Goldbelt, Inc.

Program Logistics Manager

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Detrick
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Goldbelt Frontier fosters a collaborative environment where employees are encouraged to utilize and employ their operational and leadership skills. Many senior project managers and business analysts are subject matter experts in their respective fields. Frontier understands how to support multiple stakeholders to aid in developing and implementing national policies, strategies, and doctrine.



Program Logistics Manager SOCOM Support supporting the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), a subordinate command under United States Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) in Frederick, MD. USAMMDA preserves and protects the lives of warfighters by developing medical products to ensure readiness and the highest quality of medical care for DoD personnel.


Onsite in Frederick, MD (local candidates only); Telework eligible.

Contingent upon contract award*** 


Essential Job Functions:


Life Cycle Logistics Support 

  • Shall work in concert with the PM and Project and Product Management Teams, including Life Cycle Logistics Management Specialists to provide Integrated Product Support (IPS) to IPTs for multiple products and coordinate with a large network of matrixed organizations within the DoD, US Army, and other Federal agencies to ensure effective, efficient, and timely completion of the USAMMDA medical product development mission.
  • Apply life cycle logistics management concepts and methodology to assigned projects and demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of IPS, DoD requirements determination, program planning, budget and execution, wholesale supply system, cataloging, and contract administration/ procurement.
  • Manage the lifecycle sustainment of assigned Army assemblages and associated equipment.
  • Shall conduct IPS element evaluations on supported tech base and product development efforts, to include production and transition to sustainment, of medical and non-medical products in the USAMMDA portfolio to ensure products will be sustainable once fielded.
  • Coordinate with the USAMRDC, other DoD activities, the manufacturer, the receiving unit, and other interested parties in the fielding of assigned systems, including the procurement mechanism and coordination with the DLA and the Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC).
  • Coordinate with other directorates and outside agencies to formally transition items through the lifecycle, i.e., coding, testing, acquisition, vendor management, formal documentation across DoD programs.
  • Develop, coordinate, maintain, and update supportability documents, such as Lifecycle Sustainment Plans
  • Prepare and update required management and acquisition documentation for programmatic briefings and reviews, such as the Type Classification Document and LCSPs for appropriate products in the portfolio.
  • Perform multiple logistics actions to support the acceptance of medical materiel, chemical and biological materiel, and medical support materiel into the Army, Navy, and Air Force wholesale system to include requesting for a NSN, and when needed, working with the Product Support Manager on type classification and a new LIN, and assisting in the preparation of the TOE Basis of Issue Plan, and Feeder Data.
  • Access, research and analyze the TDA and the TOE and provide guidance on investment decisions in support of force structure, using the following databases: Force Management System Web Site (FMSWEB), Logistics Information Warehouse (LIW), Medical Materiel Information Portal (MMIP), Army Equipping Enterprise System (AE2S), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS), Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics System (TEWLS), Global Combat Support System-Army (GCCS-Army), GFEBS, and Cloud Equipping (cQuiP) program.

Program and Project Management Support 

  • Apply pertinent laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and work processes to requirements involving the major issues and goals and objectives for product development.
  • Support the organization in the day-to-day medical product development activities according to U.S. Army, USAMRDC, USAMMDA, and DoD acquisition policies and regulations.
  • Participate in Integrated Product Team (IPT), Working Group, Product Lifecycle Review Committee (PLRC), and Investigator meetings; as well as other meetings that are part of the acquisition process including, but not limited to, In Process Reviews and Milestone Reviews.
  • Organize and prepare for meetings, schedule teleconferences, create and distribute agendas, create meeting minutes to include draft/final minutes, and deliver assessments in the form of information products including packages and briefings to the organization.
  • Coordinate and conduct site visits (e.g., clinical, vendors, testing facilities, manufacturing facilities)
  • Coordinate the conduct of developmental testing as well as support and coordinate operational assessment and testing, to include delivery of test items such as test articles and manuals.
  • Edit and maintain technical, budget, programmatic, administrative, and acquisition milestone documentation, to include program briefings IAW applicable DoD 5000 series regulations to ensure successful decision reviews, such as Business Case Analysis (BCA), Strategy Plans, Integrated Program Summary, Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs), Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs), and operating and maintenance instructions, development of these documents.
  • Monitor, coordinate, and report responses to external requests and tasks for information, ensuring responses are timely and accurate.
  • Provide support for all testing as well as all FDA and non-FDA regulated events.
  • Monitor the progress of clinical projects and provide recommendations on impact to acquisition strategies, maturity and risk of technologies, ability to address capability gaps for the focus areas for further development and/or investment.

