Oasis Systems

  • FMS Program Manager (EPASS HB)

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
    Posted Date 5 months ago(8/24/2018 5:50 PM)
    Requisition Number
  • Overview

    Provide Program Management support to the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Division, which is within the Battle Management Directorate at Hanscom AFB, MA under the EPASS HB award.


    Ranges from, Level I: BA/BS, 4 years of experience; or 8 years of directly relatable experience; to Level III: Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and 12 years of experience (5 years DoD), or BA/BS degree, and 15 years of experience (5 years DoD), or 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications (8 DoD).


    • Individual must possess the following skills and experience:
    • Extensive background supporting all aspects of sound acquisition planning (e.g., industry day, market research, source selection planning, ASP planning, SOO/SOW/PWS writing, RFP planning, RFP document preparation, contract negotiation prep, etc.) with a special emphasis on FMS-specific peculiarities (e.g., mandatory use of in-country subcontractors; interface with SAF/IA, AFSAC, DSCA, AFLCMC/WFNFM, Foreign Disclosure Office (FDO); Tri-Service Committee (TSC), etc.)
    • Extensive experience in FMS-specific acquisition to include working knowledge of Anti- Tamper (AT) requirements, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations, Manpower Resource Plan (MRP) preparation, Letter of Request (LOR) for Technical Assistance, LOR for Price and Availability (P&A) responses, LOR for Letter of Offer and Assistance (LOA) responses, Freight Forwarding and Customs import processes, MASL codes, etc.
    • Working level knowledge in the preparation of LOA data, including manpower requirements, utilizing mandated systems (i.e., Security Assistance Manpower Requirements System (SAMRS) and Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS))
    • Capability and willingness to travel overseas to potentially hazardous locations
    • Knowledge and experience in executing programs with prime contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers from foreign countries
    • Ability to independently and successfully perform as representative (with no decisional authority) for the program office to the customer country’s Ministry of Defense (MOD), Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), Air Force, etc. and capability to answer complex questions in real-time to customer country representatives
    • Demonstrated experience in the preparation and support of various Program Office activities and meetings, to include US Government-internal meetings, case meetings, design reviews, Program Assessment Reviews (PARs), Interface Control Working Groups (ICWG), Technical Interchange Meetings, and case reviews
    • Working level understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements in FMS realm
    • Working level understanding of CENTCOM Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) process
    • Working level understanding/knowledge of customer country customs, etiquette and business practices


    • The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of principles, policies and practices of FMS system acquisition and program management, as well as knowledge of roles and relationships within the FMS community, including SAF/IA, AFSAC, DSCA, AFLCMC/WFNFM, Foreign Disclosure Office (FDO); Tri-Service Committee (TSC), etc.
    • Individual must have knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for gathering, analyzing, and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of FMS programs.
    • Individual has the knowledge of support activities that assist the program manager in assessing what programs are within schedule and cost baselines, be able to recommend viable solutions to problems and the pursuit of alternative courses of action. Individual must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing, providing quality acquisition and program documentation (briefings, documents, plans, etc.).
    • Individual shall be able to plan, research, analyze and assess system acquisition in terms of development, production and deployment of weapons systems and associated equipment; formulate plans and recommend effective strategies in meeting cost, schedule and performance objectives.
    • The candidiate will be able to support and develop various briefings/schedules of program status and acquisition tasks to senior management. Support Program Acquisition Reviews (PAR), senior level meeting/reviews and IMP/IMS reviews.


    General Responsibilities:

    • Works with assigned administrative, and matrixed acquisition support, financial management, engineering contracting, configuration and data management, and other staff.
    • Works with the Oasis Task Lead and Oasis teammates to document processes, and initiate and implement AFSO21 Rapid Improvement Events, Training Events and mentoring sessions for all task personnel.
    • Responsible for developing Integrated Master Schedule inputs, and tracking and reporting on Progress for assigned program(s).
    • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, and other technical documentation.
    • Facilitates and supports Division meetings and reviews, team building, strategic planning, and other on- and off-site activities.
    • Assists as needed in preparing and reviewing program/project documentation, e.g. Determinations and Findings, Justifications and Approvals, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Statement Of Objectives (SOOs), Statements-of-Work (SOWs), Program Implementation Packages (PiPs), Performance Works Statements (PWS), Systems/Technical Requirements Documents (SRD/TRD), Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), Program Support Agreements (PSA), EMAs, 1067s, etc. and assist in source selections.
    • Performs other duties as required.


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