Senior Principal Program Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER
Category: Business ManagementLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Senior Principal Program Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Business Management team, supporting the Program Scheduling and Compliance (PS& C) Organization. This position may be located in Annapolis, Annapolis Junction, or Linthicum, MD.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, production, financial and other supporting staff. The ideal candidate will have strong teambuilding skills, exhibit strong leadership potential, and possess comprehensive verbal and written communication and presentation skills.Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Ensure major Projects and Programs Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.Utilize Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.Engage with the Program Team to perform thorough project analysis showing knowledge and understanding of the program and the principles of EVMS, and suggests/creates/implements work around to enhance cost and schedule performance.Perform risk analyses, and identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.Understand numerous facets of scheduling and contribute to the development of new scheduling concepts, techniques and standards.Provide interface/support to program office, IPT leads/CAMs and less experienced schedulers to achieve program objectives.Support new business proposal providing recommendations on schedule methodologies and proposal strategies and develop an IMP and IMS.RELOCATION ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE ON THIS REQUISITION Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with 10 years' related professional experience -OR - a Master's degree with 8 years' related professional experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.6 years of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools.Experience with Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools.6 years of experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.Willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.US Citizenship is required.Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.10 or more years of scheduling experience and expert proficiency in Microsoft Project or other related scheduling too ls as demonstrated by an understanding of the tool's properties and functions, including: exports and imports, multi-project consolidation, inter-project linkage, ability to create a variety of views, tables, filters, and reports.Demonstrated expert knowledge when using Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment toolsWorking knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.Salary Range: 98952 - 155496Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.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. 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