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Business Management Manager 1 – Human Exploration & Operations (Dulles VA)

Requisition ID: R10064778

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Not Applicable (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.

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 Business Management Manager 2 to provide full spectrum Business Management leadership for emerging programs within the Human Exploration and Operations Operating Unit. This position is located in Dulles VA.   

The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency of developing and motivating staff in a team environment with excellent interpersonal, planning, presentation and organizational skills.

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

  • Leading all aspects of business management and financial execution objectives to encompass cost and schedule management, pricing and cost estimating, contracts, and property administration.
  • Providing accurate, timely, and supported inputs to business systems supporting financial forecasting and profitability determination.
  • Leading program and task order level proposal activities to include cost estimating, pricing and cash flow analysis.
  • Providing support to Subcontract Management Teams managing the supply base and effectively engaging those teams in driving financial forecasting accuracy.
  • Overseeing and ensuring quality of financial data delivered to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecasts.
  • Identifying issues and making recommendations to management for resolution or mitigation.

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 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 5+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, pricing/cost estimating, program control, or other related business management function – OR – a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 4+ years of industry related experience as outlined above.  Additional 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in financial planning, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Experience leading teams to successful outcomes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on advanced Excel data analysis competency.
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR/DFARS.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or a Master’s Degree in a Business related field.
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.
  • Prior experience supporting large complex proposal activities.
  • Experience with financial forecasting systems including any of the following: TM-1, Hyperion, or COGNOS.

Salary Range: $97,000 USD - $145,500 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 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.