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Northrop Grumman Manager Program Planning 2 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Schedule Management organization is seeking a Program Planning & Scheduling Manager for a restricted program.

The manager will also be responsible for preparing, developing and coordinating the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives.

They will also ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including program management, engineering, manufacturing, quality, contracts, cost, and finance.

The Manager's roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage a small team of Program Planning & Scheduling Analysts.

Perform mid-year and year-end performance reviews.

Develop direct team knowledge and depth.

Prepares, develops and coordinates the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives.

Ensures program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated.

Provides weekly status and reporting.

Conducting Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits.

Implements scheduling best practices as prescribed by industry to include, but not limited to:

  • DCMA 14-point

  • IPMR DI-MGMT-81861

  • NDIA EIA-748 32 Guidelines

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Critical Path Methodology (CPM)

  • Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)

  • Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis

  • Ability to perform detailed schedule, resource, work, and cost analysis and provide recommendations to solve problems.

  • Ability to create presentation content and present to various levels of leadership

  • Ability to effectively work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and the Program/Project Manager

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience OR Master's degree with 3 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience

An Active DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to obtain Program Access Required (PAR)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Microsoft Project Server environment

Knowledge of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development; Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) approach and execution

Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees, management, and executive leadership

An Active DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to obtain Program Access Required (PAR)

Job Category : Program Management