Organizations that have ongoing, highly complex projects that pull in work from a variety of teams across disciplines may employ senior program planners; employers can range from aerospace companies and defense contractors to city governments. These planners are responsible for designing the parameters of the program and making sure that it stays on track, as well as analyzing data and reports from team leads and managers to ensure maximum efficiency.
Senior Program Planner Tasks
Provide planning support for projects including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis reporting, expediting, personnel planning and purchasing.
Track and analyze program performance and identify conflicts in resource requirements, schedules and approaches.
Develop and maintain program plans and schedules within the constraints of scope, schedule, cost and quality.
Identify process improvement opportunities and make recommendations accordingly.