Senior Business Manager

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Posted 31 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


USD 126,600.00 - 227,900.00 per year
Full Time


Value engineering
Business systems
Resource management
Cost estimation
Financial reporting
Proposal writing
Business administration
Cost accounting
Business process
Microsoft Project
Business management
Work breakdown structure
Certified Public Accountant
User guides
Regulatory Compliance
Program management
Attention to detail
Project management
Organizational skills
Financial analysis
Team leadership
Microsoft Office
Microsoft SharePoint
Earned value management
Analytical skill
Security clearance
Life insurance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an outstanding and motivated senior business manager with significant Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience supporting large programs and working with teams of Cost Account Managers, program management, and customers. A successful candidate will also have Agile program experience.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Manage the program control analysts and Earned Value Management (EVM) team which includes Cost Account Managers
  • Ensure the program cost baseline satisfies contractual requirements
  • Develop and execute program budgets and financial plans that align with the program baseline and manage the presentation of those baselines to be presented at Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) with the government
  • Blend Agile practices with EVM system. Develop and lead implementation of business system and process documentation that support program and business management.
  • Provide program resource management including cost estimation, allocation, tracking, and analysis
  • Continually assess project performance, identify issues, and develop solutions to meet specific goals and objectives. Develop reports to document performance to convey to leadership.
  • Develop program unique standards and process instructions for planning, scheduling, baseline control, EVMS, financial controls, subcontract cost integration, and Integrated Program.
  • Ensure compliance with national, EVMS, and associated internal company procedures.
  • Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) compilation and analysis.
  • Deliver compliance and financial reporting
  • Conduct on-going collaboration with the customer and functional teams
  • Provide assistance with contract negotiations
  • Approve subcontractor invoices
  • Review contractual documents
  • Support pricing and proposal activities

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field with minimum 12 years of industry related experience as a Business Program Analyst working with EVM baselines and leading EV teams.
  • Prior experience within DoD industry to include understanding of government program budgeting and forecasting, cost accounting standards, establishing financial and schedule (re)baselines, and Annual Operating Plan development.
  • Established knowledge of business process/life cycle management principles, theories and concepts and a general understanding of industry practices, techniques, and standards.
  • Understanding of the EVM rhythm at the program level, experience integrating EVM with Agile software development methodology, and implementing EVM baselines using Microsoft Project and Deltek Cobra.
  • Contributor to the development to program and business management processes and systems:
    • Ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope.
    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal skills, and verbal/written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present EVM findings.
  • Knowledge of Compliance Documents per the Statement of Needs:
    • Streamlined SSC IBR Process
    • Integrated Program Management Data and Analysis Report (IPMDAR)
    • Cost and Software Data Reporting (CSDR) Manual (DoD 5000.04-M-1)
  • Knowledge of EVMS & Agile Documents:
  • An Industry Practice guide for Agile on Earned Value management Programs (May 26, 2019 Version 1.3)
  • Agile and Earned Value Management: A Program Manager's Desk Guide (2020)
  • Expertise on the EIA-748 EVM guidelines with understanding of industry/government EVM guidance (including the DFARS clauses /7002, DoD EVMS Interpretation Guide, EVM Implementation Guide, IPMR/IPMDAR DID, and MIL-STD-881 work breakdown structure)
  • Experience supporting Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs).
  • Active Secret with the ability to obtain DoD TS SCI.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • MBA, CPA, Program Management Professional (PMP), and/or Earned Value Management Professional (EVMP) credentials with demonstrated experience.
  • SharePoint experience to support the Earned Value Resource Center (EVRC) intranet site, including user documentation library, and program artifact sites.
  • Ability to interpret/analyze IPMR Formats 1-7 to identify key takeaways and support program staff accordingly, conduct independent analysis of EVM data and metrics, including DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics, with follow up of recommended actions.
  • Program planning and scheduling experience.
  • Experience with one or more EVM tools (EVMS for Project are preferred).

Basic Qualifications:
  • Detail oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication, leadership skills, maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information, and capable of seamlessly integration between teams.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and project leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and managing assignments to meet project milestones.
  • Experience preparing and presenting financial analysis in clear and concise manner to team, leadership, and customer.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office core applications, SharePoint, and SAP BW.
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with customers (program EVM stakeholders), management, and team members through strong analytical customer-focused skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
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