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Mgr Programs 3

Northrop Grumman | Baltimore MD 21298 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, Mission Systems is looking for a Manager, Program Level 3 to support the Integrated National Systems (INS) business unit in the fast-growing Space ISR (SISR) Division. The primary objective will be the delivery of all requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements. The individual will lead multiple, small programs in a cross-functional, geographically dispersed organization aligned to common performance goals. The individual will be responsible for current programs and related investment projects, including IRAD, M&S, and Proposal activities.

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:

• Bachelor's Degree and 8 years, or Master's and 4 years experience working Government programs in engineering, business management, or another related field. 4 years of additional experience in lieu of education.

• 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 aligning teams, organizations or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal.

• Background in systems, software or hardware design engineering

• Current TS clearance, SSBI adjudicated within the last 5 years; ability to maintain SCI access with a polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Space Ground systems and antennas preferred.

• The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.

• The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs.

• The ability 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.

• The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.

• The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.

• The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion.

• The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.

• The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.

• The ability to plan for, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraints.

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 Baltimore, MD, 21298, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI

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