Northrop Grumman Mission Systems SISRD is looking to staff the Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program awarded in June 2018. SMORS is a single-award IDIQ vehicle awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). This is a seven-year contract, with a ceiling of $900M. The task orders to be put on this vehicle will serve to provide sustainment and modification services for the Missile Warning/Missile Defense (MW/MD) radar sensors. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.
This position reports to the SMORS Business Manager and partners with the Program Manager and his direct reports to establish strategy; prioritize requirements and achieve financial goals while ensuring the integrity of the program and NG business processes.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in a team environment with both the program technical staff and the functional organizations supporting the program and work with multiple teams supporting the contract from different geographic locations
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
This Staff Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst will interface with the program manager, functional management, and cost account managers (CAMs) to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements. Candidate will have extensive experience with Earned Value Management and performance measurement baseline concepts.
Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks include:
- Be an expert in the operation of all EVMS processes/procedures and generate baseline and contract performance report (CPR) data for a complex program.
- Create and provide the following to program management teams:
- Assessing and maintaining of objective performance criteria
- Establishing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
- Program base-lines
- Risk and opportunities assessment
- Preparing government cost performance reports and preparation and/or review of performance measurement variance analysis
- Performance measurement (Earned Value Management-EVM)
- Analyzing funding, cost risk analysis/assessment and visibility reports
- Supporting internal and external reporting requirements for variance analysis and budgeting baseline
- Maintaining and justification of estimates to complete (ETC).
- Providing supervision, guidance, and development to a staff of exempt analysts on the Program Cost Analysis team, residing in Colorado Springs with responsibility for coordination of PCA teams in multiple geographical locations.
- Responsible for the oversight of multiple large scale Sustainment and Development program Task Orders.
In addition Earned Value expertise this position requires thorough understanding of Program Management Financials, Contract Delivery Reports (CDRLS), Subcontract Management, proposal development requirements, organization and team structures, planning, risk management, corrective action process, and team leadership.
Interfaces regularly with SS&EI OU Management, Contracts, and Division/Sector Compliance.
Responsible for all Project level reporting, customer counterpart interface and maintaining a positive customer relationship.
Roles and responsibilities:
- Providing financial and program control expertise within the SMORS business management program team.
- Managing the operations of a team of program control analysts.
- Providing direction to and actively assisting team in using established policies and procedures.
- Performing analyses to ensure that TO's/DO's are within negotiated and agreed-upon contract terms, government cost control guidelines and NG policies.
- Preparing and/or reviewing estimates at completion and performing financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales forecasts, and variance analysis.
- Performing cost and schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate risks. Briefing leadership on assessment and recommendations.
- Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
- Understanding of the program's balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow.
- Provide monthly program forecast updates and support the Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
- Participating in program proposal strategy, preparation and execution.
- Supporting program management reviews, customer integrated baseline reviews and audits (external and internal).
- Building and maintaining positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
RELOCATION ASISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS REQUISITION.
- Bachelor's degree in business management, accounting, finance, or related field with 15 years' of relevant experience - OR - a Masters degree as described above with 13 years of relevant experience.
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite - specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, and conditional formatting, etc.)
- Experience with all of the following:
- Earned Value
- Cobra (preferred), MPM or similar systems expeience,
- Business Warehouse,
- COGNOS experience
- Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past project roles, or experiences
- The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
- The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
- Demonstrated strong leadership skills, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past project roles
- Demonstrated ability to manage many competing priorities with aggressive deadlines
- The ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
- In-depth knowledge of working a dynamic program with frequent ECP's with different contract types
- Working knowledge of MS Estimating System requirements, tools and experience in proposal support
- Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills
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