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Program Business Manager – SPA

Requisition ID: R10065608

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Fairbairn, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Protected (Baseline)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Since 2001, Northrop Grumman has delivered Through-Life Support to the Royal Australian Air Force’s 86 Wing; 34 Squadron located at RAAF Fairbairn in Canberra. The high-performing Northrop Grumman SPA (Special Purpose Aircraft) team is comprised of approximately 50 staff who provide all levels of maintenance, training and logistics support to the fleet of 2x Boeing BBJ’s and 3x Dassault Falcon 7X’s.

We are seeking a diligent and switched on Program Business Manager who will be responsible for the financial reporting and deliverables of the SPA Program. Partnering with the Program Manager, this role requires a high level of commercial acumen to drive high-quality outcomes and be the business’ main financial contact.

This role is uniquely situated onsite with internal stakeholders and the customer, so highly-developed stakeholder and engagement skills will be critical for the success of the program. 

This position is based on-site co-located at 34 Squadron, Fairbairn, ACT.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drive timely and accurate financial reporting including P&L, forecasts and cash flow

  • Monitoring and control of program budgets

  • Prepare and deliver quarterly Estimates at Completion which drives the revenue recognition on the Program

  • Active participation as member of Program Lead team and close collaboration with the wider Program to ensure abreast with all activities

  • Support execution of contractual requirements

  • Identify and support continuous improvement

  • Lead and mentor SPA Business Management team and foster financial acumen in Program personnel

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (Finance, Commerce, Business or similar)

  • CPA or CA registered

  • Must be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance (Baseline)

  • Project financial management experience for large, complex contracts (defence industry experience preferred)

  • Experience in revenue recognition

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development Support – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight

  • Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous parental leave entitlements

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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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.