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Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analyst, F-35 International Directorate-(Hybrid Telework)
Serco North America Arlington, VA

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analyst, F-35 International Directorate-(Hybrid Telework)

Serco North America
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time

Serco is excited to begin support to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office. This contract provides program management support in support of the full acquisition lifecycle of the F-35 program, to include development, production, and sustainment.

International Directorate (ID) in its role as the focal point for all F-35 Fleet Users, to include U.S. Services, International Partners, and Foreign Military Sales programs to ensure ID integration throughout the F-35 enterprise and to ensure the delivery of 5th Generation combat capability to Warfighters in support of coalition operations. The Contractor shall provide support to the National Deputies who are the F-35 Program’s senior national representative for their Participant country within the JSF Program Office and are responsible for providing day-to-day representation of the cognizant Partner nation on all matters related to the F-35 Program. The Contractor shall provide support to the U.S. Service Deputies who are assigned to the JPO to ensure immediate/critical U.S. Service insight to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The Contractor shall provide support to the Foreign Military Sales USG Program Managers who represent the Foreign Military Sales Foreign Liaison Officers for country within the JSF Program Office and are responsible for providing day-to-day representation of the cognizant Foreign Military Sales nation on all matters related to the F-35 Program.

Our FMS Program Analysts use information derived from military FMS policy to determine courses of action. Work directly with customers and team members to determine project scope and specifications. Provides research and analysis to support FMS activities. May support development and analysis of products, including training modules, evaluation tools, etc. Presents analysis or products to customers. May support policy and procedure development for JPO or community-wide support. May interact with outside customers and functional peer groups. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Leads and directs the work of others.

In this role, you will:

  • International Integration and support – assist ID 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
  • International Programs – Assist ID in supporting National Deputies and their assistants in representing each of the F-35 Partner nations resident in ID.
  • Assist ID in supporting Service Deputies and their assistants in representing each of the F-35 US Services resident in ID.
  • 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 ID , 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.
  • International Agreements – Assist ID 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 ID in coordinating the review and approval of Decision Memoranda by all Partners.
  • Coordinated Capabilities – Assist ID in serving as a cross-PMO coordination focal point for ID country requirements, PMR action items and ongoing, non-U.S. development, sustainment, and production challenges.Assist ID in maintaining ID Scorecards and coordinating the positions of ID customers to the JPO.
  • External Interfaces – assist ID in coordinating with U.S. agencies on any programmatic or policy matter pertaining to the USG’s F-35 cooperative and FMS programs established with ID countries.
  • International Communication – Assist ID 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).

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance.
  • The ability to provide onsite support at one of the following F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) location no less than 2-days per week, each week. Exact days in office at the JPO must be coordinated with F-35 customer and approved by your Serco manager. (Your onsite days in JPO office including adhoc meetings may increase to support the needs of the customer.)
    • Crystal City, Arlington, VA
  • A Minimum of 6 years of experience 
  • Associates degree plus 4 years of addtional work experience 
  • Familiarity with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.2, DoD Directive (DODD) 5530.03 (International Agreement)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
  • Up to 25% travel

Addtional Desired Skills:

  • 3 years of work experience related to international acquisition programs.
  • Familiarity in International Cooperation in Acquisition, and Technology and Logistics (IC in AT&L) Handbook.
  • Demonstrated 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 in accordance with the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), DoD 5105.38-MX

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco’s 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters.


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Serco North America

Arlington, VA
22202 USA



Posted date

December 02, 2023

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Serco North America job posting for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analyst, F-35 International Directorate-(Hybrid Telework) in Arlington, VA with a salary of $112,600 to $133,100 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.