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									                                                 Solicitation No. DTFAWA-07-R-00024
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                             Table of Contents

                                                                          Page

1.0      Introduction and Overview                                          6

1.1      Background                                                         6

1.2      Scope                                                              7

1.2.1    Applications Development & Financial Integration Support           7


1.2.2    Cost Accounting, Accounting System (DELPHI), Budget
         Execution Tool (BET), CRU-x Time and Attendance Labor              8
         Distribution Systems, and Financial Systems and Reporting
         Support

1.2.3    Budget and Financial Development Support                          10

1.2.4    Systems Engineering Support                                       12

1.2.5    Financial Studies & Analyses Support                              14

1.2.6    Program and Technical Management Support                          15

1.2.7    Acquisition Management Support                                    16

1.2.8    Administrative Support                                            16


1.2.9    Business Process Re-Engineering Support                           17


1.2.10   Expert/Consultant Analysis                                        17




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1.      Introduction and Overview


1.0.1   The Air Traffic Organization (ATO) of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is
        responsible for business and financial management oversight, among its many duties and
        responsibilities. It has responsibility of the facilities and equipment (F&E) appropriation
        exceeding approximately $2.5 billion annually, and the Research, Engineering, and
        Development (R,E&D) appropriation exceeding $100 million annually. FAA Lines of
        Business (LOBs) will require resources and support experienced in the following:
        program, business, and technical management; budget and financial development;
        systems engineering support; cost accounting, accounting system (DELPHI), budget
        execution tool (BET), labor distribution and reporting (LDR); Cru-x labor, time and
        attendance system reporting; other financial systems and reporting, financial and
        business management process improvement studies and analyses; cost/benefit analyses;
        earned value management (EVM); acquisition planning support; applications
        development and maintenance support using ORACLE as it applies to Federal financial
        systems and management, and administrative support. This required analysis support is
        being managed under the FAA program name of Financial Analysis and Support Services
        (FASS).


1.0.2   This Statement of work identifies the broad responsibilities and functions which are
        expected to be performed by the Contractor. More specific duties, functions, and
        expected performance schedule to be performed under each of these Sections and
        Subsections will be identified under the authority of Task Orders issued by the
        Contracting Officer.


1.1     Background


1.1.1   The ATO is responsible for the business and financial management activities associated
        with the Agency’s Research, Engineering, and Development (R,E&D) and Facilities and
        Equipment (F&E) appropriations. Functions of the organization include:
        (a)     Managing and prioritizing investments for the Capital Investment Plan (CIP) and
                the R,E & D.
        (b)     Developing the FAA’s 5 and 10 year plans for capital investments.
        (c)     Tracking Acquisition Program Baselines, including cost, schedule, performance
                and benefits status of F&E projects.
        (d)     Tracking cost and schedule status of R,E&D projects
        (e)     Providing consolidated management of current year and all active years Agency
                funds.
        (f)     Tracking Agency progress towards obligation goals.
        (g)     Tracking, monitoring, and reporting FAA Flight Plan and ATO Strategic
                Management Process Goals including Acquisition Performance Goals.
        (h)     Supporting the OMB-300 Exhibit process through analysis and update of RE&D,
                OPS, and F&E funding baselines and through analysis of Earned Value
                Management (EVM) data and processes.
        (i)     Supporting Clean Audit through the Property and Capitalization process.
        (j)     Providing the processes and controls to manage the ATO Corporate Work Plan.



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       (k)     Implementing Business Process Reengineering methodologies, tools, and
               techniques
       (l)     Incorporating change management processes into the business process
               reengineering activities.


1.1.2 Historically, because of the significant volume of financial and business management
activities and transactions associated with 160+ ongoing capital and research programs, FAA has
utilized the services of support Contractors to assist the organization to accomplish its
organizational mission. This Statement of Work delineates the scope of the support that will be
required over the life of this contract.

1.1.3 The FAA Contracting Officer retains the right to appoint a designated Onsite Task
Manager (OTM) to assist the COTR in the technical oversight and management of work
performed under this contract.

1.2      Scope of Work and Contract Requirements

The Contractor must provide the following categories of support: program management; budget
and financial development support; systems engineering support; cost accounting, accounting
system (DELPHI), Budget Execution Tool (BET), financial systems and reporting; financial and
business management studies and analyses; acquisition planning support; applications
development and maintenance support; business management process improvements support;
and administrative support. Specific requirements will be provided through the issuance of each
Task Order.

