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 Job posting 18-71
Opening date: September 6, 2018
Closing date: December 28, 2018

TITLE: Management and Program Analyst (Earned Value Cost Schedule), IS-343, Grades 11, 12; $67,643.00 to $105,400.00 annually
TYPE OF POSITION: Trust Fund (Non-Federal), Indefinite
DIVISION: - FMD Financial Management Department, Administrative Information Systems Group
LOCATION: Cambridge, MA
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All qualified candidates.

*Selection may be made at either the grade 11 or 12 level. A candidate selected at the grade 11, may be non- competitively promoted to the next higher grade level, grade 12, upon the recommendation of the supervisor based on classification requirements, satisfactory performance and qualifications of the employee.

DUTIES:

This position will support internal/external EVM and organizational status and reporting requirements. The incumbent will report directly to the Group Leader of the Administrative Information Systems group in the Financial Management Department. Grade 11 duties:

1. Assist in the development and pricing of resource loaded, networked schedules for proposals and major projects.

2. Collect schedule status data from project staff, engineers, and subcontractors.

3. Create, maintain and status the IMS for major projects with PMs and CAMs

4. Integrate actuals on a weekly and monthly basis for all projects.

5. Ensure all required weekly and monthly reports and analyses are generated in a timely and accurate manner to support internal and contractually-required EVM reporting to the customer.

6. Maintain, analyze, and report EVM metric data (e.g., CPI/SPI SV, CV VAC) for internal work and subcontracts to PMs and CAMs.

7. Maintain rate and resource information in the EVMS.

8. Perform cost and schedule analyses as required. Gather, analyze, prepare financial plans, operating plans and forecasts, and budgets to project manager and customer.

9. Assist in implementation of processes and procedures for EVM using EVMS system components.

10. Assist in testing and application of patches and upgrades to the EVMS.

11. Support PMs in all EVM-related efforts including planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of specific project activities which will include supporting the development, maintenance, and/or tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related WBS dictionary, the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Resource Breakdown Structures (RBS), Control Accounts (CAs), Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Resource Loaded Networks (RLNs), Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), change management process, work authorization process, subcontractor management, material control, cost collection, technical performance, integrated reporting, and forecasting Estimates at Completion (EACs) .

12. Support internal EVM compliance reviews and coordinate closure of follow-up activities and corrective action plans resulting from Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Surveillance Reviews and/or other customer-specific requirements.

13. Support other audits and reviews requested by program, customers, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) or other audit authorities.

14. Review changes to performance measurement baseline as directed by the PM.

15. Ensure PMB/WBS/OBS/CA changes are executed according to the Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR), EIA/ANSI-748, NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 7120x, industry best practices, and at the direction of the project manager.

16. Perform other assignments as required.

Grade 12 duties: In addition to the above

1. Contribute to design and implementation of processes and procedures for EVM using EVMS system components.

2. Test and apply patches and upgrades to the EVMS.

3. Contribute to planning, conduct and reporting of internal EVM compliance reviews and coordinate closure of follow-up activities and corrective action plans resulting from Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Surveillance Reviews and/or other customer-specific requirements.

4. Perform other assignments as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates for grade 11 must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 9 in the normal progression for this occupation which should demonstrate a basic knowledge of project management, including schedule development, resource loaded networks (RLNs), monthly schedule status and update cycles, IMS development and maintenance.

or

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Candidates for grade 12 must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 11 in the normal line of progression for this occupation, which should demonstrate basic knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) operating in an EIA/ANSI-748 compliant environment and significant experience with the application of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing and improving effectiveness of analysis.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: We will only accept applications on line for this position. For complete information about this position and the online application procedures, please visit: USAJOBS

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