Project Scheduler - EVM/MS Project

£45000 - £50000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
16 Feb 2017
Rob Jeal
Clearance Level
Aerospace, Defence
Job Type

Project Scheduler - EVM/MS Project - Permanent - Lincolnshire - Up to £50,000

Work within the integrated project team providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support; including the creation and analysis of variance analysis data to support the programme in reporting and key decision making.

Main Duties of a Project Scheduler:

  • Responsible for integrity of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestones are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials and subcontract payments.
  • Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk analysis and Earned Value variance root cause analysis.
  • Maintain the IMS as required, and aligned to the fiscal calendar and provide an accurate Cost to Complete (EAC) for financial reporting.
  • Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.
  • Ensure contractual and programme baseline control management is utilised to ensure the IMS maintain a true and realistic baseline.
  • Support the Integrated Project Team on the use and analysis of EV data.
  • To monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings to ensure accurate cost collection.
  • Support to the Programme Manager, CAMs and Programme Accountant to establish budget authorisations. Monthly collation and analysis of finance data such as schedule derived Estimates to Complete (ETCs).
  • Support the development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS) to ensure effective cost and schedule reporting.
  • To support Bid and Proposal activities through the collation and transfer of Basis of Estimates into the Pricing Team.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrate professional knowledge of working in a Project / Programme Management / Control environment.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.
  • Experience of Microsoft Project EPM 2010, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams.
  • Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business.
  • Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to support, guide and influence project teams to ensure programmes are set up in accordance with our client's standard practices and processes.
  • Commercial and Business awareness in a complex projects environment.

Desirable Skills:

  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent although not essential with demonstrable relevant experience.
  • Experience of working with complex systems engineering type programmes.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Experience of working within the Defence Industry.
  • Currently holds SC clearance or the ability to gain the clearance

Personal Attributes:

  • This position will require a considerable amount of interaction with all levels of management, which will require strong interpersonal skills to assert best practice in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Flexible approach to all tasks.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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