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Asselin Resume Dec 2015 Final

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Asselin Resume Dec 2015 Final

  1. 1. ROBERT R. ASSELIN Rasselin55@gmail.com 703-244-8432 Executive Summary Over thirty-five years experience in all facets of Acquisition Management, Program Transition Management, Fleet Introduction, Policy Development, Logistics, Financial Management, and Program Management. Positions have increased in complexity and responsibility and now are at the Corporate strategic planning and managing level. Skilled in building teams to analyze problems and implement innovation solutions.  Acquisition Program Management  Financial/Contract Management  Program Transition/Fleet Introduction  Logistics Management  Business Operations  Organizational Management Professional Experience Operations Manager, Gryphon Technologies, July 2015-Present.  Responsible and accountable for over $50Million in revenue on bookings of over $300m. Provided direct customer support to NAVSEA, COAST GUARD, DHS, and OSD.  Managed over 150 direct employees and over 500 subcontractor employees.  Organized and managed a business process to manage over 50 task orders, 40 technical instructions and 15 sub contracts.  Capture manager on 3 opportunities totaling over $400M.  Managed Contracts for various customers including CVN 78, CVN 79, LCS, Supships, US COAST GUARD OPC, and Office of Secretary of Defense.  Provded Senior Technical support to PMS 378, SEA 05H, and PMS 405 on Acquisition and Infrastructure issues and concerns.  Fully versed in all facets of business operations, including human resources, financial, accounting, security, and contract management.  Keen understanding of common acquisition program products, processes and initiatives for advancement of logistics capabilities. Has used this knowledge in providing acquisition support to enhance them and advance the capabilities while maintaining focus on acquisition tenets and TOC initiatives. Deputy Program Manager, Littoral Combat Ships, Fleet Introduction and Sustainment, April 2012-July 2015  As Deputy Program Manager was directly responsible for directing various acquisition teams in the performance of maintenance, Operations and Support, Manning Strategy and planning, personnel management, training, and Human Systems Engineering functions for the United States Navy. Ensured compliance with DoD5000 Series and MSAM Guidance. Adhered to this guidance for ship platform and major weapons systems acquisition programs such as LCS, DDG1000.  Directly responsible for over $1B budget development and execution over FYDP including OMN, SCN, RDT&E and OPN. Developed POM submission for products, services and future enhancements using OMN, SCN, RDT&E, and OPN. Ensured all requirements were planned and budgeted for during FYDP.  Developed, implememted, and executed a comprehensive performance based logistics strategy for LCS Class Ships. Directed the preparation and award of $100M+ contracts to execute this strategy.
  2. 2.  Managed a civilian work force of over 50 direct reporting personnel and over 100 field activity personnel. Developed and implemented the staffing plan and execution of the plan in establishing the Fleet Introduction and Sustainment Office. Developed and implemented planning and provisions for all in service fleet supportability Elements, TOC reductions and Integrated Product Data Environment (IPDE). Developed process control for the all supportability elements such as configuration, planning yard, modernization, ILS products and training delivering to ensure 100% applicability and availability to our sailors.  Directly responsible for the Planning, Budgeting and Coordinating of the construction of facilities to support LCS and Mission Modules in three separate locations throughout world.  Developed modeling and coordinated all infrastructure studies and analysis by ship builders and applicable Navy/DoD activites to ensure right sizing and timely execution of the MILCON and OPN to support ship delivery and need dates.  Developed and implemented tenets and a division to manage the processes which resulted in acquisition cost reductions and TOC reductions. Understands the requirements for TOC.  Fully versed in Technical Specification development. Developed Technical Specs for 3 greater than $100M contracts for US NAVY.  Keen understanding of common fleet logistics products, processes and initiatives for advancement of logistics capabilities. Has used this knowledge in providing acquisition support to enhance them and advance the capabilities while maintaining focus on acquisition tenets and TOC initiatives.  Extensive expertise in briefing congressional staffers, members, GAO, IG and other activities on supportability requirements. Expert understanding of the budget cycle and milestones to successfully defend budgets for OMN, SCN, RDT&E, and OPN.  Keen understanding of common fleet logistics products, processes and initiatives for advancement of logistics capabilities. Has used this knowledge in providing acquisition support to enhance them and advance the capabilities while maintaining focus on acquisition tenets and TOC initiatives. Operations Manager, Alion Science and Technology, June 05-April 2012  Developed and implemented Logistics Program Policies, Fleet Introduction Strategy and executed planning for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) from 2003 to present. Drafted, staffed, and executed contractual language, planning documents, in service support strategy, and costing strategy for all facets of Integrated Logistics. Key member of all Production Reviews, Outfitting planning, and deployment planning. Developed the current Integrated Logistics Structure in place to support LCS production and delivery schedule.  