• Training & Manpower Resource Requirements Planner

    Job Location US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 11:42 AM)
  • Overview

    Job Title:  Training & Manpower Resource Requirements Planner

    Job Location: Crystal City, Virginia

    Security Clearance:  Secret


    The incumbent serves as the Training Resource Requirements Planner for the Training & Manpower IPT, Logistics & Support Products Directorate, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office (JSFPO), Washington, DC.   The purpose of the T&M IPT is to develop and deliver the complete training system for all Service variants.  The JSF Training System shall provide an affordable and executable solution to JSF training, which provides the right number of people with the appropriate skills to safely, effectively and efficiently operate and maintain the JSF air system.  Primary IPT task responsibilities include planning programming, and budgeting, requirements analysis, cost analysis, technical planning, new technology/process analysis and identification, Risk identification and management, acquisition support, and management of contractor/government analysis and studies.




    • Manages the performance and risk of all developmental activities by the air system contractor (ASC) & Propulsion System Contractor (PSC) in terms of cost, schedule, and performance. Keeps program personnel informed of the status and progress of work efforts under his cognizance through close coordination with all program participants, including Government, ASC, and PSC organizations. Support in evaluating program documentation to ensure that the needs of the program are consistent with sound business practices and the degree of risk involved.  Synthesizes critical management issues, documentation, and relevant information to support program reviews.
    • Analyze resource requirements with multi-year acquisition and support plans to develop POM and budget inputs. Evaluate the impact of new resource levels, such as budget cuts or increases.  Updates estimates of resource requirements to take into account new or revised objectives, technical capabilities, new acquisition strategies, and other such factors.  Analyzes all changes that have an impact on the acquisition and develops responsive and effective changes in plans and strategies.
    • Develop support materials for presentations on program status, accomplishments, problems, requirements for support, and promotion of program objectives to all levels of DOD and industry. Serve as spokesperson for assigned programs in major program reviews, inspections, conferences, and other program evaluations and events.
    • Consult with external organizations on program requirements and obtaining resources to meet program objectives. Advise higher authorities on problems of manpower, workload, and priorities to obtain needed support or redirection of program tasks.
    • Evaluate ASC responses with respect to training system concept, development plans, and SDD to LRIP transition plans.
    • Support JSF cost team with comparative and historical training system acquisition and operations to support the development of an accurate cost estimate.




    • Knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition and program management to plan, organize, and manage critical aspects of the development, production, and deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
    • Knowledge of the activities and purpose of functional support personnel and ability to coordinate such aspects of system acquisition.
    • Ability to gather and analyze a variety of program information, make sound judgments concerning program progress, and effectively communicate recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.



    • Four-Year college degree in an analytical discipline, i.e. Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or similar
    • Secret Clearance
    • Advanced Experience with Microsoft Excel developing analytical reports
    • Experience using Discrete Event Simulations and Models
    • Excellent communication skills                                                                                   


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Masters Degree in or higher in systems management or a related technical field
    • Experience working in or around a Military aviation squadron
    • Experience Developing Acquisition Programs
    • Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) experience




    To Apply:

    ACT I has been providing solutions for high profile military programs such as the U.S. Navy's and the U.S. Air Force's Joint Strike Fighter F-35, the U.S. Navy's F-18, EA-18G and F-16N Aggressor, and the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor since 1998.  Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: http://act-i.com/careers/.      #joinACT-I


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact: brucker@act-i.com


    ACT I is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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