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Manager Programs 2

Requisition ID: R10076378

  • 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: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% 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 Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Program Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals, to support the B-2 Long Range Strike organization. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK or Palmdale, CA

The Program Manager is responsible for program integration daily operations for the B-2 Integrated Product Team (IPT). Primary responsibilities include broad oversight for all aspects of program performance across the IPT portfolio and all aspects for execution performance for B-2 IPT strategies. Assignments will be received from the IPT level Program Director.

Program Manager will have full working knowledge of PM Handbook operations for Cost, Schedule, Risk Management, Performance using EVMS, Technical Quality and Customer Satisfaction procedures and practices, perform on-going operational tasks, and monitor daily operations across the IPT program areas. Additionally, they will ensure that IPT level strategic initiatives and investment projects and proposals are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.
  • Identifies, orchestrates, coordinates and controls the management activities and processes that integrate IPT interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program commitment.
  • Proactively manages communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs.
  • Identifies and addresses IPT impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the IPT.
  • Initiates, develops, integrates, executes, directs and controls IPT plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
  • Understands IPT strategic initiatives and customer technical and business (financial, political, cultural) requirements in order to develop a plan and execute within cost and schedule to support growth of additional sales that support organizational objectives.
  • Define proposal strategy, lead proposal teams, analyze and shape RFPs, produce and deliver compliant proposals.
  • The ability to influence and create an IPT value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.
  • IPT resource planning satisfy IPT portfolio requirements within organizational constraints.
  • Manage IPT level risks and opportunities and risk board reviews.
  • Demonstrates commitment and energy to meet IPT stakeholder needs. Builds strong relationships and guides IPT program teams and support functions on how to take action to satisfy stakeholder expectations.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable the team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued stakeholder relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the IPT feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree AND 7 years of related professional experience, OR a Master’s degree and 5 years of related professional experience.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Must have the ability to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR).

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 5 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager.
  • 5 years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.
  • Background in supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries.
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Active Special Program Access (PAR).

Oklahoma City Salary range: $117,400 - $176,200

Palmdale Salary range: $143,500 - $215,300


Salary Range: $117,400 USD - $215,300 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.