BAE Systems Program Planner Principle in Merrimack, New Hampshire
BAE s Planning organization is a trusted business partner delivering information and innovative solutions for decision-making in order to deliver quality products and capabilities to our customers and, ultimately, the warfighter. We are committed to employee growth and development allowing employees to build a long-term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day-to-day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. BAE Systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work.
As a Principle Program Planner at BAE Systems, you will facilitate the development of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) that will guide program execution and serve as the basis for Earned Value performance. You will also work closely with Program Managers and Control Account Managers, and Program Finance analysts to communicate Schedule status, monitor program schedule performance through critical/driving path analyses.
Lead/facilitate the planning, establishment and maintenance of the Performance Measurement Baseline.
Communicates schedule guidelines/techniques to program team for IMP/IMS development
Ensure that all schedules are fully compliant with internal policies, customer, and industry requirements (DID 81861 IPMR).
Develop and conduct critical and driving path analyses on the baseline schedule in compliance with, internal, customer, and industry requirements (DID 81861 IPMR).
Identify trends using common schedule Metrics (DCMA 14pt, BEI, EVAS data driven metrics, etc.), suggests corrective actions in a timely manner and supports implementation.
Possess a thorough understanding of US DoD schedule policies and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) requirements.
Resource load budgets into schedules to support EVMS measurement and reporting.
Perform Schedule Assessments and Analyses on the baseline IMS to identify schedule risks and opportunities.
Review, recommend and implement, as appropriate, schedule work-around or recovery plans in a proactive manner.
Routinely assist program management by monitoring SPI/CPI and BEI performance and preparing schedule status reports for customer and/or business management reviews
Perform and analyze schedule riskassessments (SRA) as required
Trains and assists program and proposal teams in preparation for planning sessions and is instrumental in the generation of the program or proposal schedule
Participates in sector and company functional activities including training, surveillance, tool evaluation, policy reviews, process management, and continuous improvement initiatives
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Requires a Bachelor s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or similar; or equivalent experience, and at least six (6) years of planning/scheduling experience; or a Master s Degree and four (4) years of related experience.
Ability to develop solutions to complex problems using ingenuity & innovation
Strong interpersonal skills to influence diverse work teams
Ability to prioritize and self-manage a multi-tasked workload in a fast paced environment
Ability to make decisions with sound judgment while complying with policies and procedures
Proficient in MS Project or other Planning SW, MS Excel, and MS Office applications
Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with Cobra, and Schedule Risk software.
Experience with project forecasting and analysis, particularly in a US Defense environment
Understanding and knowledge with regards to industry Planning and Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG)
Ability to challenge and improve knowledge of industry practices and standards as well as company policies
Ability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression
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