Integrated Master Scheduler

Employer
LMI
Location
Fort Belvoir, VA
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
LMI is a government consulting firm headquartered in Tysons, VA, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. This position will be situated at a client location at Fort Belvoir, VA, PEO EIS.Program Executive Office (PEO) Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) is seeking a Project Scheduler to join a high performing team in the acquisition of a new logistics automation capabilities for the US Army. This is a critical position in PEO EIS in developing and maintaining a scheduling management system to assist with monitoring and controlling the Army's complex ERPs. This position will report directly to the Director, ERP Integration, PEO EIS, while working closely with PEO EIS staff and Project Managers (PMs). The Project Scheduler is essential to the Government for organizing, implementing and maintaining a master scheduling management system so that the collective efforts of the PMs result in effective and efficient obtainment of pre-determined capabilities.The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and leading an effort to develop and maintain a project schedule for multiple concurrent software projects within a complex landscape of cost, schedule, and performance drivers that collectively constitute multiple major Army Automated Information System. Responsibilities Set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.Design and develop integrated master schedules and sub project schedules using MS Project.Review project scope and produce preliminary schedule(s), assist with estimates, and maintain all new information into a MS Project schedule and provide reports for coordination and reporting purposes to the PEO EIS Director, ERP Integration.Interact on a daily basis with the client, project staff and various Program Management Offices (PMOs) to schedule work and coordinate assignments - requires an effective communicator.Interact with project team and task managers to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.Identify risks affecting project cost, schedule and performance. Ability to analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around(s). Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM).Strategize with and advise the PEO EIS Director, ERP Integration and Team Leads regarding project schedule direction and decisions. Effectively define the issue, offer recommendations and work with the team to agreed-upon actions.Develops overall project management calendars and schedules that accurately reflect the scope of the work holistically and by initiative to ensure visibility and alignment to organization priorities and resource allocation.Must have the ability to produce schedules that graphically show the decision points, milestones, progression and interdependence of the project tasks to provide program and Army leadership with a clear picture of the project schedule, communicate project updates and support effective decision making.Develop and present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions. Qualifications Bachelor's degree requiredPMP certification a plusMinimum 3 to 5 years. A verifiable history of involvement in 5+ years of experience of project schedulingStrong MS Project skills and fluency with spreadsheets and databases (Excel and Access).Secret Security ClearanceOTHER QUALIFICATIONS:Critical thinking and problem solving skillsHigh degree of emotional intelligence with demonstrated skills such as intellectual curiosity, analytical reasoning, problem solving, team player, being resourceful and ability to absorb information and assess situations quickly

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