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  • CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Pvt Ltd
  • Canada

Job Description:

Project Scheduler Category Project Management

City Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Position ID J1019-0548

Employment Type Full Time

Position Description Are you motivated by the opportunity to delight your clients by providing them with innovative solutions to complex technical problems These are exciting times for CGI and are looking for talented individuals to trail blaze with us If you have a pioneering spirit and thrive on innovative projects where you can influence the direction of technical strategy, now is the time to join this dynamic team We need to double our capacity to satisfy growing client demand globally and are looking for top talent Combine the challenges offered by complex technical initiatives with the potential for international travel and gain experience and demonstrate your creativity
CGI is currently seeking a Scheduler who has a minimum of 3 years experience in project scheduling and/or project management/coordination, preferably in a consulting/contracting or IT environment, supporting project managers This role will provide support to the Client Integration team and project teams providing IT services to the clients

We are seeking an individual who is highly self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision
Location Fort McMurray (Preference) or Calgary

Your future duties and responsibilities As a Scheduler on our team, you will be working on managing several small projects/demands within the IT side of the business This role will require communication and interaction with multiple stakeholders to ensure each demand request is dealt with properly The Scheduler will also work with Planners and contribute in resource planning, scheduling and maintaining the job plans If you have experience in SAP GWAS and are excited about continuous learning opportunities we want to hear from you Your responsibilities will include
Develop and maintain the T-1 (1 week), T-2 (4 weeks) to T-X (3, 6 & 12 months) look-ahead schedule
Participate in planning tasks and supporting planners in coordination of activities Participate in schedule review and schedule lockdown activities
Coordinate with project stakeholders in establishing the project schedule and look-ahead schedule
Adjust work dates of job plans within constraints aligning work to minimize asset downtime and cost
Validate resource availability
Maximize utilization through resource leveling for T-1 (1 week) schedule; supply multidisciplinary team with resource forecast
Balance the maintenance workload based on available resource capacity
Manage the Scheduling Master Data
Solicit feedback regarding approved schedule, including in progress and completed
Provide feedback to relevant teams as required to optimize program plans and for input on job plan quality
Understand and apply the required standards, all relevant Key Performance Indicators, guidance documents and updates
Ensure the schedule is kept up to-date
Assign resources to the schedule based on resource availability and constraints

Required qualifications to be successful in this role Essential Qualifications
Experience in developing project schedule or job plans
Understanding resource allocation challenges and how to resolve them
Knowledge of Schedule compression during changes to the scope
Identifying impacts to the schedule as a result of the changes
Identify key milestones in the schedule and report on upcoming milestones to the planners
Working knowledge of MS Office 2010 suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio
Strong attention to detail, quality and consistency of data and presentation material
Desired Qualifications
Independent worker that requires little supervision beyond initial scope expectation
Aptitude for learning the business process end-to-end and adhering to the Client processes & tools
Knowledge of SAP Scheduling Tool (ex GWAS Tool)
Familiarity with SAP Maintenance & Release modules (M&R)
Strong knowledge of and demonstrated experience with MS Project 2010 or higher
Demonstrated analytical skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
Professional Attributes
Results-oriented with a strong track record of successful planning and support
Project Scheduling experience
Education and Certification
Bachelors degree with a focus on Information Technology/Communications, or equivalent
Minimum 3 years project scheduling experience and/or experience in project management/project coordination
Project Management principles and concepts

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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