Program Execution Group CoordinatorGrant Thornton5/15/2020 9:33:22 AMJOB ID: 046949Specialty: Boston, Massachusetts Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Providing expertise in acquisition and program management (in accordance with DoDI 5000.02, AFI 63-101/20-101) and strategic and tactical program planning (short-term, mid-term, and long-term plans) to further system mission capabilities Providing expertise in qualitative and quantitative techniques for gathering, analyzing,and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of acquisition programs. Planning, researching, analyzing and assessing system acquisition in terms of development, production, and deployment of weapons systems and associated equipment in order to formulate plans and make strategy recommendations to meet cost, schedule, and performance objectives. Providing expertise and management oversight to multi-MAJCOM stakeholders in order to determine specific requirements needs. Planning, scheduling and facilitating a variety of exchanges and meetings with the directorate, program office team, and stakeholders to understand and coordinate program requirements, strategies, plans, and activities to address warfighter capability gaps. Acting as the liaison between Program Offices and the PEO/PEO staff to coordinate and integrate support service activities across the Directorate and external stakeholders in support of the clients Integration responsibilities. Providing a wide range of acquisition management activities in support of the existing and future programs and platforms including, but not limited to: Supporting the management of programs, systems, subsystems, and equipment across the full acquisition life cycle. Supporting, identifying and implementing PEO portfolio management controls and integration management controls. Assisting in determining program progress; effectively communicate recommendations orally and/or in writing to higher organizational management. Researching, drafting, and coordinating Directorate / PEO level procedures or policy as required. Assisting with the development, review, and coordination of acquisition documentation. Performing analyses to support program strategy decisions and courses of action. Providing a program assessment for integration of documentation to ensure consistency with program strategy and consistency across all milestone documentation Providing inputs, draft, coordinate (with the appropriate Nuclear C3 Integration Directorate divisions and other government agencies), Developing and collecting technical data and inputs for staff summary packages to support coordination and signature of all associated documents for milestone approval. Applying program knowledge for developing and coordinating responses in response to internal and external program inquiries. Creating, tracking, coordinates, and closes taskers as required. Preparing and coordinating staff packages for Directorate and/or higher level review/approval/signature. Developing and coordinating plans, and supports implementation of program/directorate tasker trackers, staff package workflows, and other programmatic tracking tools and procedures. Scheduling and executing program meetings/reviews, program management reviews, PEO decision briefs, program milestones, etc. Coordinating program/directorate data storage, sharing, and collaboration processes and tool development and maintenance. Preparing written and/or oral papers, reports, and briefings for executive levels on the plans, activities, and status of PEO portfolio programs and/or AFNWC/NC activities. Supporting program briefings and reports by gathering information, preparing charts, presenting briefings, and providing other support as needed. Supporting the development of executive briefings, and schedule and coordinate through appropriate client contacts and government stakeholders. Update the briefings and document meeting minutes. Supporting preparation for, and hosting of, distinguished visitors. Supporting Commander/Director Action Group and/or Program Execution Group processes including but not limited to: PEO Activity Report, Staff Meeting, X-Plan tracking, Program Management Reviews, Monthly Acquisition Report (MAR), Defense Acquisition Executive Summary (DAES), Selected Acquisition Reports (SAR) and the Senior Officer Communication and Coordination Electronic Resource (SOCCER), etc. Supporting the Directorate Self-Inspection Program (SIP). Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing for the SIP inspection, distributing checklist information to the checklist POCs, developing and maintaining a checklist tracking and reporting system, monitoring checklist completion status, recommend corrective actions, and identify and track deficiencies during the annual SIP cycle and keep leadership informed as items are closed-out and in preparation for the Directorate SIP Outbrief meeting.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Secret Clearance required Project Management Experience Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field. Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required. Travel may be required. Ability to work overtime required on occasion. Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements. Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
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