Principal Project ManagerCape Canaveral, FL

Requisition ID: R10163240

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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 Marine Systems-Cape Canaveral specializes in providing deployed systems support for launching and handling systems for the U. S./UK Navy TRIDENT II (D5) Fleet Ballistic Missile Programs . We are seeking a Principal Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will be part of the Project Management Team supporting onsite at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station .

The overall responsibilities include executable tasks that will enable leadership to achieve operational excellence. Our organization is seeking a team player who will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as a liaison between project management and planning, project team, and program leadership. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules, and prepare status reports.Assessment of project issues and development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Performs roles and responsibilities related to Control Account Manager (CAM) and Earned Value Management (EVM).

  • Ensures that contract requirements are met by coordinating project activities with participating functional organizations, vendors, or suppliers which are necessary to meet project requirements.

  • Acts as a customer contact for project activities, contribute to project status review sessions with internal management and customer to discuss cost, schedule, and performance.

  • Establishes project milestones and monitors adherence to processes and schedules, identifies project risks and manages risk mitigation or solutions.

  • Participates in the development of contract proposals and contract modifications.

  • Support of internal and customer meetings including, presentation material templates, collection, and content generation, meeting attendance for on-site integration, action item tracking, and post-meeting follow-up.

  • Maintaining organization charts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 6 years of relative experience as defined below, OR a master’s degree and minimum 4 years of relative experience as defined below. (Note: an additional 4+ years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Related experience includes professional and/or military experience to include a background in project management, program management, capture efforts, business management related functions.

  • Skilled use of Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project).

  • Working knowledge of Project Management principles.

  • Control Account Manager (CAM) experience/certification.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Risk/issue/opportunities (RIO) experience.

  • Scheduling experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • Previous experience with the TRIDENT II Launcher Subsystem and Support Equipment.

  • Previous experience with manufacturing or production programs.

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.

Salary Range: $76,600 - $115,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.