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Job Title: USAID/LIBYA PUBLIC INVESTMENT PLANNING (PIP)

Pragma (www.pragmacorp.com) , a U.S. government contractor, seeks a consultant in “public investment planning” for a short-term assignment under its USAID-financed LESP project in Libya. TheLibya Economic and Stabilization Program (LESP) is designed to support the Libyan government in areas of public financial and economic management, and enable Libyan national and subnational governments to more effectively respond to community needs. The assignment will begin in April and run until mid-June at ¾ time.

The PIP advisor will conduct the following strategic aspects of public investment planning:

1.Support the development of a better practice public investment plan for the two sectors supported under MEG/LESP (primary health care and solid waste management) as part of the broader MTEF planning exercise.

2.Coordinate the development of PIP in each of these sectors with the development of sector strategies and an integrated, multi-year recurrent budget estimate for both sectors.

3.Prioritize investment projects through PIP.

4.Provide PIP and related training to stakeholders so that they in turn effectively develop a sound public investment program in each of the two pilot sectors.

5.Undertake cost benefit analysis of selected projects in each sector.

6.Provide cost benefit analysis training to counterparts so that they may properly analyze their respective public investment program.

7.Develop institutional arrangements for decision-making on the PIP.

The PIP consultant should have experience in public or government investment planning and prioritization, and skills in cost-benefit analysis.  Preferred but not necessary are consultants who originate or have extensive experience in the MENA region.  Also preferred but not necessary are consultants with sectoral PIP experience in municipal health, or solid waste.  Applicants must be willing and eligible by nationality to travel to Libya.  Currently American citizens and green card holders are not eligible to travel to Libya under US Government programs.  Please e-mail resumes by April 10 to recruitment@pragmacorp.com

 

Job Title: Cost Analyst in support of the U.S. Army

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA

Essential Job Functions

The Cost Analyst will develop cost estimating models, life cycle cost analysis, cost/benefit analysis, cost estimating drills, cost control, and analysis, and other cost documents as required.  Must have the ability to apply cost expertise in the areas: requirements generation process; planning, programming, budgeting, and execution process; acquisition policy documents; and current issues in systems acquisition management. The Analyst will develop life cycle cost estimates by developing an Automatic Cost Estimating Integrated Tool (ACE-IT) model in accordance with current Army policy and Deputy Assistance Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics (DASA-CE) guidance.  In support of cost estimates and analysis, the Analyst shall have the ability to:  documenting the facts and assumptions that are used in the cost analysis; and perform cost/benefits analyses and sensitivity analyses.  The Analyst must be able to develop rough-orders-of-magnitude to respond to various cost requirements/questions and defend the derived cost position to senior Government leadership.

Skills

Tasks/documents/products that will be required, but not limited to:

·      Cost Support to Capability Production Document;

·      Cost Support to Capability Development Document;

·      Life Cycle Cost Modeling Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tool (ACEIT) model;

·      Economic Analysis;

·      Program Office Estimate (POE);

·      Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD):

·      Affordability Assessment:

·      Cost Estimates;

·      Analyses to support Business Case Analysis (BCA), Course of Actions (COAs), Long-range Investment Requirements Analysis, and Acquisition Strategies;

·      Data Calls/Funding Projections; and

·      Cost data for the following activities:

o  Universal Army Data Display and Entry Dashboard

o  Market Research, procurement strategy and source selection concept

o  Acquisition Strategy

o  SMART Charts

o  Acquisition Program Baseline

o  Cost data for Procurement and Research (P&R) Forms

o  Execution Program Baseline (EPB)

o  Quarterly Program Review (QPRs)

o  Program System Review (PSR)

o  Joint Capabilities Board (JCB)

o  Functional Capabilities Board (FCB)

o  IT 300 Exhibit Submissions

o  Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Submissions

o  Weapon System Reviews

o  Test and Evaluation Exhibits (T&E Exhibits)

o  Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance

Qualifications

·      Must have at least 7 years of relevant cost experience

·      Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in math, engineering, or business discipline

·      Must have a industry certification in cost for an example, International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) or equivalent experience in training to qualify for DAWIA Level III certification in Business-Cost Estimating

·      Active secret clearance

 

To apply for this postion, please send your Resume/CV to Alex Lesperance at alesperance@ifas-llc.com

 

 

Job Title: Cost Analyst in support of DISA

Location: Fort Meade: MD

Essential Job Functions

Possess senior-level Cost Analyst experience, as defined by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) – Business, Cost Estimating Level III criteria, private industry equivalent or Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA).  Cost Analyst will be able to develop, implement, and/or advise DISA Programs on DoD Acquisition policy and procedures for conducting Life Cycle Cost Estimates; Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE), Component Cost Estimate (CCE). The candidate will serve as a working member within the division, and be familiar with IT and AIS programs. They must be highly proficient using MS Office applications, especially Excel. Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) and @Risk are a plus as well as additional parametric tools.

Possess an in-depth experience developing DoD Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCE) and Return on Investments (ROI), using a variety of cost estimating methodologies and data analysis techniques, to support a Business Case Analysis (BCA) of potential future business systems, cyber security enhancements, network infrastructure updates, and cloud computing. Work with Subject Matter Experts (SME) throughout DISA to determine current operating costs, future costs to implement and sustain the solution, and identify all associated benefits and risks. 

Possess experience developing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Cost Estimating Structure (CES) cost data research and archiving, estimate documentation, risk and schedule analysis and briefing support. And possess experience developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships is required.

Skills

·      Experience developing Automated Cost Models, Cost Database, Cost Factors, and/or Cost Estimating Relationships, is required

·      Life Cycle Cost Estimates

·      Independent Government Cost Estimates

·      Business Case Analysis

Qualifications 

·      Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and must possess the ability to interpret customer requirements and translate them into project strategies, tasks, and deliverables.

·      Bachelor’s degree required - preferred in the fields of Business, Finance, Mathematics, or Operations Research.

·      Candidate must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 

·      Active secret clearance

 

To apply for this postion, please send your Resume/CV to Alex Lesperance at alesperance@ifas-llc.com