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Project Execution Manager

Requisition ID: R10069405

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Project Execution Manager to join our Initial Maneuver - Short Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) Program Management Team in the C4 Missile Defense Business Unit's SHORAD Tactical Operations Centers (TOCs) Business Area (BA).

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives in alignment with PM and BA priorities.

- Serve as support to the Program Manager (PM), assume roles of DOA for the PM in his/her absence.

- Proactively identify potential program risks and resource choke points and develop executable solutions to avoid them.

- Oversee all status and timely reporting across program functional areas to include reporting requirements, IPRS, dashboards, metrics, MMR, and organizational milestones and processes.

- Liaison between PM and functional staff to ensure resources are focused on PM priorities and support the program's operational goals/objectives.

- Support PM in all aspects of program financial reporting and projections, to include EVMS.

- Serve as CAM for all PM functional areas.

This position will be located in Huntsville, AL.

Basic Qualifications:

· Must have 19 years of experience in lieu of degree. Will consider: Bachelor Degree with Minimum 15+ years of related experience, or 13+ years with MS degree.

·Experience in cost, schedule, EVMS, and performance management of company programs.

·Strong analytical and operational planning competencies; innovative thinker.

·Demonstrated team player with ability to work in a dynamic changing environment.

·Excellent interpersonal, written, and presentation skills. Ability to interact with and influence executive level management and communicate effectively (oral and written presentations).

·Must be able to work onsite in Huntsville, Alabama

·Must have the ability to obtain Active DoD Secret security clearance.

·Must be able to travel 10% or more.

Preferred Qualifications:

·At least 2 years in a Project Management/Lead role on a $2M+ government program that encompasses systems, networks, and logistics.

·Experience with Northrop Grumman Huntsville Manufacturing Center (HMC) processes and procedures.

·Experience with the Defense Community customers and a strong understanding of Army maneuver and air defense organization, structure and operation.

·Proven documented history of executing program review sessions with customers to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

·Experience with Cost Account Management.

·Program management experience where Northrop Grumman HMC and bill of material makes up over 50% of program requirements.

·Documented experience with Northrop Grumman financial systems and reporting processes.

·Strong understanding of Northrop Grumman policies and procedures.

·Strong understanding of Contractual Engineering Task requirements.


Salary Range: $117,200 USD - $175,800 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.