Program and Budget Analyst

Arlington, Virginia

Job ID: 4336

CALIBRE Systems, Inc., an Employee-Owned Management Consulting and Digital Transformation company, is seeking an individual who will support all missions of the National Guard Bureau J8. The analyst will be familiar with all phases of the of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) processes as exercised at the Service, Joint, and DOD levels. The analyst will participate in program, budget, and execution analysis and formulation of advice.  He or she will assist in preparation and presentation of reports, briefings, and project deliverables.

 

Tasks include:

  • Participate in program, budget and execution analysis, primarily related to NGB matters.
  • Assist in assessing issues, providing timely information, and developing recommendations for NGB leaders in support of their participation in senior leader forums over the program and budget cycles.
  • Assist in developing, staffing, and finalizing NGB senior leader correspondence providing input to the program and budget process.
  • Support developing and responding to formal staffing actions.
  • Employ analytical skills to develop an empirical basis to support analysis and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with staff across the NGB to develop working relationships to maintain situational awareness on programming, budgeting and execution issues as well as to facilitate developing recommendations for leaders.

Required Skills

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must hold an active Secret clearance
  • Must possess proven analytical and strong organizational skills
  • Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task across concurrent initiatives
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and organization skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word products
  • Must be able to travel

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Current Top Secret clearance and eligibility for Sensitive compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Proficiency in DOD tasking systems
  • Proficiency in the use of Advana and other database applications.

required Experience

  • Three to six years of experience working within the senior defense organizations in the Pentagon (Services, Reserve Components, Joint Staff, National Guard Bureau Joint Staff, OSD)
  • Three to six years of experience in PPBE as performed by the Army, Air Force, Joint Staff, NGB-JS and OSD.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Six to 10+ years of experience working within the senior defense organizations in the Pentagon (Services, Reserve Components, Joint Staff, National Guard Bureau Joint Staff, OSD). Air Force experience preferred.
  • Six to 10+ years of experience in all phases of PPBE as performed by the Army, Air Force, NGB-JS and OSD. Air Force experience preferred.

 

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Graduate of CGSC or ILE if former military officer, commensurate Professional Military Education if former military Warrant, Enlisted or Civil Service.

 

Preferred Education:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Financial or accounting focus is preferred.
  • Graduate of SSC if former military officer, commensurate Professional Military Education if former military Warrant, Enlisted or Civil Service.

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