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Manager Programs 3

Requisition ID: R10078702

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location Icon Location: Saint Augustine, FL, USA   |  Melbourne, FL, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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 Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Manager Programs 3, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our St. Augustine, FL & Melbourne, Florida sitesAs a valued member of the team, the Program Manager is responsible for operational performance and will be welcomed into a team environment where input is invited, growth is encouraged, and mutual support is standard. Our community is composed of incredible people with different abilities, diverse thinking and varied backgrounds who find professional fulfillment in understanding and solving challenges that make our world a safer place.

The Program Manager 3 manages a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting & operating to objectives & providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives & company policy. Program Manager responsibilities include planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for related Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large technical services-type contract. The Program Manager 3 directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes milestones and monitors 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, manufacturing and administrative areas.

The ideal candidate will be team-oriented and have the ability to work with other professionals collaboratively, ideally possess agility to adapt to constantly changing demands, and demonstrate capability to take on new ever-changing challenges. Advanced proficiency at multi-tasking and managing priorities for leadership team members is required. This position is extremely pivotal to the success of a well-run, efficient operation and the successful candidate will demonstrate how they have supported prior teams through organization, self-motivation and task ownership skills, with the ability to accomplish duties in a high-impact, time sensitive environment.


Basic Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree with 9 years or experience; Master’s degree with 7 years of experience; 15 years of experience in lieu of a degree with a master’s degree.  Experience must be in an Operations environment.

·         Proficient with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point.

·         Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance and Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.




Preferred Qualifications

·         Outstanding communication skills

·         Ability to work non-standard hours in support of business schedules

·         Ability to be proactive, self-motivated, well organized, and reliable


Salary range: $147,700 - 221,500

This position reports to Saint Augustine, FL, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Melbourne, FL, FL, USA.

Salary Range: $147,700 USD - $221,500 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

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.

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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.