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International Program Analyst

Company: Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Location: Arlington
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:


Bowhead seeks an International Program Analyst to perform a variety of program support functions to the F-35 JPO contact in Arlington, VA. The International Program Analyst will assist Partners and Military Sales (P&F) 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.

Essential functions will include:

--- Assist P&F in supporting National Deputies and their assistance in representing each of the F-35 Partner nations resident in P&F.
--- Assist P&F in supporting Service Deputies and their assistants in representing each of the F-35 US Services resident in P&F.
--- 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 P&F, 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
--- Assist P&F 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 P&F in coordinating the review and approval of Decision Memoranda by all Partners Participates in meetings and supports specified Program Management Office duties.
--- Assist P&F in serving as a cross-PMO coordination focal point for P&F country requirements, PMR action items and ongoing, non-U.S. development, sustainment, and production challenges
--- Assist P&F in maintaining P&F Scorecards and coordinating the positions of P&F customers to the JPO
--- Assist P&F 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)
--- Other duties as assigned

Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to a potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted.

In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

--- Master's Degree in Science, Engineering, International Affairs/Policy or related discipline; or a Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of additional related work experience
--- Experience in defense acquisition program management related to weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management; and a minimum of five (5) years out of ten (10) years of recent work experience related to international acquisition programs
--- Experience in a business or technical position supporting strategic planning efforts in major DoD, other government agency, or private sector acquisition program.
--- Possesses demonstrated experience in Joint Service or international cooperative projects within the DoD or other government agency.
--- 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.
--- Possesses demonstrated experience working with foreign disclosure and releasability processes and procedures.
--- Possess demonstrated robust initiative, and the ability to work independently under general supervision and function as part of an interdisciplinary team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for a 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, 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 (

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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Keywords: Bowhead / UIC Technical Services, Arlington , International Program Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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