Position Available - NSF Polar Program Director (Business Analyst)

Date: 
26 February 2013

Position Available
Polar Program Director (Business Analyst)
Division of Polar Programs, Geosciences Directorate
National Science Foundation
Arlington, Virginia

Closing Date: Monday, 4 March 2013

For further information, please go to:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/337908500

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NSF’s Division of Polar Programs seeks qualified candidates for the
position of Program Director (Business Analyst). The incumbent will
manage high-level, high-impact, and complex analysis, modeling, and
forecasting projects from design through closeout; create cost and
operations models, predicting costs based on program design to enable
program planners to optimize operations; maintain cost and operations
models that are used for systems optimization and long-range investment
planning for the logistics, infrastructure, and science support of
arctic and Antarctic program activities; and observe and verify changes
as the program is executed. The Program Director also will be required
to oversee and administer contractor support for cost and technical
analysis when necessary.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent experience in a physical
science, engineering, and/or mathematics. Experience in finance,
business, business administration, or accounting; expertise in design
and application of cost and operations analysis principles and
terminology; and six or more years of successful research, research
administration, and/or managerial experience in the science and
engineering field are desirable.

Closing Date: Monday, 4 March 2013.

Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy should submit their
materials to announcement OPP-2013-0006, at:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/337908500.

The position requirements and application procedures are located on the
NSF Home Page, at: http://www.nsf.gov/about/career_opps. Hearing
impaired individuals may call TDD 703-292-5090).