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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Program Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Tracking Code SPT-21-1309-W

Job Code 21-1309

Posting Title Program Manager

Post Date 9/27/2021

Full Time / Part-Time Full Time

Travel Negligible

City Colorado Springs

State CO

Country US

Description PROGRAM MANAGER (SPT-21-1309-W):

Bowhead seeks a Program Manager for a potential forthcoming contract at Peterson SFB Colorado Springs, CO.

The 319 CTS operates from the Moorman Space Education and Training Center (SETC) on Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado. The 319 CTS expands space system understanding by providing world-class, in-depth instruction of space systems, capabilities, requirements, acquisition, strategies and policies to support Joint military operations and U.S. National Security. The mission of 319 CTS is to provide responsive training in support of tactical, operational, and strategic joint and coalition space operations. Annually, 319 CTS educates more than 2800 students from all branches of the United States military, other Government departments, and select allied nations. 319 CTS requires specialized instructors and critical support personnel capable of successfully executing the 319 CTS mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Coordinate with the COR to obtain and clarify contract requirements, and be responsible for the daily control and supervision of the Contractor's employees. Will have the authority to resolve problems, allocate resources, manage personnel, and monitor operation performance to ensure contract requirements are met. The effort shall be under the direction and coordination of a single PM that will be a central point of contact for the CO and COR for any issues.

 Responsible for all aspects of Contractor-provided support. Provide administrative, clerical, scheduling, and resource allocation for all aspects of the requirements.

 Provide overall contractor management, including personnel, planning, quality control, direction, coordination, and reviews necessary to ensure effective contract performance. Lead contract effort to ensure trained and ready forces through superior education and training on all elements of comprehensive Advanced Space Operations Training, including SpacePower Disciplines (SPD) of Orbital Warfare, Space Electronic Warfare, Space Battle Management, Space Access and Sustainment, support to space operations (intelligence, cyberspace, acquisition/engineering).

 Oversee contractor support of Information Technology (networks/servers at UNCLAS to TS/SCI), Database Management (e.g. SQL, Oracle), website development/sustainment, audiovisual support (video, graphics), Instructional System Development (ISD) of courseware, and student administration (registration/scheduling).

 Plan, lead and execute Mobile Training Team (MTT) responsibilities to locations world-wide.

 Supervise contractor activity of 319th CTS and 533rd TRS

 Serve on and contribute to a variety of matrixed project teams

 Interface, as appropriate, with the 319 CTS Commander, 319 CTS/DO, 319 CTS Dean, and COR.

 Assess and resolve issues and provide recommendations as appropriate in support of 319 CTS ops

 Serve as the primary contractor point of contact (POC) for the 319 CTS COR.

 Ensure all Contractor personnel under his/her authority comply with all required training required by 319 CTS or higher authority.

 Ensure all Contractor personnel under his/her authority have the proper security clearances needed to instruct courses

 If required, ensure full compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other protocols for teaching international military students (IMS). Within 12 months of contract start, the Contractor shall have Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA) or other suitable ITAR mechanisms in place to permit contract instructors to deliver 319 CTS curricula to IMS.

 Ensure the following deliverables are submitted on the agreed schedule established by the COR and the CO:

o Monthly Program Management Review: Cost, Schedule, and Performance data shall be reported verbally and in writing monthly to the 319 CTS COR. A copy of the final and accepted written submission is to be provided to the CO.

o Quarterly Program Management Review: Cost Schedule, and Performance data shall be presented verbally and in writing at least once a quarter to the 319 CTS Commander and DO or his designated representative(s). A copy of the final and accepted written submission is to be provided to the CO.

o ODC Funds Status Report (OFSR): Shall be provided to the 319 CTS COR and CO on a monthly basis.

o Ensure instructors are competent to teach the most recent developments in systems and employment concepts, maintain assigned lessons and incorporate Government approved changes into all relevant course documentation.

o The Contractor Program Manager (PM) shall coordinate ISD course requirements and ISD compliance with 319 CTS and associated ISD Contractor(s).

Requirements • Knowledge/experience as it pertains to space systems particularly with in ground-based radars, infrared satellite systems/sensors, position/navigation/timing satellites/signals, satellite systems/sub-systems, satellite tracking telescope systems (ground- and space-based), USSPACECOM and USSF organization and command/control mechanisms, and space support to combat operations.

• PMP (Program Management Professional) Certification or 3 years experience as a Program Manager

• 3 years of experience in curriculum/lesson development and instruction

• Travel: 10%

Education Requirements: Master’s degree in business, technical, or a space-related field

Estimated salary range: $116,000 - $155,000

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

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  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) .

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)