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Cost (EVMS) and Schedule Specialist (PCAPP)

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Job Number:
639020
Job Category:
Project / Program Management
Location:
PUEBLO, CO US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Leidos has an opening for a Cost (EVMS) and Schedule Analyst to support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) program.  The successful candidate will support the PCAPP Field Office (FO) Project Manager in ensuring contract requirements and subcontractor responsibilities are being accomplished including working on the definition and implementation of project planning techniques to provide visibility on the contract.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The primary responsibilities of the Cost (EVMS) and Schedule Analyst are to provide visibility on multiple contracts, ensure contract requirements and subcontractor responsibilities are being accomplished, understand and demonstrate critical path of schedule, and perform related analysis. The Cost (EVMS) and Schedule Analyst may develop budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements for an assigned portion of the program, participate in, establish, and define program plan requirements and monitor and report performance against plans to ensure contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met. Additional responsibilities include tracking of internal FO activities, development of cost/schedule/risk report, monthly update, SPM project performance briefing and Integrated Baseline Reviews. 

The Cost (EVMS) and Schedule Analyst frequently interacts with outside customers and functional peer groups.  Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects/schedules.

This position involves comprehensive knowledge of this field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments.  Analytical, communication and presentations skills needed as well as the ability to operate independently.   Effective presentation, documentation, negotiation and leadership skills are necessary.

The following activities are included as typical work efforts but can vary based on the project’s needs. 

1. Review and analyze the cost and schedule data and provide technical input regarding cost and schedule performance to include, but not limited to, monthly Cost Performance Reports (CPR), Integrated Master Schedules (IMS’s), and corrective action plans. 
2. Participate in all Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) for the purpose of providing technical input to the Government.
3. Provide EVMS and/or training to assist site personnel in understanding basic EVMS concepts, definitions and methods.
4. Provide technical input to the Government regarding compliance with their procedures for executing EVMS and the thirty-two American National Standards Institute (ANSI) criteria (as specified in ANSI/ Electronic Industries Alliance(EIA)-748).
5. Provide analysis and evaluation of the project schedule as necessary to support the Government and provide technical input to the Government for determination of schedule impacts and schedule variances. 
6. Prepare, review, analyze, and update the Life Cycle Cost Estimate (LCCE) and supporting documentation.
7. Provide technical input including technical position papers supported by historical or current data or best practices that can be utilized by the Government to develop Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs). 
8. Review proposal submissions and provide technical input to the Government with an analysis to assist in the Government's technical evaluation and preparation of IGCEs. 
9. Provide technical input to reviews of systemization, operations, and closure schedules to include schedule mechanics, logic ties, proper identification and loading of technical activities with appropriate durations, and sequencing of technical activities.
10. Document all reviews, observations, and technical analyses of the SC’s performance IAW PCAPP FO procedures and provide electronic copies to the PCAPP FO Document Control Center. 
11. Provide a six week look-ahead schedule documenting PCAPP FO deliverables and milestones.
12. Prepare and present a project summary briefing documenting technical progress, current and projected challenges with cost and schedule milestones on a monthly basis. 

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Qualifications:


BA/BS (4 year degree)
5+ years experience in project management, cost estimating, and cost analysis
5+ years experience in EVMS reporting and schedule analysis and reporting
Ability to be approved for a government Secret clearance

  
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Experience with Life Cycle Cost Estimation techniques and methods, Specialized Project Management Training preferred.  Working knowledge of program management/scheduling tools and techniques is preferred (Microsoft® Project, Primavera Project Planner ®, wInsight®, ACEIT etc.).


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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