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Project Management- OKC

Requisition ID: R10073917

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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.

Our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Project Management to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

You will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Lifecycle Sustainment and Modernization Solutions (LSMS). LSMS provides sustainment support for various US Air Force and foreign military aircraft and systems. The LSMS team provides engineering and logistical support to the warfighter to help solve complex obsolescence and sustainment problems that are adversely impacting mission capability.

This Project Management position will support Program/Project Managers who lead large projects within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment.  Tasks include assistance with technical planning, requirements development, tracking, system integration, scheduling, conference setup and hosting, and acting as the team scribe to deliver conference minutes, etc.  The position requires the individual to work directly with Responsible Engineers, Project Leaders, and Managers to execute/manage cost, schedule, and performance on highly technical projects that may span months and years in duration.


  • Overseeing and managing the operational aspects of ongoing projects.  Serves as the liaison between program/project managers, other team members, contract labor, Subcontractors, and Support Staff; Providing proactive and reactive support to other Project Management employees, Project Engineers, Logisticians, and Managers on numerous different Engineering Projects

  • Reviewing/tracking status of projects/tasks, and budgets; managing schedules; preparing conference (i.e., meetings) agendas, presentation material (e.g., capture, collect, and compile data and create slides and other materials covering relevant conference topics), formal meeting minutes; development of formal status reports

  • Tracking/managing Contractual deliveries to the Customer, between Sectors (within NGC), and to/from Subcontractors; staying ahead of projected deliveries to ensure they are provided/received on-time or early

  • Participating in contractual and technical meetings and engineering reviews; taking detailed notes to facilitate creation of detailed/technically complex (Customer Deliverable-quality) meeting minutes

  • Capturing and managing Action Items to completion and/or close

  • Assessing project issues/problems and developing/implementing associated resolutions to meet productivity, quality, budget, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Working directly with project managers, line managers, Subcontractors, and clients/customers to develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and intervention methods/tools for problem solving

  • Supporting new business development, proposal work, new contract capture planning, and short and long-range strategic planning

  • Developing/establishing positive, professional, customer relationships and a resultant high level of customer satisfaction

  • Developing, maintaining, and adhering to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

  • Using Microsoft (MS) Office products to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Project

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of project management related experience OR a Master’s degree with 1 year of experience supporting Aerospace, Department of Defense, Government contracts, and/or project management related experience

  • Must be a US Citizen and have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with multiple levels of the organization (e.g., managers and other employees) and possess excellent presentation skills  

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher)

  • (High level of experience) working with Groups/Teams, individuals, and Support/Administrative staff

  • (Moderate level of experience) with Risk Management actions, development/tracking/updating of Return-to-Green (RTG) plans, and scheduling cross functional activities

  • (Entry level experience) with Earned Value Management processes/systems

  • (Entry level experience) working with Air Force customers and aerospace industry personnel

  • (Moderate level of experience) using various Web applications/Software programs like MS SharePoint, MS Project, Teamcenter, Cradle, etc.

  • Ability, once acclimated, to perform and balance competing tasks autonomously with minimal oversight & supervision

  • Effectively manage a balance of regularly scheduled work and tasks as well as proving support for urgent short notice tasks and events


Salary Range: $55,800 USD - $83,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $0 USD - $69,700 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

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 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.