Schedule Analyst, Lead

The Challenge:

You get called in when the project is going south or we are standing up a new program. You know how to dig into problem areas and successfully establish best practices and mature organizations. You manage a well-oiled team and provide your thought leadership to develop a tailored project control battle rhythm that is right sized for the organization. As the scheduling manager, you serve as the defacto deputy project manager, aligning the team to goals and advising of risks and challenges. You know MS Project or Primavera and have all kinds of tricks for developing, analyzing, and reporting on schedules. You’ve managed and integrated schedules of 1000s of line across workstreams and teams. You can determine if the project is on-track, realistic, and healthy. The real power of project analysis comes from communication, so you’ll create and manage multiple projects/program schedules and provide status updates and develop analytical reports that effectively communicate to all members of the client team and stakeholders for effective portfolio management to assist with recommendations for improvement to project leadership. You may develop integrated schedule risk assessments to predict the completion dates based upon performance and risk. 

We need you to help manage some of the large programs in the federal government across the Washington, DC metropolitan area. You’ll have the opportunity to work across civil and defense agencies. You’ll develop and analyze project or program integrated master schedules with a diverse team of leaders, technical SMEs, business and acquisition professionals, clients, and stakeholders. You will develop and mature sustainable project management processes. You’ll have the opportunity to present new ideas to conferences and clients. You’ll lead teams, career manage and mentor staff, support business development, and mature our cutting-edge capabilities. 

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Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • a large business consulting community
  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Consulting University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with developing, managing, and integrating large project schedules including critical path evaluation using MS Project and Primavera

-5+ years of experience with supporting projects and program management

-Experience with project, program, or portfolio performance metrics, including establishing, analyzing, and reporting

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel

-Ability to critically assess schedules and other project controls data and communicate priority findings to teams

-Ability to train and develop others on scheduling best practices

-Ability to establish develop, manage, and analyze project schedules with minimal oversight

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree required

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with earned value, budget management, cost estimation, portfolio management, or risk management

-Experience with supporting programs and contracts in the federal government

-Experience with developing resource loaded schedules

-Experience with performing schedule risk assessments (SRA) and enterprise risk assessments

-Experience with computer programming such as Visual Basic Macros

-Ability to use and apply data science or data visualization tools such as R, Tableau, Power BI, and Python

-Ability to manage client and team relationships

-Ability to be flexible, show initiative and innovation, and deal with ambiguous and fast-paced situations

-Ability to work well within in a matrixed, cross-functional, and diverse professional organization

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent data gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills

-Project Management Professional (PMP) or Schedule Professional (PMI-SP) Certification

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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