Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

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Program planning scheduling analyst provides analysis on current projects through various project management tools and Microsoft products (Jira, MS Project, SharePoint, Excel).

Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare briefings utilizing MS Power point, MS Project, Gantt charts, PERT, milestone charges, and EVMS
Work with Microsoft Project Schedule on a daily basis
Use of Microsoft Office Suite of applications including MS Project, Excel, Word, and Power Point for documentation of deliverables and technical reports
Maintain users and user security permissions
Gather and document requirements working with multiple stakeholders including procurement, business management, schedulers, systems engineering and network engineering
Ensure major projects and program schedule plans are correctly horizontally and vertically integrated to across multiple organizations
Be responsible for tracking schedules and knowing at any given time the status of program schedule for which they are responsible
Perform detailed schedule analysis to include risk analysis, critical path, and conflicts
Assist the program team in prioritizing focus areas as required and as indicated by integrated schedule(s)
Work with multiple other disciplines of stakeholders such as network engineers, project managers, financial and systems engineers to collaborate on project schedules

Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Program Planning Scheduling Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI

Education for Program Planning Scheduling Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the program planning scheduling analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business, Management, Business/Management, Industrial Engineering, Science, Technology, Project Management, Math

Skills for Program Planning Scheduling Analyst

Desired skills for program planning scheduling analyst include:

MS Project
MS Project Server
EVMS guidelines and processes
Microsoft Project
Schedule Risk Assessment Software
Cobra
DoD
Engineering design and life cycle concepts
Government contracting
Policies

Desired experience for program planning scheduling analyst includes:

Support project schedule development and maintenance cost budget planning and reporting
Bachelors’ Degree and 10 years of previous scheduling or related experience
Applies SW applications available to effectively manage project objectives
Performs Schedule Risk Analysis with required SRA tool
Work with other schedulers in support of an integrated master schedule
Use academic knowledge of scheduling and have the ability to apply this academic knowledge to the program

Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Examples

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Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of program planning scheduling analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Understand charts, reports, and provide advice to IPT's
  • Ability to provide recommendations to the Program Leadership written and in person
  • Performs preliminary schedule analysis to include critical activities, risk areas, key milestones, and schedule trends
  • Builds positive working relationships across multiple functions
  • Develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet program objectives
  • Ensures projects and program schedules integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality
  • Maintains and updates schedules by partnering with program and technical contacts to obtain necessary inputs and status
  • Objectively reviews and analyzes data and schedules to ensure proper logic, accurate dates and sufficiently detailed plans
  • Performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts
  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, and earned value management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas
Qualifications for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or related field of study with 2-3 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related discipline plus 3 years' related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 1 years’ related professional experience
  • A current active U.S. Secret Level security clearance and the ability to maintain clearance
  • A current and active Top Secret Level security clearance and the ability to maintain this clearance
  • Experience with Department of Defense customers a plus
  • Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor’s) from an accredited institution
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Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a program planning scheduling analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Develops the framework and structure of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP), and partners with engineering to ensure IMS and IMP architecture is executable
  • Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs
  • May conduct performance/project analyses during phase-down to benefit future/other projects, missions, and programs
  • Interface with various teams and must be able to coordinate schedule reviews and updates
  • Responsible for interfacing with Program Managers (PM), Control Account Managers (CAM), Project Analysts (PA) engineering and technical personnel
  • Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs including the development of an Integrated Master Plan (IMP)
  • Develop, analyze, and maintain the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated
  • Oversees and coordinates the administrative/operational aspects of ongoing projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer, including but not limited to earned value management (EVM) requirements
  • Serves as liaison between project managers, functional managers, and the project team
  • Reviews status of projects and budgets and assists with risk analysis and mitigation plans, “what-if” scenarios
Qualifications for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Be completing or has completed their degree (Master’s) from an accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Management or Project Management
  • Handling multiple projects at one time and must be able to prioritize tasks, integrate data, and be focused on achieving mission results
  • Interface with various teams and must able to coordinate schedule reviews and updates
  • Develop, track and update schedules
  • Associates degree in Business or a technical field or minimum of 2 years work experience with planning, managing or supporting project execution
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a program planning scheduling analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, functional managers, the project team and customers
  • Design and implement program baseline, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • Develop and maintain Budget Baselines, Earned Value techniques, and Estimates At Completion (EACs) for Control Account Plans (CAPs)
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills while working with cost account managers (CAMS)
  • DCMA 14-point
  • IPMR DI-MGMT-81861
  • Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)
  • Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis
  • Conducts Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits
  • The position will assist EOSH Services in supporting the FAA's Fire Life Safety (FLS) program in planning, scheduling, administration, and financial activities relating to the management of this program by providing analysis, generating recommendations, and performing reporting and communications activities
Qualifications for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Knowledge of basic project management or planning
  • Able to quickly learn software programs and business practices
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of Business Management work experience
  • Experience in Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development, baseline, and management
  • Strong knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) principles
  • Bachelor's or Master’s in Business Administration or STEM
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Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a program planning scheduling analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Maintain the master schedule for FLS projects
  • Performance reporting and strategic planning, to include the CWP
  • Resource allocation and contract vehicles to accomplish initiatives
  • Budget planning, justification, execution and tracking
  • Arrange for and participate in meetings or conferences supporting Fire Life Safety (FLS) development
  • Generate summary minutes, meeting content, or briefings as necessary
  • Keep FLS program management informed about project activities
  • Assist AJW-23 Program Manager in other program related support functions as necessary
  • Develop and maintain a current schedule of training courses, with dates of courses, location, number of students, instructor/s assigned and other relevant information
  • Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs including the development and maintenance of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) the establishment and maintenance of a Program Management Baseline (PMB)
Qualifications for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Exposure to Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development, baseline, and management
  • Proficient level knowledge in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP and Business Warehouse
  • Knowledge of MPM
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT and Word)
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance required
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Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program planning scheduling analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for program planning scheduling analyst
  • WBS development
  • Monitors project progress and identifies potential schedule risks for intervention and problem solving with PM, CAM, Engineering, and Customers
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques, tools and reporting
  • Knowledge of Critical Path Method (CPM), Schedule Health Assessments (SHA), and Schedule Risk Assessments (SRA)
  • Knowledge of and can mentor in Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques, tools and reporting
  • Knowledge of and can mentor in Critical Path Method (CPM), Schedule Health Assessments (SHA), and Schedule Risk Assessments (SRA)
  • Ensures program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality
  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet program objectives
  • Ensures projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality
  • Interfaces with customers and project managers to integrate schedules
Qualifications for program planning scheduling analyst
  • Proficient in MS Project Client, WBS PRO, Project Server
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project Server
  • Must have a current Secret Clearance with a periodic review within the last six years
  • 8+ years’ experience in Program Planning and Scheduling Proficient in MS Project Client
  • Working knowledge of MS Project Server and SharePoint Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT and Word, Project) WBS PRO, Pertmaster
  • Operation of the Defense Acquisition System Aerospace/Defense industry background Excel macro/VBA skills are desired

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