1+ months

Master Project Scheduler

NextGenSTEM
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
  • 10+ experience scheduling with MS Project.
  • Advanced MS Project skills.
  • Develop and maintain schedules and integrated master schedules.
  • Develop project management plans.
  • Extensive experience in providing detailed analysis of project schedules, from project inception, through the design phases to development and implementation.
  • Monitor project progress and provide weekly status updates.
  • Create schedule what-if scenarios.
  • Hold periodic review meetings with each functional lead to validate their schedule and work.
  • Setup the required reports to track progress, variances, critical path and conflicts.
  • Work with the Program Control team and the Subject Matter Experts for the establishment of percentage complete of schedule tasks and associated costs.
  • Support the Project Manager on change management, float and schedule mitigation plans where applicable.
  • Provide impact analysis of schedule changes, identify schedule variances and opportunities and proactively develop mitigation strategies for the Project Management team.
  • Ability to develop fully networked schedules using predecessors and successors along with effective activity duration affording discreet progress measurement.
  • Audit schedules for compliance with set standards and templates and generate evaluation report.
  • Knowledge and experience in schedule quality analysis i.e., DCMA 14 pt assessment and GAO scheduling best practices.
  • Hands on experience with Monte Carlo simulation and tools like @risk.
  • Good reporting skills, e.g. graphical presentation, advanced Microsoft Excel skills (charts, pivot tables).
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis or project schedule, cost and identify performance issues.
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to identify project work and use this information to develop coordinated master schedule.
  • Work with the Program Control team to develop templates and artifacts to collect the information about project work; design a process to track the identified work.
  • Hold periodic review meetings with each functional lead to validate their schedule and work.
  • Know-how to perform critical path analysis of schedules within MS Project or other tools.
  • Setup the required reports to track progress, variances, critical path and conflicts.
  • Support baseline Planned Value maintenance, including rolling wave planning.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, set priorities, organize and coordinate work with others, and meet deadlines.
  • Effectively communicate technical information and complex ideas.
  • Effectively demonstrate public speaking skills both in prepared presentations and impromptu speaking

Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree is a plus and may count as additional years of experience

Skills Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Project.
  • Project Planning and Schedule Logic development experience is required.
  • Experience collecting schedule status updates.
  • Understanding of DCMA 14 point assessment
  • Understanding all relevant GAO-16-89G, Schedule Assessment Guide: Best Practices for Project Schedules
  • Experience in project schedule analysis software, such as Steelray Project Analyzer is desired.
  • Experience in Aviation/IT/Software project scheduling preferred.
  • Experience with Monte Carlo Simulation is preferred

Security Requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years. Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance.

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Posted: 2020-04-25 Expires: 2020-06-09

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Master Project Scheduler

NextGenSTEM
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