Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 3 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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 work preserves freedom and democracy. We

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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 Cyber Intelligence Division is seeking a Manager of Programs to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Annapolis Junction, MD

The qualified applicant will become part an integral of one of Northrop Grumman's Operating Units, which is a multi-year program and will be responsible for the development and deployment of next generation cybersecurity systems.

The Program Manager shall be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor's senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor's effort

Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract

Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government

Review and approve all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate

Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same

Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM

Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits

Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff both direct and indirect

Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government

Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs

Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner

Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff

Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)

Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM

Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors and Ten (10) years experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.

Shall have at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management.

Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies.

Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required.

Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management.

TS/SCI with full scope polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of MPO customer

Knowledge of information assurance threats and associated technologies

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