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NTT Data
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6 Months
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14 Sep 2012
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Job Description:

Responsible for planning and scheduling various project workloads. Gathers and analyzes information to prepare status reports. Ensures that assignment and scheduling of work follows company policy. Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling of projects. Requires a bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

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*Skills and knowledge to perform tasks on larger programs/projects with one or more sites.
*He/she will create baseline budgets, identify risk factors, analyze and validate project costs, as well as project performance status.
*Will assist in the forecasting process (cost input and Client), will facilitate/support program plans and estimates, and will be responsible for scheduled performance status.
*The Analyst will coordinate program level PM Reviews, and prepare and publish program metrics and reports.
*Position requires a high level of customer focus and frequent internal and external customer contact, the ability to deliver high quality, complex products using effective time management skills, and must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to cross-functional teams.
*Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Accounting or a related field.
*3 years experience with analyzing data and forecasting.
*Due to government security clearance requirements, must be a citizen only.
*Competent in MS Excel. Knowledge of earned value guide (industry standard 32-criteria, IBRs)(IBR is Integrated Baseline Review), customer program/financial reviews, C/SSR guide (this is a legacy system, Cost and Schedule Status Report), government audits, and EVMS (Earned Value Management) Standards.
*In addition, equally competent in usage, application, and integration of both cost and schedule tools. *Experience in MS Project. Knowledge of hardware procurement and development is a plus.
*Knowledge of quotations and contract processes is a plus.
*Experience with SAP project systems (the module used within SAP is Project Systems) and Earned Value Management is highly desirable.
*PMP (Project Management Professionals) Certification a plus.

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM; client manager is flexible if needed, but these are base hours.

All work will be completed on-site and no travel required.