Master Scheduler

Employer
NextGenSTEM LLC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 20, 2019
Closes
Oct 22, 2019
Ref
423551585
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
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 ie, DCMA 14 pt assessment and GAO scheduling best practices. Hands on experience with Monte Carlo simulation and tools like @risk. Good reporting skills, eg 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

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