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Space Systems Program Manager 1

Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 1 to support the Remote Sensing Programs (RSP) business unit in the fast-growing Space ISR (SISR) Division. The primary objective will be the delivery of all requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common performance goals related to investment projects, including IRAD, M&S, and Proposal activities.

Program Managers are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of program execution, from inception through completion. In this position, the selected Program Manager will oversee multiple investment-funded projects within each Operating Unit organization. Based on the requirements of the projects, the responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management

  • Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT) to achieve technical objectives

  • Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

  • Development and adherence to budget baselines

  • Development and delivery of presentations to leadership and program stakeholders

  • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy

  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work

  • Establishment of schedule milestones and spend-plan

  • Development of stakeholder relationships and cultivation of stakeholder intimacy

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years', or Master's and 3 years' experience working Government programs in engineering, business management, or another related field. In lieu of Government contract experience, at least 2 years of project management in other industries will be considered.
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.
Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:
Current TS clearance or higher is strongly preferred.
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 in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.
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.
The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.
The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.
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 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 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.

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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