Program Portfolio Item Manager

Tampa, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AFO00240

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AFO is seeking an experienced Program Portfolio Item Manager to support DPAS implementation on a critical program in Tampa, Florida.

Job Duties:

  • Provides logistical, financial and IT subject matter expertise on the implementation of DPAS ICP, including making material (property and inventory) accountability procedure and policy recommendations based on system’s functionality for Government approval.

  • Plans, manages, and coordinates logistics supply chain support within the item management function within assigned major systems or subsystems with Government approval.

  • Oversees integration functions of supply, maintenance, spares procurement, and quality assurance into logistics activities required to sustain fielded systems with Government approval.

  • Assists PEO/Product Support Managers (PSM) in the establishment of acquisition milestones pertaining to supply chain management and monitors product support providers throughout the supply chain to ensure schedules are met, deficiencies are identified, and required adjustments are made.

  • Analyzes planning and programming documents to determine the nature and scope of acquisition efforts throughout the life-cycle to determine scope, interface requirements, policy issues, and performance criteria impacting current and transitioning systems.

  • Assists PEO/PSM to implement Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) plans and milestones as directed by policy and guidance to provide the best product for the user, ensuring the most effective and economical means of support are considered and planned for during all stages of a system’s life cycle.

  • Ensures comprehensive consideration of all factors that impact the logistic supply chain with regard to design and support, including emerging technologies, testing, spares procurement strategy, supply support, product support providers, and any required field/depot training.

  • Evaluates individual PEO program’s life cycle cost and trade-off parameters to ensure optimal use of product support providers’ supply and resources without degrading operational readiness.

  • Recommends deviations from plans based on costs, schedules, and performance to accommodate incorporation of new equipment and/or requirements into assigned systems.

  • Develops and validates internal controls and recommends policy and regulatory changes, as well as program enhancements when needed.

  • In collaboration with PSM/LCSM, act as Item Manager to gather facts, analyze data, and develop conclusions relative to any life cycle matters having a significant impact on solutions to problems requiring command attention because of their criticality or involvement with high-level policy.

  • Performs program level ICP management/maintenance functions within APSR. Ensure all personnel are current with any APSR required training.

  • Employs the entire Microsoft Office Suite capability to produce manage workload requirements and provide administrative work products.

  • Employs matured interpersonal skills, such as action and solution-oriented approach to problem solving, to support DPAS implementation in a fast-paced and fluid environment.

  • Actions the government’s intent with little to no direct guidance to achieve objectives.


  • Bachelor's Degree required in logistics management, supply chain or business related field

  • Minimum 10 Years of combined experience with DOD or other federal agency in Financial Management, Program Management, IT, Material Management or Logistics

  • Minimum 3 years of item management experience

  • Minimum 3 years Major Command to Headquarters staff experience

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in material management utilizing an LIS

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a government or civilian project or team lead.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • DAU Lifecycle Logistics Level I certified

  • Secret Clearance required on day one of performance

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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