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Business Analyst, with DOD PPBE experience

Job Title
Business Analyst, with DOD PPBE experience
Job ID
27350842
Location
Arlington,  VA 21244
Other Location
Description

Senior Business Analyst, PPBE

Arlington, Virginia

Must hold an active DOD Secret Clearance

Talent Orchard LLC, a Women-Owned Workforce Solutions Company has a contract opportunity for an experienced Senior Business Analyst who has supported DOD/OSD agencies to join the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) in a rare opportunity to effectively support build out a new DOD Agency. The Analyst will be focused upon supporting the government clients Planning Programming Budgeting Execution area.

This is not the type of opportunity that comes along very often!

Talent Orchard is searching for an exceptionally talented Business Analyst with current OSD experience to support our prime contractor and the government client. This opportunity offers the chance to work with some of the best and brightest IT minds in the Department of Defense and US Industry to develop and implement a Defense-Wide approach to infusing Artificial intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) technologies across the Department.

The successful candidate will provide substantive support to the organization’s Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution organizational business processes. This support will include duties such as drafting and refining Issue Papers, building spend plans, working with the technical staff to define budget needs, POM, developing and implementing organizational processes, and coordinating the actions with other staff members. Because of the nature of the required duties, this position requires an individual with an understanding of DoD Acquisition and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafts Program Objective Memorandum issues on behalf of the Government Leadership for review/approval.
  • Drafts and refines Issue Papers on behalf of the Government Leadership for review/approval.
  • Drafts correspondence on behalf of the Government Leadership for review/approval.
  • Responsible for the creation of Spend Plans for review and approval by the Government Leadership.
  • Work with the Engineers, Data Scientists, and other technical staff, plus the non-technical staff to collect and present the JAICs needs to the government, i.e. the early phase of a spend plan.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion often with deadline pressure
  • Establish, document, and assist with implementation of organization wide business operations processes.
  • Assist the Government leadership in coordinating tasks and information across the discrete work streams to ensure each work stream remains informed and aligned to the overall strategic vision and schedule.
  • Coordinate joint efforts with other groups and offices and maintain accountability of all assigned tasks.
  • Perform technical writing/editing, editorial consultation, proofreading, or overall documentation review for various documents, including acquisition, other program document, and technical papers, and correspondence.
  • Ensure documents are prepared in the appropriate format and are free from grammatical errors.
  • Assist other team members in other specialties as needed to accomplish the overall mission.

Requirements

  • 8+ years related experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a relevant field.
  • Strong knowledge of the Program, Planning, Budget, and Execution process highly desired.
  • Experience with the creation of Program Objective Memorandums and Issue Papers is highly desired.
  • Experience supporting a Chief of Staff for an OSD organization or as an executive officer to a Military Flag Officer or member of the Senior Executive Service is highly desired.
  • Highly motivated professional and capable of managing demanding workload while prioritizing and managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, a high level of integrity, critical thinking, and leadership courage.
  • Strong organizational management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Advanced MS Word and PowerPoint skills; proficient Excel and Outlook application skills
  • Ability to organize an office and establish operating rules and help inforce them.
  • Ability to organize and manage large amounts of data, files, tasks, schedules, and information
  • Ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion
  • Familiarity with the Defense Acquisition System highly desired
  • Must be a US Citizen, hold a current DoD Secret Clearance, and have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance
  • Powerful analytical and problem solving skills – including the ability to develop solutions in new and creative ways.
  • Advanced MS Word and PowerPoint skills; proficient Excel and Outlook application skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion
  • Experience with navigating the Pentagon’s processes is desirable
  • Must be a US Citizen, hold a current DoD Secret Clearance, and have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.

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