PBG Consulting

IT CPIC SME/Portfolio Management Analyst

IT CPIC SME/Portfolio Management Analyst

PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.

Our IT Management Consulting Group is growing and we’re currently seeking an experienced IT Portfolio Management Analyst for a major Federal agency. This position requires strong expertise in the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process in support of OMB A-11. The candidate will provide strategic and tactical direction as well project management best practices techniques and guidance in support of the client’s major IT portfolio investments totaling over $500M. He or she will also serve as the main CPIC SME and thought leader. The IT Portfolio Management Analyst will demonstrate excellent client handling skills with the ability to quickly develop relationships at all levels of the client organization. This position will be at the client’s site in Washington, DC. Active security clearance required (TS preferred).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform business analysis and capital planning duties associated with the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process in satisfying OMB A-11.Provide consultation services for the client's IT investments through the CPIC phases.

  • Assist in the response to budget/IT portfolio data calls from OMB. Assist Government and other contractor personnel in the preparation, submission, and maintenance of project documentation required by the Exhibit 300 process (Alternatives - Analysis, Risk Management Plan, etc.)

  • Assist Government and other contractor personnel in the collection and presentation of planned versus actual spending and planned versus actual schedule performance figures.

  • Create high-impact presentations for senior client leaders.

  • Perform economic analysis, business case, independent government cost estimations and risk assessments of large-scale government programs.

  • Help agencies develop guidance and processes for CPIC, IT Governance, and or Program Analysis and Evaluation.

  • Understand and provide leadership in full spectrum of capital planning including application of OMB Circulars A-11, A-130, and A-94.

  • Leverage guidance in OMB circulars A-11 and A-94 and the GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide.

  • Provide OMB e-300 planning, development, and review support.

  • Develop Analysis of Alternatives supported by Cost Benefits Analysis (CBA), Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA), Net Present Value (NPV), and ROI analysis.

  • Conduct Earned Value Management compliance assessment / Integrated Baseline Review.

  • Support and/or contribute to other related program management and acquisition management tasks, such as risk management and project plan development as needed.

  • Perform financial and business analyses, cost-benefit and ROI studies, cost/schedule/risk management, performance measurement, and capital planning for a major investment, comprising of numerous projects and programs.

  • Develop project and program documentation and review for completeness, accuracy, currency and appropriateness for purpose.

  • Review, assess, and revise project and program documentation.

  • Establish, monitor, measure, assesse and evaluate performance metrics for the investment and its programs.

  • Collect and analyze budget, expenditures, and EVM data for complex projects/programs to prepare budgets, justifications, and reporting.

  • Create status reporting, both internally and to the client; reports for executive reporting; and provide support for OMB, agency, and office data calls.

  • Develop program communications with stakeholders from various offices and bureaus.

  • Demonstrate experience with CPIC, OMB Exhibit 300, EVM, and Primavera tool.

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS security clearance or ability to obtain.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, Engineering or other IT related field.

  • 5+ years of working experience with the CPIC process and managing/supporting large investments.

  • 5+ years of related IT management experience.

  • 5+ years of project and customer management experience in Federal Civilian consulting environment.

  • Strong combined knowledge and experience with cost models and Microsoft Project Professional.

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Master’s degree in similar field as above desirable.

  • Software development and/or IT operations project management analysis experience.

  • Experience in tracking budget and activities for a product/project portfolio.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent.

  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC).

  • Proven experience in risk management, analysis and mitigation.

  • Proven experience in communications planning and execution.

Professional Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.

PBG celebrates diversity and is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, PBG complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.