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Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst / Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst - Melbourne, FL

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Business Management Location: Melbourne, Florida US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: No Positions Available: 1

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst or a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. Job Responsibilities: The analyst will provide EVMS support for labor and material. The analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end reports; developing and reviewing EACs; incorporation of changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain Major Subcontract/GP cost and schedule baselines. The analyst will assist CAMs for EVMS activities including: WBS alignment, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting earned value methodologies, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting; support monthly cost and schedule reviews, identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required. The selected candidate must have an understanding of the procurement process and business flow of material through the supply chain and be able to work with multiple stakeholders of different disciplines and backgrounds. The ideal candidate will have experience working in MPM/COBRA as an earned value management tool and will have experience working in SAP. Must be able to effectively manage evolving requirements and tool/system enhancements and think innovatively for work-around plans when necessary. Essential Functions:

  • Setting up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
  • Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled
  • Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks
  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government
  • Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines
  • Works on labor or material control accounts supporting an Integrated Product Team
  • Conducts analysis on cost data and sets up meetings with management to review data
  • Provide financial support and analysis to the MAS Cost Management Functional Homeroom
  • Provide support to Integrated Product Teams and Cost Management Managers
  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations
  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management
  • Maintain and update cost control systems (e.g. SAP and MPM &/or COBRA)

This requisition may be filled at either a Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst level or a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst level Basic Qualifications for Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Program Planning, Global Supply Chain, Program Cost/ Financial Analysis, and/or Program Scheduling experience, or Master's degree with 1 year of stated experience
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 5 years, and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
  • Strong PC skills, specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, conditional formatting, etc.)
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

Basic Qualifications for Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Program Planning, Global Supply Chain, Program Cost/ Financial Analysis, and/or Program Scheduling experience, or Master's degree with 4 years of stated experience
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 5 years, and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
  • Strong PC skills, specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, conditional formatting, etc.)
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret clearance
  • 6 years of Earned Value Management (EVM) experience
  • Experience as a Cost Material Analyst or Labor Planner
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple organizations and Senior Leadership
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with the following: Cobra or MPM and SAP

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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