1.2.1 Financial and Business Management Systems Integration Requirements,
Development, and Maintenance Support:

1.2.1.1 The Contractor must draft requirements to replace, augment and/or integrate and
maintain database programs and project management software applications. These applications
are used in the execution of management responsibilities for technical, budget, schedule,
resource, quality and risk management in support of FAA operations as required. This support
includes such activities as:
               drafting recommended needs associated with the integration of existing
                   databases to provide user-request summaries of data to the desktop from the
                   FAA Financial Management System (FMS);
               providing limited software applications for budget and accounting formulation,
                   planning, and execution, as well as other FAA financial and business
                   management needs;

“Applications support” may include training or cross-training of staff on software use and/or
database operations, as well as maintenance and management of applicable databases. Specific
requirements in this area will be identified in Task Orders issued under this contract. The FAA
financial management databases are currently housed on FAA computers.

1.2.1.2 The Contractor must draft technical requirements for the development of intranet and
internet web sites for project management and program databases. These databases will be
used to generate management reports and/or analyses that detail the financial status and
program implementation schedule status. The Contractor must base these requirements on use
of HTML, Javascript, and other basic web development capabilities to support various FAA


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specific websites, consistent with the guidance found in FAA Order 1370.93, Web Management,
and other applicable internal guidance. Both may be found at either of the following two (2) FAA
websites: (1) https://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/web/; and (2)
https://intranet.faa.gov/faaemployees/org/linebusiness/ato/ato_issp/issp_library/policy_guide/

The Contractor must adhere to the web development and programming-related elements as
prescribed in the mandatory FAA web standards policies to support the various FAA-specific
websites.

1.2.1.3 The Contractor must provide any ORACLE software consulting necessary to provide
satisfactory interfaces of FAA financial systems with other FAA ORACLE-based systems. Specific
requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.1.4 Given a requirement set forth in a Task Order, the Contractor must analyze business
processes and environments, business rules, federal regulatory compliance on budgetary and
financial needs, information technology infrastructure and system requirements as part of the
requirements process associated with each applicable system needs. Specific responsibilities will
be delineated in each applicable Task Order.

FAA must approve all necessary supporting studies, recommended requirements, as well as
recommended solutions, before the Contractor implements corrective actions, such as buying
systems equipment and/or development of software applications or implementing new business
processes.

1.2.1.5 The Contractor must provide training, either individually to Government employees or in
designated classes, on all FAA financial and business management systems and processes under
this contract. Depending on requirements, this may be involve the creation of user-manuals,
technical documents, web-based training, or in a classroom environment. Specific requirements
and training sites (if needed) will be designated in applicable task orders issued under this
contract.

1.2.1.6 The Contractor must provide required technical support for FAA financial and business
systems database changes/issues, application changes/issues and track changes/enhancements
through a change management process. Specific requirements for this work will be identified
through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.2    Cost Accounting, Accounting System (DELPHI), Budget Execution Tool (BET),
         Cru-x Time and Attendance and Labor Distribution Systems, Financial
         Systems and Reporting Support

1.2.2.1 The Contractor must support the overall ATO financial reporting, cost accounting and
financial management planning and analysis. This support includes:

    a) Participating in the Business Process and Financial Reports and Systems Work Groups,
       and
    b) Providing support to the financial systems requirements process and the preparation of
       systems development plans.

1.2.2.2 The Contractor must participate in the Budget Execution Tool (BET) technical review and
data analysis. The Contractor must provide the required level of analysis and provide



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recommendations to support the financial reporting process, design reports and identifying the
data sources for projected program staffing needs and cost data. As part of this process, the
Contractor must coordinate with other FAA program offices to develop recommended draft
requirements and technical specifications for the Personnel, Compensation and Benefits (PC&B)
reporting requirements. The Contractor also must extract financial data and other data
necessary to support the monthly, quarterly and year-to-date BET reporting. The Contractor
must support necessary reconciliation of the BET reports with financial core system data.
Specific requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task
Orders.

1.2.2.3 The Contractor must provide technical support to develop the necessary data structures,
queries, and processes to interface and integrate Federal Payroll and Personnel Systems (FPPS)
data with the FAA Budget Execution Tool (BET). Data extraction and analysis must support the
monthly, quarterly, and year-to-date BET reporting requirements. Specific requirements for this
work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.2.4 The Contractor must support ATO Finance in the execution of Labor Distribution
Reporting policy, guidance, training, quality control and charging practices. The contractor must
be familiar with and understand financial data from: ARS, BET, BXM, CAS, PRISM, Cru-X, Delphi
and RADS. The contractor must provide support to the Finance Help Desk and to the Quality
Assurance Resources by ensuring LDR data and reporting is accurate and timely.

