Government Interface Lead
Stafford, VA 
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Job Description
TitleGovernment Interface Lead
EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
CategoryVirginia Office
Description

Quality Statement:

It is the purpose of the Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) to pioneer value-added technical solutions with knowledge, excellence and integrity for our worldwide transportation partners, through personal commitment.

Safety Statement:

It is the responsibility of all NATC employees to follow adopted safety policies and procedures and to take part in protecting themselves, their coworkers and the organization.

Position Summary:

The Government Interface Lead is responsible to maintain contact with USMC and US Army customers to support NATC awareness of general customer problems and business opportunities that align with NATC core competencies. This position requires experience in Government-related requirements development and/or acquisition programs and the associated Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) processes. A working understanding of the current Defense Acquisition Framework and Service Components' budgeting and planning cycle and how they impact the acquisition process is a key skill set. The ability to establish and nurture relationships that lead to the mutual benefit of the customer and the corporation is vital to the Government Business Development Lead's success.

Working in support of Program Managers and the NATC Business Development Manager, this position is responsible for:

  1. Maintaining currently established business relationships with requirements development and acquisition program manager offices.
  2. Identifying and developing business opportunities (and the associated relationships) with requirements development and acquisition program manager offices that have emerging programs/projects aligning to NATC corporate objectives and core competencies.
  3. Assesses where the potential business opportunities (projects) exists in the defense acquisition framework, and identify actionable capabilities and logistics goals to aid in formulating draft Statements of Work in response to initial problem descriptions provided by the government.

  1. Articulates/translates NATC generated technical information and evaluations to non-technical personnel.
  2. Assists with the management and monitoring of contracted work projects for the customers with whom he/she interfaces.
  3. Assists with the planning and participating in those Government-related trade shows that have been identified for NATC involvement. Be prepared to facilitate employee support for those trade show locations within the National Capital Region (eg: Modern Day Marine and AUSA).
  4. Providing assistance with managing Government visitors to NATC facilities; including in person support, protocol support, and visitor biography development.
  5. Assisting the NATC Business Development Manager in planning and maintaining a budget for Government-related business development activities.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assess where a project exists in the defense acquisition framework, and identify actionable capabilities and logistics goals from the Statement of Work and initial problem description provided by the government.
  2. Provide support to NATC test engineers and program managers.
  3. Ability to articulate technical information to non-technical personnel.
  4. Ability to manage more than one technical activity at a time.
  5. Review project technical data including test results, analytical results, requirements rationale, cost and weight considerations providing findings and recommendation on in MS Office based reports, and graphs.
  6. Travel as required by Company needs and directives.
  7. Attends and represents company at trade and industry shows.
  8. Provide recommendations and input on NATC business development activities as it relates to military/government programs that track to NATC objectives and core compentencies.
  9. Other duties and responsibilities as required.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in military operations, collaboration and management in analysis and reporting within the DOD 5000 regulatory framework and at least 10 years of military/government related experience. Or, minimum of 10 years of professional experience with the Military Industrial Complex, collaboration and management in analysis and reporting within the DOD 5000 regulatory framework.
  1. Must possess general knowledge of the MAGTF, working knowledge of the Marine Corps Operational Concepts, Defense Acquisition Lifecycle Management, and Military Leadership hierarchy.
  2. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, expressing ideas clearly and actively listening to thoughts and ideas of others.
  3. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  4. Must be professional and personable and able to relate well with employees at all levels.
  5. Must have excellent organization and time management skills.
  6. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.
  7. Able to work in excess of 40 hours per week.
  8. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of USMC Combat Development process, organizations and operations.
  2. Experience with evaluation of military system suitability measures, including operational availability, reliability, maintainability, military maintenance and supply systems.
  3. Automotive experience, professional and/or personal interest.

AAP/EEO Statement:

Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) values a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunity Employer, NATC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status legally protected by Federal, State, or Local law. NATC assures you that your opportunity with this Company depends solely on your qualifications and other job-related factors

Important Notice:

This position is not limited to those duties in the job description. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or deleted to meet the business needs of Hodges Transportation, Inc./NATC. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Notify the Human Resources manager if you require any accommodation (s) to perform any of the essential functions of this position.

All employees of this Company are employees at will and, as such, are free to resign at any time without reason. The Company, likewise, retains the right to terminate an employee's employment at any time with or without reason or notice. Nothing contained in this document or any other document provided to the employee is intended to be, nor should it be, construed as a guarantee that employment or any benefit will be continued for any period of time. Any salary figures provided to an employee in annual or monthly terms are stated for the sake of convenience or to facilitate comparisons and are not intended and do not create an employment contract for any specific period of time.

Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time
ShiftDays
PositionGovernment Interface Lead
Exempt/Non-ExemptNon-Exempt
LocationNATC - Stafford - Virginia



Nevada Automotive Test Center is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) values a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunity Employer, NATC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status legally protected by Federal, State, or Local law. NATC assures you that your opportunity with this Company depends solely on your qualifications and other job-related factors.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Days
Required Experience
3+ years
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