Director Business Management 1 – Secret Clearance Required (Azusa, CA)

Requisition ID: 21007576

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa, California
  • 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

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.  The Payload and Ground Systems Division, within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector, is seeking a Business Management Director 1 to join our diverse team.  The position will be located in Azusa, California and report to the Payload and Ground Systems Business Management CFO.  This position is responsible for all business management activity associated with Azusa campus programs and operations.  The selected applicant is a key partner in developing and establishing business strategies, investment prioritizations, delivering strong financial results, which include, but not limited to the following key duties:     
  • Hire, train, lead, develop, mentor and grow a 70+ member Business Management team
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, both within and outside the Division, to ensure success of business priorities and outcomes
  • Business capture/proposal activity oversight to corporation commitment authorities and negotiation yields
  • Annual Operating Plan (AOP) / Long-Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) forecast development
  • Non-Contractual Technical Activity (NCTA) and Capital Expenditure investment prioritization and management
  • Financial accounting/reporting, including Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) contract profitability assessments/reviews, cash flow/balance sheet management, EVMS and business systems oversight
  • Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP) development and rate/budget management
  • Ensure that the business management organization remains in strict compliance with applicable Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) business control requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) / Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) regulations
  • Primary leadership liaison with DCMA/DCAA, Internal Audit, and D&T
  Critical success factors for candidates will include a dynamic leadership presence, highly collaborative work style, the ability to anticipate problems, proactively deal with difficult situations and communicate appropriately with all levels of stakeholders.  Must have strong organizational, problem-solving and closure skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated interpersonal skills with different stakeholders and levels of professionals and management.  Training in any of NG’s common process management tools is a plus as well as experience managing in a geographically dispersed matrix operation.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance; US Citizenship is a requirement.
  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of Business Management Experience
  • 5 years of management experience
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10% of the time
  Preferred Qualifications: 
  • An active TS and/or SCI Clearance
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration and 8 years of Business Management experience
  • New business capture experience and/or experience in managing large execution programs for a restricted customer in Aerospace and/or Defense

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. #LI-TD1

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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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