Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) Specialist

Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) Specialist

Archetype is seeking a DoD PPBE SME to join a highly diverse team of technical and functional experts to support the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process for on a wide variety of transformational corporate/enterprise performance management (EPM/CPM) projects leveraging market leading tools.

You will analyze current business processes, suggest improvements, and participate in design of new systems by conducting business systems analysis and design, data modeling, process flow modeling, and process reengineering. You will assist in the project management delivery.

This role is expected to be remote with some client specific travel as required.

Specific tasks you will perform as a PPBE SME include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as SME in providing PPBE skills, knowledge, and abilities supporting processes, procedures, guidance, and controls which includes support for tracking and oversight activities to meet program guidance with emphasis on emerging technology and capability sets.

  • Familiarity with Resource Allocation Process (RAP), Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Joint Capabilities Integration and Development system (JCIDS), and Budget Estimate Submission (BES) process and artifacts.

  • Familiarity with spend plans, unfunded requirements, unmatched transactions, unliquidated obligations, Government Performance Results Act (GPRA), and Annual Performance Report.

  • Familiarity with the Annual Financial Reports (AFRs) and Congressional Justifications (CJs).

  • Lead business process and performance management engagements, working with finance leadership of commercial companies to execute on large, complex engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions

  • Possess and maintain analytical and technical skills necessary to review technical products, conduct mission analysis, and propose solutions, via deliverables, that contribute to operational concepts and into relevant solutions.

  • Assist with staff coordination, planning support, technical analysis, solution/policy development, and independent assessment/analysis of program initiatives and other collaborative efforts.

  • Provide input on tasks and initiatives and coordinate with program initiatives.

  • Gather, develop, share, and effectively use knowledge for assigned functional areas in support of division activities.

  • Maintain functional area content, records, and disseminate information and documentation.

  • Provide support to activities that include implementation of capability sets, establishment of initiatives, oversight of IT requirements determinations and evaluations, and development of program wide strategies.

  • Provide support to processes, assist and coordinate with Government Technical Leads (GTL) regarding identification of requirements, development of capabilities leveraging existing technologies and/or programs.

  • Develop draft documentation needed to establish program-wide initiatives, and assist in development or revision of existing policies, technical guidance documentation, and architecture artifacts.

  • Provide management review and evaluation support in the form of service surveillance, performance audits, and financial statement audits, all in support of determining program efficacy.


Required Skills:  

  • U.S. Citizenship.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or ability to attain a secret clearance.

  • Extensive Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) knowledge

  • Minimum of 3-years of experience specific to the DoD PPBE processes or relevant civilian agencies.

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience Government financial systems experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), or IT related or related field from an accredited college or university.


Desired Skills:

  • Preferred Certifications: CDFM or CDFM-A, CGFM, DAWIA, DFMCP, MBA, PMP, CSM, CFA, CPA, or Six Sigma

  • Experience with Planning and Forecasting/Budget Formulation/Consolidation (Accounting)/Budget Execution/CPM/EPM applications

  • Experience with a professional services company, consulting firm, or Federal/DoD agency

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