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Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analysts-(Hybrid Telework)

Company: Serco North America
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
Serco is excited to begin support to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office. This contract provides program management support in support of the full acquisition lifecycle of the F-35 program, to include development, production, and sustainment.
Our Senior Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analysts, located in Crystal City, Arlington, VA, supports the F-35 International Directorate (ID) in its role as the focal point for all F-35 Fleet Users, to include U.S. Services, International Partners, and Foreign Military Sales programs to ensure ID integration throughout the F-35 enterprise and to ensure the delivery of 5th Generation combat capability to Warfighters in support of coalition operations. The Contractor shall provide support to the National Deputies who are the F-35 Program's senior national representative for their Participant country within the JSF Program Office and are responsible for providing day-to-day representation of the cognizant Partner nation on all matters related to the F-35 Program. The Contractor shall provide support to the U.S. Service Deputies who are assigned to the JPO to ensure immediate/critical U.S. Service insight to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The Contractor shall provide support to the Foreign Military Sales USG Program Managers who represent the Foreign Military Sales Foreign Liaison Officers for country within the JSF Program Office and are responsible for providing day-to-day representation of the cognizant Foreign Military Sales nation on all matters related to the F-35 Program.
Our FMS Program Analysts serve as FMS subject matter experts and use information derived from military FMS policy to determine courses of action. Reads through highly technical full spectrum reporting and doctrinal materials to distill facts for decision makers. - Attends technical symposiums and technical training as directed by the client. - Conducts or supports technical training classes with briefings and demonstrations of technical techniques and tools. - Participates in development of technical exchange meetings. Works directly with customers and team members to determine project scope and specifications. Provides research and analysis to support FMS activities. May support development and analysis of products, including training modules, evaluation tools, etc. Presents analysis or products to customers. May support policy and procedure development for JPO or community-wide support. May interact with outside customers and functional peer groups. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Leads and directs the work of others.

In this role, you will:

  • International Integration and support - assist ID in facilitating the programs of two types of countries associated with the F-35 program: "Partners" (also referred to as "Participant"), -who are signatories to the JSF Production, Sustainment and Follow-on Development Memorandum of Understanding (JSF PSFD MOU), and "FMS Customers," which have a signed Letters of Requests (LORs) and Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) for purchasing aircraft, related material, and services
  • International Programs - Assist ID in supporting National Deputies and their assistants in representing each of the F-35 Partner nations resident in ID. Assist ID in supporting Service Deputies and their assistants in representing each of the F-35 US Services resident in ID.
  • Assist the USG Program Manager (PM) in representing each FMS customer and managing the F-35 LOA that is the foundation of each FMS country's F-35 program Assist FMS PMs, Service Deputies and USG Partner country managers in leading USG activities and Program Management Reviews (PMRs) for each country in the F-35 Program to ensure each program remains on track
  • Assist the New Business team within ID in conjunction with industry and other USG security cooperation entities, in providing and coordinating F-35 information to countries considering acquiring the F-35, and in assisting in the USG effort to build a LOA for aircraft acquisition.
  • International Agreements - Assist ID in the development, management, negotiation, and implementation of International Agreements, to include MOUs (such as JSF SDD MOUs [2001] and JSF PSFD MOU and in implementing arrangements, and LOAs.Assist ID in coordinating the review and approval of Decision Memoranda by all Partners.
  • Coordinated Capabilities - Assist ID in serving as a cross-PMO coordination focal point for ID country requirements, PMR action items and ongoing, non-U.S. development, sustainment, and production challenges.Assist ID in maintaining ID Scorecards and coordinating the positions of ID customers to the JPO.
  • External Interfaces - assist ID in coordinating with U.S. agencies on any programmatic or policy matter pertaining to the USG's F-35 cooperative and FMS programs established with ID countries.
  • International Communication - Assist ID in maintaining open lines of communication and maximum transparency between the F-35 program and external stakeholders (i.e., industry and international Ministries of Defense) with and through Partner National Deputies and FMS Foreign Liaison Officers (FLOs).

    To be successful in this role, you must have:

    • The ability to provide onsite support at one of the following F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) locations no less than 2-days per week, each week. Exact days in office at the JPO must be coordinated with F-35 customer and approved by your Serco manager. (Your onsite days in JPO office including adhoc meetings may increase to support the needs of the customer.)
    • Crystal City, Arlington, VA
    • Patuxent River, MD
    • Eglin AFB, FL
    • Wright Patterson AFB, OH
    • Jacksonville, FL
    • Hill AFB, UT
    • Fort Worth, TX
    • Five (5) years of recent work experience related to international acquisition programs.
    • Five (5) years' experience in DoD aircraft acquisition or at least ten (10) years of aircraft operational experience.
    • Master's degree in related fields, or a bachelor's degree with an additional four years of experience in international acquisition programs (Nine (9) years total).
    • Experience in defense acquisition program management related to weapon systems acquisition and life-cycle management;
    • Experience with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.2, DoD Directive (DODD) 5530.03 (International Agreements), and the International Cooperation in Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (IC in AT&L) Handbook.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the Security Assistance/Security Cooperation (SA/SC) programs to include the understanding of the FMS sales process from case development, implementation, execution, to closure in accordance with the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), DoD 5105.38-MX.
    • Must have an active secret DOD clearance
    • Up to 25% travel

      Company Overview
      Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. 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: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco.

      If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com 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 Agencies@serco-na.com.

      COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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