Alaka'ina Foundation Family of Companies Senior Scheduler/Planner in Fort Meade, Maryland
MD- Fort Meade
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The Alaka’ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a potential need for a Senior Scheduler/Planner to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) with Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support out of Ft. Meade, MD.
Analyze major projects and building and maintaining comprehensive schedules and resource plans that are horizontally and vertically integrated across functional groups.
Provide a Program Manager with a clear view of critical paths, risks to that path, and resourcing required to deliver and sustain hardware and software to geographically separated locations worldwide.
Monitor program schedule performance, ensure KPIs are met, conduct risk analysis, and identify and recommend resolutions to critical path and resource conflicts before they affect schedule or performance.
Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, other project management techniques will be used to gauge progress and identify performance variances to the Program Manager so they can facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas before they affect cost, schedule, or performance.
Work is expected to be accomplished from a Ft Meade, MD Government location with potential infrequent local travel.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience building, refining, and maintaining detailed program-wide schedule, including the integration of and traceability between the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
Demonstrated knowledge identifying resources and using that information to add resources, money and personnel, to project schedules.
Experience identifying resourcing issues and providing the PM with recommended courses of action.
Participate in the direction and management of complex project schedules requiring an interface with multi divisional activities, independently identifying project resource requirements, and integrating the activities into a single collective overall project plan.
Experience in the documentation, coordination, validation, approval, reporting, and configuration control of schedule and budget baseline.
Experience performing Monte Carlo schedule risk analysis and briefs results to leadership and clients.
Experience providing weekly, monthly, and quarterly oversight of schedule and budget integration briefings and performance analysis to Senior Leaders.
Provide support for Integrated Baseline Reviews and Program Management Review (PMR).
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Advanced Scheduling expertise.
Advanced knowledge of Critical Path Methods (CPM).
Experience working with Sub-contractors.
Expert level skills with MS Project, MS Project Server, or MS Project Professional.
2-3 years with a bachelor’s degree or 3-4 years with Associates or Professional Certificate.
Degree can be replaced with 3+ years of verified experience supporting high value, high visibility DoD acquisition program.
CITIZENSHIP AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a US citizen.
Must have a Top Secret clearance.
The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. The Alakaina Foundation FOCs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here (firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Request%20for%20accommodation.) to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.
The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Keaki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, Kapili Services, Pookela Solutions, Kīkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alakaina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.
For additional information, please visit www.alakainafoundation.com