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Program Manager

Requisition ID: R10062681

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • 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.

The Secure Communications Systems (SCS) Program has been providing a mobile secure communications product suite to Australian and international government and Defence agencies for nearly a decade. This product suite allows remote access to multiple classified network domains over a redundant array of public and private network bearers and focuses on simplicity of operation for maximum accessibility to users.

We are looking for a Program Manager to lead various product streams within the SCS Program. Apart from the program delivery the Program Manager will be responsible or the product sales and program growth, product development, product support and be accountable for the P/L.

This is a permanent position based at our head office in Symonston, ACT.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall Agile leadership to the SCS Program team.

  • Influence program direction and outcomes through ongoing engagement with senior stakeholders and customers.

  • Maintain oversight of the Product Development roadmap and ensure forward planning is in place.

  • Empower teams to be creative, responsive and collaborative across all stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the development of tender responses and proposals.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership experience managing projects / program ideally with a product focus

  • Good foundation of knowledge in project management (change management, engagement, communication, etc.)

  • Would be nice if you have experience with Product Management and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

  • Another nice to have is Defence knowledge and experience and management ASDEFCON contracts.

  • Currently hold a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance, or have the ability to obtain and maintain.

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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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.