SIL Program/Project Planner - #292054

General Atomics and Affiliated Companies

Date: 06/11/2021 15:31 PM

City: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.


Under general direction, this position is responsible for planning, schedule, budget, workforce level, equipment availability and other company capabilities for assigned program(s)/project(s). Determines company and customer requirements and translates these requirements into operational plans
  • Develops objectives, plans, budget, and schedule as well as oversees and coordinates operational aspects for assigned program/project
  • Reviews and monitors program/project status; develops and implements plans to ensure company and/or customer requirements are met
  • Serves as a liaison between management, project team and customer; may represent the organization as a primary spokesperson with outside representatives
  • Assesses program/project issues and develops resolutions to meet objectives, schedule, budget, workforce or other program/project requirements
  • Participates in developing operating policies and procedures
  • May provide direction to administrative or lower level staff as required
  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company
  • Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Management or a related discipline and six or more years of progressive professional experience in program planning, monitoring and scheduling. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education
  • Must have a complete understanding of program planning principles, theories and concepts; full knowledge of industry practices; and experience demonstrating the application of those practices, techniques, and standards
  • Must possess the ability to provide leadership in developing and communicating new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level
  • Must be customer focused and possess:
    • (1) the ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems;
    • (2) strong verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences;
    • (3) strong interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties;
    • (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and,
    • (5) excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance required.

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