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ES - Services
Madison, WI US
The Scheduler is a key member of the team. She/he is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Program PMO scheduling activities.
The scheduler resides in the team and reports directly to the PMO Manager.
The scheduler is responsible for deploying the standard project scheduling tools and processes to be used during the T&T programme. Using Microsoft Project and related techniques, the scheduler integrates operational project data with other data and provides this to DXC management in the format of reports and/or dashboards.
Produces comprehensive schedules according to DXC standards.
Ensure that milestones and dependencies across projects are reflected in related schedules and that we have the ability to report status using standard reports
Creates an overview at Program level by consolidating the project schedules in one Master Schedule
Identify and report the Critical Path
Produces reports showing the status of earned value (this requires obtaining budget and actuals information that is not contained in the MSP plans).
Check the health of the schedule using the schedule quality analyzer tool
Supports the capture of weekly schedules and helps to recalculate the remaining work
Monitors resource levels against achievement to advise on resource levelling and identify potential over or under estimating for work effort within the plan
Monitors actual progress. Once there is a baseline, ensure that any movement to this is subject to formal change control and, once changes are approved, that the PM updates the schedule to incorporate the change and reports progress based on this
Attends management, project team and customer meetings as requested by the project manager to ensure that schedules are being maintained and updated as required, according to standards
Trains and supervises other PMO team members in the use of standard tools and processes
Assists management, project managers and colleagues to understand and accept scheduling concepts, tools and processes
Reviews actual schedule achievements for estimating future similar projects and undertakes to record any lessons learned