MbSolutions Inc
  • 06-Mar-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Salary
  • Full Time

401k, Health care, and more

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Specialist to join our team with the Science & Exploration Division.

The Business Specialist will:

  • Provide financial expertise in support of science department (SED) task order management
  • Support efforts to redesign group business processes
  • With the group and section managers, refine, as needed, the work breakdown structure
  • Establish and maintain the project schedule and cost estimates and track adherence to plan
  • With the DTM, coordinate and manage, the completion of the technical scope of work, including the delivery of products and services requested, in accordance with all relevant NASA and JETS policies, procedures, and work instructions specified in the task order
  • Manage task order(s) and complete all required actions:
  • Reports status, issues, and risks to the group manager and DTM
  • Develop monthly financial estimates and variance explanations
  • Review weekly financial data
  • Perform other task order analyses and modifications as requested
  • Apply analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to examine complex information and make recommendations to managers as it relates to resource management and budget
  • Perform project management tasks related to, including Smartsheet implementation and data entry of resource management and budget for all projects
  • Establish and maintain an official electronic library or collaboration center for the storage of in-work, draft, and task order related documentation
  • Provide direction to administrative assistants and other business specialists as it relates to Infrastructure project management and task order
  • Oversee and track all procurements related to assigned task order
  • Effectively communicate project status to both JETS management and the NASA customer
  • Perform other duties as required


Requisition Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a field or in a related area.​Experience in budget managementExperience working in SharePoint - must be comfortable managing documents in SharePoint and maintaining pages making updates as needed to improve efficiencies​
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong problem-solving capability, and mentoring skills and be able to effectively communicate with customers and upper management
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills, business and operations knowledge, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Must be able to prioritize and independently manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Requisition Preferences:

  • Candidates who hold an MBA are preferred
  • Experience working in the NASA environment is desired
  • Proficiency with creating and managing projects using Smartsheet, is a plus
  • Prior experience in project management and/or finance a plus
  • Prior experience working in a highly complex and matrixed organization
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