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Program Planner I
Raytheon Company | Tucson, Arizona
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Job Description

Vision World class program planning and execution by demonstrating consistency and predictability in program performance

Value Proposition PMX helps the program community improve performance by producing effective, affordable, and timely program management solutions. These solutions and PMX's unique expertise are critical in executing, measuring, and growing our business.

Program Planner - Job Description Perform analysis and reporting of program planning data for the Raytheon Missile Systems, Program Management Excellence Organization’s Program Planning & Scheduling function in Tucson, Arizona. Duties include supporting a diverse group of senior managers, engineers and functional personnel in the development of program plans and schedules.

Analytical problem solving and communication skills are essential for successful implementation of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). During the program execution phase, the Program Planner is the focal point for changes and updates to the IMS. The successful candidate must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans to ensure that the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. This requires an awareness of project management and review techniques. Basic facilitation skills and the ability to proactively communicate with peers, team leads, technical leaders, management, and the customer are required. Keeping the plans current and predictive of the future are key in this role during the execution phase.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

·Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and use of Information Technology

·Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills

·Sound presentation skills (i.e., chart development and presentation)

·U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

·Basic skills in project planning, business management, budgeting, data analysis, and reporting

·Coursework that includes Statistical Methods and Analysis

·Awareness of project management business systems and related planning software (e.g., MS Project)

·Awareness of planning products built in planning process (i.e., IMP, IMS, Product Breakdown Structures (PBS), and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS))

·Awareness of IMS Network Analysis and Critical Path Management (CPM) Methodologies

·Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Finance or related degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Interested job seekers must apply online at to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

Requisition ID 100819BR
Date updated 08/15/2017
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Business Administration

Type Of Job
Full Time


Work Location
AZ - Tucson

About Raytheon Company

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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