1+ months

Manager, Program Level 2

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% 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.

NG Space Systems is looking for a Manager, Program Level 2 to oversee suppliers and subcontracts supporting the Integrated National Systems Business Unit in the fast-growing Payloads and Ground Systems Division.

The selected candidate will report to the Manager, Programs in the Mission Exploitation Operating Unit (MEX OU) and serve as a key member of the leadership team for the fast-growing MEX OU.

The primary job responsibilities will be to work with Global Supply Chain (GSC) to manage the growing number of Mission Partners in support of the program, aligned to common performance goals for multiple Customers through inception of idea to award and completion of scope.

The selected candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of program management standards, policies, and guidelines. The selected individual must be able to interact with and influence executive level management and customers and communicate effectively with both oral and written presentations.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

+ Author supplier Statement of Work (SOW), evaluate supplier proposals for accuracy, completeness against technical requirements, assist GSC in negotiating subcontracts and ECPs,
+ Monitor supplier performance against cost and schedule and provide technical direction aligned with Prime Programs cost and schedule
+ Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
+ Identify continuous improvement opportunities for increased efficiency across Missions and Product area
+ Control Account Management (CAM); Development and adherence to budget baselines, provide variance analysis and corrective action

+ Development and delivery of presentations to Customers, leadership, and program stakeholders
+ Proposal development
+ Establishment of schedule milestones and spend-plan

+ Improve the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of the organizations mission - includes management reporting, information flow and management, business development process and organizational planning
+ Support the various internal and external program reviews throughout the organization.
+ Conduct regular meetings with suppliers to discuss issues, concerns, and resolution
+ Work in compliance with company policies and procedures

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree + 9 years of experience, Masters Degree + 7 years of experience, or PhD + 4 years of experience working Government programs in engineering, program management or another related field.
+ 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.
+ Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
+ Current Top Secret Clearances, with SCI eligibility with SSBI adjudicated within the past 5 years
+ Understanding of technical, cost, schedule impacts on a program and be able to present at program reviews, proposal and ECP signoffs, and assess the technical impacts
+ Understanding of business development and capture strategies

Preferred Qualifications:

+ PMP Certification or CAM experience
+ Demonstrated leadership ability
+ Background in systems and/or software engineering
+ Knowledge of MEX OU business portfolio and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations implementing best practices
+ Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
+ Excels at operating at a fast pace, diverse environment
+ Open to direction and collaborative work style; commitment to get the job completed

Salary Range: $137,000.00 - $215,300.00

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: 2022-07-01 Expires: 2022-09-02

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