1+ months

Manager Programs 2

Northrop Grumman
Sykesville, MD 21784
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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.

Northrop Grummans Mission Systems sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors Division. Northrop Grumman Power/Control Systems (P/CS) operating unit located in Sykesville MD is seeking two full-time program managers to lead the production and delivery of critical equipment used in the US Navy Surface and Submarine Fleets. The Program Manager will lead the Sykesville teams performing hardware and software production, designing upgrades, and developing new business proposals.

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

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree and9 years, or Masters and 7 years experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
+ 2 years of 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
+ 3 years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
+ The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations, while utilizing NG best practices in EVM
+ The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program
+ The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs
+ The ability to define proposal strategy, lead proposal teams, analyze and shape RFPs, produce and deliver winning proposals, effectively track and incorporate Review Team comments and findings, and manage post-proposal submittals (orals, finding responses)
+ Ability to obtain and retain a Secret level security clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's or Masters Degree in Engineering or a similar technical field
+ History of successful execution within a P&L environment on FFP build-to-print programs
+ The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance
+ The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop
+ additional sales that support organizational objectives
+ The ability to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program
+ The ability to manage the maintenance and support of delivered products including spares availability; product reliability, maintainability, and testability; support equipment; modeling and simulation; training systems; prognostics and health management; field and fleet support; and program support management.
+ The ability to identify, select, direct and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of the program in a manner that supports program goals and company strategy
+ Active Secret level security clearance

Salary Range: $137,000.00 - $205,600.00

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.

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Posted: 2022-06-24 Expires: 2022-08-26

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