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Mgr Program Control 2

Requisition ID: R10029373

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Aerospace System is seeking a Manager Program Control 2 to lead a multi-program, multi-sector team of Earned Value Compliance Analysts responsible for providing process and procedure guidance, training, and compliance analysis to all NGAS east coast programs. The selected candidate should have a strong background in Planning, Program Control, and Earned Value Management activities and requirements. The selected candidate must be able to work across multiple functions, providing procedural and compliance guidance to Cost and Schedule Management, Program Management, Business Management, Contracts, and Engineering functions. Skill in dealing with external customers, including the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and multiple Depart of Defense (DoD) Contracting agencies is necessary.

The candidate will be responsible to manage independent analysis of all Earned Value compliance aspects of NGAS East Coast Programs and ensure they adhere to all aspects of EIA-748 guidelines and the Northrop Grumman Earned Value Management System Description. He or she will serve as a focal point with DCMA, DCAA, D&T and Corporate Audit.

In addition, this position will ensure his team is able to:

  • Provide programs with Subject Matter Expert support in matters of Earned Value Compliance in an environment of Teaming, Partnership, and Comradery
  • Support and provide best practice participation in new program start ups
  • Maintain, review, and update Earned Value and Cost Management procedures and System Description
  • Provide training of Cost / Schedule Management, Program Management, and Control Account Manager (CAM) personnel on Earned Value Management requirements, both internal and external to the company
  • Update, maintain and provide Common Corporate CAM Proficiency Training
  • Lead team in Northrop Grumman Self-Governance compliance and Government Agency Surveillance activities
  • Provide best practice Program Integrated Baseline Review Preparation and Support
  • Lead, Train, and Participate in Supplier Surveillance activities
  • Review, analyze and provide corrective action assessment on common cost / schedule management data artifacts including IPMR, IMPDAR, CFSR, Estimate At Completion (EAC), Variance Analysis Reports (VAR), reconciliation logs, etc
  • Provide monthly review of DCMA Earned Value Compliance Metrics (DECM) for independent analysis of program risk areas and reporting of issues to senior management
  • Serve as the EVM focal point between technical, cost, schedule, and program management teams
  • Build partnerships to support execution while maintaining compliant EVM implementation in accordance with EIA-748 and corporate command media
  • Prepare analysis in support of monthly NGAS Sector cost/schedule metrics reviews
  • Facilitate Variance Analysis Report (VAR) and Estimate at Complete (EAC) development and approval
  • Provide guidance, oversight, and approval of program baseline implementation and changes
  • Support Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) reviews/audits
  • Develop and deliver Program Execution, EVM, Agile, and Best Practice training to build a shared understanding and increased capability of compliance and best practices in order to support program execution
  • These positions are performed out of Melbourne, FL
  • Requires a strong background in Earned Value Management principles, practical knowledge of EIA-748 standards, experience with Customer, Internal, and DCMA Earned Value surveillance activities
  • Knowledge of common cost management tools such as MPM and / or COBRA
  • Basic knowledge of common scheduling tools such as MS Project, Primavera, or Open Plan

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience in finance, scheduling, and/or cost, or a Master's degree with 7 years of experience.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance, investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to be upgraded to a Special Access Program
  • Proficient understanding of EVM, SAP, MPM, wInsight, or similar systems
  • Proficient understanding of scheduling processes and terms, and Microsoft Project or equivalent
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Familiarity with NGAS Cost and Schedule Management processes and tools
  • Experience interfacing with government audit agencies such as DCMA and DCAA
  • Requires a strong background in Earned Value Management principles, practical knowledge of EIA-748 standards, experience with Customer, Internal, and DCMA Earned Value surveillance activities
  • Knowledge of common cost management tools such as MPM and / or COBRA
  • Basic knowledge of common scheduling tools such as MS Project, Primavera, or Open Plan

Salary Range: $112,700 USD - $169,100 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.