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Location:
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
Salary:
160,000
Posted:
February 14, 2019

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~ Project Control Manager ~

Qualifications Profile

Senior level manager with extensive experience in Program Management and Program Controls. Enthusiastic, dedicated, and detail-oriented professional, with broad-based leadership and management experience and hands-on skills in project control management, succession planning, business analysis, and technical support. Noted for consistent project delivery success and process improvement. OPM Favorable Adjudication, Top Secret Clearance (PR completed April 2018).

Fast learner and proactive team leader; thriving under pressure and equipped with outstanding communication skills and well-honed organizational, research, mentorship, and analytical aptitude.

Highly capable of multitasking within competitive and fast-paced environments, without compromising quality and timely completion of projects.

Effective communicator and motivator, with keen attention to detail and unswerving commitment to the highest standards of professional and personal service.

Areas of Expertise

Team Leadership and Management Project Management Project Control Development, Implementation, and Review Training and Mentorship Financial Operations Strategic Planning and Analysis Regulatory Compliance and Standards Employee Development Rapid Conflict Resolution Cross-Functional Leadership and Team Building Program Financial Management Experience in a Lead Role

Professional Experience

CACI Chantilly, VA December 2014 –Present

PROGRAM CONTROL ANALYST, SENIOR PRINCIPAL Dec 2014–Present

Accountable for the performance of the Program Financial Management function for a large $184M/year contract with 1,900+ employees. Reports directly to the Business Group Finance Lead, working as a partner with the Program Manager and his PMO Staff.

Responsible for annual planning process as well as the subsequent monthly financial forecasting and reporting. Compiles, analyzes, interprets, and reports financial data. Prepares and presents financial results (i.e. Actual performance vs. Plan and Forecast). Responsible for the day-to-day program control execution and management, and the financial reporting and analysis.

Responsible for all financial reporting and analysis as defined by contract deliverables. Identifies, analyzes and defines program requirements and scope.

Serves as the financial expert and point of contact with other CACI departments -and the client.

Directs, implements, and administers formal aspects of program in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and government regulations. Ensures compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, DCAA, DCMA, FAR, CAS

Assists in reviewing, developing and implementing business processes and providing recommendations to management regarding cost tracking and efficiencies.

Experienced in developing business case briefings, performing profitability and cost trending analysis.

Responsible for oversight and leadership in the preparation of and coordination of financial documentation to include process and documentation development.

Communicates effectively with a wide variety of program and non-program audiences, to include senior company officers.

Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the finance function.

Leidos (formerly SAIC) Chantilly, VA 1998 –December 2014

Operation Project Control Manager July 2014–December 2014

Project controls manager for the Analytic Engineering Solutions Operation with $240M in annual revenue. Manage and continuously improve a department with 10 project controllers through effective guidance and mentoring initiatives.

Define and execute strategies and objectives to maximize department resources.

Responsible for hiring & all other HR related activities involving project control staff for the Operation.

Develop and conduct training for lower level staff.

Responsible for the day-to-day program control execution and management, and the financial reporting and analysis on multiple direct projects.

Provide cost, schedule and funding planning, reporting, monitoring, and analysis support to Program Manager(s), utilizing standard company tools, and in compliance with standard processes.

Responsible for oversight and leadership in the preparation of and coordination of financial documentation to include process and documentation development, budget development, spend plans, funds transfer, purchase orders, execution reports and other financial documentation and tracking.

Communicates effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences

Notable Achievements:

Key player in the second major reorganization and restructuring project control organization for the National Security Sector after the SAIC – Leidos split.

Hold a position at the highest level of PC Management in Leidos.

Interact with senior levels of management and customer organizations on a daily basis.

Sector Project Control Director April 2013–July 2014

Director of project controls for the National Security Sector, a $3.6B annual revenue enterprise with a diverse business portfolio that includes R&D, System Integration, Professional Services, and Product offerings. Manage and continuously improve a department with over 150 project controllers through effective guidance and mentoring initiatives.

Designed and implemented multiple enterprise process improvement initiatives (CONOPs for project control).

Facilitated the transition activities to a service center based model for less complicated programs.

Defined and executed strategies and objectives to maximize department resources, meeting corporate defined timesold requirements.

Responsible for hiring all other HR related activities involving project control staff.

Continually monitored key financial data and indicators of performance of programs within the Sector.

Developed and conducted training for lower level staff.

Notable Achievements:

Prior accomplishments at the Business Unit level were recognized with a promotion to the Sector level.

Key player in reorganization and restructuring project control organization for the National Security Sector after the SAIC – Leidos split.

SAIC Chantilly, VA 1998–2014

Business Unit (BU) Project Control Manager May 2006–Mar 2013

Lead project control activities for the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Business Unit (SRBU), a $1B annual revenue enterprise with a diverse business portfolio that includes R&D, System Integration, Professional Services, and Product offerings. Manage and continuously improve a department with over 60 project controllers through effective guidance and mentoring initiatives.

