Lockheed Martin Earned Value Specialist - Shelton, CT in Shelton, Connecticut
The ADME Core Services group supplements ADME’s technical engineering expertise with best-in-class project management capability enabling our functional organization to excel in meeting its business objectives. The Project Management segment of Core Services focuses on providing expertise in project estimating and earned value (EV) management related tasks for ADME’s Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to support critical program objectives.
The Earned Value Specialist will: 1) Support ADME program engineering IPTs through key aspects of their Earned Value Management (EVM) lifecycle, including detail planning, monthly status, change request creation, variance and ETC analysis, bottom-up EACs, and other program specific performance reviews.
The Specialist will guide and support the IPTs in best practices for these efforts including: • Laying out and tracking team to schedules needed to support timely and quality completion • Reviewing their EV work products as they develop and directing the team in improvements • Coaching the team through relevant EV, from high level theory to specific best practice approaches to their tasks, and developing the team’s knowledge base along the way • Providing the team with advanced EV data analysis/reports such as staffing distributions during planning cycles and TCPI vs. CPI variances during bottom up EACs. • Become competent in new enterprise tool/process roll-out and ensure IPT CAMs are versed in the tools/processes and actively engaged in usage. • At the conclusion of key efforts the Specialist will orchestrate appropriate one-off review meetings wherein the IPT presents its work to its functional management for approval and awareness. The specialist will ensure both key findings (such as risks, scope issues, cost increases) and any data quality issues with the team’s EV work, are fully addressed with management in the reviews.
2) The EV Specialist will also guide the IPT (at a lower but still continuous level) in accurate and effective EVM including: • Conception and execution of monthly reports on: o The IPT’s EV data quality (CEI, month-to-month ETC, month-to-month schedule slippage, critical path, EAC realism and TCPI vs. CPI) o The IPT’s EV performance (SPI, CPI, VAC, identify high drivers) o The IPT’s variance avoidance and mitigation plans (SVAR recovery, 120 day look ahead, CR progress) • Analysis of those reports, communication of key findings, and providing direction to IPT on how to address key findings. • Facilitating monthly or quarterly data quality and performance reviews with functional management
3) Feedback lessons learned, challenges experienced, and new best practices to Core Services Lead in support of standardization of EVM best practices across ADME and Sikorsky.
4) Generate and distribute program EV report to functional management on a monthly basis.
5) Support programs and cost estimating segment of ADME Core Services in development of DFAR compliant BOEs, project planning and development/detail planning of initial program WBS.
Basic Qualifications Experience/Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate many or all of the following qualifications: • BS in business, engineering or suitable equivalent • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in project management environment • Willingness to lead and execute complex tasks • Experience with earned value management and earned value practices. • Ability to communicate effectively with leadership and peers • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in continuous improvement • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as required • Highly motivated and flexible individual with a track record of demonstrated results • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Access. Experience with Primavera P6 and Deltek wInsight is a plus.
Desired skills BS in engineering
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Job Location(s): Shelton Connecticut