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Manager 1 – Business Management

Requisition ID: R10061012

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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 is seeking a Business Management Manager 1 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The Business Management Manager 1 will support the Columbia IPS Operating Unit within the Marine Systems Business Unit in the Maritime / Land Systems & Sensors Division and report to the OU Business Manager.

This position is located out of Philadelphia, PA.  A hybrid work schedule may also be considered at manager discretion. 

NOTE: This opportunity may be filled as either Manager 2 or Manager 1. There are two requisitions posted for this opportunity representing the one available position: R10061012- Manger 1 (current) and R10061017 - Manager 2.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and lead all business management functions including but not limited to financial forecasting, Earned Value Management, monthly reporting, etc.
  • Provide direct management for a geographically dispersed team of Business Management analysts.
  • Provide financial business analysis and reporting with the ability to clearly communicate with management as it relates to financial program status and analyses.
  • Support the development of the business strategy and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such as the Long Range Strategic Plan and the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Oversee key line forecasting, work authorization, implementation of EV reporting, program budgeting, estimate at complete development, and various financial reporting activities.
  • Coordinate cost and schedule analyses and preparation of reports to ensure contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and government cost control guidelines.
  • Develop proposals from draft RFP to award, including review of RFP, FAR clauses, coordination with subcontractor flow-downs, basis of estimates, indirect rates, pricing strategies, cash management, negotiation strategy and oversight, and presenting to Senior Management.
  • Manage risks with multiple contract types from both an execution and financial perspective.
  • Mentor Business Management Analysts and develop professional talent within the operating unit.

The manager will lead a team of program control professionals and will be responsible for related staffing, performance management and professional development activities


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with 5 years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, or program control - OR - a Masters degree as described with 3 years of industry related experience as described.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, SAP, and Business Warehouse (BW)
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR
  • Prior experience with Earned Value Management
  • Prior experience with government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.
  • Prior experience in proposal preparation and BOE preparation and evaluations.
  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10-15% of the time.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Business Administration or related field
  • Earned Value Proficiency including the Earned Value Guidelines and ONE NG System Description.
  • Experience with financial forecasting systems

Salary Range: $98,800 USD - $148,200 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

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.