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Business Management Manager (Manager Level 2 or 3)

Requisition ID: R10081796

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Business Management Manager (Level 2 or 3) to provide full spectrum Business Management support to the Hypersonics Program Team. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Business Management and support to the program’s performance and financial/strategic objectives.

The Business Management Manager (Level 2 or 3) will lead a team of business management professionals, as direct reports and matrixed from other disciplines. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency of developing and motivating staff in a team environment with excellent interpersonal, planning, presentation and organizational skills. This position is located in Bacchus, UT supporting the Hypersonics Business Lane for Propulsion Systems.  

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leading all aspects of program financial execution objectives.
  • Ensuring effective compliance with EVMS requirements.
  • Providing accurate and timely inputs to business systems supporting financial forecasting and profitability determination.
  • Leading Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs), Internal and External Audits, and other financial assurance engagements.
  • Supporting proposal activities to include cost and contracts volume interfaces.
  • Overseeing and ensuring quality of financial data delivered to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecasts.
  • Leading Program Annual Operating Plan (AOP)/ Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP).
  • Identifying issues and making recommendations to management for resolution or mitigation.

Basic Qualifications for Manager Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 7+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, pricing/cost estimating, contracts, program control, or other related business management function – OR – a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 5+ years of industry related experience as outlined above.  An additional four years’ experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Experience in financial planning, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Leadership experience leading teams to successful outcomes.
  • Strong experience operating within highly compliant business environments (e.g. Earned Value Management, TINA Compliant Cost Estimating, FAR/DFARS required Contracting).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on advanced Excel data analysis competency.
  • Experience in establishing a program baseline or significant experience in developing time phased pricing or estimating forecasts.
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR/DFARS.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Basic Qualifications for Manager Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 10+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, pricing/cost estimating, contracts, program control, or other related business management function – OR – a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 8+ years of industry related experience as outlined above.  An additional four years’ experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Experience in financial planning, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Leadership experience leading teams to successful outcomes.
  • Strong experience operating within highly compliant business environments (e.g. Earned Value Management, TINA Compliant Cost Estimating, FAR/DFARS required Contracting).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on advanced Excel data analysis competency.
  • Experience in establishing a program baseline or significant experience in developing time phased pricing or estimating forecasts.
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR/DFARS.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or a Master’s Degree in a Business related field.
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.
  • Prior experience using Deltek COBRA cost management and Oracle Primavera software tools.
  • Prior experience supporting large complex proposal activities.
  • Experience with financial forecasting systems including any of the following: TM-1, Hyperion, or COGNOS.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Salary Range: $102,500 USD - $153,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $122,000 USD - $183,000 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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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.


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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.