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Program Manager - GH

Office: Wright-Patterson AFB
Location: Dayton, OH
Job ID: S20-0437

JOB TITLE: Program Manager - GH

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The Air Force Program Executive Officer for ISR & SOF (AFLCMC/WI) has the collective Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) mission responsibility for equipping ISR & SOF warfighters to dominate the battlespace. In order to meet current and projected workload requirements in support of AFLCMC/WI, the Government must augment its organic (military and civil service) capabilities within the Global Hawk Division (AFLCMC/WIG) with Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in program of record changes, cost/schedule/performance issues, risks, and contract status, to assess interdependency impacts across all EQ/RQ-4 weapon systems
  • Assist in the pre-acquisition definition and capabilities integration of requirements, acquisition program management philosophy, policies and procedures to the procurement of systems, SoS and FoS, subsystems, and life cycle acquisition management to the Global Hawk and TRITON weapon systems
  • Apply knowledge and experience to manage and monitor the prime contractorís efforts to design, develop, test and field ECPs that apply to the airframe or legacy ground station
  • Apply knowledge and experience to the acquisition program management planning and execution to the system of systems requirements for command and control of the Global Hawk Block 20/30/40 air vehicles and data dissemination from the sensor payloads associated with each vehicle
  • Assist the Government team lead with day-to-day monitoring of airframe and ground station technical information requests as well as airframe and ground and flight test planning tasks
  • Manage and monitor the Global Hawk Legacy Communication System program to include program of record changes, cost/schedule/performance issues, risks, and contract status
  • Maintain current knowledge of state-of-the-art technology with emphasis on UAV configurations and applicable communication systems and shall provide technical and programmatic expertise to lead and facilitate the modernization of the communications system to mitigate diminishing manufacturing source impacts to weapons systems

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Must possess a current Secret Clearance (DoD)
  • Ten (10) yearsí experience in program management
  • Masterís degree in a field relevant to their functional area
    • Eight (8) years of additional work experience may be substituted for a Masterís degree; OR,
    • Four (4) years of additional work experience plus a Bachelorís degree may be substituted for a Masterís degree.
  • Five (5) years of experience must have been performed on DoD programs/projects

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in related field
  • Experience with remotely piloted air vehicles and ground control communication systems is a plus
  • Major Defense Acquisition Program experience
  • Air Force program office experience
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certification

WORK LOCATION: Wright-Patterson, OH

TRAVEL: 10%

KEY WORDS: UAVs, RPVs, Global Hawk, Predator, Reaper, EQ/RQ-4, Triton, IPT Lead, Acquisition, Program Management, UAVs, RPVs, Risk Management, DAES, Milestone Support, Lean, Six-Sigma, Process Improvement, Management Analysis, Analysis Tools, Ground Station, Ground Segment ASAA (Airborne Sense and Avoid), CNS, ATM, Communications

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