Project Manager - Cost Analysis (Secret or Top Secret Clearance)
Position Title: Project Manager – Cost Analysis Location: Norfolk, VA Clearance Requirements: Secret or Top Secret Position Status: Multi-Year Contract
Position Description: Our client is looking for Project Manager – Cost Analysis candidates for a position located in Norfolk, VA. The scope of work includes a direct support of existing PMO tasking, in supporting the quality improvement of information management; Enterprise-wide programmatic & functional integration of data. This includes:
Monitor and report on spend rates for Material projects and programs;
Calculate and analyze cost variance for Material projects and programs;
Estimate future spending for Material projects and programs;
Prepare quarterly financial reports for program directors for inclusion in management dashboard reports.
Develop and maintain reporting process for ACT CD;
Incorporating governance's reporting requirements into management reporting processes;
Ensure quality of reporting is in line with reporting requirements;
Facilitate management reporting towards governance through CMF framework;
Report portfolio status to boards - timely and accurate information focused on decision-making;
Develop and maintain a single comprehensive picture of the portfolio (portfolio management dashboard, balanced scorecard);
Provide a single source of truth for reporting - single report/data feed - consolidated/aggregated reports to different audiences.
Develop and assess Information management processes;
Hold master copies of all portfolio information (custodians of the information repository);
Establish and administer portfolio baselines;
Control the issue of portfolio products and deliverables;
Establish and maintain the index to an electronic library of portfolio information;
Manage archives of portfolio documentation.
Mentoring & Coaching
Support mentoring on CD process;
Support mentoring on CD tools;
Ensure CD training is in line with processes and tools used.
Provide tailoring advice and guidance;
Provide program or project rescues (help programs/projects in trouble with reviews and analysis, hit squads or recovery plans);
Promote good PPM within the organization;
Advise Capability Directors (CD)/Capability Monitors (CM) and management boards of appropriate frameworks/governance models.
Demonstrate minimum NATO or National SECRET clearance with the appropriate national authority for the duration of the contract;
Demonstrated working level knowledge with MS Office tools (Outlook, Project, Word, Excel and Power Point, Share Point);
Demonstrate the availability to travel to any NATO entity within the 30 Nations (valid passport with no travel restrictions to NATO nations).
Knowledge about NATO at program level within capability package process;
Knowledge of NATO's cost and schedule baseline software, CIRIS;
Knowledge about program management and program management office;
Experience in the management of modern communications and C2 programs with the emphasis on their implementation;
Knowledge of NATO or national governmental acquisition policy and procurement procedures;
Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements;
Excellent communication and management skills and the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, using tact and diplomacy, with good briefing and presentation skills;
Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including NCI Agency, NSPA and ACO.
Required Education: University degree in accounting, finance, project management or another equivalent or closely related discipline.
Minimum 5 years in project management of communications or information systems, using PRINCE2 or PMI methodology;
Minimum 3 years in providing Quality Assurance for programs or projects;
Minimum 3 years in providing risk management for programs or projects;
Minimum 3 years collecting and processing lessons learned;
Minimum 1 year within last 15 years in working in NATO or in one of 30 Nations national military at project or program level.
About Seneca Resources: Seneca Resources is a client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Texas that service clients throughout the United States.
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