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Lockheed Martin Program Planner Staff (Virtual) in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: The Aero Program Assist Team provides dedicated Subject Matter support to assist, coach, and mentor new programs and ongoing programs with start-up and other critical tasks. This includes establishing the program baseline from receipt of Request For Proposal (RFP) to Baseline Review, and other high-impact program activities ranging from requirements establishment to risk and opportunity management, Over target Baseline, Replanning, and Agile planning. This project provides program teams with best practice just-in-time training in developing and effectively managing robust program baselines and associated program plans and preparing Independent Non-Advocate (INAR), Baseline (BR) and Program Assessment (PAR) reviews. The Program Assist Team will also provide business rhythm and execution support. This position will establish and coordinate a program business rhythm required to accomplish program control, analyses and forecasting objectives. Utilize applicable project management tools, implement network logic and measurement methods to perform critical path and risk analyses. Communicate schedule impacts and propose corrective actions to applicable stakeholders. This position interacts across a variety of program functional organizations such as engineering, procurement, contracts, business management, production and quality control across Aero.

Basic Qualifications:

Significant program management support experience on a variety of programs. These programs should include a relevant mix of program types, complexities, products, technologies and customers.

Requires working knowledge and familiarity with Corporate and LM Aero PM and schedule related processes – e.g., Establishing the PMB, Agile planning, Initial Baseline Review (IBR), Risk/Opportunity Management, Program Performance Management, etc.

Ability to travel up to 50%

Desired Skills:

Ability to work across LOB, functional, and other organizational boundaries.

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to immediately work well w/ team members of program being Assisted

Willingness - and ability - to dive in and actually work side-by-side with program team

Expertise with development, production, and sustainment programs.

Strong understanding of schedule integration in a multi project environment

Open Plan/PM Compass

Experience in Business Operations outside of planning including, finance or business management.

Proven ability to quickly and efficiently assimilate the dynamics of a program, assess the program’s schedule and assist with the program

Proven ability to quickly and efficiently assimilate the dynamics of a program, assess the program’s schedule and assist with the program

Ability to command respect and elicit cooperation from program team being Assisted, cognizant LOB and Functional management, and from fellow Assist Team members

Strong communication skills - verbal, presentation, and written




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.


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