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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 3 in Baltimore, Maryland

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, Programs Level 3 to lead a highly specialized team for restricted programs within Advanced Tactical Systems business unit's Restricted organization unit

(OU). The primary objective will be the delivery of all program contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals focusing on Engineering and Manufacturing Development scope; a strong background in engineering leadership is desired. The secondary objective will be to support growth of the OU through the development of proposals for the current programs.

Program Manager will be responsible for coordination and management of all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout). Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Development of program objectives and converting them into actionable direction and schedule to program IPT Leads, Control Account Managers (CAMs), and Technical Leads

• Control Account Management of Program Office Control Account

• Overall coordination of Earned Value and Estimates at Complete between Program Management, Business Management, and CAMs

• Proposal management of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and other updates to base contract

• Management of Program Risk Register and Management Reserve / Financial Reserve

• Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)

• Management of program security requirements including Accreditations and ATOs

• Management of program information technology (IT) requirements

• Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management

• Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT)

• Completion and tracking of the Contract Requirements Traceability Matrix

• Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

• Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies and tools

• Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)

• Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management

• Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders

• Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (FFP, CPFF)

• Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work

• Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.

• Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree (STEM) and 15 years', or Master's and 12 years' experience supporting Department of Defense,

Government contracts, or project management in other industries.

• 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 or organizations to achieve a common goal.

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

• The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.

• The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program.

• The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.

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

• Active DoD Secret or higher clearance with full investigation within the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

• 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, 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 identify, select, direct and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of the program in a manner that supports program goals and company strategy.

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.

Job Category : Program Management