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Mgr Programs 1

Northrop Grumman | Sunnyvale CA 94085 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/13/2019

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Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 1 to coordinate and support programmatic functions in all phases of the program from inception through completion

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and you are comfortable engaging with the internal and external customers. Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.


Responsibilities include the following:

Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports

Acts as primary contact for program/project risks, leading status review sessions with internal management and customer

Establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program execution problems and work with team to obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
Coordinates the preparation of proposals, proposal work statements and specifications, and financial terms/conditions of the contract
Participate in the negotiation of any contracts and contract changes.
Ensures that contract requirements are met by directing, requesting, motivating or in other ways effecting desired action by all participating functional organizations and vendors or suppliers which are necessary to meet project requirements.
Ensure that each functional organizations planning is complete, consistent and realistic, considering manpower, skills, tooling and facilities consistent with that of other functional organizations and properly supported by the resources of each participating organization
Anticipate customer needs and develops strategies to fulfill those needs and or realign customers' expectations

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree with 7 years experience or Masters with 5 years experience
Prior experience in Program/Project Management and/or Engineering and/or Operations Program Management
Ability to work closely with multiple functional organizations (Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Field Operations, etc.).
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project and SAP MRP (or similar) system and extensive knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of TRIDENT II Launcher Subsystem and Support Equipment
Working knowledge of Earned Value Management and Risk Management.
Design and operational knowledge of Navy Programs
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership, and problem solving abilities. Solid business acumen.


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 Sunnyvale, CA, 94085, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical

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