Senior Program Planner/Coordinator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description


The National Security & Space (NSS) Sector provides specialty mission expertise, high-end engineering and system integration, and secure innovative solutions across the Intelligence Community, Air Force, and Space customers.


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is seeking an experienced program planner/coordinator to provide event management support, along with other support duties, for a new department-level office that facilitates the implementation of strategic capabilities to alleviate technical challenges facing the customer.  This office also leads strategic research and development to provide mission advantage through emerging and disruptive technologies.  The candidate will manage the planning, scheduling, and execution of team functions to include managing speakers, guests, and VIPs; managing venues – both physical and virtual; managing event marketing and registration; and providing logistical support to attendees, speakers, guests, and VIPs including travel, transportation, and lodging.  Events that the candidate will be responsible for planning and overseeing include commercial showcases, technology focus days, technology external advisory board meetings, events with external engagement partners, and exploration fund events.



  • Must have current TS/SCI clearance with full-scope polygraph.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field or (additional 4 years of relevant experience may substitute in lieu of a degree) and 10+ years of experience.
  • Must have successful record of accomplishment managing events and visits for the customer.
  • Must have strong understanding of virtual platforms available to host both large and small events in the customer environment.
  • Must have ability to use MS Office applications and other tools to track customer actions and status.
  • Must have experience supporting the customer at all levels, including providing regular status updates and briefings.