Directly responsible for directing various acquisition teams in the performance of maintenance, Operations and Support, Manning Strategy and planning, personnel management, training, and Human Systems Engineering functions for both the United States Navy and for the Coast Guard. Ensured compliance with DoD5000 Series and MSAM Guidance. Adhered to this guidance for ship platform and major weapons systems acquisition programs such as LCS, DDG1000, VIRGINIA Class, Polar Star, Deepwater, and various others.  Provided senior level advise and consultant services to Program Managers and PEO’s on introduction of new ships to the fleet and all associated activities regarding fleet introduction.  Lead Acquisition Program Level Integrated Product Teams (IPT) for the LCS Program in designing and delivery of all logistics products and documentation. Not only lead these teams but developed the concept, implemented the strategy and provided program office guidance on charters and execution of the process.  Conducted and lead Performance Based Logistics strategy development for LCS Program. Developed detailed approaches and analysis required to fully execute strategy.  Directly managed highly functional experts from competing activities with competing priorities including government personnel, contractor personnel and industry personnel to execute the mission requirements of the LCS program.
  3. 3.  Developed POM submission for ILS products, services and future enhancements using OMN, SCN, RDT&E, and OPN. Ensured all requirements were planned and budgeted for during FYDP.  Developed detailed outfitting support plans for all 55 potential new construction ships.  Instrumental in developing the process to outfit the ships and manage the process given the TOC constraints.  Developed and implemented planning and provisions for all ILS Elements, TOC reductions and Integrated Product Data Environment (IPDE). Developed process control for the ILS products to be managed via the IPDE. Developed and implemented processes which resulted in acquisition cost reductions and TOC reductions. Understands the requirements for TOC.  Responsible for the accounting and management of over $100M in funding for various Navy Programs.  Vice President and Operations manager for large defense contractor accountable for the fiscal solvency of over $90M in government funding and Contracts.  Fully versed in Technical Specification development. Developed Technical Specs for 3 greater than $100M contracts for US NAVY.  Managed US NAVY contract for both the DDG1000 and LCS Shipbuilding Programs.  Worked with Fleet Officers in determining requirements for fleet logistics processes and the development of the concepts for future fleet logistics processes.  Keen understanding of common fleet logistics products, processes and initiatives for advancement of logistics capabilities. Has used this knowledge in providing acquisition support to enhance them and advance the capabilities while maintaining focus on acquisition tenets and TOC initiatives. Senior Technical Director, TechMarine Business, October 2003-June 2005  Lead Acquisition Program Level Integrated Product Teams (IPT) for the LCS Program in designing and delivery of all logistics products and documentation. Not only lead these teams but developed the concept, implemented the strategy and provided program office guidance on charters and execution of the process.  Developed and implemented planning and provisions for all ILS Elements, TOC reductions and Integrated Product Data Environment (IPDE). Developed process control for the ILS products to be managed via the IPDE. Developed and implemented processes which resulted in acquisition cost reductions and TOC reductions. Understands the requirements for TOC.  Developed POM submissions for the LCS program funding.  Understanding of the budget cycle and successfully defended budgets for OMN, SCN, RDT&E, OPN, and WPN.  Keen understanding of common fleet logistics products, processes and initiatives for advancement of logistics capabilities. Has used this knowledge in providing acquisition support to enhance them and advance the capabilities while maintaining focus on acquisition tenets and TOC initiatives.  Directly responsible for directing various acquisition teams in the performance of maintenance, Operations and Support, Manning Strategy and planning, personnel management, training, and Human Systems Engineering functions for both the United States Navy and for the Coast Guard. Ensured compliance with DoD5000 Series. Consulting Specialist Senior Principal, Resource Consultants, Inc. June 2001-October 2003  Developed and obtained funding for Logistics Research and Development program at NAVSUP. Generated requirement and successfully briefed through Navy leadership. Research and development program including establishment of the Serial Number Tracking Program, Obsolescence Management Program and Diminishing Manufacturing Process; all of which were critical to enhance TOC reductions.  Program Manager for RCI support of eBusiness office including; Common Access Card, Travel Card, and Purchase Card Programs.
  4. 4.  Manages all aspects of LCS Logistics funding.  Prepared and submitted POM submission on the behalf of the Navy client for OMN and R&D.  Familiar and trained on the FAR and other procurement regulations.  Developed ILS processes for NAVSUP which included ILS product management, SPEC development, POM submittals, maintenance support, and ILS product delivery.  Successfully negotiated large and small contracts for various entities.  Understanding of Fleet logistics procedures and development of planning to enhance these logistics enhancements and capabilities. Developed purchase card process which reduced costs and increased the logistics capabilities of all ships. Principal Logistics Manager, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, February - June 2001  Developed and obtained funding for Logistics Research and Development program at NAVSUP. Generated requirement and successfully briefed through Navy leadership. Research and development program including establishment of the Serial Number Tracking Program, Obsolescence Management Program and Diminishing Manufacturing Process; all of which were critical to enhance TOC reductions.  Supported TOC reductions for the United States Army’s motorized transport vehicle. This work resulted in savings to the ARMY of over $4M over the FYDP. Deputy Force Supply Officer and Supply Operations Officer, Atlantic Submarine Force, May 1999 - February 2001  Experienced with Human Factors Engineering required to delivery two new Submarine Classes. Directly involved in reductions in available manpower and systems engineering research required to overcome these reductions.  Developed and implemented planning and provisions for all ILS Elements, TOC reductions and Integrated Product Data Environment (IPDE).  Submarine Force Logistics Staffing, manning and training were directly subordinate to me as Deputy. Required detailed planning, management, and execution of workforce planning to ensure all submarine manning and training requirements were met efficiently and effectively.  Oversaw management of $300 million annual budget for the Atlantic Submarine Force. Formed and implemented fiscal policy and systems. Allocated funds to programs and measured their performance. Successfully resolved funding shortfalls through persistence and factual, compelling argument.  Acted as COTR on numerous contracts including entire services contract for the Caribbean Region.  Familiar and trained on the FAR and other procurement regulations.  Successfully negotiated large and small contracts for various entities.  Lead Acquisition Program Level Integrated Product Teams (IPT) for the SEAWOLF and VIRGINIA Class Programs in designing and delivery of all logistics products and documentation. Not only lead these teams but developed the concept, implemented the strategy and provided program office guidance on charters and execution of the process.  Prepared and submitted POM budgets for OMN, SCN, and OPN. Integrated Logistics Support Officer, New Construction programs and Alternative Logistics Support Officer, Navy Supply Systems Command, August 1996 - April 1999  Program Manager for Navy Supply Systems Command Research and Development Program, drafted and submitted Congressional documentation for budget submits, successfully liaison with congressional staff to received yearly congressional funding of approximately $13.1 million.  Developed and implemented program where NAVSUP/COMSUBLANT capitalized on the research and development programs of both industry and academia. Managed programs, which
