Planning and Scheduling Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Planning and Scheduling Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The scheduling manager is responsible for creating and maintaining long-term relationships with internal and external customers, as well as supervise, manage, train, and lead a team of schedulers. Responsibilities also include evaluation of schedules, critical paths, metrics and schedule risk analysis. Comprises the ability to analyze critical path and constraints to determine the impacts to the schedule. Lead out in conducting analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules. In the event of an emergent requirement, disruption, or conflict, the scheduling manager will support program needs as required. Interact often with external customers and daily with internal customers, project staff and project teams to communicate project status and metrics. Coordinate with the entire program management team in the scheduling efforts to ensure the accomplishment of objectives/milestones are communicated clearly to the customer and the program management team. It is the scheduling manager’s responsibility to monitor the scheduling efforts throughout all phases of the project to ensure all aspects of the project are addressed.

Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) is mandatory in order to review and assess earned value schedules for company and government compliance.

Serve as a functional area expert and support proposal efforts as required. Helps to manage all scheduling efforts promptly by following company policies and procedures.


Basic Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required. Candidate should have twelve (12) years of directly applicable experience.

  • Ten 10 years of experience with project scheduling using MS Project
  • Strong experience or knowledge of Earned Value Management
  • Strong experience producing integrated master schedules on large, multifaceted projects
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • High degree of emotional intelligence with demonstrated skills such as intellectual curiosity, analytical reasoning, problem solving, team player, being resourceful and ability to absorb information and assess situations quickly
  • Security Clearance: For this position, Dynetics will only consider applicants with current security clearance, or eligible to obtain one
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications: Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

-Independent thinker and self-starter is important, with solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task and support varied assignments.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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