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Lead Master Planner

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
30 January 2022
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc., in Orlando, FL., due to new contract win, has an immediate need for a dynamic, results-oriented individual as a Lead Master Planner to serve in support of the Training and Simulation Business Area. You will be joining a dynamic team supporting United States Marine Corps and US Army training and simulation programs with a focus on the Live Training Domain. As such you will lead the development and maintenance of a complex Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL) in support of development and integration of advanced Live Training Capabilities to be fielded to the USMC and US Army.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of complex integrated master schedules for a variety of long running programs

  • Identify and proactively manage program schedule risks associated with development, procurement, fielding and lifecycle support of complex live training capabilities to USMC and US Army

  • Coordinate with Program Management and Finance to maintain and track cost and schedule baselines supported by Component, Subsystem and Functional leads

  • Coordinate schedule tracking and variance analysis across wide, geographically dispersed group of customer, company and subcontractor resources

  • Provide detailed weekly analysis of critical path activities and variances to Program management

  • Provide schedule status to customer/contractor IPT leadership

  • Develop, maintain and deliver Integrated Master Schedule CDRL

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or Higher in a relevant discipline

  • PMP Certification desired

  • 10 to 15 years serving in the System Integration function on large, complex programs including “cradle to grave” program lifecycles

  • Experience developing and maintaining complex, multi-faceted IMS using Microsoft Projects

  • Experience developing and Maintaining Resource Loaded Networks

  • Experience identifying and managing complex critical path networks

  • Experience providing concise and  incisive analysis of IMS based risks and variances in complex program environments

  • Experience briefing IMS status to customer and Executive stakeholders up to and including General Officer level.

Physical Requirements: N/A

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.