Project Control Specialist

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Control Specialist in Windsor Mill, MD.Summary:The Project Control Specialist participates in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on multiple projects of varying type, size, complexity, and level of risk. Responsibilities include significant interface with program and project managers, senior technical staff, government customer as well as other functional organizations including contracts, finance, subcontract management, etc. Position will be assigned to one of the CICDIM Project Portfolios. Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Project Managers and Portfolio lead to manage and maintain project risk, issue, action item and decision logs
Work with Project Managers to report weekly status to the customer
Schedule required program training for program team of 100 members
Assist with program onboarding preparations including scheduling training and organizing onboarding activities for new hires
The ideal candidate will support project management with meeting preparation and assist in developing project-specific on boarding processes and materials
Assist the Portfolio Lead and Project Managers with developing, managing and updating the project schedule
Work with Portfolio Lead and Project Managers to create and maintain project forecast to ensure project resources are properly managed
Assist with documentation quality reviews
The ideal candidate will mentor junior employees - guiding, training, and assist with career development
Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
3-5 years of Project Control or related experience is required
This position requires a working knowledge of the Project Control field and the ability to complete assignments of moderate complexity on time within a fast-paced environment and the ability to learn new processes and tools
Must be analytical, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Self-motivated and able to work cross functionally with little supervision
Critical thinking skills
Must be flexible and adaptive to a changing environment
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required
Well organized and detail orientated
Requires mastery of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and experience with MS Project and Visio
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Compensation Type: Hours

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