[unav_all] UNAVCO Job Announcement - Cost Schedule Analyst

Rose Blas blas at unavco.org
Wed Jul 29 16:37:56 MDT 2009

Cost Schedule Analyst 


UNAVCO is seeking candidates for its Cost Schedule Analyst position.  This
position will work at our UNAVCO office in Boulder, Colorado.  The
successful candidate will work as part of the Plate Boundary Observatory
(PBO) team to monitor and control the PBO project costs using the UNAVCO
performance measurement (earned value) system. 


The selected candidate will perform the following functions:

.         Provide accurate and timely data on cost status/trends, and
highlights any unfavorable cost conditions or trends. Recommends prompt and
effective action to correct problems and provides positive feedback for
continuous evaluation of problem areas.

.         Create, monitor, and track detailed travel, equipment, material,
supplies costs.  Create and monitor detailed bill of materials and trip
costs details.  These will be done under the supervision of the PBO Cost
Schedule Manager.

.         Work closely with PBO and UNAVCO staff to provide timely
cost/schedule forecasts and regional budget/schedule troubleshooting. 

.         Assist in preparing monthly updated PBO detailed "rolling wave"
budgets at the task and element of cost level.

.         Provide cost and schedule support for project change orders,
contingency requests, and management reserve transactions as required.

.         Prepare project schedules upon request.


The ideal candidate should have an understanding of performance measurement
(earned value) systems and the ability to create, implement and maintain a
cost and schedule control system for a large project using MS Project (or
equivalent) and MS Solomon software.  A bachelor's degree in accounting,
business or similar field in financial management and five or more years of
recent experience in large project cost/schedule control.




Please visit our website at www.unavco.org/careers for additional
information on this position and to submit a letter of interest, resume
highlighting pertinent work experience and at least two references by
September 1, 2009. 


UNAVCO, Inc. is a non-profit membership-governed consortium funded through
the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA). UNAVCO's mission facilitates geoscience research and
education using geodesy.  Most of UNAVCO's members are geophysical
geodesists who study deformation.  The primary tool supported by UNAVCO has
been GPS.  However, UNAVCO is moving toward including support for other
techniques useful for studying deformation, such as borehole strainmeters,
Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR), and Light Detection and
Ranging (LIDAR).  For additional information on UNAVCO, please visit our
website at www.unavco.org.  


UNAVCO offers a very competitive set of benefits including medical,
dental/vision insurance, STD, LTD, Life insurance, and a retirement plan.
Salary will be commensurate with responsibilities and experience.


UNAVCO is an AA/EEO Employer

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