  5. 5. developed viable solutions to logistics problems by coordinating in progress programs with PENN ST, Concurrent Technologies Corp., Visicom, and Titan Corp.  Led analysis in developing and implementing long-range resource strategy for logistics processes to be implemented on new ships integrating financial management with logistics management. Advised major weapons acquisition programs on strategy to implement COTS, into the logistics process while maintaining solvency financially. Ensured that programs were balance across research, acquisition and operations. Developed and presented briefs to DOD, Congressional and General Accounting Office analysts.  Developed and coordinated implementation of supply management policies and procedures at corporate level within the Department of the Navy and Department of Defense. Areas included inventory theory, establishment of levels, transportation, reporting and accounting requirements, and manpower assessments.  Key player in Department of Defense Logistics strategic planning and Logistics War games…enabled Navy and DoD staffs to analyze long-range requirements against available resources. Analysis of shortfalls provided senior Navy and DoD officials’ many options to satisfy National Security Strategy requirements. Supply Officer, USS HUE CITY (CG 66), August 1994 - July 1996  Directed accounting, inventory, services, payroll, and subsistence for a major warship. Managed 30,000 line item inventory with a $20 million budget, exceeding all goals required by higher authority.  Supported performance of Maintenance and qualified as Planned Maintenance Coordinator.  Responsible for Logistics departments manning and training.  Expert understanding of ILS requirements for United States Ships and the impact on fleet policies and directives.  Provided full Logistics planning, implementation, and execution during 3 major 6 month deployments to the Persian, Gulf, Mediterranean, and Baltic Seas with exceptionally readiness results.  Developed POM requirements for OMN and OPN. Director of Material Management, Nuclear Reactors Support Department, Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, PA, January 1991 - July 1994  Director of Logistics Planning for distribution, inventory management, procurement and technical authority of Nuclear Reactor spares required to support Navy Nuclear powered ships. Led analysis in determining new inventory management plan to improve support without increasing the logistics footprint.  Developed POM submissions for SCN, OPN, and OMN requirements.  Responsible for a $42M budget execution profile.  Developed and implemented planning and provisions for all ILS Elements.  Directed supply operations for 400,000 line item inventory with locations on moving platforms…managed this $120 million inventory with less than 100 personnel; achieved, and maintained an inventory accuracy of greater than 96%. Developed and implemented process changes that resulted in improved inventory accuracy and material throughput and in more efficient use of human resources. Naval Post Graduate School July 1989 - December 1990 Graduate Student….MS in Logistics Management Submarine Squadron One, Logistics Officer/Supply Officer, March 1986 - June 1989  Provided Fleet policy and directives to the 14 Submarines assigned to the squadron.
  6. 6.  Acted as liaison between weapons systems PARM’s, Program Offices and Logistics Commands.  Provide Maintenance Support, planning support, manning support, and training to all Logistics personnel assigned to the submarines assigned.  Provided deployment support for over 20 deployments to Western Pacific, Southern Pacific, Local areas, Under the Ice Cap and around the world cruises. Navy Supply Corps School, Instructor, January 1985 - February 1986 USS PARGO (SSN650), Supply Officer, December 1981 - October 1984.  Supported performance of Maintenance and qualified as Planned Maintenance Coordinator.  Responsible for Logistics departments manning and training.  Expert understanding of ILS requirements for United States Ships and the impact on fleet policies and directives.  Provided full Logistics planning, implementation, and execution during 3 major 6 month deployments to the, Mediterranean and highly classified areas with exceptionally readiness results.  Directed accounting, inventory, services, payroll, and subsistence for a major warship. Managed 30,000 line item inventory with a $20 million budget, exceeding all goals required by higher authority EDUCATION: Masterof Science in Logistics Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 1991 Bachelor of Science in Management, Central Connecticut State University, 1978 CLEARANCE: Top Secret SBI.

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