Principal/Sr. Principal Project Management – 791-1

Requisition ID: R10012547

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Roy - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal or Sr. Principal Project Management. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the GBSD program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you'll get to do:

Project Management position, supporting and overseeing the EMD and Production aspects of SLP-A. Supports the LGC/SLP-A sub-IPT lead and Cost Account Managers in program execution utilizing Earned Value Management, waterfall, and agile methodologies.

Oversees and manages the EMD and Production aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between Program Management, Operations and Planning, project teams, Cost Account Managers, line management, USG and others as needed. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving.

Provides financial control and maintenance of budgets including EVMS indices and Variance Explanations as a member of the Control Account Manager team.  Will be proficient and knowledgeable in managing labor and material dollars across multiple cost accounts, supporting EVMS weekly and monthly deliverables. Prepares and manages schedules and prepares status reports on the health of the projects. Identifies risks and opportunities and coordinates with project teams to mitigate and retire risks. Develops and maintains change proposals to include reviewing & updating Supplier Statements of Work (SSOW), preparing Basis of Estimates (BOEs), performing quality checks on all proposal submittals, and attending proposal related reviews. Evaluates issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives. Prepares heading check executive level briefings for management and develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and tools for intervention and problem solving with Cost Account Managers, line managers, and customers. Supports all major SLP-A events and milestones.  Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, work autonomously under general direction and demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 
• 401k 
• Educational Assistance 
• Life Insurance 
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  
• Paid Time Off  
• Health & Wellness Resources  
• Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering related disciplines with 6 years of relatable work experience or a Master’s degree Business Administration or Engineering related disciplines with 4 years of relatable work experience. 
  • Sr. Principal: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering related disciplines with 10 years of relatable work experience or a Master’s degree Business Administration or Engineering related disciplines with 8 years of relatable work experience. 
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience is required. 
  • Experience leading daily operations and managing organizational processes and communication flow.
  • DoD Secret clearance is required on day one.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Previous experience leading a team in successful completion of projects.
  • Previous experience with US Navy depot process and of E-6B operational mission. 
  • Experience in SAP and Business Warehouse.
  • Intermediate to expert in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Experience using EVM and agile methodologies and tools.
  • Experience in technical data development is a plus.
  • DoD Top Secret clearance or previously held.

Salary Range: 72200 - 134300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.