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Senior Acquisition Program Manager

Office: El Segundo, CA
Location: El Segundo, CA
Job ID: S20-0319

JOB TITLE:  Senior Acquisition Program Manager 

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

Candidate will provide multi-disciplinary support to government system acquisition program management offices and will serve as an advisor to government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing, and controlling acquisition programs; organizing, training, and supervising a support staff. Will work with senior government personnel on a regular basis, and will frequently be called on to provide briefings and lead large meetings. Prefer candidates with US DoD space systems acquisition experience with an active Secret clearance desiring full time employment but will consider qualified candidates for a part time. Also seeking candidates in the Los Angeles, CA and Albuquerque, NM regions.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for providing acquisition management support services to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of acquisition services in support of the customer’s mission. Services include some or all of the following:

  • Acquisition program strategies, and acquisition plan development
  • Bid and proposal review/analysis
  • Project execution
  • Requirements identification and prioritization
  • Other related services associated with the acquisition process

The ideal applicant is versatile, with a broad background and demonstrated ability to produce quality work. Must be comfortable in a challenging, collaborative, multi-tasking, dynamic, high-tempo, deadline-intensive environment with a flexible work schedule supporting multiple customers.  Applicants must also have excellent listening as well as oral and written communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with customers and colleagues.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • DAWIA Program Management Level III certified or equivalent
  • At least 10-15 years of program management – preferably with ACAT 1-III space and missile programs; at least 5 years in a leadership position.
  • Extensive knowledge of USAF and DoD systems program management policies and procedures and application to development, production and fielding of major weapon systems.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Extensive experience with Defense Acquisition management processes as contained in the DoD 5000 series directives required and using rapid acquisition authorities. 
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.  
  • Clear understanding of the OSD and Service Acquisition organization. 

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Top Secret Clearance – SCI eligible
  • Program Manager of USAF space and missile acquisition programs at USAF Space Command
  • Broad experience with development, coordination and communication of program management strategies and recommendations with mid- and senior-level Service and DoD personnel
  • Master Degree in related field

WORK LOCATION: El Segundo, CA/ Los Angeles area

TRAVEL: 25% 

KEY WORDS: 

 

WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify. 

WBB does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of WBB and WBB will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. 

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