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Program Manager in Tucson, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    113657
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/782-7440

Job Description

Seeking a SR. program management/planning professional to join the Program Planning & Scheduling Department with our major defense client in Tucson. The Sr. Program Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting all Client specific missile systems programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the, the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and have knowledge of the Integrated Master Plan for mid complexity programs. Partners with the program team to ensure the cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated and executed as planned. Provides weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, critical path analysis, and schedule variance analysis and network logic validation. Performs Schedule Risk Analysis utilizing statistical software that provides the program team with the probabilities and risk areas in meeting program commitments. Employs Earned Value Management System processes and is an advocate in the discipline of program planning and scheduling.

To be successful in this role the candidate must be able to develop strong relationships with Program Management, Finance, IPTs, CAMs and customer.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 4+ years of applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
  • Knowledge in the effective integration of schedule and cost in an EVMS environment
  • Familiar with conducting Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at all levels of management
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)
  • Act as a mentor (formal and informal) to team members

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge and experience in assisting IPTs in planning and scheduling
  • Proficiency with planning applications
  • Experience with Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or similar certification
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solutions
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Business or related field of study

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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