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Principal Project Management – Maritime Systems & Products

Requisition ID: R10080073

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Charlottesville, VA, 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: 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 Mission Systems' (NGMS) Maritime Systems & Integration Operating Unit (OU), operating within the Naval & Oceanic Systems Business Unit is offering an opportunity for employees to join program management through the Project Management field. This Principal Project Management position will be located in Charlottesville, VA.

What You'll Get to Do:

Serves as liaison between Program management and planning, technical managers, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, line managers, and customers. Potential job duties may also include, but are not limited to:

  • Working side by side with the Program Manager and Integrated Product Team (IPT) leads on all program reporting and executive level presentations.
  • Ensuring that IPT processes and products result in quality, compliant, affordable, and on-time deliverables that achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures implementation of new processes and implements process improvement changes.
  • Capturing, tracking and managing meeting action items to closure.
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating meeting attendance lists and rhythm.
  • Supports Risk and Opportunity management of the IPT and program.
  • Performing/Assisting as Cost Account Manager with Technical IPT lead.
  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies and applicable industry standards.
  • Development and adherence to plans and schedules.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience or a Master's Degree with 4+ years of experience supporting U.S. Government contracts or project management in other industries.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.
  • The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance.
  • The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shard, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program stakeholder needs.
  • The ability to identify and address program impacts through systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
  • The ability to monitor/control program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Consistently makes time to seek and incorporate input from customers (internal and external) and understand their expectations. Demonstrates commitment and energy to meet customer needs. Builds strong relationships with strategic partners and key suppliers. Guides project team and support functions on how to take action to satisfy customer expectations. 

Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $111,800 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.