Northrop Grumman Project Management 5 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Project Manager5 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate will be the DeputyBusiness Team Lead and oversee Product Supportdevelopment activities in an office environment supporting a restricted program. Product Support technical functions include Reliability & Maintainability, Logistics Support Analysis, Training Systems, Support Equipment, Technical Publications,Modeling & Analysis, and Hardware Support.

The following summary defines position roles and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating the technical, schedule, and cost baseline for contract activities within the Product Support IPT Business Team.

  • Provides program management direction and oversight to a large Supplier / Interdivisional Work Order (IWO).

  • Provides leadership and direction to Product Support disciplines

  • Directs detailed technical activities and ensures CDRLs / deliverables comply with customer SOW.

  • Leads IPT cost and schedule integration

  • Responsible for EV reporting and coordinating with cost and schedule management teams to maintain Earned Value (EV) of work packages and program schedules.

  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Prepares briefings for internal and external customers.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse tasks, and a collaborative/team setting across all levels of employees and management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with15 years ofappliedexperience ORMaster's degree with13 years of applied experience.

  • Experience in Project Management or Project Engineering

  • Experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM)

  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance with Periodic Review/ Investigation within the last7 years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance with Periodic Review/Investigation within the last7 years

  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Excellent briefing abilities to internal and external customers

  • Ability to multi-task projects and prioritize work

  • Experience managingdiverse, geo-separated teams

  • Current Certified CAM

  • Experience Risk / OpportunitiesManager

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