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Sentinel Program Strategy and Planning (S&P) Business Manager 3 – Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10099845

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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 Space Systems seeks to fill the Sentinel Program Strategy and Planning (S&P) Business Manager role, Manager of Business Management 3, based out of our Roy, UT location.

The Strategy and Planning (S&P) Business Manager will have accountability for every aspect of day-to-day business management execution for the Sentinel Strategy and Planning team. The S&P Business Manager will ensure the business management operations generates and delivers all types of information needed for by the Sentinel Program Leadership team to make informed, effective decisions at the right time. The S&P Business Manager will oversee a self-contained, full-service business management team delivering support to the Sentinel Strategy and Planning Team’s work overseeing the evolution of our Sentinel business strategy.  The S&P Business Manager will partner with the Sentinel Program and Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) functional Business Management leadership to ensure required staffing, processes and infrastructure are available to efficiently execute their team’s scope. The S&P Business Manager works closely with the Strategy and Planning Director Program Director to align S&P Business Management Operations with strategic priorities and tactical tasking directed by program and S&P leadership. This position reports to the Sentinel Program Business Management Director.

Strategy and Planning Business Manager responsibilities include:

  • Leading all aspects of day-to-day S&P Business Management execution to ensure timely, accurate, and complete business data/information delivery to segment and IPT leadership enabling effective decision making.

  • Leading a multi-discipline Business Management team delivering support in developing growth strategies, proposal support, financial modeling, and investment oversight

  • Support program level development of AOP/LRSP financial and strategic commitments and strategies for growth to achieve and exceed said commitments

  • Ensure day-to-day contractual and programmatic change management outcomes are properly incorporated into forward looking assessments and financial models

  • Coordinate future assessments for changes in Financial Keylines and Forward Pricing Rate Proposals are coordinated with both Sentinel Program Finance and Division Rates and Budgets teams

  • Ensure S&P Business Management team has the tools, training, and resources to perform their roles and drive empowerment and decision making for Business Management equities to the appropriate levels.

A successful candidate in this role will demonstrate:

  • Ability to cultivate and maintain trusted and empowered relationships with Internal Sentinel program and functional leaders and external counterparts.

  • Success in flourishing in cross functional team environments mobilizing geographically distributed teams to the strategic objectives of large, complex organizations.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively both verbally, and in writing with all levels of management

  • Demonstrated success in empowering teams at the point of impact and fostering an environment of continuous learning and development

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts  


This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.   

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited University with 8 years of experience in defense, aerospace, or other relevant industry, OR Masters's degree with 6 years of experience in defense, aerospace, or other relevant industry.

  • 2+ years leading and/or managing teams on complex projects

  • 2+ years leading business management teams in a fully compliant or deliberately tailored EVMS environment

  • Experience either in Business Management support to business capture activities or in Business Development supporting the generation of strategies to ensure delivery of compliant, compelling, and competitive proposals

  • Experience with developing or supporting the development of AOP/LRSP plans and commitments

  • Must have an active DoD Secret level security clearance and be Special Access Programs (SAP) clearable

  • Familiarity production program startup and government acquisition process to include Advanced Procurement and Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP)

  • Familiarity production program startup and government acquisition process to include Advanced Procurement and Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP)

  • Must have an active DoD Secret level security clearance and be Special Access Programs (SAP) clearable. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, master’s degree in business related field or STEM field

  • Leadership experience with significant capture activities

  • Leadership experience with transition from development to production program phases

  • Experience with ICBM related programs and products

  • Ability to make tough, risk-based decisions and steer decisions based on evolving information

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance and additional SAP accesses. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Salary Range: $125,700 USD - $188,500 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.