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Project Management Analyst in Pascagoula, MS at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

To further support the US Coast Guard, THOR has an opening for USCG PRO Gulf Coast at Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Contractor shall provide PROGC with Project Management Support to assist PROGC in the oversight and surveillance of NSC production schedules and milestones. The Contractor, under the task assignment of the PROGC Production Lead/TAM shall assist in the planning, coordination, review, development, integration, and execution of PROGC Production oversight responsibilities.

Project Management Support includes, but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Conduct detailed analysis of shipbuilder’s Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for all NSCs under Production and Deployment (P&D) contract. The IMS is an integrated, resource-loaded, schedule containing the networked, detailed tasks necessary to ensure successful project execution by the shipbuilder and utilizes a critical-path methodology. The NSC IMS consists of approximately 18,000 line items, includes 1 major sub-contract IMS, and is detailed to 9 levels of indenture. It is noted that the shipbuilder generates “mini-networks” to manage a schedule recovery effort or emphasize near-term objectives such as a contract milestone, e.g., vessel launch.
  • Conduct analyses of the IMS, and any other shipbuilder produced schedules. At a minimum, the analyses shall include:
    • Determine compliance with the NSC Production Contract/ELIN requirements.
    • Determine compliance with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) standards and ANSI-EIA 748 guidelines.
    • Identify existing and potential problems that could impact the on-schedule completion or otherwise pose risk to project cost, schedule, or performance objectives of the NSC(s) Production and Delivery Project.
    • Assess probability of the shipbuilder meeting contract milestones
    • Determine shipbuilder compliance with QMS processes, procedures, and associated guidance.
    • Develop reports of findings from detailed analyses of shipbuilder’s Integrated Master Schedule or other shipbuilder produced schedules as required by the PMR.
  • Provide input to, and evaluation of, production risk management efforts to include risk planning, identification, analyses, and mitigation activities.
  • Develop and provide Performance Metrics, Analyses, and Trending, as required by PMR.
  • Provide recommendations to PMR related to project control, corrective actions, and recovery methods.
  • Develop and provide comprehensive reports and presentations to management detailing problems, potential problems, and risks to project cost, schedule, or performance goals.
  • Develop/maintain NSC physical progressing model.
  • Audit shipbuilder’s reported physical progress as directed by the PMR.
  • Conduct production surveillance in shipbuilder’s facilities and onboard the under-construction NSC.
  • Provide general writing services in response to TAM/COR tasking to include:
    • Development of data submittals
    • PROGC Management Process Plan Development - required PROGC processes or as needed to address issues or deficiencies identified during contract surveillance.
    • Generate Contract Correspondence (letters, reports)
    • Provide support to the PROGC Business Manager:
    • Assist in validating shipbuilder EVMS variance reports such as Contract Performance Reports.
    • Assist in determining PMB compliance and EAC analysis
  • Evaluate data submittals, ECPs, WFCs, and RFW, and RFD for production impact.
  • Provide assistance in technical oversight for the shipbuilder’s execution of engineering CDRL development. Determine shipbuilder compliance with applicable NSC contract requirements. Document and report discrepancies to the assigned Task Manager for documentation in the contract history file.
  • Attend meetings as assigned to execute tasking.
  • Provide surge support not to exceed 80 hours, as required to accomplish tasking.

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Qualifications for Project Management Analyst are:
  • A minimum of 10 years progressive experience in supporting projects in an acquisition environment.
  • Must possess a Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification, or;
  • Four (4) years experience in a project management role.
  • Must possess expertise in stand-alone and enterprise versions of Microsoft Office Project® and Primavera® scheduling software.
  • Must have a minimum of four years experience in schedule analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Must possess intermediate level knowledge in project management techniques, industry best-practices and standards.
  • Must possess a general knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques.
  • Must be familiar with DCMA standards and ANSI-EIA 748 guidelines as applicable to Integrated Master Schedules and related Earned Value Management System practices.

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