Project Scheduler

Job Description:

Define and develop comprehensive project plans and schedules that address project requirements and reflect team inputs. During project execution, coordinate project status information, schedule update and reporting to management and our customers. Coordinate internal functional group, subcontractor and vendor milestones. Analyze project performance to identify project risks and opportunities. Serve as an integral member of the Program Management Office, working across multiple projects and programs. Two to three years of experience in a business analyst or technical position, preferably in a DoD and Government contracting environment.

Job Requirements:

  • AS or BS degree in Business – Finance or Engineering
  • Candidate must be able to work in a team environment, or independently, as necessary, and be a self-starter who can develop comprehensive and logical plans effectively and efficiently, based upon multiple inputs. Must be detailed oriented, ensuring accuracy in work products.
  • Work with proposal teams to develop a project road map identifying the work to be completed, deadlines for completing key milestones and identify critical resources that will be required to execute a project successfully.
  • Upon contract award, the Scheduler will act as a coordinator, assembling information from the project team into a cohesive schedule. This includes developing schedule logic, testing the logic to ensure it represents a common-sense approach for executing the program and asking the right questions to identify all external and internal dependencies.
  • During the execution phase of a project, the Scheduler will maintain the Integrated Master Schedule and advise the program team on risks, opportunities and performance trends that may impact both cost and / or schedule performance.
  • The Scheduler will proactively engage with Program Management, Group Leaders and Functional Managers to measure progress and to identify resource constraints that may impact key project milestones.
  • Communicate with Customer and Subcontractor peers on schedule related matters.
  • Motivated to expand beyond the Project Scheduler role to support Program Finance and Program Management.
  • 2 plus years of experience developing detailed schedules in Microsoft Project.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Deltek COBRA experience a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Department of Defense Security clearance.

General Qualifications:

  • Not required to supervise others.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
  • Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the work environment characteristics are representative of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate unless in a manufacturing area.