Manager Programs 3Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10162496

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Melbourne, 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, 10% 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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Manager, Programs 3 to join our diverse team of professionals. This leadership position is located in Melbourne, FL .

Candidate will lead the Aircrew Training System and Design Team on a restricted program. The candidate will be responsible for the planning and execution of the Training System requirements Analysis (TSRA), development of all training courseware, and support the standup and utilization of a LMS/LCMS to support the program. Successful candidate will develop/manage metrics that drive outcomes for cost/schedule, engage in process improvements, quality of training courseware products and implementation of Instructional System Design (ISD) practices during Training development. Responsibilities include leading a team to establish, plan, and deliver recommended solutions to functional requirements associated with program and Training System requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage the instructional design (ISD) process to conduct needs assessments, develop learning objectives, design learning content, and measure effectiveness of aircrew training

  • Continuously revises lesson plans to meet new training requirements and maintain updated technical information

  • Develop task lists, objectives, syllabi and training products according to DoD, USAF and AF Global Strike Command operating instructions and Instructional System Design (ISD)

  • Provide input to meet new training requirements and to keep technical information up to date.

  • Create instructional materials and products for technology-based courses - including online, mobile, immersive and performance support

  • Demonstrate and use effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify specific training needs and develop solutions for satisfying unique skills based training requirements.

  • Cost, schedule, and technical performance for all training aspects of program performance on a EMD-type contract.

  • Leadership of a diverse team in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to present to all levels of leadership and customers

  • Ability to manage a high performing team of core learning and development professionals

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, weekends and support on-call status when necessary.

“Our Leaders at Northrop Grumman live our values daily and encourage our teams to do the same. We do the right thing: upholding the highest ethical standards and facilitating a safe and respectful environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. We do what we promise: holding yourself and others accountable to meet predictable and balanced results. We commit to shared success: operating as OneNG and removing barriers for our teams. Finally, We pioneer: setting a vision that shapes the future and inspires others.”

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 10 years (or Bachelor of Science in STEM and 9 years) of related experience as defined below, OR a Master’s degree and 8 years (or Master of Science in STEM and 7 years) of related experience as defined below.

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

  • Demonstrated hands-on knowledge of IPT/Program Management processes (CAM processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort and risk and opportunity management.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must have an active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation) with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance; must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills that build relationships at all levels across the organization with a high capacity for influence, collaboration, and consensus-building

  • Strong critical thinking skills to identify interdependencies between issues, data, and outcomes; clear understanding of how moving pieces come together to build the big picture

  • Advance knowledge of ISD principals and process

  • Advance knowledge of the TSRA process and procedures

  • Experience (certificate or degree) as an Instructional Designer (ISD) in a DoD learning/training organization focused on analysis, design and development of aircrew curriculums and course materials utilizing multiple delivery modalities

  • Military Aircrew/Pilot experience

  • Possess exceptional problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail

  • Active DoD Top Secret

  • Current Special Program access clearance

Salary range: $156,000 - $234,000

Salary Range: $156,000 - $234,000

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.