Project Planner/Scheduler II or III,Perm, Richardson,TX
Posted on Feb 1, 2020 by Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation
Project Planner/Scheduler II or III
Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and should be able to work with multiple project managers and multiple projects simultaneously. Candidate will develop and track budgets and project plans, monitor schedule and performance progress, explain cost and schedule variances, establish and prepare estimates at completion, create workaround plans to recover variances and mitigate risks. Candidate will also develop, validate and submit client invoices, monitor vendor and internal expenses and prepare Project financial reports. Candidate will work closely with both Project Managers and Accounting department to maintain auditable Project financial records and to maximize Labor Resource pool usage. Must demonstrate regular and predictable attendance during core business hours.
4 year degree, plus 3-5 years cost/scheduling experience with automated tools such as Primavera, Open Plan, Cobra, Deltek. 1 year experience with MS Project Server required. Good working knowledge of Excel, including advanced tools such as pivot tables and VLook functions for efficient data summary and analysis. Must possess an energetic, pro-active and self-starting work ethic.
Additional Desired Requirements:
Experience with Microframe Project Manager (MPM), Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Cost Control background a plus. Experience in scheduling and controlling software development projects a plus. SDLC knowledge preferred.
Required: Bachelors in business, accounting, finance, economics or engineering