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Northrop Grumman Project Manager 2 in McLean, Virginia

As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Project Manager to support the TSA Specialized Security Training (SST) Program for aviation security training. The TSA SST TO Manager will be key in supporting the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its mission to protect the nation's transportation systems-ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. The Project Manager will manage all aspects of the TSA Federal Flight Deck Officer Training program, to include schedule and budget performance and day to day tasking. The Project Manager will work directly for the TSA SST IDIQ Manager and in coordination with the other task order managers to perform the required tasking in the most efficient manner possible.

The work location is McLean, VA.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for daily operations of a team, schedules, costs and day to day contract execution

  • Lead team in the design and roll out of instructional training

  • Responsible for cost, schedule and technical performance of the TSA Federal Flight Deck Officer Training program as part of the larger TSA SST program

  • Works for the TSA SST IDIQ Manager, and works with the other Task Order Managers, management and functional staff within the program, and stakeholders and customers across the TSA

  • Ensures overall successful contract execution within expected cost, schedule and performance parameters

  • Responsible for developing proposals, baselining costs and schedules, developing and maintaining project schedules, financial forecasts and analysis, contract financial deliverables and customer interface

  • The candidate will have management responsibilities for Northrop Grumman employees and tasking responsibilities for subcontractor employees

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Basic Qualifications:

  • An Associate's degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience OR a Master's with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in security and firearm training curriculum related to Federal Flight Deck Officer responsibilities.

  • Prior P&L management experience for a government contract value of $10M or greater annual budget, with demonstrated experience reporting program status, staffing, financial reports, and operational risks/opportunities.

  • Experience leading personnel and managing activities across internal and subcontractor staff.

  • Experience presenting and communicating with government customers and SES leadership.

  • Active Secret Clearance, with ability to obtain and maintain DHS TSA EOD

  • US Citizenship in order to obtain and maintain required clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 years of e xperience developing and delivering training curriculum specific to airline flight deck safety and firearm safety

  • Experience in aviation industry and business culture of commercial airline pilots

  • Experience proposing and managing a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) and Time and Material (T&M) contract

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