1.2.2.5 The Contractor must support the National Capitalization Team in AJF and the ATO in
establishing policy and review of issues for DELPHI and capitalization.

1.2.2.6. The Contractor must support the ATO-F Office of Financial Services (AJF) in the analyses
of current fiscal year execution of the capital procurement burden in DELPHI. The Contractor
must analyze the fiscal year costs at year-end in support of Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
questions and continued development of future fiscal years procurement burden. The Contractor
must support the ATO DELPHI Issues Working Group to identify, prioritize, implement, and status
to post-implementation problems that must be corrected, changed, or added to DELPHI.

1.2.2.7 The Contractor must provide support to ATO programs and organizational management
in aligning key internal business processes to those defined in the DELPHI Financial Management
System.

1.2.2.8 The Contractor must facilitate and coordinate the implementation of ATO initiatives by
providing support to AJF with the most efficient maintenance of the Facilities and Equipment
(F&E) Project Accounting structures and supporting more effective management of on-going
operations.   The Contractor must collaborate with FAA, ABA, and the Department of
Transportation (DOT) for the periodic creation and maintenance of Project Accounting structures.

1.2.2.9 The Contractor must assist ATO in using the DELPHI system data for
operational/financial management and reporting, to develop the needed analysis and technical
requirements, to improve predictability, control, and effectiveness of ATO operations. These
activities will sustain and enhance the DELPHI system data, ensuring that ATO management,
current user requirements, and future user requirements are being met.

1.2.2.10 The Contractor must perform user requirements analysis, perform system and financial
analysis, develop and test solutions, support and provide technical analysis to the change control



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process, perform system user training, and recommend the establishment or revision of business
processes.

1.2.2.11 The Contractor must serve as the ATO Technical Liaison as a Subject Matter Expert
(SME) in the FAA Change Control Board meetings and support the DOT Change Management
Process, expediting ATO initiatives wherever possible.

1.2.2.12 The Contractor must provide functional expertise assistance to develop recommended
improvements in user capabilities and proficiency, re-engineering of business processes and
framing of emerging systems requirements.

1.2.2.13 The Contractor must assist ATO management and technical experts in gathering and
documenting requirements for the development of automated Project creation and maintenance
tools. The Contractor may also participate in daily operations by supporting ATO staff in the
performance of tasks such as manual project maintenance and by responding to requests for
operational information or management reports. Specific requirements for this work will be
identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.3   Budget and Financial Development Support

Specific requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task
Orders.

1.2.3.1 The Contractor must support AJF review of all of the FAA’s budget planning, budget
formulation and budget execution processes. This support includes:
  (a) updating financial plans with each fiscal year’s Congressional adjustments;
  (b) analysis of Exhibit 300 submissions from FAA program offices;
  (c) maintaining the updated financial plans to support cost and schedule variance analysis and
      reporting in the Simplified Program Information Reporting and Evaluation (SPIRE) tool;
  (d) monitoring the progress of new SPIRE capabilities which include tracking and monitoring
      FAA’s Flight Plan Goals, Strategic Management Process (SMP) Objectives, and the FAA
      Acquisition cost and schedule goals;
  (e) developing training modules for new SPIRE capabilities to be given to SPIRE users; and
  (f) conducting analysis of Resource Planning Documents (RPD) submittals to develop initial
      budget planning strategies, and the development and preparation of budget briefings,
      white papers, and reports.

1.2.3.2 The Contractor must support the budget planning process, which includes the following
types of task order assignments:

    a) Develop and draft recommended financial plans associated with the National Aviation
       Research Plan (NARP) and CIP plan,
    b) Establish and maintain procedures and processes to monitor, analyze, and support the
       management of the financial aspects of the CIP, and the NARP through analysis and
       estimates made at the program and project level, with FAA approval,
    c) Support life-cycle cost estimate and change management,
    d) Conduct informal cost-benefit analyses,
    e) Provide cost analysis and impact assessments to ascertain the impacts of engineering
       and other specification changes to any NAS related programs,




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    f) Develop and prepare the NAS Plan Handoff (NPHO) financial estimates and plan and
       support of the Budget Information Team (BIT),
    g) Develop and prepare financial plans for system acquisitions, the NAS architecture, the
       Enterprise Architecture, and the Next Generation Air Traffic System (NGATS),
    h) Draft proposed responses to correspondence that may include those received from:
       congressional offices; the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST); the Office of
       the Inspector General (OIG); the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); and the
       Government Accountability Office (GAO),
    i) Implement revised and/or new OMB guidance into the budget planning process, after
       approval by the FAA,
    j) Update financial plans annually to reflect each fiscal year adjustments from OST, OMB,
       and Congressional actions and legislation,
    k) Provide analytical support of Earned Value Management (EVM) reports submitted in
       relation to designated FAA contracts, as needed, and
    l) Draft proposed budget planning briefings, white papers, and reports.

