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Project Management 4_Palmdale CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space 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're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Project Manager 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.
The selected candidate will oversee Product Supportdevelopment activities in an office environment supporting a restricted program. Product Support technical functions include Reliability & Maintainability, Logistics Support Analysis, Training Systems, Support Equipment, Technical Publications,Modeling & Analysis, and Hardware Support.
The following summary defines position roles and responsibilities:
  • Responsible for coordinating the technical, schedule, and cost baseline for all Technical Publications activities within the Product Support IPT Business Team.
  • Provide technical management and oversight to a large Supplier / Interdivisional Work Order (IWO).
  • Oversee and manage thedevelopment activitiesof ongoing projects.
  • Develops IMS and manages technical execution of Technical Publication schedules. Assesses project issues and develops 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.
  • Prepares status reports for technical, cost and schedule performance measures.
  • Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsible for coordinating with cost and schedule management teams to maintain Earned Value (EV) of work packages and program schedules.
  • Effectively communicate program metrics to both internal and external Customer leadership communitieswith regard to technical milestone achievement, cost, schedule, and risk management.
  • Ensure that all technical, cost, and performance deliverables are completed according to contractual requirements.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse tasks, and a collaborative/team setting across all levels of employees and management.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with10 years ofappliedexperience ORMaster's degree with8 years of applied experience.
  • Experience in Project Management or Project Engineering
  • An active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance with Periodic Review/ Investigation within the last7 years
  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM field
  • An active DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance with Periodic Review/Investigation within the last7 years
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Experience with Technical Publications
  • USAF/USN Standardization / Evaluation experience
  • Experience in Earned Value Management

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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