Indirect Program Management Manager 2 - Space SystemsMagna, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch & Missile Defense Systems organization is seeking an Indirect Program Management Manager 2, to support the Propulsion Systems (PS) Business Unit. The position will report to the Senior Director of Business Management. This individual will lead efforts working up, down, and in, to identify efficiencies and savings associated with indirect cost (materials, labor, other). Extensive interface with the PS ELT, and budget owners will be required.

This role may offer a hybrid working schedule, but the selected individual will be required to be in the office a minimum of 3-days per week. Selected candidate may be based out of Promontory, UT or Bacchus, UT, however the position will require in person time at Bacchus, Promontory, and Clearfield.

Job duties and responsibilities, will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Establishment of PS Level Indirect budgets, forecast, and variance tracking

  • Establishment and management of the PS Budget Deviation Request (BDR) process

  • Monthly meetings with budget owners, and other staff in the accomplishment of indirect cost savings targets and stretch goals

  • Independent reviews and audits of operations to identify efficiency opportunities

  • Presentation(s) of the monthly Indirect Program Management Review (and other reviews) to senior staff on progress to indirect savings goals

  • Special Projects as assigned by the PS BU Sr. Director Business Management

  • Special Projects as assigned by the PS BU Controller

  • Support and perform ad-hoc what if modeling and reporting

  • Audit support with the government DCMA/DCAA, and Internal Audit functions

  • Making recommendations for change to optimize the profitability of the company

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Program / Project management skills / experience, with a solid understanding of accounting. Direct experience with indirect budgeting, accounting, and operations a plus

  • Teaming skills that allow collaboration and cooperation at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to create and deliver presentations to all levels of staff and management

  • Organizational and time management skills: Must be able to work within time constraints while managing multiple priorities. This position will require abundant flexibility with priorities, schedules, and due dates

  • Knowledge: Broad knowledge with techniques in collecting data, analyzing information, generating reports.

  • Problem-solving skills: Ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial or modeling systems, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement.

  • Modeling skills: Must be able to implement complex modeling tools to improve the financial performance of the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years' work experience in a position that includes budgeting - OR - Master's Degree and 6+ years' experience

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including expertise in Microsoft Excel using advanced formulas, pivots, charts, and graphs

  • Familiarity with a heavy manufacturing operation

  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering or Project Management

  • Defense or aerospace industry experience

  • Manufacturing industry experience

Salary Range: $108,400 - $162,600

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