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DC Government Hiring 3 Positions

DC City Government contacted Dr. Khamooshi directly to recruit from GW’s MSPM program. DC’s CIO for the Department of Human Services is leading the DCAS Project, one of the largest projects undertaken by the District of Columbia within recent history. This project is a cross-collaboration between numerous agencies and is geared towards ensuring the complete SDLC for Health and Human Services eligibility within the District. This is a large project consisting of IT Specialist in various concentrations, Analysts, Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts and host  of other business fields, policy fields and IT fields.

Program Support Specialist

IT Specialist (App. Development & Data Management)

Management & Program Analyst

The Capital Group Seeking Analysts

Apply via GWorkSB, Job ID 830523. Positions shared by Emma Pincoffs, MSPM ’04.

BUSINESS/FINANCIAL ANALYST

Location: Washington, DC

Position: Full-Time

Job Description: The candidate will work to support various programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The candidate with provide business and finance lifecycle support to include:

· ​​Conducting Cost/Benefit Analyses
· Developing life cycle cost estimate and benefits models
· Performing risk analyses to assess the risks associated with costs, benefits, schedule and technical performance
· Conducting iterative trade-off analyses among cost, schedule, performance, and benefits
· Developing business cases and associated reports
· Providing business management functions such as budgeting, financial analysis and planning and control of funding and allocation
· Providing cost estimating budget planning, programmatic decision-making, and other activities as needed
· Formulating spend plans and providing assistance in the development of obligation plans
· Developing current year and out-year budget forecasts and justification documentation
· Assisting with budget inquiries, program budget and requirements analyses, and impact statements
· Tracking and providing summary reports on funding allocations, obligations, expenditures, funds remaining, and projected shortfalls/surpluses
· Tracking actual contract costs, reviewing invoices, and preparing payment recommendation
· Tracking quarterly spend plans, developing estimates to complete projections, forecasting required funding profiles, and supporting end of year closeouts
· Reconciling financial system payment data with invoice certifications
· Conducting program control and tracking to include Earned Value Management

Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in the following fields of study: Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics or a related field of study. Masters degree a plus.

ACQUISITION/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Location: Washington, DC

​Position:  Full-Time Job Description:  The Candidate will work as part of team that will support various programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The Candidate will provide acquisition strategy and planning and life cycle program/project management support to include:

· Conducting market research, developing market surveys, planning solicitations, responding to vendor inquiries and preparing market analysis reports
​· Conducting alternatives analyses and documenting results
· Supporting the development of Independent Government Cost Estimates and Business Case Analyses
· Supporting the preparation of Screening Information Requests including technical specifications and SOW/PWS/SOOs
· Performing requirements analysis and development of Program Requirements documents
· Providing source selection support including support for the preparation of Source Selection Plans, conducting Source Selection Evaluations, and preparing related Reports
· Providing cost, schedule and technical program support
· Developing and maintaining integrated program schedule
· Conducting program risk analysis including the development of mitigation strategies
· Assisting the government with Contractor oversight including task order preparation and management, and reviewing vendor deliverables
· Developing, monitoring and tracking program metrics
· Other acquisition and program management duties as necessary

Qualifications:  Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in the following fields of study: Business Administration, Communications, Finance, Information Systems/Technology, Humanities, Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Math or a related field of study.  Masters degree a plus.

Special Requirements:  None required.  PMP certification is a plus.

MSPM: In the Know, August 11, 2015

Top 3 for 11 Aug

Savantage Solutions is Hiring
Savantage Solutions is currently seeking a Program Manager for a position in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Individual must hold a PMP certification. The job is posted to GWorkSB as #826227, apply online through GWorkSB for the position. An MSPM alum works at Savantage Solutions and is eager to hire a current student or fellow alum.

Join the GW PMA at Circle Bistro, 28 Aug
All current students are invited to attend a welcome reception for the incoming MSPM students on Friday, 28 Aug. The GW PMA is hosting the event at Circle Bistro from 6-7:30 p.m. Circle Bistro is located at 1 Washington Circle, NW, must 3 blocks from GWSB. Register to attend this exciting event. Please note, each MSPM student may bring one adult guest to the event, register accordingly.

Save the Date for EY, 17 Sep
EY will be on campus Thursday, 17 Sep, to recruit project and program managers. They are targeting the MSPM students specifically. Register to attend the event through GWorkSB > Events. This is a unique recruitment opportunity for MSPM students, please take advantage of EY’s presence. International students are encouraged to attend and submit their resume.

Fall 2015 Electives

The MSPM program will offer two electives in the fall 2015 semester – a 1.5 credit elective and a 3 credit elective. These electives are project management-specific, available on campus or via distance/online, and may be applied to the Decision Sciences (DNSC) elective requirement for the program.  An executive summary of each elective is provided below.

DNSC 6290 Project Quality Management (3 credit hours) taught by Dr. Andrew Griffith

Classic project management theory includes the concept of the triple constraint – time, cost, and quality. However, quality can be a rather vague term that is hard to quantify, measure, or improve. Project quality can be divided into three separate concerns: (1) the features incorporated in the project deliverables, (2) the fitness of the deliverables for the intended application, and (3) the effectiveness or efficiency of the project development and execution. This course is focused on the quality management of projects. It explores current theories and practices regarding quality management as applied to manufacturing and the service industry, the application to project systems, and the application to individual projects. In addition, we will explore the application of project management techniques in implementing a quality improvement initiative within an organization.

Prerequisites: None

Contact professor for sample syllabi and additional information: griffith@gwu.edu

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DNSC 6290 International Project Management (1.5 credit hours) taught by Dr. Sam Ghosh (offered online only, not on campus)

August 31-October 24, 2015

The course is designed to augment the basics of project management theory with theory, practices and methodologies pertinent to the global project environment.  The course begins with a practical look at investigating the cultural environment in order to understand the context of managing global projects.

Prerequisites: None

Contact professor for sample syllabi and additional information: sghosh12@gwu.edu

GW Division of IT Hiring Project Manager

GW is hiring an Assistant Director, Project Management to serve within the Division of Information Technology (DIT), specifically the Project and Portfolio Management Office. The Assistant Director will manage a team of project managers and will be responsible for technical project management within the division. Maintaining project management methodologies and tools for the division, managing, leading and mentoring a team of project managers, building cohesive teams and driving organizational effectiveness and accountability through evaluation are some focus areas of the Assistant Director. This role serves as a key liaison between the Project and Portfolio Management Office and key technical leaders throughout the Division of IT. In addition, this role will provide insight into the road-map planning processes for the division and will play a key role in managing the IT portfolio of work.

Interested? Apply immediately via https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/25142.