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Sr. Project Scheduler Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 6 years of experience in Information Technology with emphasis on Project Planning, Scheduling, Project Control Management, Business Analysis, Project Coordination.
  • Expert in planning and developing the project schedule and Work Break down Structure.
  • Closely tracked the progress of the project and made appropriate adjustments throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Expert in conducting planning sessions and executing and controlling projects.
  • Produced resourced programs for each project together with costs.
  • Preparing and maintaining project programs, using appropriate software, P6 & MS Projects
  • Preparing Project Earned Value Management Systems.
  • Working with project team to ensure clear understanding of project objectives.
  • Run the various project reports Burn down charts, 2 weeks look ahead and Critical Path etc.
  • Calculated Earned Value (EVA), Schedule performance index (SPI) and Cost Performance Index (CPI).
  • Maintained log in buckets for the resources.
  • Worked with manger to submit change requests (CR) to sponsors.
  • Ability to handle a project from project kick - off to deployment i.e. post production management.
  • Experience Incident, problem, change and Release Management Activities.
  • Involved in Change Management and Change Coordination Activities.
  • Managed communications between technical groups & Business management.
  • Identified, Analyzed, Escalated and Coordinated Risks in the Project.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Project Scheduler

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Engineering & Project Management Teams in project schedule development.
  • Work with the team to define the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Trace work scope to project requirements.
  • Assist with developing project activity list, identifying resource requirements, and establish performance measurement baseline (PMB).
  • Define work package and control account structure, as well as identify a suitable activity network that facilitates critical path analysis.
  • Analyze project schedule to identify deviations from approved PMB and suggest corrective actions.
  • Provide ongoing guidance to Project Teams to assure proper application and compliance of project management tools and processes.
  • Maintain the Project Schedule and perform Analysis.
  • Maintain the schedule with activity forecast updates and undertake schedule analysis of critical path and milestone variances.
  • Develop cost analysis and communicate results to program management.
  • Maintain project management processes.
  • Actively participate in presentation of the integrated project schedule to the project team and senior management.
  • Prepare project data to support internal and external reviews and project health checks.

Environment: Clarity, MS Project, MS Office, MS Visio

Confidential - Bloomington, IL

Project Planner

Responsibilities:

  • Gather information for creation of schedules, reports and charts - such as resource usage and schedule compliance.
  • Developed Integrated Master Schedules, Including establishment of top level program milestones.
  • Developed vertical and horizontal task dependencies for activities.
  • Provided Critical Path analysis for performance management.
  • Provide status and tracking of schedules and health metrics on schedule mechanics and performance.
  • Provided project status and change reports, Plan and schedule multiple IT assignments using IT Life Cycle Management for software development.
  • Reviewed Business/Functional requirements and technical specifications of the application.
  • Gathered, compile, and report information on project deliverables.
  • Generated Project reports (schedules & metrics, critical path, look ahead).
  • Derive Earned Value (CPI/SPI) metrics & critical path from resource loaded schedules.
  • Interview project participants to define and document sequence and duration of project tasks.
  • Identify, assign, and track action items - coordinate project activity and status reporting.
  • Define metrics plans, collect metrics and identify lessons learned.
  • Assist with project transition plan or schedule, perform lessons learned analysis.
  • Improve project management processes and business systems that support project decision makers.
  • Accountabilities - coordinate, develop and update discipline schedules.
  • Develop detailed, accurate and useable schedules and reports.
  • Attend scheduling meetings for the purpose of pre-planning, implementing and Critical schedules.
  • Assist in the development of work windows and contingency plans, by working with workweek managers and project managers.
  • Data analysis & conversion; spreadsheet & database modification; format; chart; schedule and presentation skills.
  • Experience in: strategic & tactical planning cost control, resource allocation, software auditing & license compliance, configuration management, quality assurance, staff mentoring.
  • Support risk review board activities and provide oversight to ensure that schedule-related information is properly reflected in risk mitigation plans.

Environment: Primavera P6, MS Project, MS Office, Lotus Notes, MS Visio

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