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Principal / Senior Principal Program Planning Analyst-SCHEDULER

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Principal / Senior Principal Program Planning Analyst/SCHEDULER to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grummans Program Scheduling and Compliance Center of Excellence. This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL.

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/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.

**This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.**

**This position may be filled at either a Principal or Senior Principal level.**

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level :**

+ Bachelors degree with 6 years professional related experience -OR - a Master's degree with 4year of professional related experience. _Additional years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree._
+ 4 years of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tool.
+ Experience with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
+ Willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
+ US Citizenship

**Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Level :**

+ Bachelors degree with 10 years' related professional experience -OR - a Master's degree with 8 years' related professional experience. _Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree._
+ Experience with Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools
+ 6 years of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools.
+ Experience with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
+ Willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
+ US Citizenship

**Preferred Qualifications for both levels:**

+ Degree in n Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.
+ Extensive scheduling experience and expert proficiency in Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools 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 tools
+ Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.
+ Current US Secret level security clearance or higher

Salary Range: $80,100.00 - $120,100.00Salary Range 2: $99,200.00 - $148,800.00

Employees 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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Posted: 2022-02-08 Expires: 2022-08-11

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