The Program Manager will support individuals, possess, and apply expert knowledge of DoD acquisition processes, analytical methods and techniques to gather, analyze and evaluate information required by the PMO. PM support individual will apply their USAF aircraft systems management and flight simulation program management expertise/knowledge to provide comprehensive and accurate data to facilitate plans, direction, and decision-making on AFSOC’s nine MDS training systems.
PM support personnel will be fully capable to:
- Apply integration, communication, coordination, organizational and planning expertise to technical and acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of functional disciplines in order to effectively assist Air Force programs to deliver and sustain Air Force warfighting capabilities.
- Provide acquisition program analysis support, including technology development and integrating engineering, program control, foreign disclosure, test and deployment, configuration management, production and manufacturing, quality assurance and logistics support.
- Conclude and devise solutions to problems relating to improvement of acquisition effectiveness and compliance. Develops and drafts acquisition documentation and ensures quality control.
- Provide training system support, conducting studies, analysis and evaluations in support of training systems, in examining requirements documents, capabilities descriptions, and be able to recommend modifications to enhance and address obsolescent training system requirements.
- Provide Source Selection support, advisory role in proposal evaluation, and technical assessment support for contract actions.
- Coordinate all communication with ACTS and other AFSOC supporting contractors, analysis reports, and other work products with the PMO.
- Possess familiarity and compliance with all internal Wright-Patterson Simulators Division program management policy and guidance.
Specialty Experience Required:
- Manages processes to include but not limited to managing / conducting proposal analysis/reviews, courseware requirement reviews, various working groups and program management reviews. Manages Training Systems Analysis (TSA) efforts for system modifications and emerging training requirements.
- Provides recommendations in support of overall training systems programs to include systems requirements identification and documentation, simulation and support systems design activities, SIMCERT, planning site bed-down and facility planning, sustainment planning, installation, test and integration, acceptance and eventual integration into the field training unit (FTU) and operational unit sustainment.
- 10 years working as an acquisition Program Manager in a DoD/military environment
- 7 years working as a training systems Program Manager performing acquisition duties in a DoD/military environment
- Proven ability to provide technical inputs to multiple (10) weapon systems training devices at multiple locations
- Proven ability to provide technical inputs to multiple (minimum 5 disparate) weapon system training devices
- Highly Recommended: 5 years working as a USAF aircraft maintenance manager
- Current and Active SECRET Clearance