Program Analyst

9/4/16
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Alexandria
Virginia
United States

ManTech is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as a member of a small multi-skilled team. You will gather requirements, assess technology, and work with scientists and engineers from around the world to satisfy requirements. The technologies and solutions offered against the requirements are then presented to operators for evaluation and assessment. You will then work to take the successful technologies from proof of concept to full implementation. You will contribute to Broad Agency Announcements, write statements of work, evaluate white papers and proposals, manage contracts, measure performance, manage budget and schedule, and oversee the performance of technology contractors. You will plan, organize and conduct meetings with operators, first responders, decision makers and technology providers and producers in a working group format. The working groups are from many disciplines and from multiple agencies and organizations. Subject matter experts (SME) are used to assist these working groups. Responsibilities of this position include evaluating technology and preparing contract documents.


General Responsibilities:



Additional responsibilities include: creating program documents and monitoring program execution using an automated system, performing technical analysis to support planning, financial actions, task management and project management, maintaining formal and informal communications with working group members, contractors, and management, preparing presentations and supporting the inclusion of other presenters into working group agendas, and performing market research in specific technical areas.



List of specific functions


This position will be working in the area of Improvised Explosive Device Defeat, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Home Made Explosives, Military Explosives, Commercial Demolitions/Explosives, and Countering Explosive Threats. You will be supporting an interagency organization working with all Federal Departments and Agencies and with state and local first responders (law enforcement, fire departments, disaster response). The Improvised Explosive Device Defeat and Explosives Countermeasures (IDD/EC) team works closely with the military departments, the Joint Improvised Explosives Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), the EOD community and state and local bomb squads,


  • Support the IDD/Explosive Countermeasures subgroup government program manager in the development and management of R&D projects that rapidly develop technologies required for combating terrorism.
  • Provide project management support that leads to the development of systems to find, characterize and defeat or neutralize explosive threats.
  • Provide engineering and technical expertise and judgement in developing tools for countering explosives in an underwater or maritime environment.
  • Provide high-quality, timely and professional services and technical support. The candidate should have experience satisfying field operations requirements, preparing reports, familiarizing non-technical people with technical capabilities, creating market studies, and conducting hands-on work.
  • Develop concise statements of work, review technical proposals, monitor and review technical and financial project execution, and support program management administration.
  • Prepare technical and programmatic briefings and technical papers in support of specific areas of development.
  • Work with contracting personnel in the development of requirements documents, statements of work, technical evaluations, independent government cost estimates, and other contract award supporting documents.
  • Track and analyze the status of assigned projects. The work will require becoming proficient in the use of unique CTTSO management databases and business management applications.


The majority of the work will be performed on the government site in vicinity of Alexandria, VA. Travel will be required and can include international travel but will not typically exceed 25%. Travel may be performed in support of program reviews, test and evaluation trials, conferences, presentations, et cetera. Characteristics necessary for success include the following:



Requirements: The candidate must have, at minimum,



Master’s Degree (Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Technology)


At least 10 years in the development of tools and technologies for underwater render safe operations.


At least 5 years of related work experience including experience with counter IED, EOD and explosives


At least 2-4 years of experience in project management, project management support, or project analysis.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.



Other Skills Required: This position requires demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, effective decision-making, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of the DoD procurement and acquisition systems
  • Experience writing and/or evaluating contract documents such as statements of work, technical evaluations, CDRLs, and independent government cost estimates.
  • Operational experience with military or intelligence agencies associated with combating terrorism operations/technology
  • Experience in counter explosives operations techniques, equipment, procedures, training, or research.

Post-degree experience in an explosives related field is desired : Explosive Ordnance Disposal,


Clearance: Secret is required - eligible for TS/SCI


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