Serco Inc.

FMS Acquisition Analyst

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Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Foreign Military Sales Acquisition Analyst

Serco has a great opportunity for you to advance a career supporting U.S. Navy acquisition programs for cutting edge systems and sensors for our international partners! Join an integrated government-industry team in and around the historic Washington Navy Yard right by Nationals Stadium. Become a part of U.S. Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) acquisition while building your professional background and expertise in support of the world’s greatest Naval international partnership.

Serco will provide technical support to its customer, a defense acquisition program management office which is responsible for the development, acquisition, production, fielding, and lifetime support of critical Navy systems in support of international partner Navies as part of the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. This associate-level position will help you hone your skills in FMS Case development, program management, and other related defense acquisition skills in a professional office environment.


In this role you will:

  • Independently research, coordinate, and develop FMS cases related to the sale and support of surface Navy systems and sensors.
  • Working with the technical, FMS Case Management, logistics support, and financial teams, use your knowledge of the Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS) to build Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) and to manage FMS Cases through their lifecycle.
  • Hone your understanding of the principles of defense acquisition program management and work in a team in applying your energy and enthusiasm to assigned programs.
  • Research written defense acquisition and FMS instructions and processes and apply what you've learned to solve problems and complete tasking.
  • Work in a collaborative, professional environment together with staff from the program office, other contractors, system developer/manufacturer, and the government/industry technical team. Work under the guidance and mentorship of an experienced supervisor but act independently to complete assignments.
  • Assist with the management of plans and schedules related to system acquisition. Support the government and contractor team in performing tasks such as arranging and participating in meetings or program reviews including preparing meeting agendas/minutes/actions, preparing presentations, developing spreadsheets, tracking action items, and assisting with collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist in collecting, displaying, and interpreting program-related data/metrics.
  • Gain additional responsibility and independent tasking as you grow in knowledge and experience.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.



Qualifications, Education and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 2 years' FMS-related experience.
  • Knowledge of FMS and the FMS Case writing process.
  • Experience using DSAMS.
  • Well-developed team communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Active Secret Security Clearance required 

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Previous government program office is desired but no previous experience with Navy systems is required.
  • Degree requirements may be adjusted based on additional related experience, highly specialized knowledge, or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and take on responsibility.
  • Willingness to travel with a team internationally in support of program objectives.

Take this opportunity to join a high-performing team, advance your career, and make a real difference supporting the US Navy and our International partners. Join the Serco team today!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by January 4, 2022 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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