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Deputy Partner Country Manager - F-35 JPO

Office: Crystal City, VA
Location: Crystal City, VA
Job ID: S20-0852

JOB TITLE: Deputy Partner Country Manager - F-35 JPO


The project provides support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City (Arlington), VA. The JPO manages the development, test, production, fielding and sustainment of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the USAF, USMC, USN, and International Partner and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer nations worldwide


The Deputy Partner Country Manager supports the Partner Country International Armaments Cooperation Program Management. They will be part of a team responsible for all F-35 issues as they relate to the assigned partner nation and will provide program analysis support for all aspects of the program by conducting the following:

  • Collect, complete, organize and interpret technical data and financial information relating to aircraft acquisition and product programs
  • Track program/project status and schedules
  • Apply policies and procedures for financial planning


Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active Secret Clearance is required
  • Bachelorís degree in Business or Management
    • ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: Associateís degree and an additional four (4) years of experience; or an additional eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelorís degree
  • Eight (8) years of experience in defense acquisition program management related to weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management; and
    • Four (4) years out of the eight (8) years of recent work experience must be related to international acquisition programs
  • Familiarity with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.2 (Operation of the Defense Acquisition System), DoD Directive (DODD) 5530.03 (International Agreements), and the International Cooperation in Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (IC in AT&L) Handbook
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, management, and execution of international cooperative projects/programs
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated 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
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the system equipment life-cycle phases and the documentation, analyses, and reviews associated with those phases




KEY WORDS: DoD, program management, technical, business analysis discipline, weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management, analysis, planning, DoDI 5000.2 Operation of the Defense Acquisition System, DODD 5530.03 International Agreements, International Cooperation in Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, AT&L, system acquisition, development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, equipment, system equipment life-cycle phases, international acquisition programs, international cooperative projects/programs.


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