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Manager 1 – Business Management (TS Clearance)

Requisition ID: R10063248

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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: 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 is seeking a Business Management Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Annapolis, MD.

NOTE: This opportunity may be filled as either Manager 2 or Manager 1. There are two requisitions posted for this opportunity representing the one available position: R10063248- Manager 1 (current) and R10061781- Manager 2.

The qualified applicant will support Special Defense within the Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors Division. The manager will partner with the Naval and Oceanic systems Program Managers to manage all financials to achieve the organization’s financial and strategic objectives and will report to the OU Business Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Successful execution of program financial performance, including tracking and management of customer funds, cost performance, and cash management
  • Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) preparation and review
  • Support of pricing and proposal activities
  • Management and development of Program Control Analyst (PCA) staff
  • Preparation and presentation of financial data to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecasts
  • Deliver predictable financial performance for monthly and quarterly forecasts as well as against annual operating plan targets.
  • Internal and External support of compliance audits
  • On-going collaboration with the customer and functional teams
  • Assistance with contract negotiations
  • NCTA Management and Reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline with 5 years of industry related experience in finance, accounting or program control - OR - a Master's degree as described with 3 years of industry related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR
  • Prior experience with government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development
  • Earned Value Proficiency including the Earned Value Guidelines and ONE NG System Description.
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.
  • Prior experience in proposal preparation and BOE preparation and evaluations.
  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time
  • Current US Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP, and Business Warehouse (BW), and Cognos financial software
  • Current, active US Top Secret/SCI level security clearance with Polygraph


Salary Range: $94,300 USD - $141,500 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.