John W. Osborne III


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Project Manager, DHA Facilities Division

John Osborne, NIKA Project Manager


DHA, Falls Church

Service Line
Facilities Operations Management

Loyola University Maryland
BA, Political Science

John W. Osborne III

Project Manager, DHA Facilities Division

As a NIKA project manager, John Osborne is a business and technology professional with an extensive history of quality driven, management roles in project management providing support to the DoD Defense Health Agency Chief, Operations & Life Cycle Integration Branch of the DHA Facilities Organization. He is responsible for organizing, planning, directing staff and coordination of the overall DHA program effort, where he works to establish a consistent, cohesive and repeatable set of standards, templates, processes and best practice criteria to improve project success rates, energize project teams, and facilitate project success. John is known for his ability to provide stability and consistency across the organization by linking interdependencies between projects to ensure that resources are being used effectively, projects are completed successfully, standardized processes are being followed, and accurate information is being used for decision-making. John earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Loyola University in Maryland.

Notable Projects

Facilities Ops & Life Cycle Support
Defense Health Agency (DHA), Falls Church, VA

Responsible for overseeing the deployment of the needed subject matter experts (SME) and technical expertise to assist in the development and planning of DHA facilities in accordance with the DHA-issued scope of work.

Interstitial Building System (IBS) Study & Report
Defense Health Agency (DHA), Falls Church, VA

Responsible for overseeing and supporting subject matter experts in conducting a study that quantified the impact of IBS facilities by looking at three factors: cost, energy use, and time. NIKA SMEs examined maintenance, flexibility, extent of application, design, construction coordination, and impact on initial costs in order to provide solid evidence to clarify the benefits of IBS.

Interior Design Standardization Guide Plate
Defense Health Agency (DHA), Falls Church, VA

Successfully established an initial framework for DHA (DoD-wide) Interior Guide plate to include furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) standards, including boards, suggestions, and salient features for each. Features included, but were not limited to wayfinding standards, interior elements and DHA FD product branding.

$100M Design Bid/Build Timeline
Defense Health Agency (DHA), Falls Church, VA

Developed Initial Outfitting and Transition (IO&T) plan to create an updated Concept of Operations (CONOPS) to include a statement of the delivered product line. The facility data includes the space required, layout/adjacencies, conditions and relevant facility inventory list. NIKA provided the draft Program for Design (PFD), economic analysis, site approval, National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) requirements, the Capital Investment Decision Model (CIDM) and project quad charts.