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Senior Cost Management Lead

Company: MDW Associates
Location: arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

MDW is currently seeking a Senior Cost Management Lead to apply managerial, technical, and business knowledge is support of the Integrated Personnel and Pay System Army (IPPS-A) customer.

The Senior Cost Management Lead will be responsible for performing complex cost and financial modeling to develop program and project cost estimates, cost models, conduct cost, schedule, and risk analyses EV analysis, What-if analyses, and prepare program cost/schedule inputs for program acquisition reports.

Specific duties include:

  • Developing and maintaining the POE based on the program life-cycle cost estimates for planning, development, procurement, deployment, and sustainment of enterprise and HR information system
  • Editing, modifying, reviewing, and assessing cost estimates for accuracy, clarity, reasonableness, and realism
  • Participating in the development of cost controls, cost reduction strategies, procedures and forecasting techniques to evaluate effectiveness of managed information services
  • Participating in complex cost studies including operational studies, benefit assessment, and post- implementation analysis
  • Ensuring compliance with government requirements, standards, and mandates

Required Skills/Experience (Minimum Job Qualifications):

Candidate must have prior experience in the following areas:

  • Hands-on experience with the ACEIT and other estimating models
  • Past work experience leading and managing the cost estimating team performing the roll as a Senior Cost Management Lead and/or Cost Estimating Team Lead
  • Cost estimating methodologies, including learning curve, data collection techniques, data validation, normalization techniques, CERs, risk analyses, estimating phasing, EVM, and have a working knowledge of the agile cost-estimating concept
  • Experience with basis of cost estimates, Alternative of Analyses, Business Case Analyses, EA, net present value analyses, return on investment analyses, acquisition management support, and cost benefit analyses
  • Microsoft Office Project and cost modeling tools, including ACEIT and one of the following is required: Crystal Ball, @Risk, SLIM, SEER estimating suite, or PRICE

Education Requirement/Required Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Economics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Computer Science, or Information Systems required
  • A minimum of 10 years of direct Cost Estimating/Cost Modeling experience, including a minimum of three years' experience supporting Systems Acquisition as defined in DoD Instruction 5000.75 is required

Clearance Requirement:

  • Active Secret clearance (or higher

Company Description

Incorporated in 2012, MDW is a small business headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Huntsville, AL. We provide Federal government clients with consulting, management services, advisory and assistance services, decision support, strategic planning, process planning and improvement, task execution and metrics analysis. Our mission is to make our clients more successful by providing honest assessments, exceptional analysis, prudent advice, direct communication, and hard work.

Our core capabilities include:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Cost Estimating
  • Budget Programming and Justification
  • Budget Execution
  • Acquisition Management
  • Financial Systems Support & Integration

MDW Associates, LLC ("MDW") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy or any other unlawful basis unrelated to the ability to do the job. MDW seeks to employ talented, ethical, and entrepreneurial-minded persons. Our applicants and employees are protected from discrimination as required by Federal law.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package for our employees, including but not limited to:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability
  • Retirement/401(k)
  • Flexible Leave Policy

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: MDW Associates, Arlington , Senior Cost Management Lead, Other , arlington, Virginia

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