Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst

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Leidos Veteran Health is seeking a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst to develop the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and related artifacts in support of pre-award (proposal) activities.


The Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst will collaborate with Technical Engineering, Program Execution and Senior Leadership to lead development of planning artifacts appropriate to the size, contract type and complexity of proposed program offerings. This position requires a working knowledge of advanced scheduling theory and best practices (e.g. PASEG) to ultimately generate useful IMS data and better inform management to aid decision making and risk analysis prior to submission of proposed offerings.


Specific Competencies

        Understanding of advanced scheduling theory and related best-practices (e.g., PASEG)

o   Integrated Master Plan (IMP) architecture

o   Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) architecture

o   Internal/External dependency modeling

o   Critical Path Method (CPM)

o   Margin/Float management

o   Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)

o   Risk and Opportunity integration

o   Resource loading/management

o   Schedule Status/Forecast Management/Business Rhythms

o   IMS Data Integrity/Health Assessment

o   Schedule Execution Metrics

o   Baseline Change Control

        Understanding of cost and schedule integration

        Experience generating IMP and IMS in support of proposals

        Experience defining and implementing scheduling business rhythms in coordination with program finance and in support of project/program execution

        Experience leading Program review and surveillance review (e.g., IBR, ISR)

        Experience interpreting Performance Work Statements (PWS) for key milestones, delivery artifacts and other relevant information.

Desired Tool Capabilities

        Schedule management tools: Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera

        Schedule Health Assessment tools(Steelray Project Analyzer)

        Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) tools (Risky Project)


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. 
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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