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Program Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER-19011821

Location: Fort Worth
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Program Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Fort Worth, TX.

 

The Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER is responsible for the implementation of standard processes and tools and program planning and control practices. This position will work within a team environment consisting of program management, technical, financial and other supporting staff.


The ideal candidate will have strong teambuilding skills, exhibit strong leadership potential, and possess comprehensive communication/presentation skills.


Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create valid and effective Program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) that incorporate all dependencies, aligns to resource availability, and identifies and aligns program milestones with contractual need dates.
  • Establish ground rules and assumptions, and ensure compliance with applicable EVMS guidelines
  • Identify & validate the critical path, run performance and health check metrics.
  • Conduct trend analysis and report data, e.g. late start/finish, forecast dates impacts, manage program schedule margin, and changes to critical path(s)
  • Monitor and develop work around utilizing schedule acceleration techniques to achieve additional margin, monitor & de-conflict internal and external influences to resources and the critical path
  • Provide schedules visibility, reporting, and schedule analyses, performs risk analyses, and identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
  • Monitor the Program IMS to ensure the IPT Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) supports the Programs execution Plan & ensures cost/schedule integration.
  • Works with the IPT Lead, functional managers and control account managers to identify internal and external dependencies, milestones and deliverables.
  • Frequent use of industry scheduling best practices, and specific Scheduling Tool properties and functions

 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 6 years professional related experience or a Masters degree with a minimum of 4 years of professional related experience.  May consider an additional 4 years of professional related experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tool.
  • Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
  • Ability to obtain an maintain a Secret security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years project scheduling experience and advanced scheduling skills in Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools
  • Experience using Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools  

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19011821