Earned Value Management Support Analyst (PMS 378)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-14-2018

Job Title:               Earned Value Management (EVM) Support Analyst
Job Location:       Washington Navy Yard
                                Washington, DC

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Imagine One is seeking a Earned Value Management (EVM) Support Analyst to provide support to the US Navy’s PMS 378 office.  The Support Analyst shall provide support to the PEO Aircraft Carriers, PMS 378 Program Manager (PM), Deputy Program Manager (DPM) and Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM) for the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) and the CVN 78 program team.  Requirements for EVM Support Analyst.  Requirements include:
  • Provide two-phased, comprehensive EVM support to the Carrier Program Management team to include Contractor Performance Report (CPR) analysis, EVM process development, independent EAC development and analysis, Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) support, and EVM training as required
  • Assist with the development, documentation, execution, and maintenance of all EVM policies and processes for the program office.
  • Attend EVM support meetings as required
  • Utilize Winsight, Excel, and additional software tools, develop and maintain a central location to compile, sort, validate, analyze and disseminate earned value data
  • Develop and maintain tailored reports for EVM data dissemination to the program office community
  • Maintain relationships with the required constituents (contractors, SUPSHIP, DCMA, etc.) to ensure full team cooperation in understanding the EVM roles, responsibilities, and analysis
  • Provide EVM and IBR training as required
  • Analyze all provided CPRs to understand and validate program performance and compliance
  • Supply tailored EVM reports to the Program Manger, Integrated Process Team (IPT) managers and the overall technical community
  • Analyze contractor EAC data and develop independent EACs for comparative analysis
  • Prepare program performance (cost and schedule) trend charts and analysis
  • Provide insight into areas of program performance that require management attention
  • Provide ongoing training meeting support, and IBR facilitation as required
Integrated Baseline Review (IBR):
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of IBR Execution Guidelines, IBR entrance / exit criteria, IBR scoring methods, and define and document the Control Account Manager (CAM) interview process
  • Conduct IBR training for the program technical community
  • Assist as a participant in conducting the IBR
  • Review and assist with IBR action item closeout
  • Record meeting minutes from all related IBR meeting
  • Develop CSDR plans for all contracts exceeding the reporting thresholds
  • Review CSDR data submissions for compliance/accuracy
  • Resolve CSDR data submission errors to ensure successful DCARC validation and CAIG approval
  • Track CSDR status, resolve and close out action items
  • Performs ongoing review of program status; identifies risks. Documents program progress including implementation, timelines, issues, risks and successes to maintain program course.
  • Assesses results and determines and implements risk mitigation solutions as appropriate
  • Maintain grade and quality of program deliverables within defined and agreed upon program requirements.
  • Identify and resolves matters of significance impacting the productivity of several large, complex, global programs.
  • Oversee and implement changes and adjust as appropriate
  • Interface with team members, stakeholders and management to anticipate and manage changes to projects, such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule.
  • Determine when additional resources are needed and implement same.
  • Identify or gather information regarding possible solutions that may create additional, different or unique project objectives or results
  • Manage client project/senior management, company management and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining, providing and interpreting project metrics.
  • Leverages corporate synergies to improve customer information technology performance
  • Gather feedback from client on program results; analyze feedback and incorporate same into future programs.
  • Identify and determine global implications of program parameters and redefines, redesigns or revises as appropriate.
  • Select and hire employees. Trains and evaluates employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions. Motivates and rewards employees including providing salary increases, bonuses and promotions within allocated budgets and company guidelines.
  • Prepares and recommends operating and personnel budgets for approval. Monitors spending for adherence to budget, recommends variances as necessary. Balances program resources (people, budget, material, time) to optimize program objectives for several large, complex, global projects.
Experience Requirements:
  • Five or more years of project management experience
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work with others
  • The applicant should be experienced in Earned Value Analysis, preferably on a ACAT 1 Program
  • Shipbuilding experience preferred
  • Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project
  • planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices
  • Experience working with program controls or business finance
  • Experience working with quality management approaches and techniques
  • Experience working with delivery assurance policies, procedures, and principles to ensure compliance
  • Experience working with productivity and methodology tools that increase project efficiency and effectiveness
  • Experience working with administrative processes
  • Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors
  • Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area
  • Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and
  • deployment of project phases
Other Qualifications:
  • Strong creative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills to manage programs and develop new business
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients
  • Strong human relations skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward employees
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Extremely strong excel skills (e.g., Pivot tables, advanced functions)
  • Personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Ability to manage large or multiple projects, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and switch between tasks quickly
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to create and maintain formal and informal networks
  • Willingness to travel
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in Finance, business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred
Security Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance
Imagine One offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary. Excellent group medical, vision and dental programs. 401K savings plan; $4K annual tuition reimbursement ($5K if pursuing Master’s degree); employee training, development and education programs; profit sharing; advancement opportunities; and much more!
IMAGINE ONE is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

*Imagine One “Contingent” offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and Imagine One is established; namely, award of contract to the Imagine One Team.  Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance).
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