• Senior Program Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen
    Job ID
    2018-2583
    Category
    Project Management
    Clearance Level
    Secret
  • Overview

    USfalcon, Inc., recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking a Senior Program Analyst to work at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Program Analyst shall provide acquisition program management and analysis support services for the planning and execution of PEO IEW&S programs at different acquisition category levels and in all phases of a program life cycle. This is accomplished through understanding of and adherence to the DoDI 5000.02, acquisition streamlining initiatives, and analysis of performance indicating metrics. 

     

    • CONUS travel may be required
    • Provide acquisition advice and recommendations based upon a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, policies, pertinent laws, regulatory requirements and procedures applicable to each program.
    • Review and provide guidance for updates of program documentation, supporting the acquisition process to include: documents required by law, regulation, directive and/or policy such as the U.S. Code Title 10 DoDD 5000.01, Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 and Army Regulation (AR) 70-1.
    • Coordinate, identify, prepare, review, and track approval of program documentation such as Acquisition Strategy Reports, Acquisition Program Baselines (APB), and Acquisition Decision Memorandums (ADM), for Milestone 36
    • Decision Reviews (MDRs) or in support of other required decisions or reviews with internal HQ staff (i.e. budget, engineering, logistics, and contracts planning).
    • Provide support in the execution of various Army and Department of Defense efficiency, cost saving, and continuous process improvement initiatives such as Better Buying Power 3.0 (or latest adaptation) efforts: Will/Should Cost initiatives, Lean Six Sigma projects, Value
    • Engineering initiatives, Business Process Reengineering efforts and other Continuous Process Improvement-related initiatives.
    • Provide strategic programmatic integration support for the formulation and execution of Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Reviews and Weapon System Reviews (WSR).
    • Review and analyze program progress and fund utilization reports to identify areas wherein the programs are not progressing or proceeding as planned (e.g., cost and schedule performance as well as overall program execution efficiencies).
    • Provide assistance in the review of Acquisition Requirements Packages (ARPs).
    • Assist in the maintenance and evolution of PEO policies, guidance, and procedures in program management, acquisition, cost, and efficiencies to address applicability and relevance of requirements implemented by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and
    • Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics & Technology) (ASA(ALT)).
    • Support knowledge management efforts within the PEO by helping to create, share, use, and manage the PEO’s knowledge. Specifically, help ensure the identification, documentation, mapping and understanding of the practices, methods and processes of the PEO; help ensure the identification, handling, accumulation, assessment and sharing of lessons learned; help ensure the identification, documentation, collection and sharing of SME/”greybeard” knowledge and information.
    • Support the preparation and/or review of miscellaneous reports provided to senior level management.
    • Work with Program/Product managers and the Department of Army Systems Coordinators to ensure programs have acquisition strategies, baselines and other required documentation to meet Milestone Decision Authority requirements to provide products and services to the Warfighter in an affordable, timely manner.
    • Ensure PEO inquiries/directives are carried out to include periodic reviews, cost/schedule/performance monitoring and lessons learned.
    • Additional duties as assigned

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    Required Skills:

    • A minimum of 15 years in acquisition/program management

    Desired Skills:

    • Knowledgeable with Department of Defense acquisition policies (e.g., DoD 5000.02, AR 70-1, etc.).
    • Develop/Review Acquisition & Procurement Requirement Documents (e.g., Acquisition Plans (AP), Procurement Request Packages, etc.).
    • Program reporting capability (e.g., Acquisition Program Baseline via AcqBiz).
    • Plan/assist with major system life cycle support tasks/functions, as required, for a minimum of 15 years
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook)

    Education:

    • Bachelor Degree in Math, Engineering, Business or Sciences
    • Evidence of Master's level study (e.g. course work, training, etc)
    • DAWIA Level III Certification in Program management or equivalent

    Clearance: Secret Clearance

     

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