[ES_JOBS_NET] Job Posting: Valuation Economist

Richard McGeary mcgearyr at imsg.com
Tue Nov 25 12:46:05 MST 2014

Valuation Economist
                                                                          Office of Program, Planning and Integration (PPI)
                                                                                                          Silver Spring, MD

I.M. Systems Group Inc., (www.imsg.com<http://www.imsg.com/>), a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Program, Planning and Integration (PPI), seeks a senior staff-level economist to represent climate/weather/observational portfolio to carry out valuations of the NOAA's products and services; aimed at ensuring maximum return on NOAA's investments. This position is located in NOAA's Silver Spring, Maryland offices.

Core Responsibilities:

  *   Employee shall provide technical expertise for the successful valuations of the NOAA's product and services.
  *   Employee shall provide technical expertise to assess the feasibility of valuations, carry them out and effectively communicate results.
  *   Employee shall effectively communicate the limits and uncertainties associated with the valuations.

Job Duties:

  *   Create a strategic approach to valuing NOAA's products and services in the climate, weather, and observational portfolio.
  *   Develop a prioritization process to determine what elements of NOAA's work should be valued.

  *   Provide preliminary assessment to help guide the development of quality, high impact valuations.
  *   Develop conceptual framework for carryout out valuations.
  *   Carry out pilot valuation project that implements the conceptual framework.
  *   Recommends modification based on the results of the pilot.
  *   Draft work plan that includes an overview of the proposed methodology, uncertainty associated with this methodology, data requirements, dependencies, estimated costs, timeline, milestone, and final deliverables.
  *   Conduct preliminary work plan prior to implementation, include collecting necessary data
  *   Coordinate, collaborate and facilitate necessary data collections and preliminary results with the team.
  *   Prepare valuation report to NOAA/partners.

Required Qualifications:

  *   Master's or Doctorate degree in economics with an emphasis in quantitative and qualitative economic analysis.
  *   Strong quantitative skills.
  *   Strong verbal and writing skills.
  *   Strong computer and analytical skills
  *   Self-motivated, energetic, strategic thinker.

Desired Qualifications:

  *   Experience in valuing resources and services.
  *   Experience working on interdisciplinary teams.  Previous experience leading teams is desired.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates may apply by e-mailing a resume, the contact information for three (3) references and a cover letter explaining how their qualifications meet the needs of the job requirement (MS Word format strongly preferred) to the following email address: jobs at imsg.com<mailto:jobs at imsg.com> with the subject heading NOA1425 -Valuation Economist - Weather/Climate/Observational Portfolios.  Inclusion of copies of undergraduate and graduate college transcripts and a writing sample (preferably a technical paper or report) is encouraged.  Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.  The vacancy announcement is open until filled.

IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

Richard McGeary, MBA, PHR
HR Generalist

I.M. Systems Group, Inc.
3206 Tower Oaks Boulevard | Suite 300
Rockville | MD | 20852
P: 240.833.1889 x.13126
F: 240.235.4318 (HR Only)
McGearyR at imsg.com<mailto:McGearyR at imsg.com>

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