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Manager Programs 2 – Sentinel Business Operations

Requisition ID: R10078478

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

  • Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems Sector, Launch Vehicles Business Unit is looking for a Program Manager 2, Business Operations. This role is based out of Chandler, AZ and will support the Launch Vehicles (LV) Program Office in executing Launch and Missile Defense Solutions (LMDS) Division’s Sentinel program scope.

    The Program Manager 2, Business Operations will serve as a member of the LV Sentinel program office and, under direction of the Business Operations Manager, facilitate business-related program execution activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Coordination and creation of business content in program briefings. This includes high-visibility communications with internal customers (LVBU, LMDS and SDS executive management) as well as external customers (Air Force)
  • Management of financial business analysis and reporting with the ability to clearly communicate with senior management as it relates to financial program status and analyses.
  • Support monthly Earned Value reviews, coordinate Integrated Master Schedule reviews/deep dives and facilitate the Baseline Change Request (BCR) process
  • Management of incremental funding updates from the Prime and flow downs to the IWO partners/suppliers
  • Coordination of scope changes with the Prime and IWO partners/suppliers
  • Program headcount forecast
  • Miscellaneous business efforts such as Return-to-Green, BCR tracking, financial risk and opportunity management, program re-plans, etc.
  • Support Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and required data submittals
  • Serve as a Cost Account Manager (CAM) as well as provide support to other CAMs to ensure accurate EV reporting
  • Oversee and manage the business aspects of ongoing program office projects
  • Minimum Education or Experience
  • Basic Qualifications:
    • 9 Years with Bachelors; 8 Years with Masters
    • General aerospace and launch vehicle knowledge
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills
    • Schedule, Earned Value and financial reporting experience on a variety of contract types
    • Current/active DoD, secret clearance required
  • Desired Experience:
    • Prior Launch Vehicles Sentinel experience
    • Program replan exposure
    • Integrated Master Schedule knowledge

    Salary Range: $123,500 USD - $183,900 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.