LMI is looking for a Lead Lifecycle Logistics Manager to support a federal program management office (PMO) charged with planning, acquiring, and managing the operation of technology and capabilities to keep our borders safe and facilitate travel and trade. We are seeking an energetic self-starter who is focused on practical and efficient solutions delivered by a multi-dimensional collaborative team. Travel will be required once or twice a month to stations on the southwest and other borders.
Guide a team of about 30 engineers, logisticians, and asset managers in applying best practices to support lifecycle management and sustainment of deployed systems, with a focus on managing products and systems after deployment.
Identify and mitigate risk, shape technical planning and management, support and provide insight to stakeholders, and identify systemic issues.
Develop and recommend resource- and time-saving strategies for transitioning concepts to implementation.
Provide subject matter expertise in systems deployment and/or logistics.
Work with stakeholders to ensure technical validity, operational feasibility, and operator suitability of solutions across multiple portfolios.
Coordinate the inter-agency activities necessary to deploy communication solutions.
Oversee technical delivery of multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.
Review project progress from a sustainment perspective, measuring performance and taking necessary corrective actions to maintain agreed upon requirements.
Travel to project sites at border locations once or twice a month to check progress of work, to check conformity with specifications and good practices, to attend program management reviews, and contribute to technical integrated project teams.
Ability to effectively manage logistics activities
Ability to be resourceful and take initiative without everyday tasking from client / supervisor
Ability to persuade and effectively negotiate
Ability to communicate clearly with a wide variety of stakeholders
Ability to effectively problem solve
Possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
Possess strong organizational skills
Ten years of experience managing a systems logistics workforce for large, complex programs.
Ten years of experience in major systems deployment or logistics for DHS or DoD.
Experience providing detailed leadership to staff involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.
Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization.
Required Education and Certifications
Current CBP background investigation public trust suitability determination.
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, management sciences, or a related field.
Certification in project management from a recognized credentialing agency (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Program Management Professional (PgMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), and/or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III Program Management certification).