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Senior Manager Program Control 3 – San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10081267

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

The Global Surveillance Division at Northrop Grumman has an opening for a Senior Manager (Manager Program Control 3) located in San Diego, CA. This Senior Manager position leads a talented team of cost management individuals that support the Triton program. Overall responsibilities include financial planning & reporting management, cost and schedule performance management, earned value management, risk and opportunity management, and all strategic and indirect management associated with the Triton program. Additional key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage staffing needs, including: hiring/training/developing employees, assigning work scope to employees, and providing daily direction to employees
  • Collaborate across other functional teams to ensure the success of program priorities
  • Interface with a multitude of internal and external customers, including: sector/division/program leadership (e.g. VPs/Directors), government customers (e.g. USAF), and auditing agencies (e.g. DCMA and Deloitte).
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and management of program budgets to enable programs to manage performance
  • Maintain compliance to internal and external policies and procedures (e.g. ANSI/EIA-748 32 guidelines, FAR, SOX, etc.)
  • Assist in financial planning/reporting/analysis, including: profitability assessments, financial forecasting, and cash management.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • At least 9 years of Business Management work experience or 7 years of experience with a Masters degree.
  • Prior managerial experience required
  • Aerospace industry experience with ANSI/EIA-748 Earned Value Management (EVM) guidelines
  • Working knowledge of EVM systems, including: Cobra, MPM, wInsight, or similar systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years Business Management work experience, and an MBA or other related master’s degree
  • Familiarity with cost and schedule management processes and tools
  • Advanced ability in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications
  • Experience developing and presenting business strategies, financial information, and risk assessments to leadership teams
  • Experience interfacing with government audit agencies such as DCMA and DCAA, as well as accounting auditing agencies such as Deloitte
  • Experience utilizing SAP, Hyperion (or related financial software), MPM/Cobra, and wInsight
  • Current DoD Top or Secret Clearance

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.


Salary Range: $155,400 USD - $233,200 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.