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Manager Programs 3

Requisition ID: R10081831

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • 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: 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 Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Program Manager 3 (Program Integration Lead) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on our Strike Program. This leadership opportunity will be located in Melbourne, FL.

We’re in need of a motivated and adaptable individual to support our leadership team as a Enterprise Operations Lead. The successful candidate will represent and lead the Enterprise Operations Team supporting multiple business areas and ensuring proactive vertical and horizontal integration across Enterprise.  In addition, this role will include working with the program’s Human Resource Team to develop a program management career growth and development plan for Enterprise program managers.


  • Provides leadership to PIT staff through coaching, mentoring, and other staff development approaches.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and clear instructions to members of the team responsible for the execution of task orders.
  • Providing strategies and direction of all technical areas within the scope of the contract.
  • Direct all phases of the program from inception through completion including cost, schedule and technical performance of each task.
  • Communicates program vision across multiple tasks to ensure outstanding tactical and operational execution of the program.
  • Assist with quality, innovation, resource management, etc., to drive efficiencies while demonstrating compliance with corporate management standards.
  • Ensures senior management is engaged and familiar with task order area direction.
  • Act as the primary customer contact for program activities while cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop opportunities
  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
  • Establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience with a background in project/program management, OR a Master’s degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience with a background in project/program management.
  • Must have at least 5 years of personnel management and development experience with demonstrated success leading and growing teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule and at or under cost.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance that is in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/Active Special Program Access (PAR)
  • Experience managing program/projects of > $20 Million / year with P&L responsibilities
  • Experience with Program Operations, Data Analytics, Infrastructure & Facilities
  • Experience with CAM role
  • Experience with EVMS
  • Certified by Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Demonstrated experience meeting customer needs, building strong relationships with strategic partners and guiding program teams and support functions to take action to satisfy customer expectations

Salary range: $147,700 - $221,

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.