FMS Logistics Program Manager

Serco North America
Washington, DC
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Position Description: Position SummaryThe FMS Logistics Program Manager provides military logistics and supply chain expertise, advice, and leadership to deliver material support for the modernization, repair, and sustainment of former USN/USCG and foreign naval vessels.This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer your Secret clearance.This position is contingent upon contract award or funding award.ResponsibilitiesOversight and management a worldwide logistics program supporting technical support, ship repair availabilities, ship and systems modernization, and material supply and provisioning under the auspices of Foreign Military Sales programs executed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) serving multiple international customers and requiring coordination of program requirements across planning and execution with several subcontractorsLiaison with government logistics personnel and customer country representatives on matters concerning logistics and material supportSupport the development of ship repair specifications and Ship Alteration and Repair Packages (SARP) with logistics products and updates to ship configuration dataOversee material requirement, procurement, and transport status tracking and reporting in a high-volume multi-customer environmentOversee and monitor warehousing operations at several internal and/or subcontracted facilities and geographic locationsProvide guidance and recommendations on the movement of parts, repair equipment, and materials in and/or out of a shipyardAnticipate, research, and provide reports on changes in availability and status of material to support repair work, technical support, and training and its consequent impacts to schedulesSupport the development, implementation, and monitoring integrated master ship repair schedules in the area of material and provisions supportManage all logistics staff to effectively monitor, evaluate, and motivate their performanceCollaborate with technical support, industrial production, waterfront, and other technical project managers to ensure timely and cost-effective ordering, delivery, receipt, and inspection of ship repair material and partsProvide assistance and logistics program support as necessary to support development of production / training / logistics schedules, condition reports, weekly SITREPs, material receipt/inspection reports, training reports, incident reports, and test reportsLead and manage technical and administrative staff by assigning, scheduling, prioritizing, coordinating, and facilitating multiple tasksEvaluate performance of subcontractors and staff in terms of actual and planned task schedules and resource requirementsReview work for quality assuranceCompose memoranda, reports, and other documentation highlighting project steps and status for daily and weekly meetings with customerAttend meetings and deliver presentations about project status and work commitmentsEnsure training of all staff members and provide instruction on customers methods, procedures, and standardsEnsure adherence to local, state, federal and OSHA safety laws and policiesEvaluate, develop, and/or implement procedures for project documentation and developmentParticipate in long-range planning, analysis, and program designParticipate in the planning and design of new projectsReview employee schedules and timecardsPerform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned Qualifications: Education and ExperienceBachelors degree is required; a graduate degree is preferredTen (10) years of logistics experience is required, including five (5) years of experience in Navy Project Management involving all aspects of the Logistics Support Planning and Execution on surface or subsurface combatant programs, and five (5) years of experience in logistics planning and execution activities supporting a surface or subsurface combatant program/project office (ie, NAVSEA, NSWC, planning yards) to include experience in maintenance planning, supply support, and trainingForeign Military Sales experience is requiredExperience working directly with foreign military and government personnel is highly desiredExperience working with foreign customer freight forwarders is highly desiredExperience with the various ex-USN/USCG ship classes and their associated systems currently in service in foreign navies, such as FFG-7, MHC-51, or WHEC is highly desiredExperience supporting NAVSEA PMS 326, PMS 325, PMS 333, IWS 4, IWS 11, NIPO, or DSCA highly desiredKnowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesIn-depth knowledge of FAR, DFARS, FMS, DCSA, FMFP, SAMM, ITAR, FCPA, and other relevant agencies, laws, regulations, rules, directives, policies, processes, procedures, publications, and additional requirements associated with international and FMS work is expectedKnowledge of shipbuilding (acquisition, design, production, test and trials) is desiredAn understanding of NAVSEA, other US Navy organizations, and supporting organizational processes, roles, and responsibilities is highly desiredSkills and abilities to manage and oversee a team or projects logistical objectives and initiatives and ensure efficient delivery of products and services for the clientRelies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goalsPerforms a variety of complicated tasksExcellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skillsAbility to manage, track, and prioritize a large number of diverse and changing requirements and tasksSkills and capabilities to produce and deliver comprehensive reporting to external and internal stakeholders, including government, executive, and foreign personnelStrong knowledge of commercial contract management principles, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies as they apply and influence aspects of procurement, and subcontractingSkilled with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)Other RequirementsProject Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desiredA US Government ACTIVE SECRET clearance is required and is a condition for continued employmentThis position is contingent upon award of a US Government contract Company Overview: Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the US military, numerous US Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).To review Serco benefits please visit: you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email

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