Context of the job
KEYTEO is the partner of the most notorious pharmaceutical companies in Belgium. We are growing our teams and we recruit new engineers with proven experience in project management support.
As part of the Program Management Office you will support one (or more) Project or Program managers by managing the overall program schedule :
1. Defining schedule management :
Define / validate / challenge the schedule management approach, taking into account enterprise environmental factors and other program-specific constraints or requirements.
Define the approach in collaboration with the Program Managers and the PM Officer.
Establish a framework for managing schedules : definition of the schedule levels, schedule calendars, how to measure progress, definition of baselines and changes, etc.
Elaborate the scheduling requirements to be imposed to the contractors
Establish the methodology for the consolidating contractors’ schedules (and progress updates) into the program schedule(s).
In collaboration with the PM Officer, define schedule reporting as part of the program reporting.
Document the schedule management approach in the Schedule Management Plan.
2. Establish and maintain the program schedule :
Set up the structure in the scheduling tool (MS Project or Primavera);
Gather schedule contents from the stakeholders :
Gather scheduling information from the program team.
Gather the contractors’ schedules and consolidate into the program schedule.
Oversee interfacing between stakeholders’ input schedules : Ensure that tasks are correctly linked between the stakeholders.
Organizing the necessary meetings to gather the contents.
Coaching program team members to better estimate their tasks.
Continuously challenge the scheduling inputs.
Apply estimating technique for estimating schedule durations and variances. Introduce more advanced scheduling techniques where necessary.
3. Perform schedule analysis & reporting :
Change impact analysis
Document the change analysis, e.g. through creating simulation versions of the program schedule.
Apply approved change requests to the program schedule and properly archive baselines.
Schedule Risk Assessment
Claims & variation order analysis
Lessons learned and continuous improvement
Expert knowledge of the MS Office suite and MS Project / Primavera P6.
Knowledge of project management methodology PMI / PMBOK.
Expert knowledge of schedule management techniques and methodologies.
Proactive, strong communicator and team player.
Strong interviewing skills, allowing gathering necessary scheduling inputs with a critical view
Fluent in English and French
Miminum 1 year experience in a similar role
Fixed contract with extralegal advantages