Mgr Program Planning 2

Manage all scheduling efforts and schedule baselines. Provide site schedulers with day to day hands on support, guidance, troubleshooting, and satisfying Programmatic requirements. Project management including managing multiple priorities against ambitious timelines. Function as a change agent, creating an environment of trust, compliance, continuous improvement and learning

  • Support/coordinate internal and external surveillance audits. Ensure full compliance with corporate policies, with particular focus on implementation of the NGAS Earned Value Management System. Provide support to bids, bid reviews, and internal projects. Advise business managers in integrating project schedules with Earned Value Management. Support integrated baseline reviews. Advise on integrated project master reports. Attend site business management meetings to define schedule needs and work with Sector Scheduling management on resource allocation needs. Assist Sector scheduling group in evaluating goals and objectives for site schedulers. Perform in a fast paced, frequently changing, and demand-driven environment

Problem solving and decision-making requiring excellent communication skills

Travel 10%

Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or STEM related field
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in Program Planning
  • Scheduling utilizing Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software
  • Previous experience leading or managing teams
  • Demonstration of a strong understanding of project management and earned-value management principles and their application to complex projects
  • Experience in a DoD manufacturing or engineering development environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office Programs (MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word)
  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in a Business or STEM related field
  • Familiarity with Manufacturing and Production Operations
  • Familiarity with Earned Value tools (MPM, Cobra,etc.)
  • Experience in applying integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies within an Earned Value (EVMS) environment
  • Familiarity with the NDIA's (National Defense Industrial Association) Planning and Scheduling Excellence Guide
  • Experience in Aerospace and/or Defense programs and familiarity with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR).
  • Experience using a Monte Carlo schedule risk simulator such as Oracle Primavera Risk Analyzer

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