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Manager Business Planning 3

Requisition ID: R10068953

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is seeking a Manager of Business Operations 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Linthicum, MDThis position will have the flexibility to be hybrid and work on-site in Linthicum, MD 50% of the time.

What You’ll get to Do:

The Business Operations Manager for the Operations team within the Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors Division (MLSS) will support both the Vice President of Operations and the site IPT Operations leads, as well as the division leadership team to manage all business operational aspects of the MLSS organization.  The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Capital - Support all aspects of the management, preparation, and execution of the Capital planning and methodology process for the Manufacturing and Facilities teams. Monitor project performance and provide status reports as required. Ensure all activities are aligned with project objectives and delivered on time and within budget. Provide LRSP Capital Planning support as required.
  • Operations Performance – Manage the division performance to KPI’s established by the MS Sector.  Communicate changes, provide lessons learned, shape targets for division and sector, and develop/track RTG plans at the site and division level.
  • Material Receipt Forecasting – Identify, communicate, and manage baseline target for material receipts by month/quarter/year for the division and each site.  Track performance to AOP, coordinate opportunities across sites to balance sales performance at the division level, and communicate division sales goals for the division.
  • Operations Strategy – Provide strategic insight and support to accomplish functional goals.  Align closely with Operations site leads to align division strategy with site strategy.  Develop long-term strategies to support growth initiatives for division.
  • Division Initiative Support – Serve as divisional focal point for various initiatives such as World Class Manufacturing (WCM), Digital Transformation (DT), Facility planning, STAR, etc.
  • Staff Meeting Coordination – Develop staff meeting presentations, identify special topics for the team, and coordinate inputs monthly.
  • Division Comms & Reviews – Coordinate and obtain monthly inputs for Ops division.  Develop and obtain content to support bi-monthly division reviews to MS Sector Operations leadership team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years of relevant work experience, Master's Degree with 7+ years of experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience (Note: an additional 4+ years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to conduct presentations to upper/executive management.
  • Ability to effectively self-manage competing priorities and deadlines while handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated effectivity in driving change and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of financial management and financial reporting tools/systems.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master's degree (or currently pursuing) Business, Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
  • Demonstrated experience with cross campus/sector, or multi-discipline, collaboration.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects of various complexity.

Salary Range: $134,800 USD - $202,200 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.