Master Planner Prin

Performs Critical Path Method project planning utilizing Microsoft Project to support the Program Office and ensure that schedule, cost, and technical requirements are met in an engineering and design environment. Monitors progress against baselines and assists program management in identifying issues and work around plans. Highly knowledgeable in the use of work breakdown structures (WBS) and earned value management systems (EVMS) in compliance with DI-MGMT-81861, DI-MGMT-81650 and ANSI/EAI Standard 748. Utilizes a variety of software tools to analyze and optimize program schedules as well as identify and quantify risks and opportunities.


  1. Ensures that all schedules prepared within area of responsibility are fully compliant with Electronic Systems, customer, and industry requirements (DID 81861, IPMR). Develops critical and driving path analyses in compliance with Electronic Systems, customer, and industry requirements

  2. Trains and assists program and proposal teams in preparation for planning sessions and is instrumental in the generation of the program or proposal Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).

  3. Assists program management in periodic IMS updates and prepares reports for customer and/or business management personnel. Provides input to proposal cost estimates. Supports the program manager in monitoring SPI/CPI performance.

  4. Monitors program schedule performance and activities. Identifies trends, suggests corrective actions in a timely manner and supports implementation. Provides independent assessment of program schedule performance to program and business area management. Reviews, recommends and implements, as appropriate, work-around or recovery plans in a proactive manner.

  5. Implements and analyzes schedule risk assessments (SRA's) as required. Briefs program, business area, and functional teams on schedule risk analyses results and makes recommendations on techniques to optimize the schedule to ensure low risk performance. Independently evaluates program risks and status and makes actionable recommendations to management.

  6. Provides work direction and mentoring to less experienced personnel. Determines objectives, approaches and priorities independently with limited supervision. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.

  7. May be given special assignments within the assigned Business Area, Sector, BAE Systems Inc or BAE Systems plc. May have contacts with customers, government auditors and contracting agencies for the purpose of such things as program performance, policy and process discussions, contract negotiations, etc.


In addition to the items listed above, the essential functions are: 1. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth above. 2. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 3. Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers. 4. Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents. 5. Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. 6. Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule. 7. Design and develop products and services using state-of-the-art technology, principles, theories and concepts.

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