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Principal Program Planner / Scheduler (Manager, Project Management)

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Secret Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute Part time telecommuting Job ID 183056BR Most Recent Date Posted 09/14/2021 City El Segundo State CA Country United States

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) is seeking a program planning professional to join the Integrated Program Planning department. This position reports to the Program Planning Manager and works collaboratively with the Program Manager, finance, contracts, and technical leads to develop, maintain, and evaluate performance against the Program Measurement Baseline (PMB). During the program execution phase, the Program Planner is the focal point for changes and updates to the IMS. The successful candidate must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans to ensure that the IMS is used by program teams as a predictive model and as a valued management tool. This position requires a highly analytical, data driven, results oriented team member that proactively seeks out data, engages stakeholders, and facilitates closure of commitments. The applicant will be responsible for ensuring compliance with governmental and customer requirements. This position will be open to telecommuting assignments with occasional travel to support programs in El Segundo or Goleta, CA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creation and maintenance of Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) that are compliant with governmental and corporate requirements which demonstrate the necessary cost and schedule integration.
  • Detailed analysis of the IMS and supporting documents to ensure quality, completeness and compliance. The weekly and monthly business rhythms will require communication (electronically and verbally) of schedule status including but not limited to, results of critical path analysis, schedule risk analysis (SRA), schedule variance analysis and the results of ‘what if’ exercises to the Program Manager, the customer and potentially to senior management.
  • Assist in planning and cost estimating tasks, perform analyses, and prepare reports to ensure that programs meet or exceed schedule commitments. This includes internal weekly and monthly program schedule review packages and compliant external Contractual Data Requirements List submittals
  • Participate in the preparation of schedules for all contract work and perform critical path analysis, schedule risk analysis, variance analysis and other forms of in-depth and actionable schedule related analysis.
  • Incorporate contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic current contract schedule baselines.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in Accounting, Finance, Program Management or Program Planning & Scheduling
  • Minimum 4 years of scheduling experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment (preferably aerospace)
  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project - Preferred, Primavera, OpenPlan, or similar scheduling software)
  • Minimum 8 years of personal or professional experience using MS Office suite products (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to interface and influence at all levels of an organization with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
  • This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons
  • U.S Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process
  • Intimately familiar with applicable Government regulations, especially pertaining to program planning and Earned Value compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance technical/cost/schedule constraints to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Experience in the area of analyzing and querying schedule data (including Schedule Metrics).
  • Experience using numerous ancillary scheduling products such as Full Monte, @Risk, FastTrak and PertChart Expert.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
  • Ability to decompose statements of work into their basic elements and transform them into a workable program plan.
  • Conversant in basic product development principles including Agile software development.
  • Demonstrated experience with Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Raytheon Six Sigma (R6S) Specialist or similar certification
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solutions
  • Current Secret or greater Clearance
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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