Portfolio, Performance & Strategic Planning Analyst

Job Category: Budget/Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Northern Virginia


The customer is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to perform in the role of Portfolio, Performance, and Strategic Planning Officer (aka Plans and Budget Officer).

Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with FSP clearance to be considered for this position


Key Responsibilities of the Portfolio, Performance, and Strategic Planning Officer will include:

  • Provide strategic and programmatic plans and budget support to the Office activities.
  • Use client input to draft, formulate, and justify budget build.
  • Develop and maintain spend plans for all of the Office.
  • Reconcile spend plans with actual and planned expenditures and recommends options to address potential over- or under- utilization of resources.
  • Stay current with Sponsor and Directorates Resource Management guidance and assists in creating and maintaining baseline practices and procedures that align with the guidance
  • Assist personnel in researching and resolving resource and budget issues and questions wherever possible
  • Prepare supporting documentation for budget exercises, over-guidance, unfunded calls, and re-programming.
  • Draft initial congressional language for submission into the Sponsors program build.
  • Perform short- and long-term financial trend analyses for the Office.
  • Prepare briefings, budget, spend plans and programmatic activities.
  • Coordinate and respond to budget requirements and budget taskings
  • Collaborate with Directorate Resource Management Team as required; attends resource meetings.
  • Continually interface with executive level management requiring the planning, presentation and briefing of information.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate professional competence as both a plans and budget officer.
  • Exhibit full awareness of financial resource requirements both for the execution year and budget out-years.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate financial data to resolve inconsistencies, identify key issues, and propose solutions.
  • Ability to develop long-range plans to accomplish office goals and collaborates in strategic planning for future years.
  • Ability to draft budget exercise submissions; assimilates information about program goals, requirements, costs, and schedules; ensures that submissions are rational, defensible, and executable.
  • Demonstrated experience ensuring that program execution is proceeding within available resource constraints and remains consistent with goals; proposes and implements resource realignment (including from multiple sources) as required or in response to unplanned circumstances.
  • Exhibit broad comprehension of relevant statutes, regulations, and policies in resource utilization and in the budget development and execution processes.
  • Exhibit strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent writing skills and ability to craft clear concise request for funding and responses to taskings.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills to brief management on resource issues.
  • Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership and program managers in a highly matrixed environment.

Desired Skills

  • Awareness of Sponsors programs, policies and systems.
  • Ability to work and apply creativity in a fast-paced environment.

We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

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