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Sentinel (GBSD)Principal Logistics Project Manager / Sr. Principal Logistics Project Manager – 9032 9037

Requisition ID: R10080526

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, 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, 25% 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 Logistics Program Manager. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Sentinel program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

What you’ll get to do: 

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate schedules, requirements, and performance visibility to both the Program Office and internal Customers while maintaining quality, cost, and schedule requirements
  • Facilitate internal and external meetings to support the program and represent program management in appropriate program reviews or boards
  • Identify and mitigate project risks throughout project life cycle
  • Develop and deliver high level briefings to Program Leadership and/or customer
  • Provide solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the organization’s objectives
  • Identify opportunities for change and champion needed changes in the organization
  • Evaluate issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, work autonomously under general direction and will demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Serves as an overall integration function for the program engaging in many ad hoc activities required to ensure streamlined cadence for program operations and execution.
  • Review and align tasks to Program Statement of Work
  • Understand and adhere to master program and project plans and schedules
  • Identify, distribute, track, and complete program requirements
  • Adhere to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) work challenges to mitigate KPIs
  • Develop and adhere to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either as Principal Logistics Program Manager or Sr. Principal Logistics Program Manager level.

  • Principal Logistics Project Management: 5 Years of experience with bachelor’s degree; 3 Years with Masters.
  • Sr Principal Logistics Project Management:  9 Years of experience with bachelor’s degree; 7 Years with Masters.
  • Must be able to obtain DOD secret clearance.
  • US Citizenship, with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).
  • Experience supporting DOD Programs.
  • Experience presenting to upper-level management.
  • Proficient on MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Working knowledge of the following

  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI)
  • Develop, Implement and Update Project Schedules
  • Developing Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) | Project Estimating | Request for Proposal (RFP) | Statement of Work (SOW) Decomposition | Planning Earned Value Management System (EVMS) | Cost and Schedule Performance Measurement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles and execution of large projects

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • PMP certification
  • Lean Six Sigma certification
  • Experience with tableau and data analytics
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills.
  • Experience working in a logistics, distribution, and goods movement functions

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.