MCR, LLC, is the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered strategic planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients successfully manage their programs. MCR's 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to smart acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in managing complex programs. More information can be found at www.mcri.com.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Supports development, analysis, and reporting of cost, schedule and performance progress, and identification of dependencies and relationships. Interface with FAA senior management. Has a strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate and manage client expectations successfully understands schedule interdependencies and Work Breakdown Structure relationship to program management. Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems, MS Project and Primavera, as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Finance or some quantitative discipline.
7-15 years of relevant experience.
Technical proficiency in Microsoft Project.
Experience in leading project planning efforts.
Experience in project schedule analysis software, such as Primavera P6, is desired.
US Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance (DOT or Public Trust). Must have an active (DOT or Public Trust) clearance.
Hands on experience working with Federal program management and scheduling support processes. Preferred knowledge of FAA but not necessary.
Experience using Microsoft Project to manage program schedules with baselines
Experience providing Critical Path analysis and implementing scheduling standards and best practices
Experience using Earned Value Techniques within the scheduling environment (tool)
Ability to build quality program schedules, including implementation and investment analysis schedules, whether the schedule is built from the ground up, or is "inherited" following GAO's Best Practices in schedule development.
Lead project planning efforts supporting a government program office
Gather, maintain and process schedule updates; provide analysis and status reports (oral and written) to program stakeholders including technical leads, and program managers
Evaluate project, program, and cross program dependencies
Evaluate program schedules for logical execution around engineering, implementation, installation and testing
Leverage schedule data to generate and provide metrics to program office stakeholders, including critical path analysis
Perform other schedule related activities as directed
Conduct regular risk schedule margin reviews on a quarterly basis and conduct annual baseline reviews for the upcoming Fiscal Year
5 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor's Degree.
Master's Degree or MBA in related field may be substituted for Bachelor's degree and 3 years' experience.
PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor's degree and 7 years' experience.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.