DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Thoroughly understand, analyze, and address complex, multifaceted cost, schedule, and performance issues that directly affect Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) and Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS). Maintain program and administrative reference material, project files, relevant background documents, and make available summary assessments, detailed reports, reviews, policies, and procedures for the Deputy Director. Maintain knowledge on procedures, policies, and directives, to answer any questions from the Director, PARCA, Deputy Director for Performance Assessments, or other authorized DoD personnel. Formulate white papers to capture new concepts or specialized applications, earned value management, and reliability growth. Provide creative leadership based upon personal experience, knowledge of industry best practices, and most current developments in acquisition. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree in a recognized engineering, scientific, technical, management, or related discipline that is relevant to the contract. A Master's degree in a technically related field is preferred. 12 years of DoD experience, preferably with at least four years of experience operating within a Pentagon/OSD/ Service staff/Joint Staff/Program Office environment. DAWIA Level III PM certification or equivalent (e.g., PMP) Strong quantitative analytical capability, demonstrated in the areas of statistics, engineering, physical sciences, or related discipline. Outstanding written and verbal communications skills. Strong understanding of the DoD acquisition system, particularly as it pertains to MDAPs and MAIS. Experience using EVM techniques to evaluate project progress. Demonstrated ability to identify and clearly document emerging areas of risk to senior officials. Ability to represent PARCA at senior-level DoD engagements. Ability to mentor staff members.
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