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Sr. Project Scheduler
Ref No.: 17-01061
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/20/2017 to 12/20/2017
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sr. Project Scheduler to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Germantown, MD.

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Job Title: Sr. Project Scheduler
Work Location: Germantown, MD
Duration: Long-term contract
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or Mathematics


Job Description:
  • The Project Scheduler supports the Project Manager and their associated IT projects for Conduent's public transportation and mobility deliveries.
  • The Project Scheduler is the stakeholder responsible for providing project plans and schedules; schedule visibility and control; and detailed support in the areas of project planning, WBS creation, project tracking; production, analysis and presentation of statistical reports indicating project status, and collecting project metrics.
  • The project scheduler interfaces with all levels of employees in a confident and positive way, while following company processes which follow PMBOK standards and ISO9001 guidelines.
  • Significantly interface with Program and Project Managers, Senior Technical personnel (Managers, and Leads), Directors, Functional Managers and support organizations.
Responsibilities:
  • Planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on projects of varying contract types, size complexity, and level of risk.
  • Project Planning, Tracking & Analysis
  • Schedule Development, Monitoring & Control
  • Support on-going process initiatives for Schedule Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure Development
  • Resource Planning
  • Project Status Review Support
  • Metrics
  • Master Schedule
  • Business Development Support – Bid & Proposal
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or Mathematics
  • Five or more years of schedule management experience
  • Proficiency scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010 or later using Critical Path Methodology
  • Microsoft Enterprise Server and Project Web Access experience highly desired
  • Primavera P6 scheduling experience highly desired
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • PMP, PMI-SP, PSP or certification is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management desired
Core Competencies - Specific Accountabilities:
  • Be conversant with all aspects of the project objectives and functional plans.
  • Prepare Gantt charts of project activities at an appropriate level of detail.
  • Monitor critical path activities to track actual start, progression and end points to planned points. Flag material change for confirmation or corrective action.
  • Assist with the forecasting of future and ongoing project plans, including preparation of time-phased resource plans and forecasts for labor and disbursements at an appropriate level of detail. Includes support to fiscal budgets, fiscal updates, project budgets and forecasts, strategic planning and ad hoc reporting as required.
  • Assist with preparation of risk analyses. Escalate emerging and increasing risks to project manager for action, and report progress on issues through to closure.
  • Facilitate timely communication of information to and from department and project team members.
  • Assist with preparation of presentation materials and reports to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Track activity and team status against schedule as planned to anticipate and minimize schedule slippage.
Core Competencies - Project communication:
  • Updating and maintaining project plans
  • Analyzing project plans for progress and impact to critical path
  • Providing communication to all levels of management regarding project status and issues
  • Building/achieving consensus and integration of divisional project plans into a master or consolidated plan
  • Mentoring and coaching project team, providing direction and decision making
For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at www.paladininc.com.

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