Cleared Manager, Programs Level 2

Requisition ID: 20026690

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Alexandria
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • 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 and technology that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 are making history.   Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems sector is looking for a cleared Manager, Programs Level 2  to support the DMDC BPA SPOT program.  The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements.  The individual will lead a multi-discipline technical team aligned to common program performance goals. to support the DMDC BPA SPOT program.  The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements.  The individual will lead a multi-discipline technical team aligned to common program performance goals.  This position can be located in either Alexandria VA or Seaside CA.   The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.  The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.  
  • Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
  • Leading and directing a multi-discipline technical team
  • Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy
  • Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
  • Development and adherence to budget baselines
  • Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)
  • Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
  • Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management
  • Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders
  • Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (FFP, CPFF)
  • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
  • Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.
  The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.  The individual will lead a multi discipline technical organization aligned to common program performance goals.        

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field and 7 years, or Master’s in a technical field and 5 years’ experience delivering engineering solutions to technical challenges in support of Department of Defense or Government contracts
  • Demonstrated experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
  • Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
  • Active Secret or higher security clearance level

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree with Software Management experience
  • The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance
  • The ability to identify and address program impacts through a 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 recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objective
  • The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion
  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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.