1.2.3.3 The Contractor must support FAA’s budget formulation processes for R,E&D, F&E, and
OPS which includes the following types of tasks, to be more specifically identified in subsequent
Task Orders issued by the Contracting Officer:

    a) Draft, document and, upon approval by the FAA, implement the annual budget
       formulation process within the framework of FAA’s strategic management process (SMP),
    b) Conduct analyses of data from Resource Planning Documents (RPDs), and preparation of
       spreadsheets and other papers depicting the results,
    c) Utilize financial systems (e.g., DELPHI, PRISM, NDC, customized “cuff” record systems)
       to plan, track, analyze, reconcile, and report the financial status of regional installations,
    d) Conduct analysis of system acquisitions to verify out year budget requirements including
       risk assessments, benefits, performance, past program performance (cost and schedule),
       and future plans,
    e) Draft FAA budget submissions to OST, OMB, and Congress following guidance contained
       in OMB circular A-11, Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates,
    f) Draft budget formulation briefings, white papers, and other materials related to budget
       formulation,
    g) Draft responses to OST, OMB, and congressional inquiries related to FAA budget
       submissions,
    h) Provide support in the identification and implementation of budget formulation process
       improvements,
    i) Provide support to the Lines of Business, ATO Service Units, various budget formulation
       teams, and ATO Comptrollers during the budget formulation process,
    j) Support the Capital Investment Team (CIT) and other budget formulation teams that
       may be established in the future,
    k) Provide support to the Corporate Work Plan in the annual OST and President’s budget
       formulation process, and
    l) Assist in the conduct of program performance reviews. Conduct budget assessments
       when requested, as well as needed impact analyses on proposed budget changes, etc.

1.2.3.4 The Contractor must support FAA’s budget execution process that includes the following
types of tasks:




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a) Review, verify, and track project authorizations, allotments, commitments, purchase
   requisitions, obligations, and expenditures in DELPHI for FAA approval as these actions
   relate to the F&E, R,E&D, and OPS appropriations. Additionally, the Contractor must
   track project obliga-tions and performance using agency structure and budget codes,
   with particular empha-sis on the formulation and execution phase. The Contractor must
   also track obligations and expenditures using the appropriate agency accounting codes;
   regions, appropri-ations, limitation, cost center, Budget Line Item (BLI), expenditure type
   (object class), documentation identification, project/task information, and the Cost
   Accounting System (CAS).

b) Assist the FAA in assuring that offices follow the requirements of OMB Circulars A-11 and
   A-34 with emphasis on the data contained in OMB Circular A-11 Section 25, Summary of
   Character Classification Codes.
c) Assist the FAA in the year-end accounting close-out process in support of the financial
   planning cycle. Draft new processes and procedures to enhance the capability to
   reconcile and verify project, contract, and transaction data discrepancies between
   DELPHI, the Financial Management System (FMS) and R,E&D Monitoring, Analysis, and
   Control System (REDMACS).
d) Monitor and analyze the DELPHI and FMS reports to assess whether the required
   information is available to reconcile the F&E, R,E&D, and OPS appropriations. Maintain
   the FMS data base integrity through research and analysis of budget transactions.
   Provide support in the alignment of budget and DELPHI databases consistent with
   budget documentation.
e) Support the FAA in the planning, tracking, and reporting project obligation performance
   and obligation goals. This includes: monitoring the status of all contract modifications
   using PRISM-DELPHI interface; and analyze and adjust double obligations, deobligations,
   over-expenditures, unmatched invoices, and accrued expenditures items in DELPHI that
   are unpaid.
f) Provide support that includes: developing policies, procedures, and practices for fund
   control and reprogramming preparation and tracking of Project Authorization (PA)
   requests; tracking and reconciliation of approved PA’s and funding authorization levels;
   variance analysis of authorizations and obligations; forensic auditing and reconciliation of
   ACQUIRE/PRISM/FMS/DAFIS/DELPHI/REDMACS of both accounts and documents; and
   producing periodic reports, as required.
g) Validate systems codes for the accounting data, such as the Transaction Codes (TC)
   status and Facility Account Code (FAC) before importing into the financial systems.
h) Reconcile the FAA’s accounting records with in-house procurement plans by utilizing ad
   hoc Structured Query Language (SQL) query capabilities of the on-line DELPHI system
   data.
i) Prepare the necessary data collection and documentation to support agency actions to
   comply with various mandatory reports, such as: the National Science Foundation
   Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development and the National Science
   Foundation Survey of Federal Support to Colleges, Universities and non-Profit
   Institutions.
j) Provide budget analytical support and assistance to the budget community, as directed.
k) Provide support to the Corporate Work Plan in budget execution process and through
   management and changes provided by the Service Units.
l) Support the Clean Audit process through the timely and accurate accounting and
   capitalization of FAA assets.




