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Northrop Grumman | Redondo Beach CA 90278 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/14/2020

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Deputy Program Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Redondo Beach, CA. The COAST II Deputy Program Manager is primarily responsible for leadership and management of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) roles and scope responsibility for the COAST II program, reporting programmatically to the COAST II Program Director. The COAST II program is prime program with Echelon 2 operations, maintenance and sustainment activities, providing operations engineering, software, hardware, system engineering, and infrastructure support at CONUS and OCONUS locations. The program operates seamlessly in a multi-sector environment with specific roles and responsibilities as defined by the contractual SOW. The specific scope may trend and change with time depending on customer requirements necessitating flexible and dynamic leadership. The COAST II DPM is responsible for staffing, execution, risk management, growth and adherence to Northrop Grumman processes for program mission success. The DPM is responsible for cost, schedule and technical performance of large modernization and risk reduction efforts at ground stations and the factory locations.

The program emphasizes modernization, resilience, automation and affordability as enterprise priorities. The DPM has innovation responsibilities leading the positioning for future COAST II resilient modernization and COAST III program continuation. This entails developing proposals, business plans, statement of work, specification and operating budgets. The COAST II program operates with 100s of personnel with the payload and ground scope totaling over 125 personnel.
The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

•Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
•Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
•Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
•Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives
•Measuring and reporting program performance
•Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
•Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions.
•Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
•Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
•Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
•Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines
•Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
•Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
•Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
•Managing suppliers to meet program objectives.
•Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
•Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities
•Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
•Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

As Northrop Grumman grows, so does our need for high-performing managers. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions,
please feel free to view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


Basic Qualifications:

• Five years combined experience program management, hardware procurement, software development, integration and test, and/or large system deployments. 4 years of additional experience in lieu of education.

• Proven leadership record working in collaboration across multiple sector, contract, and customer interfaces

• Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field; Equivalent years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree

• Excellent communications skills both written and spoken

• Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Five years of demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis or resource allocation or project costing or deliverable tracking or schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.

• Five years of experience in leading programs and/or teams of contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government is required.

• Experience with service level agreements, award fee contracting and negotiations

• Experience with Intelligence, DoD and other USG customers

• Experience drawing on technical solutions from the NGC enterprise

• Experience in lead roles on large capture efforts

• Experience in Mission 1

• Experience with cloud provisioning technologies and architectures

• Experience with CONUS and OCONUS deployments

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Redondo Beach, CA, 90278, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI

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