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Program Acquisition/Scheduling Specialist

Posted by on December 1, 2017

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Currently, RG is looking for a Scheduling Program Acquisition/Scheduling Analyst to support our Defense Department customer.  This role will be critical in supporting our customer’s overarching mission of improving and streamlining the DoD business systems user experience for deployed logistics and supply officers or civilian DoD employees.

A Day In the Life:

To help make our customer successful, the chosen candidate can expect to:

  • Support the DLA EBS schedule management process
  • Support planning workshops for multiple Requests for Change (RFCs) and Requests for Service (RFSs)
  • Develop and maintain project schedules ranging from small efforts to ACAT III programs
  • Identify and maintain project/program resource information by task, functional area, individual, and planned hours
  • Coordinate project schedule information with actual data maintained in DLA EAGLE system (dates/actual hours)
  • Update schedule status on a bi-weekly cycle, or as requested by Project Lead/Program Manager
  • Identify potential risks and/or issues to Project Lead/Program Manager
  • Maintain risk log
  • Produce reports for DLA program/project stakeholders
  • Upload reports/schedules to DLA collaboration site
  • Support project close-out procedures once RFC/RFS requirements have been delivered
  • Support customer periodic ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • For ACAT program support, assist DLA Program Manager in preparing and assembling acquisition documentation required for program Gate reviews

How You Can Make A Difference:

This role plays an important and vital part in mission success by supporting all work towards improving and streamlining the process for those working abroad.

Required Skills

A Consultant is an exempt customer-facing business professional that provides a variety of information directly to customers for their ongoing programs, new initiatives, strategic planning, and measurement/evaluation in one or more of RG’s solutions.  They possess excellent customer service skills, remain current on industry trends, value team work, and have a wide range of interpersonal skills.

Required Experience

To be successful in this role, all candidates must meet the below qualifications to be considered.

  • 5+ years of program management/schedule management
  • Current IT-II security clearance or NACLC
  • Experience with the Information Technology Acquisition process and its milestones
  • Experience in analyzing a variety of source documentation and supporting the creation of acquisition documentation
  • Project Management certification (i.e. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other equivalent/recognized Project Management certification)

Bring the WOW Factor:

In addition to our core requirements that are an absolute must for this role, we want to highlight some of the qualifications that we consider to “Bring the WOW Factor”. Below are some of those “WOW Factors” that we would love to have, but that are not considered hard requirements to do the job.

  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Experience with MS Project 2010 or higher
  • DAU certifications at any level
  • Prior experience with: DOD Lifecycle management, DOD 5000.1, 5000.2, DODI 5000.02, and Guidebook, and DODI75
  • Advanced MS Suite user

Physical Requirements & Disclaimer:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required, only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

RG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor


  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: Yes

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