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SME (Part Time): Change Management - AFTAS

Office: Washington DC
Location: Washington, DC
Job ID: S20-0561

JOB TITLE: SME (Part Time): Change Management - AFTAS

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The individual will support the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition Integration), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Washington, D.C. This 100-member acquisition staff organization is charged with planning, managing and analyzing the Air Force's $200 billion (FYDP) research and development, and acquisition investment budget. The position oversees the integration of full-life cycle acquisition equities into strategy, requirements, policy, processes, funding, program execution, information technology and workforce management. These activities enable the 25,000-member Air Force acquisition corps to deliver the vital capabilities necessary to accomplish the Air Force’s core missions.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The part-time SME: Change Management, provides subject matter expertise to support the Air Force to plan, implement, and evaluate acquisition, policy- related processes, and environmental changes pertinent to the Air Force’s strategic objectives and related acquisition initiatives. Responsibilities to include the following:

  • Provides strategic advice on best practices to the acquisition community on change management utilizing Master Black Belt level certified personnel with over fifteen (15) years’ experience in Air Force acquisition
  • Provides subject matter expertise to assist program managers and stakeholders to lead and manage the change process; assess organization(s)’ commitment and ability to implement change; develop and implement strategic communications plans; implement changes and monitor/report performance; and make necessary adjustments
  • Defines business issues and clearly communicates the need for change to the acquisition community and ensure understanding of the organizational implications and risks associated with organizational change
  • Performs organizational analysis to ensure that the results of change are consistent with organizational value systems and are within the critical path of business operations

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Certified Master Black Belt
  • Eleven (11) years related acquisition experience
  • Experience with change management and process improvement
  • Knowledge of defense acquisition management processes as contained in the DoD 5000 series directives
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbally
  • Clear understanding of the OSD and USAF Acquisition organization

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in related field with nine (9) years or High School Diploma with fifteen (15) years of experience can be substituted

WORK LOCATION: Washington DC

TRAVEL: 5%

KEY WORDS: SAF/AQ, Business System IT, Defense Acquisition, Air Force Acquisition.

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