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Manager, Programs 2 – GMD Program

Requisition ID: R10101989

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Chandler, AZ, 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.

The Program Manager will serve as the deputy to the GMD Program Manager with responsibility for the overall execution of the GMD program.  In addition, this position will require the management of ~$80M of program support labor with an emphasis on driving efficiencies into the program.


Job Duties:

·         Program Execution:

  • Establish and clearly communicate overall program objectives, mission, vision, and strategy
  • Ensure program-wide focus on safety, reliability, cost, and schedule, and adequacy of systems, procedures, and people for long-term success

·         Schedule Management:

  • Develop an integrated master plan and supervise implementation of production schedules that support that master plan
  • Perform program risk assessments and proactively identify opportunities for avoidance or mitigation

  • Financial Performance:

  • Develop and manage program budgets

  • Conduct formal EAC reviews and forecast financial performance  Perform program risk assessments and proactively identify opportunities for avoidance or mitigation

·         Company-Customer Interface:

  • Represent Northrup Grumman and the GMD team in meetings and management boards with Boeing and Missile Defense Agency
  • Represent the customer to Northrup Grumman, understanding the needs and requirements of the customer, and integrating this understanding into program execution and business strategy

  • Service the customer (executing the program and resolving issues in accordance with business objectives, strategy, legal requirements, regulations, contract terms, and company policies)

Basic Qualifications

   This position requires a Bachelor of Science Engineering plus 9 years of related work experience; Masters degree plus 7 years of related work experience.

  • Candidate must have demonstrated work experience in a production environment, with a proven track record of meeting customer expectations, schedule targets, and budget commitments
  •   Direct internal as well as external customer interface experience
  • Verbal and written communications with all levels of management
  • Experience developing project cost and schedules and managing efforts via EVMS
  • Exceptional leader of a multi-disciplined teams
  • Extensive experience creating and delivering presentations to customers and senior leadership teams
  • Thorough understanding of design standards, procurement processes, and configuration management
  •   Ability to work under limited supervision and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Multi-disciplinary engineering experience -or- system engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BS)

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Able to obtain security clearance

  • Ability to Travel Occasionally (6-8 trips/year)

Preferred Qualifications: 

·         An ideal candidate will have a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Experience in responding to government Request for Proposals (RFP) and negotiating large contracts >$50M

  • Experience managing programs with yearly revenues in excess of $100M

  • Experience with all program financial aspects including but not limited to cash management, revenue forecasting, and long range strategic planning

  • Working knowledge of US Government procurement and contracting.

Salary Range: $127,700 USD - $191,500 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.