Supervised a team of expert project controllers; manage numerous projects and proposals

Carried out full managerial tasks for supervised employees, which include recruitment, salary administration, performance reviews, and career development.

Assumed full accountability in establishing, executing, and administering project control policies and procedures, and provide analysis and reports on the business unit and its operations.

Maintained compliance of the organization with the company’s financial policies and procedures.

Conducted risk management assessments, including the development of risk analysis matrices.

Notable Achievements:

Created, implemented, and continuously improved new project controls concepts and techniques. Played a vital role in streamlining corporate initiatives for project management and project controls training and mentoring programs.

Developed and maintained work breakdown structures (WBSs) along with its related dictionaries, basis of estimates (BOEs), resource loaded networks (RLNs), budgets, estimates at completion (EACs), and earned value methodology implementation.

Continually built and maintained strong working relationships between SRBU project controllers, program managers, the Finance Department, and all other disciplines.

Initiated the training, mentorship, and management of project staff members on the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects with varying contract type, size, complexity, and risk level.

Consistently ensured strict adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for key projects.

Led SRBU’s conversion from SAP to Deltek Costpoint financial system.

Deputy BU Project Control Manager Jul 2004–Apr 2006

Presided over the development, implementation, and management of financial policies and procedures; conducted evaluation and prepared reports in full support of the Technology Research and Integration Business Unit (TRIBU) with approximately $360M of annual revenue and over 60 project controllers.

Handled projection analyses of cash flow and profitability for key projects; assessed and approved cost/schedule baselines; and led and reviewed work completion.

Administered the preparation of written and verbal reports and presentations directed to the management and customers, proficiently referencing cost and schedule status.

Notable Achievements:

Provided expert oversight and assistance in assessing areas needing improvement as well as in improving the development of the project controls infrastructure.

Demonstrated wide-ranging understanding of all related financial policies.

Senior Project Management Analyst Jan 2004–Jun 2004; Oct 2001–Aug 2003; Apr 2001–Oct 2001; Jan 1999–Apr 2001

Closely supervised direct efforts, such as the development, evaluation, and maintenance of cost/schedule baselines, forecasting programs’ financial data, WBS structures, BOEs, RLNs, Budgets, EAC, and earned value methodologies. Spearheaded group-wide project control activities for the Technology Research Group (TRG).

Guaranteed compliance of the organization’s project controllers with the company’s financial policies and procedures.

Rendered schedule and RLN support for new business proposal development through effective corporate, sector, and group reviews.

Notable Achievements:

Singlehandedly worked to contribute to the team’s success through efficient and statistical reporting, analysis, estimation, and auditing.

Proficiently mentored and trained the junior level project control staff in the group.

Engaged in the development of the quantitative risk analysis matrices (QRAMs); led the projects’ projection analysis of cash flow and profitability.

Task Order Manager Sep 2003–Dec 2003

Extended direct support to the program manager and task leads for the Department of the Interior (DOI) Task Orders in overseeing daily activities of contract tasks and program administration.

Handled the preparation of monthly status reports with input from project teams; tracked each task’s funding levels to guarantee simultaneous expiration of funding and task efforts.

Ensured consistent tracking and maintenance of the schedule on a FFP project, as well as timely delivery of milestone materials on key contract.

Notable Achievements:

Resolved customers’ inquiries and issues through proactive collaboration with the customer personnel.

Expertly advised project managers on all potential issues based from financial observations; prepared funding modifications submitted with input from the project manager.

Worked collaboratively with the project control analyst in ensuring agreement and resolution of discrepancies on EAC/ETC and backup sheets.

Other Position Held:

Senior Systems Analyst Jan 1998–Dec 1998

Earlier Career

St. Anthony Publishing Inc./Ingenix Reston, VA 1991–1997

Lead Business Analyst; Systems Analyst II; Systems Analyst; and Consulting Editor

Education

Bachelors of Science in Psychology

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA

Professional Development

Program Management Institute Fairfax, VA

Project Management Professional (PMP)

National Association of Professional Women

Novell, Inc. Reston, VA

Formal Training on Novell Certified Network Administer Course

SAIC McLean, VA

Introduction to Contracts Requirements Engineering Course Earned Value Management Courses

Project Management I, II, and III Courses Systems Engineering Course Defective Pricing

Division Controller Training PMP Examination Preparation Project Financial Management and Reporting

Effective Communication Costpoint Conversion Training Formal Mentor Program Multiple EV World Conferences

Award

Annual Financial and Stock Bonus in the last 8 years for outstanding contributions at SAIC/Leidos for exceeding job expectations

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project) Internet Applications Costpoint SAP COBRA Hyperion Interactive Studio Reporting Cognos Deltek Time & Expense



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