Entry Level Program Analyst Philadelphia, PA

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McKean Defense Group currently has an opening for a program analyst to directly support US Navy programs. Candidate will be responsible for administrative support tasks to including financial tasks, meeting support, periodic status reports and creating PowerPoint presentations.

Administrative Support:
Coordination and participation in program meetings. Capturing and distributing meeting agendas, meeting minutes and action items. Provide meeting materials and production of meeting presentation books, CDs, nameplates, etc. Collecting, reviewing and streamlining weekly status inputs from supporting ISEAs for program report submittal. Creation and maintenance of program Schedule of Events (SOEs) and task spreadsheet maintenance for tracking of internal responsibilities and due dates. Administrative production support includes printing of mass documents, high quality images, figures and drawings, and various size posters on an array of different materials including gator and foam board, lamination, card stock, etc.

Financial Support:
Create customized financial spreadsheets for the task leads/program managers. Financial support includes funding analysis, labor & non-labor weekly financials, program funding charts, monthly expenditure charts and cost variance charts to analyze historical financials, track current task spending and to forecast future trends.

Presentation Support:
Provide PowerPoint presentation support by compiling program data and capturing program overviews, highlights, lowlights and objectives, as well as creating program matrix, financial and organizational charts.

Technical Documentation Support:
Production, editing and reformatting of tech manuals and tech manual figures. This support also includes converting tech manual PDFs into editable Word documents. Tech manual documentation comparisons are also performed to record discrepancies and differences.

Project Control Support:
Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and Integrated Schedule development and maintenance support which includes program schedules and Gantt charts in MS Project. Creation of automated MS Project schedules which linked to an existing master file.

Required Skills

Must have 1-5 years of experience in the following areas:
  • Technical writing and editing
  • Coordination of meetings including minute taking and capturing action items
  • Status gathering and reporting
  • Review and analysis of financials including budgets and reconciliation of issues and discrepancies
  • Presentation development and support
  • MS Office Suite including MS Project and Access
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Navy experience a plus
College degree is preferred, but not required

Required Experience