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Program Planning Associate Manager

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 2/15/2019
Job Reference #: 489953

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2

Security Clearance
TS/SCI w/Poly



Business Area


Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
L7704:Master Program Planner Asc Mgr

Job Class
Program Planning

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Program Planning Associate Manager

Req Type

Job Description
The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and build incredible products. If you have the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Do you have a passion and dream to be a difference maker? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to a very important mission? Do all things outer space intrigue you? If so, we invite to apply your expertise with us, a stellar company that will be putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, and developing national defense systems. Come, be a part of our team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space.

Our facility in Littleton, CO has an excellent Program Planning Associate Manager opportunity to work within the Special Programs organization. Special Programs has an excellent track record of stable programs with highly evolving technical requirements that drives subcontract changes on a regular basis. We have developed a significant number of future leaders with a wide variety of engagement programs and challenging work to develop individual potential. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach. Come and experience your future!

In this Program Planning Associate Manager role you will provide leadership to Program planners in the preparation/coordination of schedules for new and existing programs. Responsibilities will include:

• Supervise the creation, maintenance and compliance of the program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

• Ensure that all schedule performance for the program is updated, analyzed, and monitored for monthly status, logic, and network analysis and support Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) requirements

• Late Start and Finish task metrics and backup documentation.

• Supports Program Manager and Senior Planning Manager in development of Program Performance Review (PPR), Special Programs Line of Business (LOB) Review, Business Program Management Review (PMR) and Critical Box Reviews packages. Provides planning skill development to program planners performing LMCommit reviews

• Brief customer as required in support of Business PMRs, and Schedule Deep Dives

• Special assignments will arise on a periodic basis and may require working additional hours to achieve hard deadlines.

• Implements PPM requirements within the organization for successful Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Surveillance Reviews

This position will tap your expert Program Planning skills, including extension hardware/subcontracts/software planning, Earned Value planning, logic networking experience, and in-depth Program Performance Management Directive (PPMD) knowledge. You will need to be able to interface and work closely with various Program Managers, Finance and Business Operations Managers, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads and peers/team members. Must have MS Project & MS Project Server experience. Additionally, your full understanding of hardware and software planning will be imperative to ensure integration and work issues.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelors degree with relevant, professional work experience
• 6-8 years of program planning experience
• Microsoft Project experience
• Experience with Critical Path Methodology (CPM)
• Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience
• Integrated Program Master Schedule (IMS) experience
• Formal or informal leadership experience
• Must be a United States citizen
• Must hold or be able to obtain TS/SCI w/poly security clearance

Desired skills
• Prior leadership experience
• Full understanding of the Corporate, Space Program Performance Management Plan
• Previous experience with Surveillance Review and Integrated Baseline Reviews
• Schedule Health Metrics and Schedule Performance Metrics experience
• Schedule development and management experience (previous L-Code desired)
• Planning and organizing skills
• Communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) experience
• Configuration Control experience
• Strong knowledge of Program and Company Command Media
• Experience leading a cross functional team
• Experience managing multiple projects
• Holds current TS/SCI w/poly security clearance





Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

City, State
Littleton, CO