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Job Category:
Other

Employer:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Job Title:
Business Consultant

City:
Birmingham

State/Province:
AL

Job Posting End Date
7/19/2019

Description:
The Business Consultant I assists with various functions within the Office of Strategy and Project Management to support corporate initiatives which include:

Planning, organizing and coordinating the efforts of delivering continuous improvement services requested by Corporate Management in support of the corporate vision, mission, critical issues, tactics, goals and objectives
Providing support to all divisions and departments of the Company and interacting with associates at all levels
Utilizing department accepted and standard project management methodology
Supporting Project Consultants and the department through the steps of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing business-improvement projects
Documenting processes using interview techniques and multiple software products
Staying knowledgeable of project management techniques and ongoing initiatives throughout the organization
Assisting in the project management process by providing documentation and requirements-gathering resources

Details:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field
Experience in a position leading projects to improve workflow/productivity
Experience using project management techniques and tools
Experience in a position researching and documenting projects and presenting recommendations
Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information orally and written
Experience working with various Microsoft Office programs
Strong writing and documentation skills
Experience interacting with all levels of staff internal and external
Experience creating workflow documentation preferred
Experience gathering and documenting requirements preferred
Experience writing test cases preferred
Experience performing user acceptance testing preferred

NOTE: Position can be filled at a higher level based on experience

Application Due Date
7/19/2019

Job Category:
Government

Employer:
MTS

Job Title:
Project Coordinator for MSFC Space Act Agreement Support

City:
Huntsville

State:
AL

Job Posting End Date
07/25/2019

Description:

The Project Coordinator will provide Space Act Agreement (SAA) support for Marshall Spaceflight Center (MSFC). This position is located at Marshall Space Flight Center. The Agreement Coordinator / Specialist is responsible for facilitating the review and concurrence cycle for all Space Act Agreements (SAAs) as assigned with duties including, but not limited to:

  • Ensure timely involvement, review and approval by required NASA offices. Coordinate reviewing process deadlines and ensure coordination with multiple offices including but not limited to the Mission Directorate, General Counsel and appropriate NASA partners.
  • Provide determination of proposed SAAs are within pre-established guidelines
  • Collect all data needed to initiate and conclude the SAA in a satisfactory manner
  • Work with appropriate resources to ensure availability of goods, services, or equipment
  • Identify offices or individuals whose concurrence is required for conclusion of the SAA and establish a schedule for review by those offices or individuals.
  • Maintain a system for tracking and documenting the review including time required for each phase of the review.
  • Validate the viability of the potential partners proposed business case
  • Prepare adequate review packages and set the processing times for senior leadership and signature official
  • Establish guidelines and make recommendations for management processes, including data organization, identification, and maintenance procedures centered around SAAs
  • Assist MSFC Office management and personnel in the activities required for the general operation of the organization, and identify and implement processes to improve efficiency
  • Serve as a point of contact between tasks and projects for data collection, collaboration, and information gathering as it applies to SAAs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in a related field and Direct experience working with Space Act Agreements is highly desired and / or similar type agreements / contracting mechanisms within Government support roles required.
  • Data and information management skills highly desired with demonstrated experience of data input and manipulation into Government systems / databases
  • Experience with Partnership Agreement Maker and System for International& Interagency External Relations/Export Control highly desired
  • Leadership skills in small organizations / project experience highly desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications, such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as Adobe PDF, is required.
  • Proficient written and communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of Government and Contractor organizations is required.
  • Personnel are required to be self-motivated, team players familiar with working in a dynamic project oriented work environment.
  • Minimal travel within CONUS may be required
  • U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment- Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Physical Requirements- Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).
  • Equipment and Machines- Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance- Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
  • Other Essential Functions- Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans).

How to apply: https://mtsappsvr-02.mts-usa.com/Careers/

Application Due Date
07/25/2019

Job Category:
Government

Employer:
MTS

Job Title:
Contracts Specialist

City:
Huntsville

State:
AL

Job Posting End Date
07/25/2019

Description:

The Contracts Specialist will serve as company liaison with government customers, prime contractors, subcontractors, management, and accounting to identify and resolve contractual issues. This person will be responsible for interfacing with various Government agencies on matters to include contract administration, resolution of cost reporting issues, deliverables, and other reporting requirements.

