Project Planner/Scheduler Job Description: TEKsystems has an immediate opportunity for a Project Planner/Scheduler with a Fortune 50 company in Bloomington, IL. This is a long-term on site opportunity. The successful candidate will: - Have the ability to apply knowledge of project management - Assist project teams and Project Managers to plan a project, build a schedule, monitor/track resources, and analyze the results of reported progress to forecast and report the health of the project. - Be creative, organized, detail oriented, and able to assimilate information quickly. - Be highly skilled and able to communicate with people at all levels of the organization and work in the grey. - Be flexible and able to work under tight deadlines. - Function with little direct supervision and - Be able to handle conflict and negotiate effective solutions in a team environment. PRIMAVERA PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Preferably version 6.2.1. Job functions include but are not limited to: - Project Planning and Project Schedule Development - Create PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) - Populate and walkthrough SWAT (SDM Work Analysis Tool) - Gather information for building of schedule - facilitate planning sessions - Activities - Resources - Estimating hours, cost, and duration - Determine activity dependencies - Act as an "agent of communication". Have the ability to identify communication gaps and ensure project team is unified in their effort - Build project schedule - Review and validate the project schedule - Baseline Schedule - Alert Project Manager before project's total consumer hours reaches 35% of total estimated hours in SPP - Follow-up with PM, team to re-evaluate the schedule to ensure health of the project before PM asks for/returns any funds or setting of the commitment date - Resource Management - Analyze resource allocations - Forecast resource needs - Act as primary Join TEKsystems() and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we'll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation's largest IT staffing firm, we've become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V
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