Northrop Grumman Mgr Project Management 1 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mgr Project Management 1

Requisition ID: 18005861

Location(s): United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The qualified applicant will focus in the areas of leadership, people management and development, task order and resource allocation (headcount and staffing plans) for the program. The candidate will develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project leads, line managers, and clients. Will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between program management, the project team, and line management.

  • Responsible for the administration, planning, scheduling, communications, problem resolution, deliverables, and technical performance of the project activities defined in the Task Order Statements of Work (SOW) and project charter.

  • Manages the day-to-day work on the project through delegation to technical leads. Assigns tasks to team members, monitors progress and reports to customer and manager and ensures quality of team's work and on-time completion.

  • Collaborates with the customer and internal/external stakeholders to ensure client-satisfaction regarding project goals and objectives and strategic initiatives.

  • Provides status and monthly reports regarding the tracking and presentation of project deliverables.

  • Serves as mentor and point of contact for team members to escalate, coordinate, and resolve issues and participates in goal-setting, drafts and delivers team member performance evaluations.

  • Provide input to the preparation of task order proposals, business plans, work statements and specifications, operating budgets and other management work products.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Information Technology or related field with a minimum of 10 years overall experience or 14years of experienceto satisfy the education and years of requirement.

  • 8 years of experience working with State and Local government clients.

  • 2 years of direct supervisory people management responsibility in a project setting.

  • Ability to respond effectively to changing events and competing priorities

  • Management of technical professionals in an enterprise environment.

  • Knowledgeable with Linux and Microsoft platforms.

  • Effective oral and written communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience with Novell/Microfocus products in an enterprise environment.

  • Experience leading application development projects using the Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Experience working with Louisiana state government agencies, including OTS.

  • Experience managing the migration of products to a new vendor in an enterprise environment.

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

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

Title: Mgr Project Management 1

Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Requisition ID: 18005861