Acquisition Program Analyst SME [Operational Support Airlift/Executive Airlift (OSA/EA) and Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR)]

US-District Of Columbia-District Of Columbia-Washington, DC
# of Openings
1
Category
Professional Services
Agency/Project
USAF
Job ID
2017-2151

Overview

  • This contract supports the SAF/AQ organization, other PEOs as directed, and other Headquarters Air Force organizations where it is in the interest of the SAF/AQ to have an acquisition support presence within that organization. The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations.

Responsibilities

Personnel in this position shall have a Master’s degree as well as at least 10 years of defense acquisition experience with at least 1 year in a HQ staff position.

The tasks for this position include:

  • Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft platforms.
  • Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data.
  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.
  • Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.
  • Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.
  • Making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction.
  • Tracking documentation for compliance with stated program direction and identify issues.
  • Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.
  • Reviewing and providing recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation.
  • Maintaining historical Air Force weapon program documentation and developing summary documents/briefings and training material.
  • Providing short-notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities.
  • Preparing PPBE documentation to ensure it accurately articulates the current program.
  • Supporting the HAF review process: Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROC); Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCA); Defense Acquisition Board (DAB); Congressional cycle; Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP); Air Force Review Board (AFRB); Configuration Steering Board (CSB); Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.
  • Performing the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs.
  • Reviewing and documenting Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
  • Reviewing capability area analysis and compare current and programmed capabilities/scenarios to determine and clarify Air Force weapon system acquisition requirements.
  • Monitoring on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems.
  • Supporting program-specific efforts like Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups.
  • At least 5 years supporting OSA/EA programs, or experience relevant to OSA/EA programs including: operational experience with OSA/EA-related platforms and Senior Leader Communication programs.
  • A firm understanding of the various organizations involved in OSA/EA and Presidential Airlift [Presidential Airlift Group (PAG), White House Military Office (WHMO), Air Mobility Command (AMC), Special Air Missions Division (CVAM), etc.]
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Master’s degree in a Business, Management or Engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of defense acquisition experience, with at least 1+ year in an HQ staff position.
  • 5+ years supporting OSA/EA programs, or experience relevant to OSA/EA programs including: operational experience with OSA/EA-related platforms and Senior Leader Communication programs.
  • Must have a firm understanding of the various organizations involved in OSA/EA and Presidential Airlift [Presidential Airlift Group (PAG), White House Military Office (WHMO), Air Mobility Command (AMC), Special Air Missions Division (CVAM), etc.]

 

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