• Advanced Government Property Specialist

    Location USA-VA-Marion
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 4:57 PM)
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  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

    Training and professional certification from National Property Management Association (NPMA) or other related professional development association preferred.


    Candidates must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET security clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for Advanced Government Property Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    • Administers property control program activities to ensure accountability of company and/or government property in accordance with applicable company policy or government regulations
    • Acts as liaison between the DCMA property and the company
    • Performs compliance audits of government/customer-owned property and initiates corrective actions with the appropriate departments for discrepancies
    • Participates in supplier evaluations and audits of supplier (vendor, subcontractor) facilities where government and/or customer-owned property is assigned through the company 
    • Prepares various reports and certifications for submission to government/customer agencies
    • Works with personnel using government/customer property to ensure compliance with pertinent government regulations and internal procedures 
    • Performs internal screening for property availability
    • Verifies the accuracy and adequacy of property disposition schedules prior to their submission to the appropriate agency representatives
    • Initiates and maintains various departmental property databases and reports using available software applications and tools
    • Reviews contract documentation for programs that require the use of property and ensures that relevant information regarding property is kept up to date in the database 
    • Participates in the conduct, reconciliation, and reporting of annual customer property inventories
    • Conducts a wide variety of contractual verification, compliance guidance, report submittals and monitoring to ensure compliance of programs and functional areas with internal policies and procedures
    • Assists in problem solving, planning and implementing contract unique property requirements 
    • Conducts independent investigations of cases of lost or damaged property
    • Reviews contract terms and conditions, special provisions and procedures as it applies to the handling, control and disposition of customer and/or government property
    • Coordinates and provides training to property team members
    • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems
    • May refer to established precedents and policies
    • Work is performed under general direction
    • Participates in determining objectives of assignment
    • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
    • Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields 



    •  Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives
    •  Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization
    • Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects
    • Ability to lead self-directed teams
    • Excellent Communication (Written and Verbal) Required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office : Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Proficient understanding and application of property principles, concepts, practices, and standards
    • Proficient in industry practices


    • Experience with Oracle Property Module
    • Knowledgeable/Experience with Manufacturing Environment and Tooling


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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