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Program Analyst (Budget and Procurement) Must have an Active Secret Clearance

Washington, DC
Location: Arlington, VA
Must have an Active Secret clearance
The candidate serves as a Management and Program Analyst, responsible for performing analytical services and providing financial and data management support to CM operations.
          As a Management and Program Analyst assigned to the Controls Branch of OBO/CFSM/CM/CS, the contractor performs a variety of analytical and financial and data management activities that contribute to and support the development and control of planning and integration for complex capital and non-capital engineering projects to be executed worldwide by OBO.  In furtherance of these responsibilities, the contractor performs tasks and assignments that typically include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
  • Develops and prepares management reports as directed for all levels of OBO management; prepares workload analyses, reports, and studies that address overall program/project status, trends, and problem areas for resolution; analyzes resulting data and prepares final reports and recommendations; monitors financial progress of projects using Department of State (DOS) accounting and tracking systems; and synchronizes the planning, budgeting, and reporting of projects to ensure project advancement is achieved; 
  • As required, creates and develops matrixes, justifications and analyses for a variety of programs supported by CM; develops requirements for contract action, including source selection plans; monitors obligations and expenditures for such programs to ensure eventual completion within actual and potential funding resources; monitors costs associated with any changes; and performs financial analysis for funding levels between to meet changing requirements.
  • Prepares Requests for Contract Actions (RFCAs) for contract modifications and when necessary, prepares Project Change Requests (PCRs) to document changes to the original project scope, schedule and budget;
  • Serves as a member of a program team to maintain a third party contractor program for professional engineering program;  assesses contractors/candidates qualifications against the organization’s needs; prepares Task Order Proposal (TOPRs); prepares IGEs; evaluates contractors’ proposals and makes recommendations regarding candidates qualifications; analyzes technical qualifications and pricing data and provides recommendations on most qualified candidate/contractor; and obtains funding for Task Order;
  • Builds and manages SharePoint sites for the CON branch, including managing permissions requests, program data distribution, finance databases, personnel services contract administration, and document libraries for the historical record.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize a wide range of analytical and data management methodologies for the assessment and improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of programmatic and management processes associated with OBO overseas construction projects.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of program controls with emphasis on planning, design, development, scheduling, and financial monitoring.
  • Knowledge of program management and program planning, and the ability to apply this knowledge to diverse, moderately complex, and important work assignments.
  • Knowledge of the pertinent contract laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources in the area(s) studied, including the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and knowledge of construction management and construction contracting and of the construction project lifecycle and stages of construction contracts sufficient to prepare RFCAs and PCRs for OBO construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of the major issues, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations of CM and its subordinate organizations.
  • Skill in supporting negotiation with management to accept and implement recommendations for changes in program operations and management processes.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proficiency in the development and presentation of verbal and written communications dealing with moderately complex and technical matters through presentations to managers and staff at all organizational levels as well as to various private sector industry forums.
  • Comprehension of or ability to acquire general aspects of engineering and construction. He/she must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of MS Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and be able to adapt quickly and learn internet type based internal programs. Must also possess a strong working knowledge of SharePoint.
MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) providing subject matter expertise and technology solutions for government and commercial clients since 1988. We have a rich history of working with clients to understand their business problems and leverage our technical expertise and knowledge to deliver solutions that improve their business performance
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