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Project Management

Requisition ID: R10068492

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City, Utah, 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: No
  • 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 sector is seeking an individual contributor Project Manager (Level 2) to support the Life Cycle business unit.  The selected candidate will be physically located in Salt Lake City, UT. The primary objective includes management of issues and risks to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.  Additionally, this role will play a key role in process improvement initiatives, maintaining customer relationships and supporting program leads with developing sustainment solutions and risk mitigation plans.

A Project Manager (Level 2) is responsible for coordinating and managing all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout).  This position will be responsible for managing overhaul and repairs, spares, system upgrades and NRE, but not limited to, major prime contractors, commercial and international (FMS/DCS) contracts.  Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:- Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management- Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports- Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives- Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients- Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards- Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks- Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings- Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation- Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives- Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.- Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives. Acts as an advisor to senior management and customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, plus 3 years of Program/Project Management or Engineering Program Manager/IPT Lead experience, which includes program cost, schedule, and technical management.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors. 
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross functional teams. 
  • Ability to make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations, and services. 
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions. 
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government, DoD Secret clearance, clearance not required to start.
  • Direct knowledge of O&R Reports; must have quantitative/qualitative analytical, and presentation expertise
  • Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management, and customers
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives
  • The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion. 
  • The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system, which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.
  • The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.
  • The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.
  • The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite; including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Working knowledge of Tableau
  • Experience making presentations to various all levels including Senior Management
  • Able to obtain Security Clearance depending upon program needs

Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 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.