Project Scheduler

NTT Data Corporation New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 2 weeks ago

Req ID: 46746

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company's growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Project Scheduler to join our team in New Orleans, Louisiana (US-LA), United States (US).

Project Scheduler needs to be an expert in Primavera P6

Develop all fully resource loaded, and cost loaded project and program level schedules and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), integrated with all applicable vendors' schedules in accordance with the client's Project Delivery Standard (PDS), in alignment with the client's Stage Gate Process and as consistent with project/program specific contract and scope requirements

Performing schedule analysis on projects

Responsible for scheduling and dependency management within and across his/her assigned portfolios

Schedule audits

Provide earned value support

Cost and resource loading data in accordance with program/project governance procedures

Interfaces with Project Manager/Project Leads to gather data and adjust scheduling parameters

Interface as required with all stakeholders on a project level and program level

Create and maintain the scheduling database for all schedule templates and historic/completed, proposed, and active schedules for projects and programs

Collaborates with the Project Manager, Financial Analyst and applicable vendors for the alignment and forecasting of project financials based on actual cost and schedule performance as reflected in the project schedule

Advise management on best use of coding/templates/reports within the scheduling software

Provides forward-looking schedule analysis to leadership

Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas

Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules

Establish, maintain and report baseline and current schedule status in efforts to communicate clear, accurate and objective project and program progress updates

Proactive communication of scheduling impacts to major milestones and critical path activities in accordance with the project/program timeline commitments

Partner with project manager and leads in preparation for the project's estimate-to-complete (ETC)

Perform schedule analytics and critical path management reviews to determine and communicate the quality and accuracy of the schedule

Analyze and report anticipated and current schedule status for communication to proactively focus management's attention of known or potential areas of concern or risk

Attend project meetings, assist in taking and relaying meeting notes, action items

Adhere to in accordance with the client's Project Scheduler Standards


May be required to be a US Citizen
5+ years of scheduling using project management software

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience

High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and the remainder of the MS Office suite.

Solid understanding of Project Management and Project Management Office

Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and work effectively in a collaborative team environment

Excellent researching, decision-making, and organizational skills are required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

Work independently and follows through on assignments with minimal direction while keeping the team informed

Possess a mastery of basic/generic data skills (tools & concepts)

Maintain confidentiality and adhere to data protection and other guidelines where appropriate

Capital project management experience with project controls (scheduling) focus

Complex Problem Solving -- identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

Required experience:
5+ years of Project Scheduling experience
3+ years of Primavera experience

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.

NTT DATA, Inc. (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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