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Program Coordinator/Scheduler
Ref No.: 17-02999
Location: BalaCynwyd, Pennsylvania
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

Program Coordinator/Scheduler - Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Job Summary Under direct supervision, assists in daily coordination of a large multifaceted software implementation program. This involves managing the program and project Plans along with maintaining project and program status reports.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Create the Program Master Schedule that identifies milestones and high-level interdependencies for all of the Projects within the Program and establish links between Program and Project-level project plans to aid in tracking and reporting.
  • Works with projects managers and/or program managers, team leads and stakeholders to ensure that schedule data is accurate.
  • Present the baseline schedules for review and ensure schedule accuracy and adherence to Governance and Quality process and standards.
  • Receive and review project manager progress reports and review for completeness and reasonableness.
  • Create an integrated status report for delivery to Senior Management
  • Ensures resource assignments are accurate and agreed upon by resource managers.
  • Take and publish minutes of Program Office meetings.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as may be assigned.
Degree / Licenses and Professional Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline or related experience.
  • CAPM desired.
Competencies:
  • Ability to perform basic functions in at least one of the following competencies of PMBOK: cost, scope, time management
  • Working knowledge of MS Project (MS Project Server 2013 desired)
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of formal methodologies for planning and executing application development, enhancement, or support.
  • Working Knowledge of project lifecycles (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Scheduling Knowledge utilizing MS Project.
Skills:
  • Strong customer service orientation (responsive, consultative, collaborative and accurate).
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills: able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Abilities:
  • Analytical ability with the capability to determine the root cause of scheduling problems (i.e. Tasks, Resources, Dependencies, Costs, Work, etc.) and issues and provide solutions
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle multiple, competing, frequently changing time-sensitive deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
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, 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.