Project Scheduler, NCA
- Cleveland, OH
Location(s): Cleveland, OH; San Francisco, CA; Richmond, VA
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has a Project Scheduler position available in our Cash Product Office. Are you a professional, experienced Project Scheduler who is passionate about working for a "mission driven" organization? Do you like the idea of putting your efforts toward helping your community? If interesting and meaningful work is important to you, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland could be the place for you!
The Cash Product Office (CPO) is responsible for the strategic direction and national support for Federal Reserve Cash Services (FedCash® Services). The CPO incorporates our core values of Community, Service, Expertise, Resiliency and Curiosity in to how we work and interact with each other, and the broader community. These core values are representative of what we want our customers and partners to experience when they interact with us.
National Cash Automation (NCA), is CPO's software development and support team, and we maintain and improve the Fed's cash operations suite of automation solutions. The Portfolio Support group supports the needs of individual project teams, and to ensure compliance with internal project management standards and practices. It is our team who is looking to add a Project Scheduler.
In this role, you will provide project scheduling support to our Project Managers within National Cash Automation (NCA). You will be an integral member of our program/project management crafting, updating and maintaining project schedules using the Microsoft Project Professional platform. You will partner with project managers to identify and handle project schedule risks, issues, and resource constraints. You will monitor and reports progress variances to baseline of system projects.
Collaborate with our Project Managers in the development and maintenance of detailed schedules to support their assigned projects. 10%
Ensure issues are called out to the appropriate decision-making authority in a timely manner so that decisions can be made that minimize impact to critical path. 10%
You will ensure processes and procedures are compliant with the Federal Reserve System Program and Project Management Standard (PPM) and NCA's Application Development Methodology (ADM). 10%
You will be responsible for establishing the baseline schedule, using an established Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). 10%
Maintain NCA schedule management processes and procedures at both project and program levels including but not limited to schedule standard methodologies, risk identification, metrics identification and reporting processes. 10%
You will perform schedule analysis and figure out alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules. 10%
Resolve resource load and update schedule status, and assess schedule risk using the schedule and schedule related metrics.10%
Partner with Project Managers to identify schedule dependencies and ensure those are clearly linked across projects or programs. 10%
Determine critical path activities and forecasted completion dates. 5%
Facilitate updates and reporting process for assigned schedules ensuring schedule variances are reported timely and impact is mitigated. 5%
Identify and analyze schedule risks and mitigation strategies. 5%
BS/BA in technical, engineering, or other business management discipline.
6 years of related Project Management experience is required.
Proficient in providing professional, useable schedule products using MS Project Professional and MS Project Server or Primavera P6 along with at least six years of related Project Scheduler experience is required.
Deep understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule development, management, and analysis required.
Excellent time management, interpersonal and detail orientation is required.
Demonstrated ability in creative problem solving skills.
Ability to work successfully in a highly matrix or virtual organization.
Traditional office environment: Employees typically sit most of the day, work with a computer and may answer/respond to phone calls. Physical movement consists of walking for meetings, breaks, etc. Ability to lift items weighing approximately 20 pounds on a limited basis is required. Employees will be required to travel by car/air.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to sustaining an environment in which diversity is valued and differences are strengths. It is the Bank's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information or sexual orientation.
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