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1.2.3.5 The Contractor must support the Office of Capital Expenditure Programs by performing
special analyses involving historical and current expenditures analyses in response to FAA, OST,
OMB, GAO, and specific Congressional inquires.

1.2.3.6 The Contractor must support FAA’s Office of Financial Management (AFM) and ATO’s
Office of Finance with their responsibilities of oversight and management of reimbursable
agreements between the FAA and non-FAA parties. Specific requirements for this work will be
identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders. This support includes assisting FAA
with administering the guidance of FAA Orders concerning reimbursable agreements. Support
must be consistent with all FAA policies identified in FAA Orders 2500.35C and 2500.81 and/or
any future FAA orders that replace theses orders involving the management and execution of
reimbursable agreements. Support must include:

       assisting the FAA in the development of improved reporting capabilities on the status of
        approved and pending requests for reimbursable agreements,
       assist in the review of reimbursable requests to ensure all accounting and coding
        citations are properly identified,
       assist designated FAA personnel with the tracking of existing and pending agreements to
        ensure proper payment schedules and overhead rates are met to establish consistent
        billing and collection procedures,
       auditing existing agreements,
       Assist FAA personnel in performing analysis of waiver requests to ensure it meets
        minimal criteria thresholds before being sent forward to management for approval, and
       ensuring that FAA guidance and resources are communicated throughout the Agency to
        support compliance with Reimbursable Agreement policies, after approval by the FAA.

1.2.3.7 The Contractor must support the ATO and LOB budget offices by performing the following
activities: analyze financial data to respond to the Operations (OPS) Financial Reconciliation
Scorecard, and participate and support the bi-weekly Integrated Financial Action Team meetings.

1.2.3.8 The Contractor must provide support to the ATO Comptrollers and other business offices
in all aspects of budget execution of current fiscal year budget and formulation of out-year fiscal
budgets.

1.2.4   Systems Engineering Support:

Specific requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task
Orders.

1.2.4.1 The Contractor must conduct systems engineering analysis on completed, on-going, and
future FAA programs to assess cost and schedule projections, as well as progress as measured
and reported by Earned Value Management (EVM) reports, as directed.

1.2.4.2 The Contractor must provide systems engineering technical expertise in support of
program prioritization, budget formulation, budget execution and the Agency’s performance
reporting system. The Contractor must prepare engineering documents and briefings, which will
analyze FAA planning processes and the design, and operation of the National Airspace System
(NAS) systems. These documents will deal in systems engineering principles and concepts and
broad knowledge of NAS automation, communication, surveillance, and navigation systems. The
appropriate FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS) policies, agency’s strategic goals,



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operational concepts, and updates to the NAS Architecture will be drafted for the system
engineering documents designated by the FAA in Task Orders to support that a sound
implemental recommendation is provided.

1.2.4.3 The Contractor must review and analyze domestic and international aviation technical
standards in the areas of communication and surveillance, as it pertains to potential investment
opportunities. As an example, this work may include a review of the input and/or analysis of test
results from high fidelity simulation of candidate communications and surveillance technologies
for insertion into the NAS.

1.2.4.4 The Contractor must perform transition analyses from an investment perspective in
conjunction with operational and technical impact assessments for changes in the NAS and with
respect to any of the NAS subsystems: communication, navigation, weather, ground automation,
etc,

1.2.4.5 The Contractor must provide the following types of systems engineering support:
        (a) Recommend and track the Agency’s goals for the National Airspace System (NAS);
        (b) Assess the value and risk of new proposed technological opportunities;
        (d) Assess future demands on the NAS and recommend means to address those
            demands;
        (e) Examine on-going programs to assess cost and schedule projections;
        (f) Recommend appropriate NAS performance goals and assess program
            accomplishments towards these established goals at subsequent status reviews.
        (g) Assess current and historical cost, schedule, performance, benefits, and other
            relevant data on capital programs to support management decisions; and
        (i) Conduct special studies in the areas of automation, communications, navigation, and
            surveillance as required.
        (k) Drafting of briefings and white papers in support of systems engineering tasks.

