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Mgr Programs 2

Northrop Grumman | San Diego CA 92140 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/13/2019

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Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the F-35 CNI (Communications, Navigation and Identification) Production operating unit based out of San Diego, CA. The primary objective will be the management of Sustaining Engineering activities on Production contracts to support full rate, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will lead a matrixed-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. The position will be responsible for managing the overall Production Sustaining Engineering budgets, which includes developing the strategy for the following areas: Production Special Test Equipment (STE), Production System Confidence Testing (SCT), and Production process improvement and affordability initiatives. In addition, the position will be the chair of control boards.

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout) or re-compete. Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Develop customer relationships and cultivate customer intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
Leading and directing a cross-functional team to meet program cost, schedule and technical objectives
Development and delivery of presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
Develop new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning and proposal development
Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
Thorough risk & opportunity management to include identification, mitigation and realization
Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management
Addressing workforce planning needs, as needed

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or STEM related with 7 years', or Master's and 5 years' experience supporting Government contracts and/or project management in other industries
Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
Experience with planning, scheduling, and earned value to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations. This also includes robust risk and opportunity management, with thorough development and management of risk mitigation plans.
Experience with issue and problem resolution to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and control the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion.
Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience with developing or managing CNI STE
Experience creating and managing resource plans to support cost and schedule requirements.
Experience and understanding of modern electronic manufacturing processes and operations
Understanding of Digital and RF radio products (transmitters, receivers, amplifiers, pre selectors, antennas, crypto, and interfaces), including testing/screening and troubleshooting operations
Recent DoD Secret Clearance with investigation within last 5 years



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location San Diego, CA, 92140, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical

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