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Northrop Grumman SWDC Operations Manager 1 in Colorado Springs, Colorado


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) is seeking an innovative, analytical Operations Manager to coordinate program activities and resources across its programs.

Job duties include:

  • Provide support to the SWDC Program Manager and Product Managers to enable high performing program execution.

  • Build relationships between product managers and functional staff to ensure success in meeting business and operational goals / objectives.

  • Develop, coordinate and submit monthly IPRS, and NG Program Management Reviews (PMRs).

  • Coordination of all functional disciplines to ensure successful execution of SWDC Program operations.

  • Work personnel on-boarding - coordinating with hiring managers to ensure office space and resources are secured prior to personnel start date.

  • Coordinate exit interviews for personnel leaving the program.

  • Work with NG Security on personnel security clearance submittals.

  • Coordinate program required training. Maintain and report monthly training metrics to program management.

This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business or related field and a minimum 5 years of applicable experience.

  • Experience with the Defense Community customers / Defense Industry

  • Experienced in cost, schedule, and performance management of company programs.

  • Demonstrated leadership, time management, and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and operational planning competencies.

  • Demonstrated team player with ability to work in a dynamic changing environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to interact with and influence executive level management and communicate effectively (oral and written presentations).

  • Innovative thinker.

  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills

  • Excellent MS Office Suite computer skills

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven history of executing program review sessions to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance

  • Strong understanding of Northrop Grumman policies and practices.

Salary Range: $106,000.00 - $159,800.00

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.

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.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.