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Mgr Program Control 2

Requisition ID: R10031272

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, 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: 2

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 Aerospace System is seeking a Program Control Manager 2 to support our Strike Division. The position leads a Cost Management team for a Restricted Program, responsible for all financial reporting, planning and forecasting, cash management, cost and schedule performance management, risk & opportunity management, Earned Value Management and all strategic and indirect management associated with the Strike program. Additional key duties will include the hiring, training, and development of staff. The candidate will work across functions to ensure the success of program priorities. The candidate will provide leadership and day to day direction to a hardline department of Program Cost Schedule & Control Analysts encompassing labor planners, program controllers and material controllers.

Essential Functions:

  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
  • Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
  • Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.
  • Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks.
  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.
  • Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.

Qualifications - External

Basic Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and 9+ years combined experience in any of the following: Program Management, Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Procurement, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Project Management or a related field OR Masters Degree and 7+ years of experience.
•    2+ years of experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) to include Cost Schedule Integration, Integrated Performance Management and Financial reporting requirements.
•    2+ year of leadership experience either leading projects or teams.
•    Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance with full investigation in the last 6 years.
•    Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access. 

Preferred Qualifications:

   5+ years of experience in Aerospace or Aviation industry.
•    Master’s degree in Business Management, Finance or related field.
•    Ability to interface with internal & external customers
•    Previous experience conducting Program Audits or Statement of Work Auditors with DCMA or DCAA
•    Prior experience with tools; SAP, Cobra and wInsight for planning and control
•    Prior Management experience with direct reports.
•    Analysis experience with Bill of Materials, Procurement Systems, Goods Movement, and/or Parts Distribution
•    Special Program Access

Locations can include:

San Diego, CA

El Segundo, CA

Palmdale, CA


Salary Range: $127,776 USD - $191,664 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.