Responsibilities: Analyzes program requirements, status, budget and schedules. Performs program management, technical, or business case analyses. Participates as a member of and/or supports the specified Program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs); and IPT directed business meetings. Collect, complete, organize and interpret technical data and financial information relating to aircraft acquisition and product programs. Tracks program/project status and schedules. Applies policies and procedures for financial planning.
Develops and coordinates responses to external requests for information regarding partner nations participation in the F-35 Program. Develops and coordinates read ahead material for Senior Executive Leadership engagements for JPO, OSD, and Services. Coordinates arrangements for in-country visits. Develops and coordinates F-35 correspondence related to international participation. Maintains currency on Partner nation Political-Military (Pol/Mil) affairs and advises the Director, International Programs and Senior Executive Leadership on developments, which may impact the program. Cultivates relationships and maintain communication channels with representatives of OSD, Services, embassies, prime contractors.
Education: BS or BA degree from an accredited university in Business, or Management or a degree relevant to the position.
Allowable Substitution: An AS or AA degree from an accredited university and an additional four (4) years of experience; or an additional eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for a BS or BA degree.
Experience: At least eight (8) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline; and included in the eight (8) years, there must be At least four (4) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis; and included in the four (4) years, there must be two (2) years professional experience in technical efforts supporting major weapon systems and components development. Demonstrated knowledge of Service and OSD policy and documentation related to PPBS, life-cycle management of military acquisition programs (as specified in the DoD 5000 series). Must have experience processing program acquisition, funding and contract documentation for domestic and international military aircraft programs.
Knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, and equipment. Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for the development of contracts and contract modifications required for the acquisition of logistics supportability products. Good briefing skills and interpersonal and/or diplomatic skills are highly desired.
Other: An Active Secret Security Clearance is required.
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