Retrofit Programs Schedule Lead

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Summary

In this role, you will work closely with our global construction teams and various internal departments, including Data Center Analytics, Procurement and Finance to support all aspects of project & program process for Facebook's growing Infrastructure Construction team. Excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills are a must in this highly collaborative role. This is a full-time role and includes periodic travel to our various domestic and international construction locations.

Required Skills

  • Support Facebook Project Controls Operations Manager who manages business projects and processes for the global construction management organization.
  • Leverage project controls experience and best practices to develop, implement, and evolve scalable project controls business process improvements across multiple internal and external teams.
  • Serve as the single point of contact for business leads, key stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and end users to develop creative fit-for-purpose solutions and improved, standardized processes to support effective project management and control.
  • Build alignment and provide oversight for initiatives and business projects through comprehensive project and/or program management from project scoping through execution.
  • Develop status updates, posts, and other communications to promote awareness of business projects and ensure effective adoption of related process and procedures.
  • Drive tooling implementation and integration efforts, provide project controls teams with a single point of contact for tool improvements & enhancements.
  • Develop, maintain, and expand procedures and process flow diagrams.
  • Prepare end-user documentation and conduct user/stakeholder training.
  • Conduct GAP analysis to critically evaluate existing processes and then lead improvement business projects.
  • Facilitate the collection, scoping, and prioritization of business initiatives by working with various project controls managers.
  • Leverage construction industry knowledge and expertise to make and deliver recommendations on key strategic questions and initiatives, even when there is incomplete data or insufficient time to drive an analysis through to conclusion.
  • Coach and mentor teams, and conduct & develop training programs to contribute to capability building and knowledge sharing (project management, requirements gathering, business processing modeling, etc.).
  • Development of retrofit planning standards and templates, including standardized WBS structures, level of detail and activity duration limits, activity codes, schedule update procedures, performance calculations, baseline approval and update procedures, delay tracking and documentation, KPI/ performance measurement, etc.
  • Development and execution of the initiatives related to retrofit program/project planning and scheduling process optimization.
  • Alignment, streamlining, automation and standardization of retrofit program planning and scheduling.
  • Occasional travel to various Facebook sites (20%).


Minimum Qualification

  • Experience translating business problems into technical requirements for technical audiences and business impact conversations for non-technical audiences.
  • Experience working in ambiguous environments and unpredictable timelines.
  • Experience navigating through large companies and build and nurture relationships with all kinds of leaders and teams.
  • Experience adapting quickly to changes in a fast-paced environment.
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of (8) years professional experience in construction & operations experience for large multi-project construction programs with a minimum of five (5) years in Project Controls.
  • Experience leading and influencing clients and project teams throughout project life cycle phases.
  • Intuition and experience drawing conclusions from data, including competency with Excel and other basic analytical tools.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and client/stakeholder relationship management.
  • Experience influencing large, cross-functional teams of 10+ people.
  • Collaboration and problem solving skills.
  • Communication, organization, planning, and leadership skills.
  • At least five years of project controls experience in both cost and schedule and experience managing business improvement projects in the construction industry.


Preferred Qualification

  • Certifications such as 6 Sigma, Lean, PMP preferred.


EOE

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.