Northrop Grumman Manager Programs 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with employees who are committed to innovation, development and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life. Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Program Manager 2 to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, OK .

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall cost, schedule, and technical performance of programs within the Oklahoma City Sustainment Engineering and Technical Data IPT. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing new business and expanding business with the current customers, and establishing milestones and monitoring adherence to master plans and schedules, identifying program problems and obtaining solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.


  • Directs all phases of programs from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout)

  • Responsible for proposal development / capture planning and strategy

  • Develops customer relationships and customer intimacy

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs

  • Develop and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

  • Develop and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies

  • Integrate requirements vertically and horizontally across the project to ensure successful execution

  • Brief Northrop Grumman management and Air Force customers on project status

  • Identify and mitigate risks

  • Work with multiple teams and cross-functional departments

  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.

  • Coordinates the preparation of proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with9 years of project management experience or Master's degree with7 years of project management experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in system engineering processes and products throughout much of the program life cycle, and providing technical leadership and guidance.

  • Understanding of the Integrated Management Framework (IMF) process and concepts

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret clearance with the ability to obtain special access.

  • Previous experience managing/developing small to large proposals across Development, Production, and Sustainment type programs along with building and delivering program briefings for executive leadership.

  • Previous experience related to contracts management and cost analysis is highly desirable as well.

  • Demonstrated ability in large program capture and execution strategy development and leadership

  • Significant experience in USAF aircraft modification and sustainment execution

  • Experience presenting project performance to upper management and customers

  • Risk Management experienceNorthrop 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.