Business Analyst in Frederick, MD at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CALIBRE, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Solutions Company is seeking a Business Analyst. This position will serve as a business analyst, providing senior-level support with expert business and advisory services, course of action development, decision analysis, and overarching expertise in critical functional areas. This individual will assess client requirements with respect to best-value solutions, standards of excellence and returns on investment; implement strategic business initiatives (e.g., balanced scorecard, performance metrics, investment analysis, etc.); and provide general support for business operations (e.g., analysis, market surveillance, business case, analysis, etc.). Additionally, this position will develop briefings that identify requirements in future funding years and identify resource requirements to support the development, testing and fielding of required products.

Job Requirements

Performance Based Tasks Required

  • The contractor shall advise and assist JPM MCS staff to effectively prioritize and balance work at the project and portfolio levels.
  • The contractor shall advise leaders in the development, coordination, and execution of long range strategic plans, as well as effective implementation of the PPBE process.
  • The contractor shall advise and assist PMs in eliminating programmatic redundancies, managing operational and technological gaps, and increasing the efficiency and efficacy of CBRN acquisition programs.
  • The contractor shall conduct analyses and advise PMs to resolve discrete acquisition issues as they pertain to technology maturity, contract strategies, and other aspects of the advanced acquisition life cycle.
  • The contractor shall advise and consult with leadership in coordinating, developing, and executing Service, Joint, DOD, and International plans relative to DOD initiatives, CBRN emerging threats, business opportunities, and optimization of resources.
  • The contractor shall provide program management advice relevant to the processes required to achieve FDA licensure and procure FDA-approved medical countermeasures and vaccinations.
  • The contractor shall facilitate effective and efficient coordination of project management offices with representatives from the Services, other Government agencies, academia, and Industry.
  • The contractor shall analyze and advise leadership regarding the relationship and means to leverage national strategies, programming guidance, and the direction provided by the QDR to ensure success of the product portfolio.
  • The contractor shall facilitate coordination and teaming efforts between the CBDP’s medical advanced development and tech base programs.
  • The contractor shall effectively conduct coordinating activities as needed at the internal, interagency, and/or international levels.
  • The contractor shall establish and execute new program initiatives, to include program start up activities as necessary.
  • The contractor shall develop and conduct training of personnel as needed to support MCS strategic initiatives.
  • The contractor shall leverage strong team building, training, facilitating, and mentoring skills to provide developmental support to JPM MCS staff personnel.


Required Experience

Experience and/or Certifications Required

  • Preferred: DAU Program Management Level III certification, or its equivalency, is desired.
  • The contractor shall possess demonstrated expertise (e.g., PMP certification, etc.) in acquisition project management practices, with a focus on pharmaceutical/biotechnology advanced product development (i.e., Investigational New Drug (IND) to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) licensure).
  • The contractor shall possess executive-level decision-making experience (e.g., Project/Program Manager, Senior Analyst, etc.) within various work environments (i.e., Military, Joint Services, DOD, and Industry).
  • The contractor shall possess experience providing business, analytical, and strategic advisory services and guidance to a DOD JPEO-CBD and subordinate JPM offices.
  • The contractor shall possess experience assisting to start up and successfully execute a project management office with a diverse medical product development portfolio.
  • The contractor shall possess experience supporting national strategies as they pertain to non-traditional agents, highly toxic materials, and other innovative Chemical and Biological (CB) threats.
  • The contractor shall possess experience working with other Government agencies to maximize efficient use of federal funding to develop medical countermeasures to CB warfare agents.
  • The contractor shall possess experience managing and integrating a portfolio of CBRN and non-CBRN related programs with an obligation authority and expenditure ceiling in excess of $150M.
  • The contractor shall possess expertise in coordination and execution of long range strategic planning, as well as effective implementation of the PPBE process.
  • The contractor shall possess experience implementing the empirical decision support framework (i.e., Cost as an Independent Variable (CAIV), risk, and critical path).
  • The contractor shall possess the scientific, military, policy, and contractual commercial business expertise relevant to technology maturity, contract strategies, and other aspects of the advanced acquisition life cycle (e.g., test and evaluation, logistics, finance, etc.).
  • The contractor shall possess expertise in the processes required to achieve FDA licensure and procure FDA-approved medical countermeasures and vaccinations.
  • The contractor shall possess experience coordinating and executing plans and initiatives on an international scale.
  • The contractor shall possess well-established relationships with representatives from the Services, other Government agencies, academia, and Industry.
  • The contractor shall possess expertise in implementation of JCIDs and the DoDAF.
  • The contractor shall possess an understanding of the relationship between national strategies, programming guidance, and the direction provided by the QDR.
  • The contractor shall possess an in-depth understanding of the acquisition activities, policies, and procedures of the JPEO-CBD.
  • The contractor shall possess familiarity with the CBD tech base program.
  • The contractor shall possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • The contractor shall possess strong team building, training, facilitating, and mentoring skills.
  • The contractor shall possess 5+ years of working experience with Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).

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