Project Controls Specialist II

US-NC-Greensboro
Job ID
17-6586
Pos. Category
Program Management
Position Type
Full Time - Direct

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:         

The Project Controls Specialist II will be part of the Program Management Office (PMO) and perform project controls functions for planning, monitoring and reporting on schedules and budget. Responsibilities also include completing advanced earned value analysis for product development of commercial aircraft interior components. This role works with cross functional business units as a key member of the program team to ensure that programs are being managed using program management best practices. In addition to program responsibilities the Project
Controls Specialist II will work across the portfolio tracking and reporting as necessary to ensure all value streams are performing to deliver a successful program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Lead process improvement projects focused on improving program and portfolio monitoring and control.
  2. Evaluate current processes and improve efficiency of program planning and scheduling to assist program teams in delivering successful programs.
  3. Manage all aspects of the Microsoft Project and portfolio management system under the guidance of the Director of Programs
  4. Compile and analyze and wide range of program and portfolio metrics.
  5. Analyze schedule critical path, manage budget and track earned value metrics and make program recommendations to managers.
  6. Complete root cause analysis of schedule delays and budget overruns.
  7. Develop understanding of large scale and complex commercial aircraft seating projects to plan and manage work, including complete resource management.
  8. Create and track schedules for sales and proposal development team
  9. Support Engineering with KPI tracking and specifically defined reporting needs
  10. Develop tools and automation as necessary to improve the data collection and reporting processes.

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM

  1. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; and five-to-eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Advanced skills with project scheduling software.
  3. Strong understanding of project management and related processes.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  5. Detail oriented with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Ability to define problems, collects data, draw valid conclusions and drive solutions.

 

PREFERRED:

  1. Aerospace experience preferred. 
  2. Advanced skills with Microsoft Project.
  3. Understanding of advanced project management principles such as cost control, change management, risk
  4. management and earned value.
  5. Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel. 

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