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Program Manager at Joint Interoperability & Data Link Training Center (JID-TC)

Job Type

Full Time


Fayetteville, NC

About the Role

Are you a highly organized and detail-oriented professional with a passion for joint and all-domain operations?  Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment where you can make a meaningful impact on warfighter training? If so, PatchPlus Consulting Inc. is seeking a Program Management Consultant to join our team in the Fayetteville, North Carolina area!


As a Joint Interoperability & Data Link Training Center (JID-TC) Program Manager, you will provide leadership and direction in the delivery of courseware to train leaders and JDN operators responsible for C2 data architecture, management and displays spanning multiple security levels. You will work closely with your team to identify and assess risks, evaluate student performance and feedback, develop course plans and procedures, and manage the execution of training events and courses. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with the JID to ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives

  • Developing, updating and implementing JID-TC course plans and annual reviews

  • Conducting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies

  • Managing project timelines and contract budgets

  • Planning and coordinating military training events and training course execution

  • Conducting after-action course reviews and providing recommendations for improvement

  • Delivering Monthly Status Reports (MSR) of conducted analysis, curriculum development, lesson plan development, presentation development, student guide development, assessment development and lab/practical application development



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university 

  • Project Management certification 


  • 5+ years' experience organizing and managing high performing organizations

  • At least 5 years' experience in program and project management, joint datalink operations, operational planning, military training, or joint/service operations center support 

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in planning, scheduling, or leading joint training activities 

  • Extensive knowledge of CJCSM 3115-series manuals and related publications

  • Ability to successfully direct, manage, and coordinate enterprise-wide initiatives in courseware planning and course management  

  • Leadership experience in strategic planning, operations management, financial oversight, and advisory and consulting skills on controversial business issues

  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of scenarios for joint training

Highly desired:

  • Graduate of the Joint Datalink Network Operator (JDNO) or Staff (JDNSC) course 

  • Experience and familiarity with employment of GCCS and related datalink systems, and/or Common Operating/Common Tactical Picture tools

About the Company

PatchPlus Consulting Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Woman Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/WOSB) est. in 2002 with a singular purpose: to continue to make a difference to the Warfighter. The breadth and depth of our technical experience spans the DoD, Joint, Air Force and Navy communities. Our commitment to excellence and unwavering Warfighter focus helps our customers meet and exceed their mission goals--on time and within budget.

100% of PPC’s recognized subject matter experts (SMEs) in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Space, Cyber, Command and Control/Battle Management (C2BM) and Airlift Operations fields are military; many have over 20 years’ experience and some are still serving. Over 40% of our SMEs are graduates of the U.S. Air Force Weapon School--the premiere schoolhouse for AF tacticians. 90% of our employees have Bachelor’s Degrees, or higher. 100% our personnel possess TS/SCI security clearances.

Pay Range: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Our Benefits:

  • Employer contribution to medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) with company Safe Harbor retirement plan

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) wealth building

  • Paid time off and maternity/paternity leave

  • Home office expense allowance

  • Flexible schedule (position dependent)

  • Professional development opportunities

EEO Commitment:

We are committed to providing an equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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