1+ months

Mgr Programs 3

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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.

Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 3 to support the growing Electronic Warfare & Targeting (EWT) Business Unit (BU). Within the EWT BU, this position will report into Production Programs organization within the Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS) Operating Unit. The primary responsibility of this Program Manager position will be the execution of an EWS production contract and associated follow-on proposal efforts associated with the assigned products. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals including technical requirements, cost performance, schedule performance, and customer satisfaction.

Program Managers are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

+ Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
+ Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT)
+ Completion and tracking of the Contract Requirements Traceability Matrix
+ Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
+ Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies and tools
+ Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)
+ Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
+ Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management
+ Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders
+ Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (FFP, CPFF)
+ Proposal development / capture planning and strategy
+ Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
+ Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.
+ Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree and 9 years, or Masters Degree and 7 years experience supporting Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management in other industries.
+ Current/Active DoD Secret security clearance
+ 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 aligning teams, organizations, or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal.
+ 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 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 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 initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
+ The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.
+ The ability to plan for, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraints.
+ 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 effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.
+ The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.
+ The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Previous experience managing manufacturing related activities, preferably defense industry related experience.
+ Demonstrated knowledge and experience with RF Electronic Warfare systems and missions.
+ 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.
+ The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion.

Salary Range: $163,200.00 - $244,800.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-07-24

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