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BAE Systems

Program Planner II - Hybrid (82331BR)




Full Time


Hudson, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

See what you’re missing. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics –from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first –exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

In Countermeasure & Electromagnetic Attack Solutions, we provide next-generation threat detection and countermeasure solutions to provide unparalleled electronic warfare capabilities to enhance mission survivability.

As part of our Program Excellence organization, you will work closely with the Program Management and Risk Management teams to coordinate and execute key critical planning support on our Defense Industry programs.

As a Program Planner II at BAE Systems, you will prepare, develop and coordinate the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives. Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including but not limited to finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality. Monitor program schedule performance, tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identify and resolve critical path and
network logic conflicts. 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. Update and prepare reports for customers.


The Program Planning team is a trusted business partner, providing information and innovative solutions for decision-making that are critical to delivering quality products and capabilities to our customers and, ultimately, the warfighter. We are committed to employee growth and development, encouraging employees to build a long-term career here at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day-to-day assignments, employees are provided opportunities to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs, networking events and job rotation opportunities, providing a diverse exposure to other areas of the organization. These opportunities could be in the areas of Program Planning Functional Management, Program Management, Risk Management, Finance, Contracts and Operations, to name just a few.

**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status**
Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Experience supporting the development of process-compliant program and proposal master, intermediate, and detailed schedules

* Proactively engages in program execution and risk management

* Assists program management in periodic Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) updates and prepares reports for customer and/or business management personnel

* Supports the implementation of work-around or recovery plans

* Participates in and contributes to sector and company functional activities including tool evaluation, policy reviews, process management, and continuous improvement initiatives

* Ability to support the team in monitoring program schedule performance and activities

* Experience supporting the development of critical and driving path analyses

* Supports that schedules are fully compliant with company, customer, and industry requirements (DID 81861, IPMR-Integrated Program Management Report)

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

* Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in, Operations, Technical field of study, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or similar applicable discipline; or equivalent experience, and two (2) years of planning/scheduling experience; or a Master’s Degree and one (1) year of related experience.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Project

* Preferred experience with Deltek Cobra

* Preferred experience with scheduling tools such as Milestones Professional, forProject-DCMA Analyzer, Barbecana Full Monte Schedule Risk, and WBS Pro

* Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth above

* Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

* Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers

* Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents.

* Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

* Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule.

* Design and develop products and services using state-of-the-art technology, principles, theories and concepts

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.