Mgr Programs 2

    Northrop Grumman
    Woodland hills, CA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $41.64 - $72.98

    Job Description

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology 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 are making history.

    Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the Navigation and Positioning Systems Business Unit in Woodland Hills, CA.

    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.

    Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:
    • 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
    • Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test
    • 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
    • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
    • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years, or Master's and 3 years' experience in Program/Project Management or Engineering program management/IPT Lead, which includes program cost, schedule, and technical management and/or supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
    • 4 additional years of experience (for a total of 9) in lieu of education
    • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
    • Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
    • Direct knowledge of EVMS and O&R reports; must have quantitative/qualitative analytical and presentation expertise
    • Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management, and customers.
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and Powerpoint
    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's degree in Business, Science, Engineering

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

    • Active Secret Security Clearance or higher.

    • Direct program leadership execution on non-recurring engineering programs exceeding $1M.

    • Demonstrated experience in quality, schedule, and cost tradeoff decision making.

    • Experience in navigation/positioning systems programs in Aerospace/Defense industry

    • Experience in production programs and scheduling

    Posting ID: 552779373Posted: 2020-05-21