KBR F-35 Program Manager in Arlington, Virginia
F-35 Program Manager
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 Program Manager to support the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City, VA. The JPO manages the development, test, production, fielding and sustainment of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the USAF, USMC, USN, and International Partner and FMS customer nations.
This candidate will provide programmatic support to the F-35 Mission Systems Program Management across the proposal development and contract award for F-35 Air System including Air System Development (ASD) specific to the F-35 Block 4 Continuous Capability Development and Deployment (C2D2) approach. The candidate will synchronize planning and schedules across the Block 4 team, coordinating Service and Partner unique requirements, and facilitating Block 4 planning, execution and reporting in the F-35 enterprise. The candidate must work well with a widely-dispersed team and be assertive in capturing key inputs and data to incorporate into various products. The candidate must also have excellent communication skills (written, verbal and active listening). The candidate must be comfortable working in a very dynamic, fluid environment and enjoy problem solving.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Providing Chief of Staff support to the F-35 Mission Systems Program Manager in the area of event scheduling and tracking taskers.
Assist Mission Systems PM with Joint Program Office Organization transformation initiatives.
Coordinate activities in developing and updating the weekly Mission Systems Dashboard and Senior Leadership slide deck.
Coordinate meetings activities for Mission Systems Program Manager.
Update and manage the Mission Systems long range calendar/schedule used for Team coordination.
Proactively coordinates with stakeholders to identify and resolve discrepancies.
Facilitate collaboration among diverse civilian, military and contractor personnel and organizations.
Travel: Occasional travel may be required (10-15%) to Fort Worth, TX, and other F-35 acquisition and operations locations may be required.
Local candidates only, relocation package not available.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS :
Security Clearance: Secret
Bachelors degree from an accredited university in related field with Engineering, Business, Management or a degree relevant to the position
Eight (8) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline
Familiarity with DoD 5000.02 acquisition policies and procedures
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, and deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment
Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products and task tracking tools, such as TMT
Prior experience supporting the F-35 JPO and an understanding of the C2D2 modernization approach is a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience dealing with DoD reporting tools and major reports strongly desiredINCLUDES:Competitive health, wellness & lifestyle benefits Inclusive, flexible and supportive company cultureOngoing 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.
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