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Northrop Grumman: Program Manager 2 – Top Secret

Northrop Grumman

This is a Full-time position in Palmdale, CA posted August 12, 2021.

Category: Program ManagementLocation: Palmdale, CaliforniaUS Citizenship Required for this Position: YesClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this positionShift: MultipleTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the TimePositions Available: 1Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman.

Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork.

Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Job Description: Northrop Grumman Defense System is seeking a Program Manager (level 2) to join our diverse team of professionals located in Palmdale CA.

The program manager is responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout).

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 program manager will also lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

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 communityDeveloping new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plansEstablishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizationsLeading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectivesMeasuring and reporting program performanceDelivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholdersParticipating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditionsEstablishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and testCreation, review and finalization of the program Statement of WorkIdentification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirementsEstablishment and management of the program and subordinate baselinesDevelopment and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and toolsIdentifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planningManaging Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)Managing suppliers to meet program objectivesAdherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standardsEnsuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activitiesDevelopment and adherence to master plans and schedulesConducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realizationBasic Qualifications:Bachelors degree and five years of relevant program management experience; Masters degree and three years of relevant experience.

In lieu of formal education, nine years relevant job experience may be considered.Three years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account managerThree years prior experience leading organizational, intermediate, or depot level logistics and sustainment operations of major defense weapons systemsThree years prior experience managing the maintenance and support of delivered products including spares availability; product reliability, maintainability, and testability; support equipment;training systems; prognostics and health management; field and fleet support; and program support managementThree years prior experience in planning and executing a quality management system to satisfy program/project quality requirementsThree years prior experience to plan, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraintsMust be a US citizen and hold a minimum active DoD Top Secret security clearanceAbility to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission is a condition of employment Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of and experience in an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)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 statement, please visit www.Northropgrumman.Com/EEO.

U.S.

Citizenship is required for this position.