Qualis Corporation is seeking a Program Management Analyst (Finance) (Program Management Analyst, Associate Principal) to support the Product Director Sensors Aerial Intelligence (PD SAI), Product Manager (PdM) Aerial Enhanced Radar, Optics, and Sensors (AEROS). This employee will serve as the Ft Belvoir-based Budget Management Director’s right hand at APG, focusing on three lines of effort - MX Sensors, Tactical SIGINT Payload and STARLite. Performance may require interface with senior level organizations such as the Department of Army and other Department of Defense agencies and defense contractors. PdM AEROS develops, fields, and sustains persistent surveillance systems that enhance intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, target acquisition, force protection, and physical security capabilities, enabling rapid situational understanding and integrated operations for United States (US) Warfighters in the US Central Command (CENTCOM), Pacific Command (PACOM), Africa Command (AFRICOM), European Command (EUCOM) Areas of Responsibility (AORs) and other locations as required.
Primary duties will include (but not limited to):
- Perform analysis, evaluation and oversight of all aspects of the planning, programming, budgeting and execution of ACAT II and III programs in a Project Manager (PM) office.
- Establish schedules for planning, coordination and accomplishment of work to facilitate the acquisition and/or work process.
- Serve as a senior analyst performing a wide variety of budget functions involving the formulation, justification, and/or execution of budgets that support overall operations or major substantive programs or projects in the PEO/PM.
- Serve as an expert advisor to the PEO/PM regarding the status, efficiency, or effectiveness of acquisition programs.
- Develop methods to identify deficiencies that may delay program operations.
- Analyze reports to identify potential problem areas of programs pertaining to funding.
- Evaluate plans for implementation of short and long-range operations and objectives/goals.
- Monitor regulatory guidance for programmatic changes affecting program functions.
- Interpret regulations, policies, and directives for implementation into acquisition program development.
- Collaborate with budget, contracts and other programs to ensure agency compliance.
- Prioritize task to accomplish agency goals and objectives.
- Develop indicators to enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency.
- Provide financial advisory services for budget strategies and techniques.
- Monitor program expenditures to ensure financial requirements are met.
- Monitor program funding to identify deficiencies which may impact program execution.
- Maintain automated systems used to all financial aspects of program operations.
- Provide recommendations regarding workload adjustments to prevent program delays.
- Provide formal/informal presentations concerning all aspects of program functions.
- Brief internal and external customers regarding administrative and operational status.
- Generate various types of correspondence, action papers, studies and reports to present to senior level officials.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Need a high performer with a working level knowledge of all things acquisition: cost, contracting, budget and DoD 5000.
- Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Must be able to work independently.
- Must be detail oriented and organized.
- Must be able to work on many different projects at one time.
- Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically excel.
- Must hold an active DoD Secret security clearance.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree - Business or Accounting (Preferred)
- A minimum twelve (12) years’ experience managing government programs is required of which one (1) year must be supervisory
- Four (4) additional years of related experience will substitute for bachelor’s degree
- Experience in programmatic milestone documentation, monitoring obligations and disbursements through spend plans and creating documentation involved in the Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution (PPBE) process to include P-Forms, R-Forms, Smart Charts, and Program Objective Memorandum/ Weapon System Review (POM/WSR) briefings.
- Experience administering staff actions, actively analyzing programmatic and operational impacts of Continuing Resolution Authority (CRA), Congressional marks, Department of Army adjustments and other increases or decrements to program budget.
- DAWIA Certification Level 2 – Business-Financial Management or equivalent (preferred)