Program Analyst/Scheduler, Senior

Location
Ft. Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jun 15, 2022
Closes
Jul 20, 2022
Ref
21833
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Program Analyst/Scheduler, Senior uses knowledge of the Department of Defense (DoD) program management and acquisition lifecycle processes to plan and conduct acquisition activities through the program/project life cycle from the description of the requirements through product/solution delivery. The Program Analyst/Scheduler, Senior will engage with external and internal stakeholders as requested. The Program Analyst/Scheduler, Senior possesses experience needed to develop and maintain a project-level Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for use on a day-to-day basis to monitor project execution and periodically assess overarching progress in meeting project cost, schedule, and performance goals and objectives.

Responsibilities
  • Lead and/or support all aspects of program management, including schedule management, risk management, cost management, contract management, metrics definition and analysis, and program reporting.
  • Advise the government on current DoD policies and procedures to support major program decisions and recommend strategies and techniques for successful conclusions.
  • Participate in strategic planning, acquisition planning, and investment planning.
  • Support the development of project plans aligned with program goals and objectives.
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain a consolidated Integrated Master Plan (IMP).
  • Define program management performance measures and metrics, gather supporting data, and prepare associated status reports for leadership reviews.
  • Prepare, review, and revise acquisition documents in accordance with DoD, Department of the Army (DA), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and requirements, including compliance with applicable policies and regulations from federal, DoD, and DA levels, including but not limited to DoD 5000, 7000, and 8000 Series, Army Regulations (ARs) 1-1 and 70-1, and OMB Circular A-11, "Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates."
  • Review programmatic documents, prepare comments with rationale, identify key concerns with a recommended action for resolution, and collaborate as necessary to ensure proper understanding.
  • Oversee the incorporation of technical, logistical, contractual, and programmatic changes into the IMS on a real-time basis to maintain accurate and current project baselines and projections.
  • Review, monitor, and track changes of stakeholder schedules on a recurring basis.
  • Consult with management and customers on modifications for optimum schedules.
  • Publish the IMS to a Project Server site to support the collection and organization of data and the interpretation of timelines.
  • Create and run ad hoc reports when requested by users and stakeholders and verify the reports are accurate and as expected.
  • Lead/participate in program reviews, assess the alignment of activities with acquisition strategy and program plan, and determine the feasibility of execution within the defined program baselines.
  • Prepare Integrated Master Schedule(s) (IMS) in accordance with industry best practices and ensure that schedules include program deliverables, are resource-loaded, contain predecessor/successor relationships, depict a critical path, align with the program/project work breakdown structure (WBS), and indicate the status of each task.
  • Maintain the program/project IMSs as the day-to-day tool for planning, executing, and tracking program technical, schedule, and cost status, including risk mitigation efforts.
  • Ensure schedule activities are included for all disciplines and support functions.
  • Perform schedule management, including managing/analyzing the critical path and making recommendations to the government on the reallocation of resources from noncritical activities to those that must be completed on time.
  • Develop and present corrective action plans and mitigation strategies based on schedule risk assessment, project health, and critical path analysis.
  • Create schedule graphics for multiple briefings that helped to portray the tasks, events, and their associated dependencies in a more comprehensible format.
  • Collaborate with all Working Integrated Program Teams (WIPTs) to gather input, track progress, and review all inputs and outputs for completeness and accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree OR lead and/or support all aspects of program management, including schedule management, risk management, cost management, contract management, metrics definition and analysis, and program reporting. High school diploma or Ged and 4+ years of additional experience
  • 11+ years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of DoD acquisition policies and processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project
  • Active secret or interim secret clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to create schedules in accordance with best scheduling practices as defined by the Defense Contract Management Agency 14-point schedule health rules, including the ability to create a master schedule from smaller component schedules that come from both contractor and other government organizations
  • Ability to compute schedule metrics, like Baseline Execution Index (BEI), Critical Path Length Index (CPLI), and Hit/Miss Index
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, scheduling, and prioritization skills
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to listen and understand task descriptions and requests
  • Ability to explain problem resolutions
  • Ability to quickly respond to time-critical queries from leadership
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance

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