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Senior Program Planner

Requisition ID 117768BR Date updated 06/27/2018

GCS is seeking a Program Planner for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Program Master Phasing Schedule, Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). The position will partner with the program team to ensure the schedule/program plan is executable (cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated) and executing as planned. Additionally the position will provide weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, schedule risk assessments, critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis, and network logic validation. The successful candidate will be an advocate in the discipline of program planning and scheduling and must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans, to ensure the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. Strong facilitation skills and the ability to proactively communicate with all levels of management, the customer, and other stakeholders are required. The candidate will work under the immediate supervision of a military shift leader or other contract personnel designated by the PM.


•Degree or equivalent experience
•Must have a minimum of 6 years of professional experience
•Must have a minimum of 4 years applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
•Experience with products built during the planning processes such as the IMP, IMS, and Product Breakdown
•Demonstrated Microsoft Project experience (or similar project scheduling software)
•Mastery of IMS Network Analysis and Critical Path Methodology (CPM)
•Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at all levels of management.
•Demonstrated, polished presentation skills that succinctly articulate complex ideas and concepts at executive levels of management.
•Focused on customer needs with a sense of urgency.
•Excellent follow through and persistence.
•The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
•Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Cost Estimating/Basis of Estimate (BOE) Generation
•Must meet overseas medical deployment qualifications.
•Must possess the willingness to travel with the military to locations throughout Southwest Asia, as required, to support the military customer at their location(s) via military air/land convoy.
•Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
•Ability to work in a bivouac environment.
•Willing to travel to overseas locations for a 1 year unaccompanied deployment.
•Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in difficult situations.
•Ability to maintain high quality work to manage multiple critical projects.
•Ability to perform and participate in a team oriented environment.
•Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of users.
•Excellent customer service skills and demeanor.
•Must possess an active SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain a TS clearance.

•Demonstrated experience with Risk and Opportunity Management
•Demonstrated skills in Earned Value Management
•Proficiency with planning applications such as PERT Chart Expert, Milestones Professional, @Risk.
•Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
•Six Sigma (6S) Specialist or similar certification
•Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

NOTE: This position will be a Sr. Program Planner II (A04) or a Sr. Program Planner I (A03) depending on the successful candidates experience and other qualifications
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers
innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber,
analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible
to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to
solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated
operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear
insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80
countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area
generated approximately $6 billion in 2016 revenues. As a global business, our
leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a
multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire
people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to
advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Computer Engineering
General Engineering
Program Management
Program Planning/Scheduling

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
Kuwait - Camp Arifjan

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