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Program Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10067011

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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’s is seeking a Program Manager to support the Northridge, CA site.  This position will be with the AAR-47 and CMBRE team supporting the development and production activities.

Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics sector is seeking a Program Manager to support the Northridge, CA site.  This position will be with the AAR-47 and CMBRE team supporting the development and production activities. Program Manager responsibilities are broad and rewarding; you are the direct interface to both the internal and external customers in this position. For your internal customer, you are responsible to support in any capacity to ensure Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost goals meet the program requirements. The program manager is also responsible for capturing new and follow-on business through development of business relationships and achieving program expectations. For your external customer you are responsible for exceeding their execution expectations, meeting technical, quality, and delivery requirements for the program. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security. 

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Execute programs successfully by managing safety, quality, schedule and cost (P&L responsibility)
  • Report Program Reviews, Forecasts, EACs
  • Lead customer directed change delegations and
  • Coordinate customer directed changes through the change control board
  • Lead Program Risk Board and Special Projects

The ideal candidate brings agility to the business and programs they are working, is a proven leader and can represent the company internally and externally. You take initiative, work with limited direction, enjoy leading small and large teams, and are comfortable around any level of management. Lastly, you are observant and pay attention to detail.

Travel is 10% within the US or as needed based on program requirements to ensure a successful mission.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead a group that are not direct reports
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance
  • Demonstrated financial management skills including: development and control of program budgets, schedules, and the ability to recognize and capture program changes.
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Ability to create and maintain business deliverables
  • Familiarity with project scheduling tools (e.g. MS Project)
  • Demonstrated history of effective and productive customer relationships


Salary Range: $119,600 USD - $179,400 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.