Northrop Grumman Manager Program Planning 2 - Oklahoma City (Secret Clearance Required) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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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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You have theability to lead Program scheduling organization including the management of all schedulers on large programs.

  • As the Schedule Manager, you will be expected to fully understand and implement scheduling process on their program, including all EV requirements.

  • Fully understand EV system and be able to support its implementation on the program.

  • Youwill have the ability to develop metrics and reports for management use and reporting to the customer and lead Program level planning scheduling process on a large proposal.At this levelyou willsupport the functional organization in process development and improvement and be involved in the hiring process.

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

  • Works closely with technical leads on the program

  • Ensures the Program's Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Utilizes 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.

  • Consults with the Program Team and provides thorough project analysis showing knowledge and understanding of the program and the principles of EVMS, and consults and implements processes and/or work flows to enhance cost and schedule performance.

  • Performs risk analyses, and identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.

  • Provide interface/support to program office and PIT.

  • Mentors and coaches 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.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with5 plus years of management or lead experience in program planning and scheduling.

An in scope Secret Clearance is required to start. The clearance must have been updated within the last 5 years to be eligible for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience in project scheduling along with expert skills in Microsoft Project, as demonstrated by an understandingof the tool's properties and functions.

  • Experience using Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools.

  • Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.

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