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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is looking for you to join our team as a Program Manager 3 based out of Aurora, CO or Colorado Springs, CO. This position, contingent upon award of a contract to Northrop Grumman, will lead the design, integration, and deployment of ground antennas.

What You'll get to Do:

The successful candidate will be a proven leader with a track record of driving team performance to deliver hardware and/or software on schedule and within budget, while meeting specified requirements. The selectee will have excellent oral and written communication skills and will be adept at providing customer interface and maintaining customer satisfaction and intimacy.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • Program startup to include establishing organization structure, hiring key leadership positions, and establishing program processes, business rhythm, and management tools

  • Managing a team of people with diverse skillsets across systems engineering, hardware integration, and site preparation and installation

  • Providing effective leadership for all personnel, regardless of geographic location

  • Managing performance, cost, and schedule within an earned value construct

  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management, and other stakeholders

  • Interfacing with program functional elements to include Contracts, Business Management, Global Supply Chain, and Mission Assurance to maintain contractual terms and monitor performance against the program specifications and statement or work

  • Coordinating with Global Supply Chain to identify, contract with and effectively manage suppliers to ensure we meet all program objectives

  • Providing strong risk and opportunity management

  • Ensuring adherence to all applicable processes, policies, standards, and security guidance

  • Identifying opportunities for organic growth within the program and supporting the identification and pursuit of adjacent, related opportunities

This management role will require you to complete an assessment as part of the application process. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: .


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience as a program manager, deputy PM, or IPT/functional team lead on programs developing and delivering hardware and/or software

  • Experience assigning and monitoring team and individual tasking to meet contractual requirements on schedule and within budget

  • Proven leadership and interpersonal communications skills with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Current Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a development program with at least $15M in annual sales

  • Experience delivering capability on time for schedule constrained programs

  • Experience leading firm fixed price and incentive fee programs or CLINs

  • Experience leading an effort using Earned Value Management

  • Previous success in managing vendors/suppliers

Salary Minimum: $150,960

Salary Maximum: $237,762

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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