US Army Land and Range Management Program Manager
CALIBRE, an employee-owned management consulting and digital transformation company seeks a Land and Range Management Program Manager to support multiple US Army installation training area management programs.
Successful candidate will manage CALIBRE contracts, supervise employees, and manage CALIBRE subcontractors providing Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM), Range Control and Management, and Grounds Maintenance support.
ITAM is the Army's comprehensive approach to land management and land maintenance to ensure quality training and realism, while reducing environmental damage. Per Army Regulation 350-19, the Army ITAM program is composed of five major elements:
- Range and Training Land Assessment to inventory and monitor natural resources to document resource conditions and assess the ability of the land to withstand impacts from training
- Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance to use vegetation removal, re-vegetation to rehabilitate the land and enhance the realism of training
- Sustainable Range Awareness to educate officers and enlisted Soldiers and foster the wise use of land
- Training Requirements Integration to optimize land use by integrating mission requirements with the carrying capacity of the land
- Geographic Information System capability provides standard mapping and spatial analysis capabilities that support the ITAM Program components
Range Control and Management support includes range support to training units. This includes:
- Maintenance and operation of live-fire ranges
- Maintenance and operation of non-live-fire facilities
- Logistical and communications expertise
- Fabrication of non-standard targetry
Grounds Maintenance support includes:
- Maintenance of live-fire and maneuver training areas, including those within the Artillery Impact Area or other designated high-risk areas
- Providing road, target emplacement, battle position, culvert, and training area sustainment
- Providing vegetation control of range footprints, Drop Zones, and other collective training areas; and ensure that course and service roads are navigable, and vegetation does not interfere with the supported units’ training objectives
CALIBRE is currently supporting the Yakima Training Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Fort Knox, and Fort Stewart. The Program Manager may perform their responsibilities from CALIBRE’s corporate or satellite office or a telework location. Travel to each of the supported installations is required approximately once each year.
- Ability to manage all aspects of CALIBRE’s contracts with the Government, including scheduling, directing, and ensuring performance of all contract deliverables and meeting all requirements
- Ability to ensure all government furnished and CALIBRE-owned equipment (i.e., computer, tractors, heavy equipment, radios, etc.), supplies, facilities, and materials are made available when requested and properly maintained
- Knowledge and full understanding of Government contracts to perform the described services, including various associated FAR and DFARS clauses
- Knowledge of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and employing personnel subject to the SCA
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to provide leadership to collaborate and work with diverse teams of personnel and stakeholders
- Strong analytical skills to assess project requirements, project progress, alternative consideration, performance improvement (including innovative approaches)
- Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to provide personnel with measurable goals and to conduct annual (or more frequent, as appropriate) personnel performance reviews
- Ability to identify, evaluate, and select subcontractors (in conjunction with corporate leadership) to perform support
- Ability to evaluate subcontractor performance on an annual basis
- Solid skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Minimum of five years of program management experience with the Army ITAM Program or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
- Experience developing opportunities, writing proposals, and managing Federal government contracts, including ITAM, Range Control and Management, and/or Grounds Maintenance
- Experience kicking off new government contracts and managing all aspects and requirements of contract execution, ensuring support remains within budget and on schedule. This includes maintaining project data and information for internal reporting, project financial tracking, and/or invoice support.
- Experience communicating with government clients and corporate leadership
- Demonstrated experience developing comprehensive and complex Work Plans
- Demonstrated experience developing comprehensive and complex Monthly Status Reports (MSRs) clearly detailing that contract metrics are being met and that performance is progressing in accordance with Performance Requirements of the Contract. MSR information includes details of task accomplishments at associated work locations, activity/project status updates, labor hours expended, and materials used for each project.
- Experience coordinating and conducting routine sync meetings with assigned personnel and client
- Experience preparing monthly equipment status reports on readiness of equipment
- Experience managing and maintaining government furnished equipment
- Experience maintaining contract- and site-specific personnel records regarding personnel training, satisfactory qualification requirements, operators’ and drivers’ licenses and certifications, and any other such requirements of the contract