Knowledge Link is seeking a Senior Level Financial Management Analyst to provide support to the CIO-T/TCFP IT Portfolio Management, Open IT Portfolio Management, and capacity planning activities.
Time Well Spent
Support and develop processes for data analytics, cost benefit, cost estimating models, risk and sensitivity analysis to deliver data-driven IT investment recommendations for CIO-T and Open IT portfolio.
Support CIO-T/TCFP and Open IT Portfolio Management capacity planning activities to forecast costs, develop performance measures, and identify opportunities to improve Portfolio operations and drive down costs.
Conduct cost benefit analysis of agency-wide and IC-wide IT investments and make recommendations to help the Deputy Director, CIO, Deputy CIO, Chief Financial Executive, and IT Portfolio Lead maximize NGA's benefits while minimizing cost.
Identify and introduce CIO-T and Open IT leadership to alternate and innovative ideas, approaches, and methods to issues and challenges.
Review, analyze and provide TCFP and Open IT Portfolio with recommendations on IT Portfolio Management Instructions, Manuals, and other Policy documentation.
Conduct program scenario analysis using Cost Forecasting Model to influence investment/ divestment decisions for the Open IT Program Build.
Advise government leads, deliver project staff deliverables, conduct financial & data analysis, and participate in senior leadership presentations in support of investment/divestment, as well as unfunded request, decisions.
Research and work with TCFP leadership, Program Managers, Capability Program Managers, Portfolio Leads, and FM resources to identify and coordinate solutions to funding gaps in CIO-T IT investments during Program Build efforts.
Conduct analysis of and develop briefings for the CIO assessing NGA's IT budget against cost modeled scenarios.
Analyze Portfolio Programming Guidance tasks and coordinate actions across CIO-T to understand and track closure of each task.
Assist in the development of senior management level briefings and present briefings when necessary.
Coordinate and collaborate across CIO-T, FM, Portfolios, and KCs to obtain data and inputs required for external reporting and internal analysis in a manner that builds positive rapport and impressions of TCFP.
Demonstrate problem solving skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of NGA portfolio management, planning, programming, execution, cost analysis, acquisition, and program/project cost estimating principles.
Support and enable the establishment of working groups and/or Tiger Teams, the conduct of their work, and the development and delivery of their deliverable(s).
Work as a part of an integrated IT Po1ifolio Management team to include direct interfacing with program offices.
Make effective use of cost forecasting models, tools, and data to support Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
Document business processes, and identify and collect requisite data to support the Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.
BS. /B.A. degree, or higher, in business or finance, or equivalent work experience in business or finance
Experience in portfolio management, program management, governance, policy, and strategic planning experience.
Experience in the DoD/IC.
MS. degree in Economics, Business, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
Demonstrated experience developing scenario and analysis of alternatives models.
Demonstrated experience in cost forecasting scenario analysis.
Strong understanding, familiarity, and experience with CIO-T and Open IT Portfolio processes, functions, and operations.
Demonstrated understanding of NGA IT Policy, IT Portfolio Management, PPBE processes, and NGA Strategy.
Familiarity with NGA's 40+ IT Programs and fundamentals of A WS offerings.
Experience maturing CIO processes through the integration of IT portfolio management, enterprise architecture, IT governance, and IT strategy.
Experience with CIO-T cost forecasting tools and models.
Experience building IT portfolio management analysis tools.
Strong background in developing data driven recommendations, particularly with regards to CIO- T and the Open IT P011folio.