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Project Scheduler

VetsEZ (Veterans EZ Info, Inc.), a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is a leading provider of information technology services to commercial and government markets. VetsEZ is a company of Subject Matter Experts that have a deep expertise in the area of enterprise clinical terminology authoring, editing, maintenance, review and update capability which supports synchronization of clinical terminology across VA systems.  VetsEZ strongly believes in making complexity EZ by providing tangible solutions that improve day-to-day business transactions, maximize efficiencies, eliminate risks and reduce costs for our clients.

We are currently seeking a Project Scheduler for a major Federal project.

Job Description

  • Build and maintain project schedule in MS Project and/or Primavera
  • Work closely with Risk Manager to define project risks and risk mitigation strategies; ensure schedule impact of identified risks are defined
  • Understand change management issues associated with assigned projects; ensure such changes are defined and their schedule impact clearly articulated
  • Engage the client to develop and execute clear plans of action; demonstrate excellent client engagement skills
  • Develop schedule templates to support initial team scheduling activities
  • Ensure sequence of events reflected in the project schedule aligns with customer SDLC methodology
  • Demonstrate mastery of project scheduling best practices
  • Monitor assigned project(s) milestones, deadlines, and due dates for both Engility and project vendors; inform VA PM of any potential risks and issues that might impact the critical path
  • Develop weekly and ad hoc reports as assigned (e.g., project status, metrics)
  • Ensure on-time delivery of deliverables that meet Engility quality standards
  • Work independently with no instructions on routine tasks and with general instruction on new tasks as well as collaboratively as an effective member of a project team
  • Coordinate and facilitate scheduling meetings; provide end-user support, and perform general ad hoc duties, including action item tracking

Required Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Office management curriculum or equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience as a scheduler.
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs is strongly preferred for this position.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on schedules for multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be well versed in Agile life cycle, scheduling, and project management methodologies
  • Experience with both manual and automated scheduling systems
  • Experience must include the ability to schedule data using an automated scheduling tool and validate data following input
  • Experience in reviewing schedule data and tracking/analyzing/presenting planned versus actual progress
  • Experience conducting what-if analyses
  • Experience identifying and tracking schedule risks from initiation to program completion
  • Experience creating and presenting narrative, graphic, and oral status reports in a variety of different formats and media
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; experience interacting with senior GS levels within the federal government
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of tools, including MS Project, Visio, and SharePoint

Perks and Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Simple IRA with 3% matching
  • PTO + Federal Holidays

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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