Job Description

Reference # : 18-01714Title : EPA Junior Management Analyst
Location : Washington, DC
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/01/2018 / 09/30/2022
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident who is able to pass a federal background check.

Project Description:
Provide ongoing PMO services on the Agency's projects
The Contractor shall support the PMO in various program management activities including facilitating meetings, preparing agendas, tracking action items, and preparing meeting minutes.

Required Skills/Level of Experience:
Category Description:
Capital Planning Investment Control (CPIC) - a structured and integrated approach to managing the EPA's IT investments - experience is necessary.

Provides management analysis and policy analysis support. Assists, under the supervision of the senior or intermediate management analyst, in the performance of analysis of alternative courses of action for planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling program functions.

Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience as a management analyst, at least two (2) years of which must be on ADP feasibility studies, requirements analyses, or similar tasks. Must have a BS or BA degree in IT services

Program Management Office Services
Provide advice and assistance with the management of projects
The Contractor shall provide advisory support services in all areas related to the program management of system projects. As a provider of Program Management Office support, the Contractor shall provide the Office with ongoing support and timely information upon which to base management decisions on the projects assigned. The Contractor shall support the Agency in the preparation of project management position papers and detailed technical analyses on an as-needed and as-requested basis. During the period of performance of this task order, the Contractor may be required to provide PMO support in project areas including, but not limited to:
•Scope Management: defining project boundaries and processes for change control.
•Time Management: defining, sequencing, duration estimation and schedule control.
•Cost Management: resource planning cost estimating, resource leveling, cost control.
•Process Assessment: reviewing business processes and identifying areas for improvement or compliance with federal and agency regulations.
•Change Management: identifying, documenting, and controlling changes to project baselines.
•Communications Management: communications planning, information dissemination, performance and status reporting to stakeholders and managers.
•Procurement Management: strategy development, solicitation, acquisition, contract administration and close-out.
•Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): development, management, and tracking of WBS project plans to ensure system projects are on schedule, within budgeted costs, and of high quality.
•Requirements Management: maintaining and tracking of system requirements through all of the phases of the system life cycle.
•Document Management: maintaining a physical and/or electronic library of key documents as identified by the PMO and providing mechanisms to add, track, and retrieve those documents.
•System Life-Cycle Documentation: reviewing, analyzing, preparing, and maintaining system life cycle documentation in compliance with applicable federal and the Agency system life cycle requirements.
•Technical support: providing timely subject matter expertise and information upon which to make sound project management decisions.
•Project policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards: OCFO's development of policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards for implementation of current and future federal financial system regulations and delegated responsibilities.
•Other financial and performance management system planning and implementation tasks in support of the Agency's system efforts.

Provide technical analysis on Project Management Tools
OCFO uses a number of project management tools to support the management of OCFO's system projects. The Contractor shall provide technical expertise in the use of the tools to capture and maintain the project information in the Project Management tools listed below. The Contractor shall advise on this technical analysis on an as-needed basis and advise to trouble-shoot any problems related to the operations, maintenance, and configuration of the Project Management tools. The Project Management tools are subject to change from time to time. The Contractor shall provide technical analysis for the Project Management tools selected by OCFO for use on Agency projects. Tools currently used are:
•Microsoft Project for schedules and WBS
•Deltek Cobra for managing project costs, measuring earned value, and meeting EVM reporting requirements
•Deltek WelcomRisk for structured identification, mitigation, resolving, and reporting of project risks
•Deltek WelcomHome for its web-based project portal for tracking issues
•Deltek Winsight – for analyzing, sharing, consolidating, and reporting project status

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