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Navy Manpower Project Manager – OPNAV N12

Office: Arlington, VA
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: S19-0094

JOB TITLE: Navy Manpower Project Manager – OPNAV N12


This position is contingent upon contract award

The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, Training & Education – MPTE) (DCNO, MPTE) (N1) is responsible for the overall manpower readiness for the United States Navy. The DCNO, MPTE also serves as Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) (BUPERS). The DCNO performs strategy and resource functions, and develops applicable policies and performs all Capitol Hill related duties to include all Congressional testimony for matters pertaining to the Manpower, Personnel, Training, & Education in the Navy. The DCNO, MPTE (N1), is responsible for the planning, resourcing, and execution of manpower and personnel policies and programs in the U.S. Navy. To effectively perform these responsibilities, N1 requires professional, technical and/or administrative support services in the areas of Organizational Analysis, POM Analysis and Support, and Program Management Support Services.  


The individual filling this position shall be required to provide direct liaison with action officers and other program managers across the MPTE enterprise as well as other Navy Enterprises and Enablers. The position requirements include a working knowledge of organizational, manpower and training requirements, understanding of the impact of acquisition and modernization programs on manpower requirements, and understanding of the manpower analysis and practices that greatly contribute to the objective. In addition, the individual will provide on-site support to N1 action officers, program managers, and analysts. Other tasks include but aren’t limited to:

  • Develop content for and create briefings and information papers as required by N12 and supported Branch Heads.
  • Perform analysis, evaluate and provide recommendations related to cost realism, Total Ownership Cost, Cost as of Independent Variable and Life Cycle Cost evaluations.
  • Apply operations research, numerical and statistical analysis techniques to the analysis of very large data bases inherent to Navy Manpower and Training Requirements as impacted by acquisition and modernization programs.
  • Examine and provide analysis for Navy training programs using data and information obtained from MPTE data systems (PBIS, NTMPS, TRMS, etc.).
  • Examine and provide analysis of Navy enlisted communities, including issues such as sea shore flow, billet change rates, and personnel inventory levels, using data obtained from MPTE data systems (Digital Dashboard, PBIS, TFMMS, COGNOS).
  • Coordinate with Enlisted Community Managers and Enlisted Plans and Policy representatives to provide analysis of major issues impacting Navy enlisted communities.
  • Act as Requirements Officer (RO) for enlisted and officer training across the career continuum.
  • Provide information papers, briefing slides, and oral briefings at the completion of each phase of the project/study.
  • Draft, analyze, integrate, review and provide recommendations for documentation as required in accordance with Government, DOD and Service regulations.
  • Provide information and recommendations to respond to Congressional, DOD, other Government agency, media or industry inquiries, and audits and for Congressional testimony.
  • Develop/maintain program records, databases and other documentation.
  • Facilitate IPTs, special advisory boards, off-sites, working groups, audit teams etc.
  • Provide program support for reviews, conferences, briefings and other meetings.
  • Analyze, evaluate and prepare program briefs, reports and correspondence.


Security Clearance: Clearable for Secret 

  • Ability to receive and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, business, law, engineering, social sciences, physical/applied sciences or management discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years general experience in program management, data analysis, financial analysis, marketing and public affairs, organizational management, and business process improvement.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills, oral and written.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools (Words, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • Prior uniformed military experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Navy’s Total Force Manpower Management System (TFMMS).

WORK LOCATION: Arlington, VA  


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