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Business Management Manager – 2

Requisition ID: R10100555

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Camarillo, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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 Mission Systems has an opening for a Manager Business Management 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

This position will be located in Camarillo, CA. This is a full-time onsite position.

The Manager will partner with the Program Office to oversee a large NAVAIR CPFF Engineering Services Contract as well as business and infrastructure requirements for the Camarillo and Pt. Mugu CA sites.   

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate and lead business management functions including cost analysis, budget development, financial forecasting, proposal development, cost control and reporting (weekly and monthly), formulation of work packages and authorizations.
  • Clearly communicate with senior management and program management on matters relating to financial program status, business forecasts and variance analysis.
  • Develop business strategies and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such as the Long-Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) and the Annual Operating Plan (AOP).
  • Perform cost and schedule analyses to ensure contracts are being performed within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and government cost control guidelines.  Maintain business oversight of approximately 20 concurrent Task Order projects, each with separate cost, schedule and performance requirements.
  • Serve as primary interface with the customer’s Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Interface with customer leadership on contract execution (funding requirements, CDRL submittals, invoicing, etc.).
  • Provide direct management of a team of Program Cost and Schedule Control Analysts.
  • Lead and support multiple internal and external program audits.
  • Coordinate with other Sectors, Divisions, Operating Units (OU) etc. as needed to support Camarillo’s program requirements and business needs.  Initiate IWOs with budgets and funding authorizations, review financial performance and reporting.
  • Serve as a key member of site’s Infrastructure Team and Crisis Management Team (CMT).  Assist in site operations.  Serve as primary approver of I-Buy Reqs.
  • Lead proposal development activities.  Lead and/or support negotiation of cost and business elements with customer representatives.
  • Monitor Camarillo business transactions to assure compliance with government standards and NGMS ITAR and Export policies and procedures.
  • Manage financial key-line forecasting (Awards, Sales, OM, Cash Flow), work authorization, and contractual reporting, program budgeting, financial estimate at complete development, and various financial reporting activities.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in leading a diverse team as well as the ability to promote the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

The candidate will maintain the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance, and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics.  The position requires limited travel to customer and other off-site locations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of related job experience - OR - a Masters degree with 7 years of related job experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent
  • Experience developing business strategy and long-range forecasting
  • Experience with program proposals, cost and schedule control, program budgeting and forecasting
  • Some aerospace and/or defense industry experience
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel and business planning systems
  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance
  • Willingness and ability to work full-time onsite


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business related discipline
  • Experience with forecasting deliverables such a Long Range Strategic Plan or Annual Operating Plan
  • 2+ years of functional management experienceExperience with DoD Programs and the FAR
  • 10+ years of related aerospace industry experience
  • Experience performing in a CPPF engineering services contract environment
  • Experience with proposal development and negotiation is desired.
  • Experience with Cognos TM1 financial forecasting system
  • Experience with SAP ERP 1
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management
  • Current & active DoD security clearance

Salary Range: $122,200 USD - $183,400 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.