882-MARSOC Liaison Officer - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-29
Frontier Technology, Inc. (www.fti-net.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee   contract


Camp Lejeune
North Carolina
United States


Position:  882-MARSOC Liaison Officer Type:  Full Time Location:  Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

FTI is looking for a highly qualified and experienced acquisition professional to fill a critical USSOCOM Liaison position within the MARSOC Headquarters located at Camp Lejeune, NC.  This liaison will serve as a conduit for all acquisition related communications between PEO –SW and the MARSOC headquarters.  Acquisition responsibilities cover an extensive array of DoD professions including program management, contracting, budgeting, logistics, testing, and other traditional military staff-level functions.  This position requires a significant amount of coordination activities between HQ USSOCOM, MARSOC, Marine Corps Systems Command, Support Activities, and other USSOCOM Components.  CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required in support of these activities.  Daily activities will support Acquisition Program Managers for Visual Augmentation Systems (VAS), Weapons, Ammunition, and Precision Strike Systems.   

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Provide oversight/coordination on multiple projects within multiple portfolios
  • Manages horizontally and vertical communications between all USSOCOM stakeholders
  • Update Integrated Master Schedule on a daily basis for all projects with MARSOC interest
  • Understands the PEO SOF Warrior and SOCOM organizational structure and strategy, adjusting to shifts in the strategy as needed
  • Works under limited supervision and direction
  • Regularly exercises discretionary and substantial decision-making authority
  • Able to manage all cradle-to-grave acquisition activities for multiple weapons and support platforms

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, organizes, leads, and carries out large or complex acquisition projects
  • Assumes responsibility for overall project governance and direction, and implements course corrections as needed
  • Focuses on program and projects monitoring, control, team integration, change integration, and corrective action as needed
  • Maintain awareness of MARSOC requirements and advise/assist with requirements generation
  • Ensures the application of DAWIA and PMI standards in managing programs and projects
  • Maximizes cost, schedule and performance outcomes for all stakeholders through collaboration and project management tenants
  • Evaluates program vision and strategy and integrates MARSOC goals
  • Defines and drives project deliverables and sees them to completion
  • Manages, oversees, and monitors all elements of assigned program activities from inception to completion including solution design, procurement, delivery, quality control and acceptance of products
  • Develop statements of work to capture KSA and KPP specifications for product/services
  • Assist with POM and Budget development for MARSOC and track changes and impacts
  • Facilitate acquisition activities and coordination between USSOCOM, MARSOC, acquisition support activities, logistics centers, and industry partners
  • Assist with all program review, budget review and milestone decision documentation
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience is required. MBA or post-graduate degree in a related acquisition field preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, and MARCENT policies and procedures.
  • 5+ years of experience with logistics related to supporting deployed forces supporting contingency operations
  • 15+ years of Defense industry Program Management preferred
  • DAWIA level III in Program Management or Contracting ideal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a U. S. Citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a government security clearance
  • Either demonstrated superior technical skills or exceptional management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate effectively (verbal and written),
    • Draft presentations, white papers, acquisition and funding documents
    • Conduct meetings with customers, subcontractors, and vendors
    • Comprehend weapons, ammunition, and visual augmentation systems technical descriptions
    • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations to support program/project meetings and development activities