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PDS Tech Inc General Project Mgmt 3 in Manassas, Virginia

PDS Tech is seeking an General Project Mgmt 3 in Manassas, VA

Position Overview:

  • This position will serve as a scheduling analyst role on critical programs.

  • Prepare, develop, coordinate, integrate, analyze, and maintain, integrated plans and schedules for proposals, projects, programs and major initiatives to meet program and/or project objectives

  • Track, plan, schedule and perform risk analysis for projects, programs and change activities throughout the lifecycle of a program

  • Support development of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) if applicable, Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and supporting elements, conduct comprehensive SRA, and drive program planning through the gated process in support of program requirements and objectives

  • Develop and support integration of program plans and schedules, horizontally and vertically, across company functional, product groups, suppliers, and partners

  • Coordinate and interface with other functions, such as finance, subcontracts, material controls and contracts

  • Virtual positions will be considered, preference toward home locations within 2 hours from these sites:

  • Manassas, Virginia,

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Bridgeport, West Virginia

  • Columbus, Mississippi

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Proposal Support – Work closely with program manager, capture lead and technical leads to:

  • Reconcile detailed basis of estimates (BOEs) into the lowest level tasks in the IMS

  • Work with Supply Chain and Contracts to collect supplier quotes and subcontract proposals and incorporate into the IMS

  • Create a fully networked Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in Microsoft Project

  • Load Resources onto Tasks and Activity custom fields into the IMS

  • Ensure IMS adheres to industry standards, as required (ie: EVMS DFAR, DCMA 14-point, DECM)

  • Perform Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA), if required

Project Planning – Work closely with program managers and technical leads to:

  • Update proposal schedule to ensure contract compliance

  • Support Program Management Plan (PMP) generation

  • Plan the execution of setting the baseline IMS with the program team

  • Support the finance team with inputs for project costs

  • Perform Critical/Driving Path analysis

  • Assist program manager with regular planning cycles

Progress/performance Tracking:

  • Facilitate project status updates with the support of the Program Office (at least monthly) using earned value principles

  • Meet regularly with technical leads and project managers to review project deadlines and activities; ensure Estimate to Complete (ETC) budgets, forecasts, and durations are properly reflected in the project schedule

  • Analyze schedule performance and review schedule variances

  • Perform schedule related risk and opportunity analysis and provide potential solutions to management

  • Perform what-if analysis to assess schedule impact and support recovery planning with program management

  • Perform and document schedule, event and change impact analysis

  • Maintain a disciplined revision control of all planning/schedule baselines

Report Generation:

  • Support the generation of internal and external reports (ie. Variance Reports)

  • Extract various graphics from enterprise tools to support management reviews

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering

  • Experience with Development and/or Manufacturing contracts in the Aerospace Industry

  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Project

  • Experience in applying and interpreting integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies

  • Demonstrated understanding of Earned Value (EV) management principles and the application to complex projects

  • Familiarity with Agile processes desired

  • Must be a U.S. Person (Permanent Resident)

  • Must be able to support occasional travel

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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