Resource Analyst, Project Controls

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Resource Analyst, Project Controls

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Must be a US Citizen
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W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check

In this position, you will be a member of the Project Controls Section. As a resource analyst you will provide support to an assigned program or project.  Program/Project resource analyst responsibilities typically include:
• Monitors and reports project funding status to prevent misuse or delays in funding
• Develops and maintains the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), WBS Dictionary and Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM).
• Analyzes and updates complex project task plans which includes Statement of Work (SOW), Basis of Estimate (BOE), and Cost estimates while coordinating efforts with various laboratory interfaces. 
• Develops project financial positions relative to the Institutional deliverables for the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) exercise, Institutional Business Forecast (IBF), Cost Phasing, NASA Form 533 reporting, and monthly/quarterly reviews. 
• Performs analytical assessments, including lifecycle cost analysis, estimate to complete projects, and work force planning and reporting.
• Produces/presents detail and summary financial reports to Project Business Manager (PBM)/project. 
• When applicable, will implement and verify the project’s complete cost and schedule integration, ensuring Earned Value Management (EVM) compliance. 
• Implements and oversees the liens process, reports the project Unallocated Future Expense (UFE) status. 
• Analyzes and reports project level performance management, ensuring compliance to EVM system validation criteria. Develops and implements corrective actions. 
• Mentors and coaches others internal and external to the business organization.
Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, with a minimum of 6 years of related experience; a Master’s degree in a similar discipline, with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or a PhD in a similar discipline, with a minimum of 2 years of related experience. 
The ideal candidate will have experience in: financial resource management, workforce planning, business forecasting, and funds administration. Must have the ability to work independently and interface effectively with all levels of program/project management, technical organizations, subcontractors, bypass centers, and Sponsor. Must be resourceful and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be a strong user of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), Cobra, Institutional Budgeting Tool (IBT), Data Extractor and/or Discoverer.
Desired qualifications:
Advanced knowledge of Laboratory and NASA policies and procedures, and government regulations across a range of applications. Previous experience in a project team environment with project reporting, integrated cost/schedule planning, and cost analysis. Experience in integrated cost-schedule planning, EVM, and various performance measurement techniques. Experience with cost-schedule baseline change control processes. Working knowledge of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE)

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