Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Senior Acquisition Program Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
Program Management
Full Time
Location : Name
Hanscom AFB

Position Summary

The US Air Force requires full-spectrum Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support to staff a portfolio of Special Access Program (SAP) Information Technology (IT) efforts within the Advanced Technology Branch of the Special Programs Division (AFLCMC). This specialized A&AS support is required to develop, integrate, test, field, and sustain SAP IT networks and services across the Air Force SAP community. The Advanced Technology Branch is chartered to integrate, modernize, and sustain a variety of SAP networks, enterprise software solutions, and multi-level data, voice, and video services.


Duties include, but not limited to: 

  • Applies subject matter expertise to various project/program initiatives
  • Identifies programmatic issues and develops recommendations to facilitate issue resolution
  • Advises on all resource management issues pertaining to the evaluation of effective resource performance across the portfolio
  • Serves as a branch integrator ensuring all programs briefings and charts meet proper format
  • Advises on responses to senior leadership
  • Advises the Government program manager on best practice’s
  • Outlines policy disconnects, interpretation and management of all acquisition efforts
  • Assist the Program Manager in management of day-to-day program activities, to include: integrated master scheduling, contract actions (including proposal technical evaluations and materials/ labor hours estimating), action item resolution, execution of requirements and plans, management of technical/ program related issues, development of comprehensive rick assessment and mitigation plans, and test support to include operational assessment of advanced technologies
  • Creates and assists in developing acquisition program documentation required by DOD 5000 series supporting program efforts and acquisition milestones/ reviews applying knowledge of streamlined acquisition policies/ procedures and program management skills
  • Assist with the definition, development, documentation and management of user requirements; building on existing requirements management processes to identify, review, and approve inherent and new capability needs to support a larger user community and enterprise objective to include assisting in conducting Industry Days, user/requirement working groups, developing implementation strategies, ect.
  • Prepares RFP documentation consisting of Statement of Objectives, Statement of Work, Program Specifications, Contract Data Requirements Lists, etc. per DOD 5000 series
  • Supports the development of strategies and associated budgets to efficiently and effectively execute programs, planning, facilitation, coordination of agendas, action items, and technical/program issues related to management, technical and test reviews to include requirements and design reviews, audits, and requirements meetings, etc.
  • Assists in the development and execution of strategies and budget to efficiently execute programs cost, schedule and technical performance and associated risks
  • Prepare/update briefings and reports as required
  • Assist in the development and execution of strategies and budgets to efficiently execute programs
  • Monitor effectiveness of achieving program/enterprise goals and objectives; to include monitoring cost, schedule and technical performance and associated risks


Minimum Required Qualifications:


Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

ClearanceTop Secret (with a current investigation within the past 5 years) or enrolled in Continuous Evaluation and SCI/SAP/SAR eligible

Education: Masters Degree

Years’ experience: 12+ years of experience in government acquisitions

  • Prime contract management experience
  • Knowledge of DOD 5000 Series Defense Acquisition System Documentation
  • Software and or Information Technology related cost/schedule/technical, management experience
  • Ability to work effectively in a leadership-type role, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and ability to proactively engage with and advise government and contractor support
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

Interpersonal Skills: 

  • Working knowledge of the military structure and system acquistion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment


Additional Information:


Location: Onsite at Hanscom AFB with minimal remote flexibility

Travel: Travel within CONUS is required


Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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