Sr. Program Manager (DoD Acquisition Life Cycle – Subject Matter Expert) - Military veterans preferred
2018-11-08 General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Ft Detrick Maryland United States
General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking an experienced Sr. Program Manager (DoD Acquisition Life Cycle – Subject Matter Expert) to assist USAMRMC Integrated Product Teams in the development of medical products for use by the Army and other DoD Services. This person/position will be a key team member supporting the IPTs and functional groups with products going through the Army’s medical acquisition process known as Decision Gate. Medical product development experience is not required for this position, and can be learned on the job. This position will support high-level work products for the USAMRMC) Research, Development, and Acquisition Support Office (RDASO). This position is located at USAMRMC Headquarters, Ft. Detrick, MD
Work on tasks with minimal supervision and is expected to gather data from Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assist with presenting the information in DoD acquisition and project management terminology for products under development.
Will work closely with IPTs and working groups to prepare them for entry into the DoD Acquisition Lifecycle/Decision Gate process and assist them in navigating though the processes. This will include consulting and advising IPTs on the acquisition strategy based on DoD acquisition and USAMRMC Decision Gate requirements. Review and assist IPTs develop Decision Gate presentations to include annual program review briefs and Milestone decision presentations.
Prepare and present acquisition and project management topics to all levels of staff. Material will be presented in the classroom, online and one-on-one level.
Other areas of concentration will include conducting risk assessments with teams, assisting with the development of detailed program schedules, and assisting teams in developing lifecycle cost estimates.
Coordinate and help IPTs prepare acquisition documents such as analysis of alternatives, integrated product summaries, market research, and transition agreements.
Work as part of a team on related process improvement efforts.
Will develop Cost Benefit Analyses in coordination with IPTs and other organizations as appropriate. C-BA will be developed using a standard template, researching and collecting various courses of action, and working closely with various SMEs.
Participates in special projects as required.
15-20 years experience in area of expertise (10-15 years experience as a DoD Program Manager or Assistant Program Manager for ACAT 1-3 Programs)
Must have in-depth knowledge of the DoD Acquisition Process, the DoD 5000.01-02, and have and project management skills and experience.
Experience working on Acquisition Category (ACAT) I, II or III Programs
Familiarity with the USAMRMC Decision Gate process, a plus
Must be an outgoing, self-driven and highly professional individual with experience working with contractor, military and civilian staff.
Be a team player and outstanding communicator, both in writing and verbally
Must be computer savvy and have advanced MS Excel, MS Project, and MS PowerPoint skills,
Be creative and able to generate strategies and new ideas appropriate for implementation within the group.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Master's Degree in a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.