Project Management 2
Prepares and coordinates the plans and schedules for new or existing programs. Determines, monitors, and reviews costs, operational budgets and schedules, and manpower requirements. Supports and participates in negotiations with customer. Analyzes effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources. Resolves proposal preparation problems and assesses the progress against established plans and parameters. Formulates and recommends corrective action measures such as schedule revisions, manpower adjustments, fund allocations, and work requirements.
This position will require expertise in Earned Value Management supporting the U.S. Air Force's Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) Joint Urgent Operational Need (JUON) Program. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to capture weekly EVMS metrics and interface with the programs Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).
This position will be responsible for providing advisory assistance to BACN program management. Responsibilities will include cost and schedule budgeting/forecasting/reporting, weekly performance measurement and cost tracking, earned value updates, variance and estimate-to-complete analysis, and various proposal efforts. Position requires strong working relationships with peers, and IPT staff. Ideal candidate will support integrated cost/schedule management and analysis, providing actionable recommendations to management. Candidate should enjoy the challenges of working in a dynamic environment within an IPT. Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively on project and functional teams; development of performance metrics, charts and ad-hoc reports; development of staffing plans; and ability to communicate and summarize detailed data to Management /IPTs.
3 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree, or 1 year with Masters degree. 4 years of relevant experience can be used in lieu of a degree.
Required skills using Microsoft Office and Excel skills; proficient in EVMS tools and concepts; experience in project control/leadership. Experience with cost and schedule budgeting/forecasting/reporting, weekly performance measurement
and cost tracking, earned value updates, variance and estimate-to-complete analysis, and various proposal efforts.
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