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Mgr Programs 1

Requisition ID: R10036927

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Woodland Hills, 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: 2

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 Missions Systems Navigation and Cockpit Solutions (NACS) Business Unit (BU) is currently seeking a Program Manager 1 for our Woodland Hills, CA location.

Program Managers are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of program execution, from inception through completion.  In this position, the selected Program Manager will serve as Deputy Program Manager of the Integrated Digital Systems Operating Unit organization of the Navigation and Cockpit Solutions (NACS) Business Unit.  Based on the requirements of the projects, the responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT) to achieve technical objectives
  • Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
  • Development and adherence to budget baselines
  • Development and adherence to Risks and Opportunities Review Management
  • Development and delivery of presentations to leadership and program stakeholders
  • Creation, review and finalization of the project Statement of Work
  • Development of stakeholder relationships and strong communication across departments
  • Establishes milestones and spend plans, monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, and administrative areas.
  • Responsibility for cost, schedule, and quality of capital improvement projects including facility construction and large capital purchases
  • Adherence to all internal supply chain and program management processes
  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
  • Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years (or Master’s degree and 3 years) experience working in program management, project management, supply chain, engineering, business management, or another related field.
  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as the project lead. 
  • Demonstrated success aligning teams, organizations, or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal. 
  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost, and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
  • Demonstrated success leading teams and/or organizations to achieve a common goal 
  • The ability to define proposal strategy, lead proposal teams, analyze and shape RFPs, produce and deliver winning proposals, effectively track and incorporate Review Team comments and findings, and manage post-proposal submittals (orals, finding responses).
  • 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.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with managing Agile and DevSecOps software development activities
  • Experience managing facility construction projects
  • 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.
  • The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that project information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets project and stakeholder needs.
  • The ability to identify and address project impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the project.

Salary Range: $119,600 USD - $179,400 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.