The successful candidate will support programs and proposals ; Responsibilities will include the Integrated Master Schedule which depicts technical scope, progress against established baseline and remaining work. Key focus is on the relationship between tasks, milestones, and events to meet program objectives through network logic schedule's including integration of cost and time, internal and external reporting requirements, and other aspects of Project Planning. The successful candidate will proactively provide analysis and metrics to identify potential problems and assessment of the critical path. The successful candidate implements and maintains the Risk and Opportunity management process and associated artifacts, and formulates and recommends corrective actions and measurements; such as schedule revisions, Client adjustments and work requirements
The Program Scheduler responsibilities include development, maintenance, and integration of program plans and schedules to meet customer objectives.
Developing, planning and maintaining detailed schedules
Coordinating and consolidating schedules to ensure all detailed work plans are consistent with PEO-MA scheduling policies and included in the Integrated Master Schedule
Troubleshooting and monitoring potential scheduling problems
Determining, monitoring and reviewing all project schedules to include resources, interdependences, and risk
Providing input and recommendations to project managers and Senior Management regarding scheduling conflicts/ changes
Maintaining accurate records/ paperwork
Identifying major milestones, decision points, project lifecycle and other project events
Reporting to Senior Management with schedule related status and reports
Facilitating and participating in weekly schedule reviews
Providing planning assistance to program managers as needed
Coordinating agency objectives with division managers and task monitors
Working closely with other schedulers to develop scheduling policies and procedures
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Expertise with Microsoft Project 2010 with demonstrated experience in developing networked, logic based schedules.
Generate reports for mid and executive level management on MS Project Server 2010.
Develop/optimize dashboards on MS Project Server 2010
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 3 years of professional experience
Extensive experience with Microsoft Project is required, with demonstrated experience in developing networked, logic based schedules.
Demonstrated experience in critical path analysis and visually present the impact to all schedules and associated costs
Demonstration of EVMS experience is required, with an emphasis on cost/schedule integration.
Strong leadership skills (ability to work with senior leaders in the organization and mentor others
Strong communication skills, demonstrated close attention to detail, highly organized
Candidate must have 5+ years of project planning and/or integrated scheduling experience with Microsoft Project.
The qualified applicant must possess excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS Project and MS Office.
Candidate can utilize applications to generate reports for mid and executive level management
Understands processes for compressing the schedule based upon feedback
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
The candidate must have the ability to collaborate with team members, multi-task, and adapt to change.
Experience with Microsoft Project Server 2010 as an administrator is preferred may need to adjust the configuration to improve/optimize performance.
The candidate should possess an aptitude for developing schedules that match the customers requirements.
Excellent communication skills are imperative.
Understanding of MS Visio
Experience functioning within a Change Management oriented environment
Generate reports using the features built into MS Project 2010
Can innovate methods for improving schedule performance, present it, and implement recommendations
PMI-SP: Scheduling Professional certification from the Project Management Institute
Six Sigma: Scheduling based cert or similar globally recognized scheduling professional prganizations
Global CI - 12 months ago