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Tracking Code PMDCATS-18-0147-F
Job Code 18-0147
Posting Title Administrative Support Level II
Post Date 2/14/2018
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Fort Belvoir
State VA
Country US

Bowhead seeks an Administrative Support Specialist to provide support to the Product Lead, Defense-Wide Transmission Systems (PL DWTS) contract at Fort Belvoir, VA. The Administrative Support Specialist will assist with project maintenance, reporting, and subject matter expertise in the field of business and administration to aid in the overall sustainment of PL DWTS portfolio.

Qualified candidates must have three (3) or more years documented experience performing program office administrative work in accordance with the expectations of the program office outlined below and must currently hold an active Secret Clearance.

Program Office Requirements:

• Develop program management briefings and other program documentation, including staffing and tracking staffing items for PL signature;

• Tracking completion of SACO action items to be completed by Government personnel;

• Assist project leads with Execution and Program Baseline (EPB) briefing, Quarterly Program Review (QPR) briefings, bi-weekly staff slides and other program slides as required;

• Participate in IPTs or other subgroups formed by the PL (this may include coordinating IPT meetings (syncing calendars and meeting attendees), contributing functional or technical expertise, and/or providing administrative support to any of the government Project Officer leads or managers);

• Prepare for and conduct monthly communications reviews covering planning, objectives, risks and accomplishments;

• Provide PL strategic planning support (Mission, Vision, Strategic Objectives, and Metrics) for PL DWTS Portfolio programs; and

• Assist in development of executive level briefings, when necessary.

PL DWTS is a part of the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS) at Fort Belvoir, VA. The organization as a whole is responsible for a suite of more than 100 projects, ranging from worldwide strategic satellite communications and Wideband Control systems, long-haul terrestrial microwave, and fiber optic communications systems, to Technical Control Facilities, Combat Service Support communications systems, critical power infrastructure, and combat vehicle intercom systems.

Requirements • High School diploma or equivalent PLUS a minimum of three (3) years of program office support experience is required.
• Candidate shall be capable of performing program office administrative work in accordance with the expectations of the program office.
• PM DCATS experience highly desired.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold and be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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