Post Deliver/FMS Ship Acquisition Program Manager in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Number: R0014733

Post Deliver/FMS Ship Acquisition Program Manager

Key Role:

Lead a team of contract personnel supporting a large naval ship acquisition program and provide professional services in program logistics, configuration, training, and life cycle sustainment. Identify and create strategies supporting the successful delivery and introduction to service for a new class of US built warship for an international client.  Apply experience with industry and military standards and best practices for the integration of all program elements to deliver the required capability. Leverage expertise in the requirements of ship designated classification society and the standards of training and certification for watchkeepers. Perform as a key advisor to the program office on achieving the requisite whole ship and system integration leading to certification of platform, system, and crew to achieve safe conduct and transition to operational use. Develop recommendations for the development of whole ship curriculum and training schedule integration to minimize lost time and maximize student classroom output throughout the pre–commissioning training program. Interface with government technical project managers to ensure support provided meets or exceeds all work performance objectives and standards. 

Basic Qualifications:

-15 + years of experience with US Navy ships and shipboard systems in ship and system configuration management, acquisition, introduction to service, operation, maintenance, life cycle sustainment, and training of shipboard personnel

-Experience with managing fleet introduction of Naval Ships on build or after major upgrade, including analysis of design and design changes, ship alterations, training and personnel requirements and identification of how these changes impact crew development, and readiness to meet program milestones

-Experience with managing multiple elements of a large, complex program to deliver the required output to cost and schedule

-Experience with supporting the design, construction, development, and review of systems engineering design artifacts, including Concepts of Operations (CONOPs), requirements analysis, interface design, and system architecture development

-Knowledge of the DoD acquisition process, including regulations, directives, and statutes, the Navy’s application of the DoD acquisition process, including contracting and sea trials, and key naval ship acquisition roles and organizations

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with a Naval Ship Pre–Commissioning Unit

-Experience with US Navy platforms, surface and air–launched weapons, C4I, Sensor, and Electronic Warfare systems and associated naval training regimes

-Experience with classification and certification requirements for the safe conduct of ship operations at sea and in harbor

-Experience with LCS or other minimal and lean manned platforms

-Experience with the Foreign Military Sales program

-MS degree preferred


Applicants will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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