Project Coordinator

Metrostar Systems Reston , VA 20190

Posted 3 months ago

Requisition Description

MetroStar Systems is looking for a dynamic and driven Project Coordinator experienced in using Microsoft Project to assist with preparing all project and program status reports based on current and forecast schedules. The ideal Project Coordinator will identify problem areas to submit corrective recommendations for review.

Come be a game changer and join our team!

You're a great fit if:

  • You have created and maintained complex project schedules

  • You have prepared project and program status and activity reports based on current and forecast schedules

  • You enjoy working in a collaborative Agile environment to build timely and effective solutions for the customer

  • You like working with Project Controllers, Scrum Masters and team leads to get accurate status updates for input into the project schedule

  • You have experience monitoring timesheet compliance for employees across program

  • You have prior experience supporting Government programs

  • You have assisted reviewing and preparing project documentation deliverables

  • You have coordinated new joiner onboarding activities

  • You have experience tracking and maintaining staff rosters, mandatory training rosters, and asset management type spreadsheets

You'll love our position if:

(This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You have 5+ years experience leading the overall scheduling effort on project[s] to maintain and manage the project with creating the Integrated Master Schedule with MS Project scheduling software

  • You have a strong knowledge in Earned Value Management (EVMS) to ensure overall schedule adherence, schedule effectiveness, and system compliance

  • You understand AAI EVMS policy, process, and performance assessment in accordance with EVMS 32 guidelines

  • You've created supporting documentation and reporting on project schedules by extracting data from MS Project and generating narratives based on changes to the schedule

  • You monitor resource allocation in the overall project plan and identifying areas where resource constraints may impact schedule dates

  • You have the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance

We'll REALLY love you if:

(This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You understand the differences between EVMS and Agile Implementations and how they measure performance

  • You know how to establish and maintain project schedule policies and projected out Product Backlog requirements

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related experience

What your day will look like:

  • You will assist our Program Manager to prepare deliverables and producing weekly and monthly status and activity reports

  • You will partner with our Project Controller in Reston, VA to prepare cost control, performance measurement reports, cost and schedule variance analysis reports and forecasting

  • You will provide day-to-day support to the program team regarding weekly project reviews

  • You will provide backup coverage for PgM, Deputy PgM, and Release Manager as needed

The Admin Stuff:

Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information.

The Legal Stuff:

MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.


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