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BAE Systems Program Planner in York, Pennsylvania

Job Description

BAE Systems, Combat Vehicles division is currently recruiting for a Program Planner to join the Program Management Office in York, PA. This is a new position in a growing department and we are hoping to find talent that believes in our mission, wants to learn and grow with the Program Management team, and gets excited about the details in keeping a project on track. These positions are entry level and we are very open to bringing in and training the right talent for our team.

As a Program Planner your day to day activities will include the following:

Support program management in the research, development, implementation, and maintenance of integrated master plans (IMP) and integrated master schedules (IMS)

Responsible for the monitoring and assessing performance of activities in the IMS, analysis of program risks issues as they relate to the program schedule, and the integration of tasks received from project management and external agencies with respect to integrated master schedules and plans.

Assist with the development of the program critical path, ensuring that all tasks in the IMS flow smoothly together to achieve the completion of the program scope.

Clearly communicate issues and resolutions to project management in both written and verbal means.

Assist in negotiation with the customer to achieve a BAE Systems advantage in the scheduling and management of the program.

Responsible for contract deliverables related to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP).

Assist in the coordination of program-wide review meetings with appropriate personnel (i.e., team leads, government contacts and program management) by coordinating agendas and minutes. The individual will assist in the closure of assigned follow-up actions resulting from program-wide reviews.

Support the staff in preparing to pass all internal and external audits.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications.

Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Working level skill in essential scheduling tools such as MS Office to assist the PM and CAM in development and maintenance of meaningful IMS and IMP.

Ability to develop working knowledge of program cost/schedule, earned value management, monitoring and measurement of progress, identifying and solving program-wide issues, and addressing tasks received from senior management and external agencies.

Ability to communicate in a clear y internal and external stakeholders on how to ease/improve the planning/scheduling process.

Good interpersonal skills to coordinate and communicate with all relevant stakeholders.

Working level of analytical ability to develop and maintain integrated program plan and schedule system that analyzes, integrates, and formats cost/schedule information to program management and customers.

Ability to learn overall program life cycle phases and how they relate to the integrated master schedule and the claiming of earned value.

Ability to function with appropriate guidance and achieve job objectives.

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor's Degree or 2 years of relevant experience

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Program Planner


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