Program Budget Analyst

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Job Description

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has need of a full time Program /Management Analyst to support the Plutonium Program Office (NA-191). This individual will be responsible as the primary interface between the program's Federal Program Manager, Program Engineers, Program Staff and the program efforts to support the integration of facility and infrastructure investments, production operations and programmatic equipment. The individual will also assist with other programmatic analytical activities. The work performed is extensive in scope and preference is for an experienced individual with demonstrated program/management analysis expertise or an individual with program/management analyst background with a willingness and aptitude to learn the budget and program.

The individual must be self-starting, possess an ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and have an ability to interface with a broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership. This requires coordinating with Federal Program Managers and Engineers, Program Managers at the NNSA National Labs and nuclear weapon production facilities, and other program/management analysts to draft cogent and consolidated budget documentation, program briefings and program reports. The individual must understand and explain the technical and programmatic drivers for budget changes and priorities and respond quickly to real and posited work scope changes, variances, and funding levels with accurate analysis and documentation. This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Washington, D.C. or Albuquerque, NM. The individual will report to the 191 Director/Deputy Director.

Roles/responsibilities include:
  • Serves as the primary interface between program staff and facility and infrastructure investments.
  • Compiles programmatic monthly, quarterly, and end-of-year project reports for use by Project Leads.
  • Analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on budgetary issues.
  • Develops and maintains monthly updates of program status briefings, using established templates and data provided by NNSA systems and laboratory/production plant inputs.
  • Manages annual, quarterly and other periodic reporting requirements, including program reviews, providing programmatic input, and coordinating NNSA site meetings associated with program deliverables.
  • Keeps records on status of portfolio and program budget changes, including allocation/reallocation, expenditures, comparison of earned value management system information to identify issues and suggest corrective action.
  • For the Federal Program Manager, analyzes, reports on results, and tracks action items on technical projects undertaken by the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities regarding infrastructure investments.
  • Advises Federal Program Manager in methods for meeting requirements associated with current and future fiscal year planning and assist in developing consistent methods and approaches for use by Federal and contractor budget support staff members.
  • Prepares program cost and budget documentation over several budget fiscal years, including the development of complex spreadsheets, development of program planning and budget briefings.,
  • Provides program management support in the preparation, coordination, evaluation, review and analysis of program execution plans and tracking, monitoring, and reporting of program-specific milestones and updates of annual performance measures.
  • Analyzes, formats, and presents justifications to senior Federal management and external organizations, such as Congress and the Office of Management and Budget.
  • Clearly and concisely conveys analysis results to all levels of Federal management in support of programmatic decisions.
  • As internal processes mature, creates and maintains database of codified and formalized procedures for NA-191 Office activities.
  • Develop project information in excel, and extract that information as necessary for budgets, briefings, reports, etc.

Basic Qualifications

Required Clearance:
  • Active DOE Q or DOD TS clearance, or ability to attain a DOE Q clearance.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Requires a BA degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Program/Budget Analysis experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing briefings for senior and executive management required.
  • Staff experience in military, government or corporate enterprise desired.
  • Nuclear weapons experience desired.
  • Interagency experience desired.

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in a program management, finance, or science discipline.
  • 5 years of related program management/budget analysis experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams) and virtual meeting platforms (WebEx, Zoom) and proficiency may be tested.

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