Serco Inc.

FMS Technical Project Manager

Recruiting Location : Location
Engineering/Ship Construction
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

If you seek a rewarding, high profile and challenging position supporting projects for the US Navy - Come discover your place with Serco! Our FMS Project Manager will provide naval ship and systems expertise, advice, professional judgment, and leadership for the modernization, repair, and sustainment of former USN, USCG, and foreign naval vessels.


This position is contingent upon government contract award and your ability to maintain/transfer your Secret clearance.



  • Provide project managment support to technical support projects and ship repair availabilities under the auspices of Foreign Military Sales programs executed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Identify and define project requirements and analyze to develop project scope
  • Recommend alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures
  • Define and acquire staff and other resources to accomplish the objectives of the project
  • Perform analysis, development, evaluation, and planning
  • Lead teams supporting various FMS delivery orders
  • Interview, select, train, mentor, develop performance plans, and conduct performance evaluation of assigned employees
  • Comply with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties
  • Provide leadership to project analyses and process improvement activities
  • Provide recommendations to improve existing quality systems and applicable procedures and guidelines
  • Verify that all internal and subcontractor staff meet all contractual and performance requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise and input to integrated master ship repair schedules
  • Respond to emergent international fleet technical requirements
  • Provide expertise and input to ensure adherence to local, state, federal and OSHA safety laws and policies
  • Provide subject matter expertise on projects from inception through completion
  • Review work for quality assurance
  • Review and approve subcontractor invoices
  • Participate in long-range planning, analysis, and program design
  • Participate in the planning and design of new projects
  • Acquire additional business on assigned programs and supporting new business development and proposals
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field  with five (5) years of increasing engineering management responsibility is required, including at least two (2) years of USG ship or submarine construction or repair/overhaul experience
  • Experience includes disciplines of electrical engineering, combat systems engineering, fire control technical, electronics technician, and may include mechanical, naval architecture, marine, and civil engineering
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute is preferred
  • A U.S. Government ACTIVE SECRET clearance is required and is a condition for continued employment
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) experience is STRONGLY PREFERRED. 
  • Experience working directly with foreign military and foreign government personnel is highly desired
  • Experience with the various ex-USN/USCG ship classes and their associated systems currently in service in foreign navies is highly desired
  • Experience supporting NAVSEA IWS 4, IWS 11, PMS 325, PMS 326, or PMS 333/SEA 21I is highly desired
  • Familiarity and experience with ITAR, FCPA, and other regulations, laws, and additional requirements associated with international work is desired


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of shipbuilding (acquisition, design, production, test and trials) is desired
  • Knowledge of U.S. Navy hull, mechanical, and electrical system functionalities and interfaces
  • An understanding of NAVSEA, other U.S. Navy organizations, and supporting organizational processes, roles, and responsibilities is highly desirable
  • Proficiency in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Skills and abilities to collect information, data, and technical specifications, and perform engineering computations, measurements, and analyses of navy engineering systems
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage, track, and prioritize many diverse and changing requirements and tasks
  • Ability to interact with customers and provide input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables
  • Skills and capabilities to produce and deliver comprehensive reporting to external and internal stakeholders, including government, executive, and foreign personnel
  • Requires advanced knowledge and understanding of work project(s) and functions
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

**Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active.  Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process.**

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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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


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