Lead Specialist, Program Management - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-15
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Dayton
Ohio
45410
United States

Title:

Lead Specialist, Program Management

WHO WE ARE

KBR is a global government services organization delivering full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. Our core capabilities include logistics, engineering, science, cyber, intelligence and security services.

WHAT TO EXPECT

When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. We offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know, We Deliver!

ABOUT THIS POSITION

KBR requires a Senior Program Manager, located in the Dayton, OH, area to support F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integrator (HPSI) planning and execution activities. The F-35 HPSI is responsible for the sustainment of a growing fleet of F-35 aircraft fielded at operating locations around the globe. Mission areas include aircraft delivery and beddown, integrated logistics, engineering support, post-production upgrades, supply chain management, program management and business operations.

This candidate will primarily support and advise the F-35 HPSI U.S. Military Deputy Director on Joint Logistics Users’ Group (JLUG) program management at Wright-Patterson AFB. This position will also support the Director’s Action Group (DAG) staff directly supporting the HPSI Director, HPSI Deputy Directors, and DAG Chief to manage program communications and related activities. The candidate must work well with a widely-dispersed team and be assertive in capturing key inputs and data to incorporate into various products on a daily basis. The candidate must also have excellent communication skills (written, verbal and active listening). Proficiency with developing presentations (PowerPoint) and written documents for executive-level review and consumption is a must. The candidate must be comfortable working in a very dynamic, fluid environment and enjoy problem solving. Familiarity with DoD 5000.02 acquisition policies and processes, a plus, but not required. Likewise, familiarity with DoD and international military protocols, customs and courtesies, is a plus, but not required.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Using Microsoft Office suite of applications/tools to develop and publish products for senior executive review, coordination and approval
  • Establishing timelines for both quick-turn and longer-term projects, and tracking progress through completion
  • Planning/executing special events, as well as hosting Distinguished Visitors, to include members of Congress, as well as senior ranking US and foreign military officers/equivalents
  • Drafting correspondence on behalf of SES/GO-equivalent for wide distribution to key mission stakeholders at tactical and strategic levels
  • Prepping senior leader(s) for meetings and engagements, ensuring all relevant information is conveyed and fully understood to support discussions and decision-making
  • Planning/executing initiatives and special projects to realize vision the Director’s vision for the HPSI organization and mission

Travel: Occasional travel required (10-15%) to Arlington, VA, Fort Worth, TX, and other F-35 acquisition and operations locations may be required.

Local candidates only, relocation package not available.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 10 years of Project/Program Management experience
  • DoD Clearance Requirement: Secret
  • Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills is a must.
  • Experience serving on DAG/CAG highly desirable.
  • Candidates with Protocol experience highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with DoD 5000.02 acquisition policies and/or mission transition or centralization projects is ideal, but not required.

The Senior Program Manager must demonstrate comprehensive experience and knowledge of:

  • Working with geographically-dispersed teams to produce documents and presentations for senior executive and stakeholder consumption
  • Engaging with customers at both working and senior levels
  • Developing and executing project/program plans from tasking through completion using common PM tools and practices
  • Professional writing skills, to include Staff Summary Sheets (SSS) and “ghost” writing on behalf of SES/GO

The Candidate will have to show practical and demonstrated program management skills with emphasis on communication and stakeholder engagement with the following required skills:

  • Problem solving
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Clear and well organized communication, especially writing
  • Plan development and execution
  • Candidate must possess strong computer skills and must be proficient with Microsoft Office Applications

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, or other DoD organization is desired
  • Level II DAWIA certification in Program Management and/or PMP certification is desired, but not required

INCLUDES:

Competitive health, wellness & lifestyle benefits

Inclusive, flexible and supportive company culture

Ongoing training and development opportunities

LEARN MORE ABOUT KBR: https://www.kbr.com/markets/government

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.

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.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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