Manager Programs 2Oklahoma City, OK

Requisition ID: R10162931

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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’s Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Program Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Sustainment Operating Unit (OU).

This position is in Oklahoma City, OK and the candidate will lead both B-2 Repair Operations (BRO) & Special Test Equipment (STE) programs for the B-2 Bomber. The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. This individual will also provide direct leadership and guidance to an integrated NG/USAF Program Office, cross-sector NGAS & NGDS high performance team, executing Repair Operations for B-2 LRU depot level repair, and STE replacement/refurbishment contracts replacing individual pieces of legacy B-2 STE at different suppliers.

In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Leads and technical teams across the B-2 program, assisting in the identification, development, proposal, and negotiation of Request for Proposals (RFPs). This includes actively engaging across functional areas to ensure sufficient and appropriate staffing levels are established and maintained, adapting as needed to align to Government prioritization. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple contract types and the ability to drive successful, profitable performance.

“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.”

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community

  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

  • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations

  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

  • Measuring and reporting program performance

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

  • Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions

  • Creation, review, and finalization of the program Statement of Work

  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements

  • Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines

  • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools

  • Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning

  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)

  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives

  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities

  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation, and realization

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, acquisition/sustainment, engineering, capture efforts, and/or business management related functions.

  • Must have an active (in-scope) DoD Secret Clearance with a last investigation / re-investigation within the past 5 years

  • The ability to obtain/maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • STEM degree

  • Special Program Access

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university

  • Knowledge of the DoD Acquisition Strategy

Salary range - $124,200 - $186,400

Salary Range: $124,200 - $186,400

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.