1.2.4.6 The Contractor must conduct special studies on an as required basis. These studies
cover a wide array of strategic issues. They may range from corporate level financial planning
and budget narratives to workforce planning, Business Process Reengineering, Change
Management and Implementation, and the integration of business process and systems within an
Enterprise Architecture. Examples of tasks in this category are:

    a) Support development and updating of FAA’s Air Traffic Controller Workforce Plan,
    b) Assist the FAA in drafting the financial portion of the ATO annual report to Congress,
    c) Draft recommended future year budget formulation processes,
    d) Support financial audits,
    e) Draft reports or portions thereof in response to selected OIG and GAO NAS and system
       acquisition reports,
    f) Draft ATO budget narratives for R, E&D, F&E, and OPS appropriations,
    g) Conduct program re-baselining and validation activities,
    h) Prepare studies regarding the financial and benefits aspects of the Next Generation Air
       Traffic System (NGATS),
    i) Provide support to FAA personnel in the preparation of the annual Federal Activities
       Inventory Report (FAIR) Act for all ATO activities, including: the development of ATO
       studies and reports on allocation of ATO Full Time Equivalents (FTE); the development of
       the FAIR Act Inventory Report for the FAA’s Office of Budget; and in the coordination of
       the FAIR Act Inventory information with ATO Vice-Presidents.



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    j) Draft studies involving the performance of NAS systems to identify future infrastructure
       needs and their estimated costs,
    k) Draft corporate-level papers related to overall financial or budget issues such as future
       budget reauthorization legislation.
    l) Conduct assessments of current business processes, performance measures, systems,
       and tools within the ATO and other LOBs as required.

1.2.5    Financial Studies and Analyses Support:

1.2.5.1 The Contractor must provide support for financial studies and analyses, including
providing proposal evaluation for contracts related to the update of the Economic Impacts of
Aviation Report. The Contractor must provide support as directed for special studies of Budget
Formulation and Execution. The Contractor must also provide financial analysis and program
analysis support, as required, in requirements identification, analysis of alternative, and
determination of impacts of the FAA Corporate reprogramming and budget decisions. Specific
requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.5.2 The Contractor must support the ATO Financial Controls (ATO-FFC) in developing the
revision of FAA financial orders. The Contractor must provide technical support in collecting and
analyzing data supporting ATO-F internal reviews or other studies required by ATO-F. The
Contractor must support annual risk assessment of internal controls processes and testing to
ensure compliance with OMB A-123 requirements. The Contractor must provide support in
developing ATO and/or agency responses to findings and recommendations from Office of
Inspector General (OIG) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) audits and reports.

1.2.5.3      The Contractor must provide continuous support in the collection, analyses, and
consolidation of project performance data for LOB and Service Unit Executives. The Contractor
shall support the development of briefings and information papers for FAA senior management
and to external groups; such as the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB), the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congressional
Committees, and industry groups.


1.2.6    Program and Technical Management Support:

1.2.6.1 The Contractor must provide program and technical management support. This involves
technical and operational analyses to support various FAA functions. This support includes:
analyzing R,E&D and F&E projects which include systems planning needs analyses, operational
impact assessments, engineering and operational systems designs, technology assessments,
safety risk assessment and hazard control analysis, and cost benefit studies.

1.2.6.2 The Contractor must conduct operational impact assessments which include assessments
of the operation of Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems, including analysis of operation,
maintenance, and replacement options, assessment of specific communications, automation,
navigation, and surveillance systems (to analyze deficiencies in their capabilities and impact on
national airspace system (NAS) operations;) assessments of the probability of defects, failure
and malfunctions in ATC parts, products, and processes of currently fielded systems; assessment
of the value of new technological opportunities for ATC systems, aeronautical products, services,
and airports.




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1.2.6.3 The Contractor must consider operational human factors in assessments of the current
NAS’ ability to meet future demands. Human factors must also be included in assessments of Air
Traffic (AT) and Airways Facilities (AAF) productivity improvements associated with new ATC
projects.

