Mission Manager - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Mission Manager

Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate for the Mission Manager (Msn Mgr) position will be part of the KBR team supporting the Test Resource Management Center (TRMC) in the planning, coordination, and application of new test and evaluation capabilities. The Msn Mgr will be responsible for: Gathering and developing customer requirements; Coordinating concepts of support, complexity analysis, overall support plans; Identifying and coordinating resources; Actively participating in and collaborating on complex aviation test and evaluation efforts; Provide real-time assistance to control room personnel to ensure adherence to Mission Support Plan parameters and conditions; Coordinating the analysis, development, and delivery of data products; and End to end execution of business processes from initial rough order of magnitude estimates, cost projections and tracking, through to final cost reconciliation. The Msn Mgr will coordinate the inputs of various contributing and supporting/supported equities, and identify and call attention to potential conflicts in availability, readiness, and configuration. The Msn Mgr will actively contribute to collaborative deconfliction of competing demands. The Msn Mgr will proactively engage both sponsors and capability providers to solicit inputs and develop compromises while adhering to established restrictions, policy, and priorities to best achieve the customers schedule, technical, and data product requirements. The Msn Mgr will be required to brief updates and status assigned support missions, organize and facilitate incremental reviews, adjudicate and reconcile technical and operational issues that impact the approval process, schedule and oversee regular coordination meetings, and actively manage the completion of delegated tasks. Responsibilities include: The execution of and adherence to organizational planning and approval processes; Collaborating on reporting and metric tracking; and Development of detailed documentation, briefs, plans, and approval and configuration change requests; Collaborative deconfliction of low density high demand resources; and Development, review and approval of Event Folders and Mission Support Plans and all associated technical and operational internal and external authorizations and approvals. The Msn Mgr is expected to handle up to 3 or more separate support efforts simultaneously and actively assist peers and associates as required.


Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline with 10 years of experience in planning / program management / project execution related to test and evaluation and open air range operations or flight test engineer, or equivalent experience/combined education.

  • Adhere to published policy and follow organizational processes on Mission Support Planning, Reviews, and Approvals.
  • Prepare formal and informal documentation in accordance with organizational processes and procedures, schedule and facilitate incremental planning and coordination meetings and prepare and deliver written and oral progress reports.
  • Proactively collaborate on cross-organizational efforts, metrics development and tracking, and process improvement.
  • Proactively and collaboratively participate in deconfliction of competing demands for resources.
  • Status concurrent support efforts, planning and approval progress, and potential conflicts using various digital tools and report formats.
  • Interface with team Leads, schedules team, peers, platform coordinators, payload managers, logistics managers, sponsor scheduling partners, and liaise with air vehicle maintenance departments to maintain up to date information on support requests, resources / asset availability, capability, and configuration.
  • Coordinate with the various departments e.g. Operations, Planning, Development, Engineering, Aircrew, Safety, etc. to ensure what’s being requested and proposed is reasonable, available, and appropriate to the sponsor’s requirements.
  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline with 10 years of experience in planning / program management / project execution related to test and evaluation and/or open air range operations or as a flight test engineer, or equivalent experience/combined education.

Preferred Skills

  • Candidate must be a high performer, effective collaborator, and organized.
  • Experience with open-air range operations and test and evaluation planning and execution activities highly desired.
  • Adept problem solver and possess critical thinking skills.
  • Must be team player
  • Must be self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Must possess excellent verbal & written communication skills for use at all levels of the organization such as employees, management and internal / external sponsors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

Additional Notes

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must currently have and/or be capable of obtaining a security clearance and be eligible for top secret.
  • Must have valid driver's license/vehicle insurance sufficient to access military facilities.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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