1+ months

Associate Project Management / Project Management

Northrop Grumman
Palmdale, CA 93550

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

This project management position may support a Program Manager/Business Area, an Integrated Product Team (IPT), or Program Enterprise Operations on restricted effort in Palmdale, Rancho Bernardo, or El Segundo, CA, with some travel between those sites as required. Teleworking is not available as an option. The overall responsibilities include executable tasks that will enable program leadership to achieve operational excellence.

Primary duties will include facilitating cross-IPT and cross-Business Area integration, managing the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serving as liaison between project management and planning, project teams, other management team members, and program Functions.

Primary duties will include reviewing status of projects and budgets, managing schedules, and preparing status reports. The selected candidate will assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Gather requirements and work across multiple IPTs to support program statement of work.

Regular responsibilities may include the following:

- Review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules, and prepare status reports
- Assessment of project issues and development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
- Tool and metric development, and management of small projects within the larger program and business area
- Support of new business proposal writing and team organization
- Support of internal and customer meetings including meeting logistics, presentation material templates, collection, and content generation, meeting attendance for on-site integration, action item tracking, and post-meeting follow-up
- Maintaining organization charts and support of staff meetings
- Conduct business travel up to 25% of the time from assigned work location to Palmdale or Rancho Bernardo, CA.

Must be highly detail-oriented, organized, proactive, and a skilled communicator.

**Basic Qualifications:**

- Bachelors degree from an accredited university or 0-2 years of experience in a general business environment and/or internship in a relevant field for a level 1; Bachelors degree from an accredited university and 3 years of experience in Project Management, Program Integration/Execution, or 1 year with Master's degree, or 3-6 years of experience in a general business environment with a focus on project management or program integration for a level 2.
- Current, active DoD Secret clearance within 6 years of last investigation / adjudication
- Skilled use of Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)
- Working knowledge of Project Management principles
- Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- Current Special Program Access
- Master's Degree
- Project integration experience
- Risk/issue/opportunities (RIO) experience
- Experience in SCIF/SAPF environments
- Control Account Manager (CAM) experience/certification
- Scheduling experience
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
- Proposal writing experience
- Experience and ability to autonomously assess complex problems and decompose them into a plan of action while coordinating across a large, diverse team of program, business, and technical SMEs.
- Aerospace and/or Defense Industry Experience

Salary range for level 1: $56,300 - $84,500

Salary range for level 2: $68,100 - $102,100

Salary Range: $56,300.00 - $84,500.00Salary Range 2: $68,100.00 - $102,100.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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


Posted: 2022-07-21 Expires: 2022-10-21

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