.g. DAES, SAR, MAR). Additionally support process improvement activities.
Support a variety of program governance/information/communication forums (e.g. SWG, CSB, JESB), audit support (e.g. GAO, DoDIG), and other venues and programmatic aspects as the F-35 Program evolves. Prepare documentation in response to and support of these activities (e.g. briefs, point papers, resource analyses). Participate in meetings, inter- and intra-IPT integration and coordination, and travel in support of these activities.
Education: MS or MA degree from an accredited university in Business, Management or a degree relevant to the position.
Allowable Substitution: A BS or BA degree from an accredited university and an additional four (4) years of experience can be substituted for an MS or MA degree.
Experience: At least ten (10) years experience in program management, technical, or business analysis discipline, in weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management; and a minimum of six (6) years out of 10 years of recent work experience related to analysis and planning. At least three (3) years in support of a Major Defense Acquisition Program (M.DAP). Familiarity with Service and OSD forms related to PPBS, Military Interdepartmental Procurement Requests, Work Requests, Requisitions, Contract Data Requirements List, and DD254 is required. Demonstrated experience in the program/project status, earned value management and schedules. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience dealing with DoD reporting tools and major reports.
Other: An Active Secret Security Clearance is required.
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