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Manager Programs 1

Northrop Grumman

This is a Contract position in San Diego, CA posted August 24, 2022.

Requisition ID: R10050045
Category: Program Management
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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’re making history.

Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 1 to support the Communications Solutions organization/business unit. This role will be within the F-22 Communications, Navigation, and Identification (CNI) Department which support all aspects of the Northrop Grumman F22 CNI System.

The F-22 CNI Department develops, produces and maintains the complex Communication, Navigation and Identification equipment to enable modern battlefields and support F-22 missions. Our department covers hardware/software development, sustainment, and production of all Northrop Grumman F-22 CNI Products.

The primary responsibility 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 managing 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

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years, or Master’s and 3 years’ experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries

• 4 years (9 years total) 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 leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal

• Prior CAM & EVMS experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Proposal Management: The ability to define proposal strategy, lead proposal teams, analyze and shape RFP, produce and deliver winning proposals, effectively track and incorporate Review Team comments and findings, and manage post-proposal submittals (orals, finding responses).

• Supplier & Subcontractor: The ability to identify, select and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of the program to supports program goals and company strategy.

• Demonstrated financial management skills including: development and control of program budgets, schedules, risk management, EAC’s and the ability to recognize and capture program change.

• Demonstrated strong ability to multi-task in a challenging environment with competing priorities in a positive manner.

• Experience with Software/firmware development and sustainment programs.

Salary Range: $119,600 USD – $179,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.