Program Analyst

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    Program Analyst

    Company:
    MCR

    Location:
    Norfolk
    VA
    US

    Category:
    Information Technology

    Degrees Required:
    Not Specified

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Manages Others:
    No

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    THE COMPANY
    MCR, LLC, is the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered strategic planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully manage their programs. MCR's 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to smart acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in managing complex programs. More information can be found at www.mcri.com.
    Would you enjoy working in a challenging international environment collaborating with team members from over 29 nations? MCR is comprised of deeply passionate and experienced professionals who guide our North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) partnership national clients through complex programmatic and technological challenges. If you are a highly motivated, client focused Program Analyst who is interested in demonstrating your skill sets on an international level and coordinating real change this opportunity is the one you have been looking for!
    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
    The Bi-Strategic Commands (Bi-SC) Automated Information Systems (AIS) Programme Management Office (PMO) (BiSC AIS PMO) provides Programme Management Capability (PMC) for the Strategic Commands at NATO ACT  (Norfolk, VA) and SHAPE (Mons, Belgium).
    As a Program Analyst working in the BiSC AIS PMO you will be part of an international team supporting Program management and execution, performing a variety of tasks under the direction of the Program Manager, including financial analysis, budget management, performance evaluation, project scheduling and planning, military operational requirements definition, scope management, cost control, and risk analysis.
    Collect  inputs  from  a  variety  of  sources  and  prepare  and  coordinate deliverables. Conduct analysis and communicate findings to project team and decision makers. Interface with the client and internal program management. Work within a multi-stakeholder, technical, and matrixed organizational environment
    Provide Dependency Management. Identification and management of the dependencies among projects and on activities outside the programme is a key function of programme management. In support of dependency management, the activities to be performed are:
    Identify each critical dependency.
    Identify the commitments to address each critical dependency and document the commitments made by those responsible for providing the work product and those receiving the work product
    Prepare and maintain a Dependency Structure Matrix identifying project interdependency, interdependencies with other programmes, and critical commitments.
    Track critical dependencies and commitments and recommend corrective actions, as appropriate.
    Establish, document and maintain the following programme elements, which are common interest between one or more other interdependent programmes
    Programme planning.
    Technical and operational architecture management.
    Risk management.
    Schedule management.
    Change management processes.
    Contribute process for quarterly progress reviews of each portfolio of projects within the programme.
    Recommend when Project Health Checks should be performed.
    Review and provide a BI-SC assessment of project exception reports.
    BASIC QUALIFICATION
    University degree in electronics engineering or computer science or telecommunications or information systems and technology or another equivalent or closely related discipline
    Minimum 5 years in project management of communications or information systems integration, implementation or operation, using PRINCE2 or PMI methodology, specific in performance evaluation, in scheduling and planning, requirements definition, scope management, cost control and risk analysis.
    Minimum 3 years dependency management of projects at project level
    Minimum 2 years in quality management in projects and programmes
    Minimum 1 year within last 15 years in working in NATO or in one of 28 Nations national military in defining military operational requirements and operational acceptance at project or programme level
    Demonstrated proficiency in English as defined in STANAG 6001 (3333) or demonstrate native English speaker background
    Demonstrate minimum NATO or National SECRET clearance with the appropriate national authority for the duration of the assignment
    Demonstrated working level knowledge with MS Office tools (Outlook, Project, Word, Excel and Power Point, Share Point)
    Demonstrate the availability to travel to any NATO entity within the 29 Nations (valid passport with no travel restrictions to NATO nations)
    Must be able to travel independently (Approximately 10-20% travel expected).
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Knowledge about NATO at project level within capability package process
    Knowledge about C3 capability management in NATO
    Knowledge about programme management and programme management office
    Knowledge about Database development and use
    Knowledge about ITIL and Agile for project management
    Knowledge about NATO CIS architectures, AIS and NGCS capabilities
    Knowledge about IBM DOORS, DOORS NG, Team Concept, Quality
    Knowledge about project management in complex systems or projects in a military Communication and Information Systems environment.
    Experience in effective orally and in writing communication, including briefing and in coordination
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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