CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Scheduler in Arlington, Virginia
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Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
City: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J0718-1501
Employment Type: Full Time
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CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Scheduler. This opportunity will support a dynamic, fast-paced and energetic ERP implementation for a large Federal government organization. You will serve as the Integrated Master Scheduler delivering capabilities and services for the overall multi-year implementation effort. The candidate will lead and assist with the creation and maintenance of integrated master schedules by collaborating with CGI, client, and partner stakeholders and managers.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Hands-on and required to work closely with Service Delivery Managers, PMO Analysts, team leads and CDM partners
Read and understand the TOR and the strong ability to demonstrate its relationship to the master schedule for all agencies and on all activities
Review schedule activities, status and results with PM, DPM and Service Delivery Managers as required
Create and update resource loaded schedules using MS Project
Implement baseline changes into the IMS by collaborating with applicable stakeholders
Apply recognized industry best scheduling practices to develop and maintain program schedules
Produce product/deliverable based WBS and WBS Dictionary per project TOR and agency specific guidelines
Identify, develop and implement processes improving scheduling and coordination efforts
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
5+ years of experience creating and managing resource loaded schedules, Gantt charts, and dependencies
Knowledge and experience in schedule quality analysis
Know-how to perform critical path analysis of schedules within MS Project or other tools
Ability to develop fully networked schedules using predecessors and successors along with effective activity duration affording discreet progress measurement
Outstanding reporting skills, e.g. graphical presentation, advanced Microsoft Excel skills (charts, pivot tables)
Expert MS Project skills (knowledge of macros)
Scheduling experience with a strong project management background understanding project management processes
Experience working on integrating SDLC review gates into an IMS supporting project lifecycle implementation teams
Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
Attention to detail coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving aptitude
Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders
Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction
Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once; high level of workplace flexibility
Experience in establishing new processes
Ability to create custom views in MSP, and an understanding of the relationships among WBS/IMS/PWS/CLIN in Federal contracting
Bachelor's degree required
Due to the nature of the project, US citizenship is required
- Experience with project scheduling in an Agile environment
-Experience with scheduling for a large-scale ERP implementation
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