Chenega Corporation Program Analyst/Scheduler, SME in Arlington, Virginia
This Program Analyst/Scheduler, SME will lead and/or support all aspects of program management, including schedule management, risk management, cost management, contract management, metrics definition and analysis, and program reporting. The Program Analyst/Scheduler, SME uses knowledge of the Department of Defense (DoD) program management and acquisition lifecycle processes to plan and conduct acquisition activities through the program/project life cycle from the description of the requirements through product/solution delivery. The Program Analyst/Scheduler, SME will engage with internal and external stakeholders as requested. The Program Analyst/Scheduler, SME possesses the experience needed to develop and maintain a project-level Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for use on a day-to-day basis to monitor project execution and periodically assess overarching progress with meeting project cost, schedule, and performance goals and objectives.
Advise the government on current DoD policies and procedures to support major program decisions and recommend strategies and techniques for successful conclusions
Participate in strategic planning, acquisition planning, and investment planning
Support the development of project plans aligned with program goals and objectives
Develop, coordinate, and maintain a consolidated Integrated Master Plan (IMP)
Define program management performance measures and metrics, gather supporting data, and prepare associated status reports for leadership reviews
Prepare, review, and revise acquisition documents in accordance with DoD, Department of the Army (DA), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and requirements, including compliance with applicable policies and regulations from federal, DoD, and DA levels, including but not limited to DoD 5000, 7000, and 8000 Series, Army Regulations (ARs) 1-1 and 70-1, and OMB Circular A-11, “Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates”
Review programmatic documents, prepare comments with rationale, identify key concerns with a recommended action for resolution, and collaborate as necessary to ensure proper understanding
Oversee the incorporation of technical, logistical, contractual, and programmatic changes into the IMS on a real-time basis to maintain accurate and current project baselines and projections
Review, monitor, and track changes in stakeholder schedules on a recurring basis
Consult with management and customers on modifications for optimum schedules
Publish the IMS to a project server site to support the collection and organization of data and the interpretation of timelines
Create and run ad hoc reports when requested by users and stakeholders and verify the reports are accurate and as expected
Lead and participate in program reviews, assess the alignment of activities with acquisition strategy and program plan, and determine the feasibility of execution within the defined program baselines
Prepare Integrated Master Schedule(s) (IMS) in accordance with industry best practices and ensure that schedules include program deliverables, are resource-loaded, contain predecessors and successor relationships, depict a critical path, align with the program/project work breakdown structure (WBS), and indicate the status of each task
Maintain the program/project IMSs as the day-to-day tool for planning, executing, and tracking program technical, schedule, and cost status, including risk mitigation efforts
Ensure scheduled activities are included for all disciplines and support functions
Perform schedule management, including managing and analyzing the critical path and making recommendations to the government on the reallocation of resources from noncritical activities to those that must be completed on time
Develop and present corrective action plans and mitigation strategies based on schedule risk assessment, project health, and critical path analysis
Create schedule graphics for multiple briefings that helped to portray the tasks, events, and their associated dependencies in a more comprehensible format
Collaborate with all Working Integrated Program Teams (WIPTs) to gather input, track progress, and review all inputs and outputs for completeness and accuracy
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree OR High School Diploma or GED and 4+ years of additional experience
11+ years of relevant work experience
Working knowledge of DoD acquisition policies and processes
Proficiency in Microsoft Project
Active or Interim Secret clearance required
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge and application of DoD 5000 and 8000 series and DoD acquisition.
Familiarity with Agile software development methodology.
DoD Acquisition Certifications (DAWIA) is preferred.
Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills.
Must have excellent organizational, scheduling, and prioritization skills and maintain a high level of confidentiality, ethics, and integrity.
Ability to work well individually or in a group setting.
Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints.
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Office, and Outlook, Utilizing AutoCAD, Visio, and MS Project 2007 programs.
Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.
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