SAIC is looking for qualified candidates to provide Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate Office of Industry Partnerships (OIP).
The Commercialization Accelerator Program Lead will conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions. Including
Program Management Support Tasks:
• Assist the CAP Program Manager with internal requirements analysis, cost analysis and program planning, and research and regulatory compliance;
• Support technology transfer through maintenance planning and life-cycle supply requirements and processes in order to meet O&M needs, including coordinating parallel technology transitions and awareness of transition processes at the Department of Energy national Laboratories and other Federally funded R&D organizations;
• Assist with the development of test and evaluation methodology;
• Assist with the development of technology foraging strategy, including technology identification and evaluation;
• Assist with identifying, monitoring, reducing, and remediating technical, financial, and programmatic risks to ensure project remains on schedule and within budget;
• Recommend and advise on program development and administration, to include improvements and optimization, through review of project materials and discussion with CAP PM;
• Take action on executing and driving results of various portions of the overall program plan;
• Prepare internal and external program/project documents, including Project Management documentation for the S&T Shared Project Sites, and correspondence;
• Prepare draft project-related programmatic and technical slide presentations, white papers, and other documentation to support project meetings, customer briefings, technical reviews, and presentations to senior leadership;
• Make recommendations and develop draft messaging for timely and appropriate internal and external communications;
• Assist with budget development, execution and tracking. Specifically, the contractor shall assist the PM with development and maintenance of the current and out-year budgets and spend plans, updating the documents as new efforts start and older efforts complete;
• Provide project financial documentation to the CAP PM. Documentation should include tracking of funding execution (e.g. commitments, obligations, and expenditures) of efforts awarded;
• Assist with preparing, routing and archiving of procurement requisition (PR) documents;
• Ensure compliance of research efforts with applicable policies and regulations, particularly with unique DHS S&T research requirements such as developing Privacy Threshold Assessments or more broad regulations such as International Trafficking in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations;
• Attend program and technical meetings as required and provide meeting minutes to PM; be conversant in program details for discussion, both verbal and written, on CAP projects, details of specific processes for current and potential performers, customers, and program partners; and assist the CAP PM by supporting the development of constructive relationships with program stakeholders across the Federal government;
• Assist the CAP PM by performing technical evaluations of technologies, to include those funded by DHS and others, to be considered for the CAP program;
• Assist the CAP PM with setting testing objectives and criteria for assessments and T&E activities for technologies participating in the CAP program; and
• Assist the CAP PM with market research activities, to include consulting databases and technical materials as well as primary research with potential users, to inform assessments of technologies and their commercialization potential.
• Maintain organized and logical files for all necessary program, project and performer documentation, including electronic and hard copy;
• Coordinate, organize, attend, and facilitate program reviews, site visits, and technical workshops as needed;
• Assist with other OIP data call responses;
• Assist with assorted OIP level tasks to include, but not limited to:
o The creation of division level documents (i.e. Annual Reports, Strategies);
o The development of budget write-ups (i.e. Congressional Justifications); and
o Preparation for, and conduct of, OIP sponsored meetings and conferences.
Masters and ten (10) years or more experience in requirements analysis, cost analysis and program planning, and research and regulatory compliance.
• Must have knowledge and demonstrated experience working in a research and development organization, supporting Science and Technology programs
• Must have experience in technology transfer and commercialization
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
• Must have Secret Clearance
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task and respond to quick turn-around requests, and willingness to assist other support contractors to complete tasks efficiently
• Demonstrated ability to proactively engage in support activity unrelated to defined job description
• Strong skills in time management and ability to work independently
Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret clearance
• Prior experience with DHS and/or law enforcement.
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