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NATO AGS Assistant Program Manager

Requisition ID: R10058505

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid 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.

  • Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Assistant Program Manager to manage on-site aspects to a high visibility NATO AGS Contract for the ISS Program to NATO.  The successful candidate will direct all on-site aspects of the program associated with planning, implementation, contracting of change proposals, and execution of the program across Integrated Product Teams and functions.   The successful candidate will interact with the customer, subcontractors, and other stakeholders as the Logistics Program focal point for NATO AGS activities as well as, manage risks and opportunities to ensure timely execution of efforts to support the customers. 

The primary objective will be to provide leadership to a multi-disciplinary team to accomplish the delivery of all contractual requirement on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements.  The Assistant Program Manager is responsible for coordination and management of all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout). 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  

    • Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management. 
    • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from operations & Maintenance and administrative areas.
    • Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders.
    • Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract Types (CPFF, FFP).
    • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy.
    • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work. 
    • Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.
    • Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy.
    • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
    • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.
    • Ability to demonstrate success in leading and developing cross functional teams. 
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors. 
    • Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers
    • Demonstrate understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with minimum of 5 years of program/project experience and 2 years of leadership experience or 10 year of relevant experience in aviation management.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint
  • Active DoD Secret clearance and ability to be granted and maintain special program access
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Global Hawk Program Experience with prior Logistics Program Management and/or Operations and Maintenance
  • Experience of with complex anomaly resolution, internal and external coordination and collaboration
  • New business development/capture and/or proposal development experience

Salary Range: $123,900 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

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.