Sayres & Associates
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of technical, engineering and administrative services including: acquisition, financial and program management; fleet synthetic training; logistics; ship construction engineering; systems engineering and integration; wargaming; test and evaluation; security, counterintelligence and policy analysis. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad. 

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services.  We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, allowing us to provide cost effective and best value solutions to our customers. 

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development. 

Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific N7 Department and Afloat Training Group Pacific are responsible for the training and certification of all ships in the Pacific Fleet. ATGPAC is the ISIC for the following commands: ATG San Diego (ATG SD) and Engineering Assessments Pacific (EAP)(located in San Diego, CA); ATG Middle Pacific (ATG MIDPAC)(located in Pearl Harbor, HI); ATG Western Pacific (ATG WESTPAC)(located in Yokosuka, Japan) and ATG Western Pacific Detachment Sasebo (ATG WESTPAC DET SASEBO)(located in Sasebo, Japan); and ATG Pacific Northwest (ATG PACNW)(located in Everett, WA). Training standards and requirements are continually evolving and expanding, requiring increased manpower and flexibility.

There is a substantial requirement for contractor support to improve reliability and productivity of Commander Naval Surface Force Pacific and Afloat Training Group Pacific in San Diego to include training standards development and analysis, monitoring, analyzing and tracking ships in training, departmental executive support, scheduling and conflict management, quality assurance, data analysis, Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) training requirements generation, program management, and mission area certification.

The CNSP Surface Force Training Requirements Developer and Functional & Systems Analyst will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct annual reviews and provide inputs for re-write of SFRM, SFEM, ASWC, BMDC, and CMTQ series instructions taking into consideration changing requirements and shipboard manning.
  • Recommend changes to Surface Platform NMETL based performance and training standards across all mission areas.
  • Identify, develop, review, and document shipboard Surface Force Training Requirements in the TYCOM N7 training related instructions that specify shipboard training requirements.
  • Monitor and track PACFLT ships progress through the tactical training continuums.
  • Develop and analyze training related metrics that track a ship's weekly progress and readiness through the basic training phase to include but not limited to: Certification status, crew performance output, average cost per warship exiting Basic Phase, and various cost analysis outputs. Provide metrics-based recommendations for training process improvement.
  • Review and comment on Surface Force training related sections of draft documents. For example, Fleet CONOPS, Tactic, Techniques, and Procedures (TPP), Tactical Bulletins (TACBULS), Trainer Requirements Documents (TRD), Fleet Commander and Force Commander Instructions, etc.
  • Develop surface force tactical mission area tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) in conjunction with the Navy Surface Warfare Development Command (NSWDC).
  • Coordinate inputs and provide recommended solutions and courses of action (COA) related to training issues associated with impediments or delinquencies with CNSP Ships.
  • Develop, analyze, review, and submit monthly Surface Force Training Wholeness Indicators (as required) in support of the Fleet Readiness Report to the Fleet Integration Executive Panel (FIEP) for approval and forwarding to CNO.
  • Analyze Training Standards process initiatives, assess weaknesses/strengths, and provide recommended written briefs and presentations for executive/flag level decision makers.
  • Review and recommend changes to internal documentation generated by CNSP N7 Department, and track projects to completion, providing comprehensive analysis taking into consideration available resources, costs, and likely outcomes.
  • Determine, identify and record the resources required (underway steaming days, targets, ammunition, ranges, manpower, etc.) for surface force mission area training, qualification and certification by ship class and by mission area.
  • T-Pillar Surface Warfare Enterprise/ Readiness Kill Chain / Surface Master Plan.
  • Conduct Readiness Kill Chain (RKC) training analysis on all classes of ships. Develop and update Basis for Measurement (BFM) for each metric.
  • Participate in weekly SWE PRT VTC/TELCONs, semi-annual Face-To-Face conferences, T-Pillar TELCONs, and annual Surface Board reports that shall be reviewed, problems areas identified; and contractor shall develop and recommend solutions to those problems identified.

Sayres Corporate/Director Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the West Coast President in support of strategic development leveraging existing company expertise and customer base. Lead initiatives that will grow the company's business base in areas of current capability and experience as well as strategic targeted areas of opportunity.
  • Interface and consult with current customer base (CNSP, ATG, TTGP) to ensure optimum level of customer satisfaction and discern emerging challenges and opportunities.
  • Identify and explore new target business growth areas and lead capture efforts in support of new business in those environments.
  • Lead business development efforts related to International Modeling and Simulation, Wargaming and Naval Shipbuilding opportunities.
  • Represent the company as a participant in executive level panels, projects, symposia, etc. exploiting current areas of corporate expertise.
  • Integrate business development processes and resources and lead proposal effort development process improvement initiatives.

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.    

Qualifications & Clearance Requirements 

  • Ability to confidently and fluently interface with MIL 06 & above, SES's and Corporate VP's, and Presidents. Able to cite proven successes in this capacity in prior employment activity.
  • Thorough understanding of Govt/DOD contracting corporate operations and processes and proven ability to lead large-scale corporate growth initiatives.
  • Naval shipboard experience.
  • Navy major staff experience.
  • Experience in gap analysis.
  • Experience in Navy information systems and programs and processes.
  • Experience in producing operational efficiencies and or process improvements.
  • Experience in gap analysis.
  • Knowledge of the Surface Force Requirements Manual (SFRM) and the Surface Force Exercise Manual (SFEM).
  • Experience with schoolhouse training requirements.
  • Experience in tracking and monitoring metrics for ships in training
  • Experience in Department of Defense Training programs.
  • Experience in the operation and conduct of Afloat Training.
  • Understanding of the resources required to train and certify ships.
  • Experience in Department of Defense Training and Warfare Area certification processes.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of program tools.
  • Master's Degree
  • Active Secret security clearance verifiable in JPAS.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status. 

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