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Senior Ship Acquisition and Lifecycle Manager

Company: Sayres & Associates
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Sayres is a leader in defense support services to the DOD. Our 300+ program support experts empower our customers' senior leadership with long term planning and analytics, insightful decision making, and day-to-day operations. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Sayres has offices in California, Maine, and Alabama. Sayres and Associates has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001.

This Position may be eligible for Remote and/or hybrid based on customer discretion.


Sayres is seeking a Senior Ship Acquisition and Lifecycle Manager with Secret Clearance in Washington, DC.

Duties could include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide executive level acquisition and lifecycle management support for US Navy auxiliary ship/service craft/small boat major acquisition program office in Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).
  • Lead team of analysts through complex shipbuilding procurement and design/build contract evolutions using DOD 5000 processes, as well as manage ship lifecycle management activities including maintenance, engineering and repair/availability management.
  • Apply specific program and/or operational knowledge ACAT 1 level acquisition processes and lead special project initiatives on behalf of govt/military customer across a spectrum of program management and engineering services involving auxiliary ships, special craft and small boats.
  • Interface with wide range of stakeholders throughout Navy and industry including shipyards and commercial vendors.
    • Minimum 10 years relevant experience
    • BS Degree
    • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience leading teams in relevant environments
    • Secret Clearance
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Preferred certifications include PMP and DAU/DAWIA training
    • Preferred first-hand experience with USN Service Craft/Auxiliary Ships or Small Boats
      The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

      At Sayres, our employees enjoy an atmosphere conducive to realizing their potential through personal and professional development while simultaneously exceeding customers' expectations.


      COVID Vaccination Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere to Sayres and Associates LLC's vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated. New employees must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Please note, customer site vaccination requirements, if stricter, will take precedence over Sayres vaccination policy. Prospective employees can submit questions regarding the COVID vaccination policy to .

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