  • Develops and reviews RFP, teaming, non-disclosure, licensing, OCI, and other agreements.
  • Administers Government contracts and subcontracts to include preparation of change orders, negotiation, and review of contract modifications.
  • Maintains contracting databases, such as SAM.
  • Performs contract close-out procedures.
  • Attends meetings and conferences to resolve contractual problems and make recommendations concerning contract placement, administration and termination.
  • Develops templates, standard operating procedures, and standardizes documentation for each contract, present reports or status briefings, and attends meetings, as needed.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and produces required deliverables to support client contract requirements.
  • Performs risk assessments in regards to RFPs and other documentation to identify corporate risk and provide recommendations to management.
  • Maintains and modifies GSA schedules. Assists with government audits.
  • Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures, government regulations and industry protocols.
  • Responsible for Export Control procedures.
  • Maintains master contract files. Maintains documented work processes.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in business, contracts, or a related field with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the administration of government contracts required.
  • Expertise in all phases of contract/subcontract administration from receipt of the RFP through contract closeout including administering highly technical and complex contracts.
  • Must have a solid foundation and working knowledge of Government contracting laws and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) and General Services Administration (GSA), and Government accounting practices.
  • Requires experience with all contract types: Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price, and Time & Material.
  • Must have hands on experience reviewing and preparing proposal documents for various contract types including model contracts based on RFP requirements.
  • Must possess effective interpersonal skills and sound analytical skills.
  • Requires proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Microsoft SharePoint a plus.
  • Requires strong individual initiative and strong organizational skills with the ability to work in a multi-deadline team oriented environment.
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written skills with the ability to draft contractual instruments including proper flow-downs.
  • NCMA certifications, experience with CPSR requirements, working knowledge of AMCOM Express, and Seaport-e are a plus.
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint is preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment- Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Physical Requirements- Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).
  • Equipment and Machines- Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance- Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
  • Other Essential Functions- Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans).

How to apply: https://mtsappsvr-02.mts-usa.com/Careers/

Application Due Date
07/25/2019

Job Category:
Government

Employer:
MTS

Job Title:
Pricing Analyst

City:
Huntsville

State:
AL

Job Posting End Date
07/25/2019

Description:

MTS is seeking a professional who has expertise developing pricing and financial models and is a self – starter interested in working for a dynamic, rapidly growing, small business. Candidates should enjoy working both independently and as part of a small team. Responsibilities include:

  • Designs, develops and prepares cost proposals ranging from simple to complex.
  • Develops cost volume narratives and content.
  • Develops and prepares wage/cost/price analyses.
  • Develops pricing and financial models/templates using Excel.
  • Develops pricing data calls and works with all Teaming Partners (Subcontractors and Primes).
  • Develops Basis of Estimate (BOE).
  • Compiles cost, schedule and technical inputs to develop and prepare cost proposals in accordance with the solicitation requirements and in compliance with company estimating processes and procedures.
  • Conducts market/competitive analysis and develops Price-To-Win (PTW) targets.
  • Assists in identifying pricing strategies and business risks.
  • Supports all phases of proposal preparation and works closely with other proposal stakeholders to achieve a winning proposal

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or Business related area of study is preferred).
  • 3-5 years of experience in Federal Government Contracting Pricing
  • Microsoft Excel – Advanced level.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Possesses in-depth understanding of common basis for evaluation: LPTA, PPTO, Best Value Trade Off, etc.
  • Possesses in-depth understanding of common contract types: FP, T&M, LH, CP, etc.
  • Possesses excellent analytical skills.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment- Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Physical Requirements- Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).
  • Equipment and Machines- Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance- Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
  • Other Essential Functions- Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans).

How to apply: https://mtsappsvr-02.mts-usa.com/Careers/

Application Due Date
07/25/2019

Job Category:
Government

Employer:
MTS

Job Title:
Program Analyst - Lander Technology

City:
Huntsville

State:
AL

Job Posting End Date
07/25/2019

Description:

MTS is a rapidly growing company and we are seeking highly motivated, talented candidates to join our staff!

The Earned Value Management (EVM) Analyst will support NASA under the Marshall Integrated Program Support Services (MIPSS) contract. In particular, this position will provide Program, Planning and Control (PP&C) services and support to the Space Launch System (SLS) Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: reviewing technical Statement of Works (SOWs)/Project Plans and other related EVM documentation; Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS Dictionary development; Earned Value Management (EVM) planning, execution, analysis, and reporting (including supporting Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and other reviews);, and support training EVM/IBR related courses as required.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serve as subject matter expert for all aspects of EVM including establishing and maintain a Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), proper administration of management reserve, and all requirements associated with meeting the EIA-748 EVMS guidelines and EVM best practices.
  • Must be knowledgeable of a product oriented Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and able to advise projects on how to best structure their WBS and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to facilitate EVM integration and rollup.
  • Must have experience participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), possess a strong working knowledge of EIA-748, and be familiar with all EVM processes and principles
  • Must be able to work with and train Control Account Managers (CAMs) and perform advanced EVM data analysis.

Requirements:

  • BS degree from an accredited institution and 15+ years combined PP&C experience. Minimum of 7 years “hands-on” EVM experience that includes implementation, use and data analysis.
  • Experience using software such as Empower/wInisght, Cobra, SharePoint, and Excel is highly desired.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or other scheduling tool a plus.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other related certifications desirable.
  • Membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and/or the College of Performance Management (CPM) a plus.
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills, and work under minimal supervision.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of an organization. Ability to teach EVM in a class room environment is desired by not required.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment - Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Physical Requirements - Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs. (5% of time).
  • Equipment and Machines - Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance - Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
  • Other Essential Functions - Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans).

How to apply: https://mtsappsvr-02.mts-usa.com/Careers/

Application Due Date
07/25/2019

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