1.2.6.4 The Contractor must support the FAA in establishing and maintaining the procedures,
processes and data necessary to maintain and control the Capital Investment Plan (CIP) and the
R,E&D plans and schedules, and to analyze the internal and external uncertainties that affect the
schedule or technical performance of a program. The Contractor must maintain, or implement, as
necessary, schedule control support for R,E&D, F&E, and Operations (OPS) programs for budget
submission purposes.


1.2.7   Acquisition Management Support:

1.2.7.1 The Contractor must provide acquisition planning support to the Joint Resources Council
(JRC) and pre-planning groups (e.g., investment analysis, etc.) and to the Executive Council (EC)
regarding specific acquisition programs. This includes: provide process expertise on the FAA
system safety engineering and business management processes in support of the Acquisition
Management System (AMS) for acquisition of new systems in the NAS, analyze the impact of the
FAA’s Safety Management System (SMS) on the AMS, the FAA Acquisition System Toolset (FAST),
FAA orders, Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Advisory Circulars, applicable laws, regulations
(e.g., Code of Federal Regulations), ATO Service Unit processes and procedures and Integrated
Product Teams (IPTs).

1.2.7.2 The Contractor must develop recommended draft technical requirements associated with
the development of web-based acquisition related database systems in relation to new system
acquisitions and operational changes to the NAS.

1.2.7.3 The Contractor must assist the FAA in implementing EVM on acquisition programs and
contracts. Support may include: assist in the development of policies, practices, and
procedures; staying current in EVM philosophy and practices; analyze Contractor-deliverables;
assist in determining proper applicability of EVM to specific contracts.

1.2.7.4 The Contractor must provide acquisition system management support by attending key
acquisition reviews, readiness reviews, program status briefings to the Joint Review Council
(JRC), FAA Acquisition Executive, Budget Executive Council, and support the capital investment
team (CIT) at meetings, etc. In participating at these reviews and briefings, the Contractor may
be expected to be make recommendations, and possibly draft minutes based on the proceedings
of each session. The Contractor must maintain a working knowledge of the FAA Acquisition
Management System (AMS) policies and procedures. The manager of this task area will complete
the first available FAA sponsored 2-week AMS class after contract award (unless already attended
or waived by the FAA). This class is held in the Washington, DC area.

1.2.8   Administrative Support

1.2.8.1 The Contractor must provide supplemental administrative support personnel when
authorized through the issuance of Task Orders. Potential tasks that may be authorized include,
but are not limited to:




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          a. Assist ATO administrative managers and officers to coordinate, organize, submit
             and track personnel actions, as well as maintain official files;
          b. Provide on-site administrative assistance to process all routine and high-priority
             correspondence documents, including Executive-level correspondence. This
             support shall possess an in-depth and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
             Automation Software and all office automation, reproduction, facsimile, and
             other pertinent office equipment;
          c. Assist with tracking suspense actions, performing quality control, and
             maintaining centralized office files to include a document library for the
             organization. As needed, assistance with the preparation of reports,
             presentations, and special documentation will also be required. Assistance in the
             coordination of inter-and intra-office activities and functions shall also be
             required, especially in development of travel plans and arrangement,
             coordination of meetings and calendars,
          d. Clerical/typing support,
          e. Directing inquires,
          f. Mail pick-up and distribution, and routine correspondence control (to include
             typing, proofing, copying, and distribution of correspondence).
          g. The contractor shall provide support in developing and preparing various briefing
             packages, brochures, handouts, displays, exhibits, and other information
             materials as may be required.
          h. The contractor shall provide support for planning and scheduling conferences
             and meetings as deemed necessary.

1.2.8.2 Specific requirements for this work will be identified through the issuance of applicable
Task Orders.

1.2.9    Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) Support

1.2.9.1 The Contractor shall provide BPR support by using a methodology that examines and
dissects “As-Is” Models of various FAA business work processes, with the purpose of defining,
improving, and enhancing the current work processes. These “business work processes” are
the FAA activities that are performed to complete required work functions and objectives. The
Contractor must support FAA management in setting the stage for the re-engineering project,
by recommending which core business processes will be defined.

1.2.9.2 The Contractor shall assist the FAA in assuring that needed Stakeholders and Team
members are identified for each of the business work processes that will be examined.
Stakeholders are key business members who are ultimately accountable for the success of the
project. They will primarily be internal to the FAA, although representatives from interested
business partners of the FAA may occasionally participate. The Stakeholders provide high level
guidance to the team, and assist in the identification and removal of barriers toward improved
work flows. Ultimately, using the modeling maps, team discussions, surveys and interviews – a
FAA determination can be made of which business process function or sub-function can be
deleted and/or improved upon.