Cost Analyst Support

  • Develop cost models for Program Office Estimates (i.e. LCCEs) in support of selected programs, and update the estimates as required
  • Develop and analyze MS Excel cost models, to include use of risk analysis tool add-ins
  • Assist in development of and analyze cost and schedule risk-adjusted LCCEs, Independent Government Estimates (IGEs), BCAs, Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), program office estimates, and other cost analyses.
  • Review or analyze as necessary cost/schedule uncertainty analyses and obtaining cost model result outputs.
  • Create, review and analyze cost estimates using the automated cost estimating integrated tool (ACEIT) suite.
  • Pre-validate PdM level cost estimates developed in ACEIT.
  • Provide cost estimating support at the portfolio level, to include developing portfolio models that integrate and display time-phased cost and schedule risk-adjusted views of multiple acquisition systems.
  • Brief leadership on program cost positions, impact of budget changes on supported programs, and other cost issues.
  • Assist in the development of budget submissions (Procurement (P)-Forms, Research Development Test and Evaluation (R)-Forms, etc.).
  • Conduct pre-validation (sufficiency reviews) of all cost estimates (IGE, LCCE, CBA, Will/Should Cost Analyses) prior to being sent to the USAMRDC Headquarters for external validation.
  • Develop a common basis for consolidating and reporting cost estimate information for all programs and remain current with all estimates.
  • Gather, compare, and correlate prior year and current year expenditures and conduct trend analyses to establish baseline budgetary data for inclusion in the budget estimating process.
  • Provide financial management expertise in coordination with program financial analysts to identify and resolve issues and make sound and timely recommendations to facilitate decision-making in each area where there is an issue.
  • Review and access program risks relative to schedule and cost.
  • Review each program integrated master schedule (IMS) for completeness and consistency with cost estimates.


Necessary Skills and Knowledge:

  • Shall have knowledge of such related and ancillary disciplines and specialties as testing, standardization, reliability and maintainability, safety, and configuration management.
  • Shall be extremely knowledgeable on IPS elements, as defined by AR 700-127, Integrated Product Support, and intent of the process; then tailor the actions to best fit the managed product. The IPS elements include Product Support Management, Design Interface, Sustaining Engineering, Maintenance Planning & Management, Manpower and Personnel, Supply Support, Support Equipment, Technical Data, Training and Training Support, Computer Resource Support, Facilities and Infrastructure, and Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation (PHST).
  • Possess an understanding of the Army and DoD field medical force structure and shall coordinate with multiple organizations and points of contact as required to ensure thorough and accurate communication at all times.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office, to include MS Outlook, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and MS Word
  • Have working knowledge of related and ancillary disciplines and specialties as testing, standardization, reliability and maintainability, safety, and configuration management.
  • Knowledgeable on IPS elements and intent of the process. 
  • Must possess strong communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline (with a focus on logistics), or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  • At least twelve (12) years of related lifecycle logistics experience, medical or non-medical.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Clearance: NACI
  • Ability to travel 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a logistics planner or in performance-based logistics with the Army with an understanding of the system function and effect on the defense supply system.


Compensation for this position is $110,000.00 Annually


Pay and Benefits

At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.


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