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Project Management-19019250

Location: Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples 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, theyre making history.

 

This position oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. 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.

 

Additional responsibilities or duties of this role:

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of projects and serves as a liaison between the project team and integrated product team (IPT)/program leadership. Plans, organizes, and directs projects utilizing a systems approach. 

  • Works with project and leadership teams to ensure the effective management of schedule, budget, and risk. 

  • Facilitates meetings and working groups to build consensus, ensure effective time management and task completion, and promote effective communication within the team and to leadership. 

  • Assesses project risks/issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction of goals and objectives.

  • Plans, prepares, issues, and controls project schedules and coordinates with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Global Supply Chain to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.

  • Advises management of the status of work in progress and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided to support master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements.

Qualifications

    

Basic Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree and 3 years project management and/or production environment experience; OR a Master's Degree and 1 year project management and/ or production environment experience

  • Exceptional written skills and the ability to communicate with various levels of leadership to include presentation skills

  • Moderate proficiency in MS project

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Master's Degree

  • Understanding of the change management process

  • PMP Certification

     


    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

 

 

Job ID: 19019250

  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.
Secret Required