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Mgr Project Management 2

Requisition ID: R10061892

  • 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: 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: 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager, Project Management Level 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

This position oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and program management for the RQ-4 Enterprise and Business Area. 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.

This position oversees and manages business area operations to include the establishment and ongoing maintenance of the overall strategic rhythm to create a productive management cadence that ensure the visibility of our critical development per plan.  In addition, this role drives a horizontal and vertical integration action between the IPTs and Functions to ensure the health of our people, processes and tools are being addressed in our programs.  This role ensures risks, issues and critical actions are being addressed down into the organization.  This role includes active participation and facilitation of program management reviews and Division reviews.  This role will also entail special assignments on areas of critical importance to include, but not limited to staffing assessment and visibility metrics, employee engagement survey analysis and coordinated action plan development with the IPTs, operational efficiency, etc.

This position is also responsible for direct line of leadership for a team of project management personnel to include performance management, staffing, career development/planning and engagement.  The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments and collaborative/team settings across all levels. 

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 7+ years’ experience or a Master’s degree and 5+ years’ experience in project and/or program management

Active DoD Secret clearance

Experience leading small teams

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree

International program experience

Experience with Facilities / SPUR process

Demonstrated understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process

Salary range:  $118,600 - $178,000


Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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.