1.2.9.3 The Contractor shall model work functions, personnel and activities for both the
existing and planned improved processes. The existing work process objectives as well as
those processes to be redesigned must be defined, and will represent the transition from the
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section of the work process to evaluate both manual and electronic inputs. These tools are
used to define and gather all inputs, outputs, touch points, affected human resources, data
creation and/or movement points, functions and activities that are a part of the associated
work process. The Contractor will also perform a cost analysis of the “To-Be” prototype
process improvement. Performance measures must be defined for the prototype to measure
the extent to which it can be determined as a success or failure. Specific requirements for this
work will be identified through the issuance of applicable Task Orders.

1.2.10          Expert/Consultant Analysis

Periodically, highly specialized skills may be required to meet specific, short-tem requirements
identified by senior management. These skills may not be resident among the Contractor’s
workforce. Under these circumstances, and after the approval by the FAA Contracting Officer,
the Contractor may be required to identify and recruit needed experts and consultants (less
than 1000 hours annually per individual) to complete such requirements as needed feasibility
studies, white papers on specific issues, and engineering analyses.

1.3   Reports

The Contractor shall distribute reports as shown below.

1.3.1 Technical Reports: Technical reports may be specified in each TO. Technical reports
shall be submitted 30 days after completion of work assigned in TO. The Contractor shall
submit three (3) hard copies and one electronic copy in Microsoft Word to the designated
COTR.
1.3.1.1 Other Technical data deliverables, including charts, reports, briefing packages,
tabulations, view graphs, computer software, course materials, or other forms as appropriate,
may be specified in each TO.         Distribution of Technical reports, deliverables and their
quantities will be placed in each TO and may be modified by the COTR.
1.3.1.2       A copy of each transmittal letter accompanying all deliverables shall be submitted
to the Contracting Officer at the address listed below:
Federal Aviation Administration
Attn: Katherine M. Williams, ATO-A
800 Independence Avenue, SW.
Washington DC. 20591
1.3.1.3       If the FAA determines that there are omissions, errors, or deficiencies, the
Contractor must make the necessary modifications within 5 working days that will allow the
FAA to accept the final product.
1.3.1.4        The FAA will provide written notification of acceptance or rejection within 60
calendar days of receipt of the final product, or as specified by the individual TO. All
notifications or rejections will be accomplished by specific justification or substantiation of the
reason(s) for rejection. The corrections to the product shall be made within 15 working days
unless otherwise specifically directed by FAA.
1.3.2 Monthly Progress Reports: For each Task Order, the Contractor must prepare and
submit a monthly progress report to the Contracting Officer, the issuing COTR and to the on-
site task manager (OTM). This report may be submitted electronically with the permission of


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the issuing COTR. This report shall describe the accomplishments for the month, problems and
resolutions and planned activities. The contractor shall submit this report no later than the
21st day of the following month. The format of the report is at the discretion of the contractor,
but is subject to change by the COTR named in the Task Order. This report shall include as a
minimum, for each on-going task order effort:
a. All technical efforts accomplished during the reporting period and any issues or
concerns.
b. A summary of all contract costs including a detailed cost breakdown by Task Order and
status incurred to date including:
i. Period covered by report
ii. Labor costs expended during the reporting period
iii. Cumulative labor expended per labor category through the reporting period
iv. Travel and Other Direct costs expended during the reporting period
v. Cumulative Travel and Other Direct Costs expended through the reporting period
vi. Contract funds expended during the reporting period
vii. Cumulative funds expended through the reporting period
viii. Contract totals and estimated versus actual expenditures
ix. Funds remaining under the contract
x. Other topics of interest and concern


c. In order to prevent possible conflict of interest issues, the Contractor shall provide in their
Monthly Progress report a listing of all prime contracts and subcontracts within the FAA held by
themselves and their subcontractors detailing the following information for other contracts
supporting any FAA contract and/or subcontract agreements. This information shall include:
i.    Contract number and applicable “active” Task Order numbers
ii.   FAA assigned COTR and current phone number
iii. Brief description of work scope with an emphasis upon Information Security elements
iv. Contract/subcontract technical or program lead, their e-mail address and phone number
v.    Contract/subcontract and Task Order period of performance.
d.        A summary monthly cost report containing, at a minimum, those items in sub-
paragraph b., above shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer and the COTR. This report
shall be submitted electronically and no later than the 21st day of the following month. It shall
include status and cost information for all the Task Orders issued to date.




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