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Job Title:

IT Project Controls/Master Scheduler - Des Plaines, IL

Job Description:


Location:  Chicago, IL (Willis Tower)

Duration:  Contract through end of September 2019

Rate:  Competitive

Requirements:  Background Check & Drug Test


Client requires Sr. Project Manager to manage Master Project Plan, experience scheduling complex Data Center Transformation/Migration activities, reporting on and communicating program status to executive leadership.

Looking for a Project Scheduler/Planner to develop and manage project schedules, Master Project Plan and milestones for an Enterprise IT Program Management Office (PMO). The Project Scheduler will be responsible for maintaining integrated schedules and coordinating with project teams and stakeholders on project schedules for a large scale Data Center migration. The successful candidate for this role will develop and maintain schedule artifacts, dashboards, and other program documentation, in addition to coordinating regular data calls with project teams to understand schedule inputs/updates and address identified gaps or issues.




  • Support the development of Master Schedule by working with technical team leads to determine their critical tasks, identify contractual milestones, and associate interdependencies across the program
  • Assist with determining the critical path of the program based on schedule progress and established task dependencies
  • Analyze and report schedule variance, critical paths, resources, and what-if scenarios
  • Proactively identify and communicate schedule dependencies, impacts, and risks to the program management team
  • Maintain knowledge and experience to provide recommendations to the Program Manager and project leads
  • Prepare reports for executive management that quickly and simply communicate the program's status
  • Perform schedule analysis and provide recommendations for necessary actions to prevent schedule slippage or actions to get back on schedule for returning to Green


Required Qualifications:


  • 3+ years of experience with project scheduling and management
  • Familiarity with MS Project
  • Strong experience managing Master Project Plan
  • Ability to effectively participate in planning meetings and communicate scheduling issues to project team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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Des Plaines, IL
United States of America

Information Technology / IT - Systems

Job Type:
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Posted Date:4/12/2019


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Job Title: IT Project Controls/Master Scheduler

Location: Des Plaines, IL

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 363745

Posted Date: 4/12/2019

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