Mgr Programs 2-19017191

Location: Annapolis
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Mgr Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Annapolis, MD.

The Undersea Systems business unit is the center of excellence for complex, unmanned systems and solutions across the maritime environment. The business unit is seeking candidates for a Program Manager, Special Defense Operating Unit (OU).

Program Manager (PM) responsibilities include day-to-day program execution. This position requires a leader who has demonstrated his/her ability to manage program execution, shape customer needs, and establish and develop existing and new customer relationships in this domain area. A successful candidate will be able lead a geographically diverse cross-functional team. Additionally, the selected candidate will be responsible for allocation of program space, execution of program security requirements, promoting professional development of program personnel, and ensuring the rigor of program execution. The selected candidate must be perceived as a thought leader by peers and the customer community.

Additional responsibilities of the Program Manager include:
- Support of the daily execution of Special Defense programs.
- Lead the assigned program activities supporting the programs strategy development, budget and cost management, proposal development, product acquisition and delivery activities thereby ensuring timely and cost effective delivery, and customer satisfaction.
- Conduct briefings and technical meetings for customers and corporate management.
- Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules. Identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, support, and administrative areas.
- Interact with equivalent-level managers concerning matters of significance to the company.
- Be a manager/leader whose decisions affect the financial, employee, or public relations perception.
- Be accountable for results that impact the performance of the mission and success of the programs objectives.
- Be responsible for the successful operation of program objectives and activities.
- Be responsible for overall program budgets, schedules, and performance standards.
- Direct and control the activities of program activities through IPT leads.
- Coordinate development and tracking of progress against integrated master schedule.
- Coordinate activities of Logistics, Production, Engineering, Test, and Supply Chain to ensure on-time and within budget delivery of mission capabilities including hardware and software.

The successful candidate will also possess strong people-leadership skills with the ability to:
- Execute challenging assignments.
- Help employees connect their efforts to the bigger strategic business picture.
- Create an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences.
- Build a culture that balances caring and accountability and motivates employees to their highest levels of performance.
Demonstrate strategic and market development and business development leadership.
Exhibit strong public speaking, facilitation, planning, and execution skills.


Basic Qualifications:
- Possess a current Top Secret / SCI security clearance.
- Bachelor's degree and 5+ years hands-on experience in program management activities.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Strong leadership, time management, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage program teams, assign and monitor work of exempt and/or non-exempt employees on a daily basis and actively assist or provide direction to subordinates as required.
- Ability to develop and administer budgets and standards of performance.
- Willingness to travel domestically.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Possession of a current Top Secret / SCI clearance with current Counter Intelligence polygraph.
- 10 or more years of program management and engineering/technical skills.
- Management experience with programs including both HW and SW components.
- Experience with undersea systems, undersea maritime operations and relevant customers.

- Proven strategic and market development and business development leadership skills.
- Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards used in program management operations.

- Understanding of the DoD marketplace.
- Working knowledge of U.S. Government procurement policies and regulations.


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.

Job ID: 19017191

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required