The Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) Analyst has good organization, planning, analysis, communications, and people skills. He or she understands Federal capital planning (‘OMB300’ Business Cases). Ideally he or she also understands Information Technology (IT) portfolio management and/or projects. This is a multi-year contract.
Providing oversight support at the Department level for a set of Federal ‘Major IT Investment Business Cases’ (formerly known as OMB300’s) maintained by subordinate organizations
• Assisting with validation of ‘Major IT Investment Business Cases’ in the eCPIC tool
• Analyzing and compiling high-level Program Status information from OMB300 data.
• Documenting/updating instructions for Department Project Managers (PMs) to comply with annual OMB updates to guidance on creation, maintenance, and reporting of ‘Major IT Investment Business Cases’.
• Assisting Investment owners identify Operational Metrics.
• Maintaining associated Policy, Process, and Procedures documentation.
• Manage project scope, schedules, and associated risks/issues in order to produce high quality deliverables/work products and deliver them in a timely manner (on or before the scheduled due date) including, but not limited to:
o Major Business Case Review Scorecards
o Collection of OMB Major Investment Artifacts
o Major Business Case Annual Submissions to OMB
o CPIC Process and Procedure Documentation
Ideally provide CPIC subject matter expertise in order to: guide new department Major Investments through the process of building out their initial Business Case; provide necessary training to PMs of new Department Major Investments; and/or provide necessary support for internal team members involved with the OMB Budget Submission process (e.g. IT Portfolio Summary, Infrastructure Spending Summary, Cloud Spending Summary, and Major Investment Business Cases).
Experience with OMB CPIC / IT Investment Management processes, Major IT Investment Business Cases, and preferably the eCPIC tool.
• Experience working with Project Managers (PMs) in a Federated OCIO environment (interacting with Bureau OCIO organizations).
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple work streams, multi-task, and work well under tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills and proven experience in building successful partnerships with business and technical groups
• Self-starter with ability to perform and lead work independently
• Structured problem solving
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to use multiple communication methods (written/visual) to work with all levels of staff
• Ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts/relationships, including senior-level managers and technical SMEs
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• 5-10 years of professional experience.
• 2 years of capital planning ‘Major IT Investment Business Case’ (formerly OMB300) experience
• Capital Planning certification a plus
• MBA or equivalent degree a plus
• Project Manager (PM) experience a plus
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification a plus
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