Support the Space Logistics Directorate in their mission to sustain and improve logistics, maintenance, supply and sustaining engineering for worldwide USAF/DoD space weapon systems. Specifically the contract provides SMC/SL and related space organizations with the capability to execute effective support and responsive acquisition management in the areas of: Information Technology/Communication Systems Management Support, Office Administration, Facilities Management Support, Financial Management for Weapons Systems Support, Human Resources, Management Support and Program Management Support.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop, maintain, and update Program Office Estimates (POEs) lAW their associated CARDs, DoD 5000.4-M, AFI65-508 NSS Acquisition Policy, Air Force Cost Risk and Uncertainty Analysis Handbook, and DTM 09-027. For each POE, the contractor shall assess risk, conduct schedule assessments, and ensure alignment of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements to the OSD-directed standardized WBS for SMC program offices. All POEs will be developed and maintained in the Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tool (ACE-IT).
Produce POE briefings for SMC program offices. Create the initial PEO briefing if it has not already been created, and edit the interim and final POE briefings. POE briefings and documentation will be generated lAW 65-508. Briefings may need to be changed or updated to include any updates or changes to the POE directed by program or cost leads.
Develop defendable and replicable estimates within the negotiated suspense and shall be prepared to brief the documented results within one (1) hour of the original submission of the estimates for the Program Lead. This includes excursions, "What-if' drills, sensitivity analysis and Rough Order of Magnitudes (ROM) estimates. Document the results in a PowerPoint format, place the electronic file in the program's Electronic Library, which shall be immediately accessible, and email a notification of such postings to the Program Lead.
Conduct financial market research and historical fact finding for existing and new programs, and provide an independent assessment of trade study results for SMC program offices. This shall include Cost Benefit Analysis, Analysis of Alternatives, and Business Case Analysis to determine if an alternate acquisition approach provides better value or is more economical.
Review all cost policies and provide an impact analysis at least once when the policy is issued and then when policies change within the negotiated suspense time issue by the COR for SMC program offices. The contractor shall also be prepared to brief the impact analysis upon request. The results of the analysis shall be documented, placed in the program's Electronic Library, which shall be immediately accessible, and email a notification of such postings to the program's FM Lead.
On a case by case basis, evaluate the reasonableness of Program estimates and special study cost estimates for SMC program offices. The contractor's evaluation shall be presented to the Program Lead in briefing format and brief the results upon request.
Review the basis of estimate (BOE) in the Comprehensive Cost .and Requirement System (CCaR) for all new Program efforts and ECPs in support of program change boards. After a thorough review, the contractor shall recommend acceptance or rejection of the BOE including all supporting rationale.
Coordinate all cost products with Project Officers, Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) personnel, and other DoD organizational and/or contractor personnel for SMC program offices.
Develop, maintain, and update Program Office Estimates (POEs) lAW applicable documentation/guidance for SMC/SL programs.
Develop a disciplined program management cost estimate process for SMC program offices.
Generate an estimating model for SMC program offices.
Establish and finalize a training package, and identify, document and capture complete project costs for SMC program offices.
Develop a cost elements template to explain a disciplined cost proposal process that applies to all contractor proposals. The template shall be used to ensure all cost elements are included in the project and that the project is complete. The template aids in quick review and feedback by the government to the contractor.
Support for “What If” Exercises, Cost Trade Studies, Cost Estimating Exercises, Special Studies and Cost Analysis. The government requires Program Offices cost trades and special studies per all pertinent guidance, regulations, handbooks, and public laws. Some will be for inclusion as an identifiable addendum to the Program Office Estimates.
Develop and maintain “What -if' scenarios in response to Program Office requirements, higher headquarters, and congressional inquiries.
Perform Life Cycle Cost (LCC) evaluations for SMC program offices.
Review and assess contractor's Total Ownership Cost analyses, estimates, documentation, and presentations for SMC program offices.
Perform sensitivity analyses, cost/budget excursions, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates, market surveys, estimates of Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) requirements, system support cost estimates and cost/benefit analysis, cost risk analysis, special studies, source selection support and cost estimates and documentation to support various projects.
Continually collect and normalize actual cost data, including Program and subcontractor proprietary data, and incorporate the data into cost estimates and source selection support for SMC program offices. The contractor shall load and maintain all cost data within the program's Electronic Library.
Provide expertise during the development of requests for proposals (RFP) through contract award for SMC program offices in building 2025.
Analyze all new Statements of Work (SOW) for clarity and flow to ensure cost-related requirements are satisfied, and document the analysis results for SMC program offices in building 2025. The contractor shall assess existing SOWs on a case by case basis. Any discrepancies or suggested changes shall be communicated to Program lead via e-mail and also posted to the program's Electronic Library.
Advise the Government on the assessment of the realism and reasonableness of the cost estimates in the Program's proposals during the source selection in accordance with RFP requirements and USD (AT&L), Department of Defense Source Selection Procedures, 4 March 2011. The contractor's results shall be documented and provided to the MCL Program Lead. All decision making will be made by the Government. Please reference FAR 37.204 and AFFAR 5337.204 for contractor support of source selections.
Review and provide input on all Program and subcontractor Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS). This includes ensuring the CWBS is compliant with the OSD directed Standardized WBS and DCARC requirements and assist in the validation of the WBS dictionary. Any discrepancies or recommended changes shall be communicated to the Program Lead via e-mail.
•13 years experience with at least 6.5 years in space-related acquisition.
•4 years experience may be substituted with DAU Bus FM/CE Lvl 3 or equivalent certification.
•3 years of MSOffice experience.
•4 years of ACEIT experience.
•2 years of CER (Cost Estimating Relationship) Development/Usage experience.
•Active security clearance at the appropriate level is required.
•Supported HQ AF or AFSPC SMC corporate requirements, acquisition and financial management Processes.
•Experience/Familiarity with SMC Acquisition
WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO
•Position located at Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO
•Availability to travel within the CONUS and OCONUS.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran.