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Product Support Program Manager

Requisition ID: R10099672

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • 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’s Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Product Support Program Manager (Manager, Programs 2). This position will lead a team of approximately 12 Project Management and Business Management personnel. This position will be located at our offices in Rancho Bernardo, CA.  

Job Description:

Under the direction and leadership of the Product Support organization, the Product Support Program Manager and with management direction of CAMs, will oversee the utilization of Earned Value Management System processes to collect and analyze cost performance data reports to identify cost, schedule, and performance trends and deviations, and recommend corrective action. This individual will facilitate cost and schedule reviews to report performance status and collaboratively work with the Program Offices to maintain cost and schedule objectives. The successful candidate will develop managerial level EV reports to provide Product Support leadership visibility to ensure the organization’s cost and schedule objectives are being met or exceeded. In addition, this candidate will manage the Product Support proposal processes, staffing assessments, change requests and formalized document releases. In doing so, the candidate will implement streamlined processes to expedite work products through internal Product Support approval processes. As a manager, this individual will play a critical role in the career development, diversity, inclusion, and engagement of employees.

Essential Functions:

  • Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager Program Management 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Rancho Bernardo. This is an on-site position and requires face to face interaction with local team.
  • The position will include managing ongoing Product Support statement of work in support of 12 disciplines across 3 programs.
  • Manages schedules and status reports, EWW metrics, staffing forecasting and AISR&T proposals for Product Support.
  • Assess project cost and schedule issues and the development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction, goals, and objectives.
  • Develop mechanisms needed to effectively monitor project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program management, Product Support IPT leads, Product Support disciplines, and customers.
  • Prioritizing work on a variety of proposals at the same time.
  • Partner with the proposal managers and proposal teams to respond to customers RFPs.
  • Review RFPs and derive material, labor, and other requirements.
  • Provides support to the Product Support IPT leadership across three programs and assists in efficiently executing processes in direct support of RQ-4, Triton, and Tactical Air Systems (TAS).
  • Supports IPT leadership in managing staff planning and resource fulfillment, by creating LRAP plan, forecasting, and integrating at the center level for an all-up staffing profile.
  • The selected candidate should thrive independently in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable with and be able to collaborate closely with program managers, project managers, systems engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of EVMS, Proposal, Project Management/Project Integrator experience OR
  • Master's degree with 5+ years of program experience, EVMS, Project Management/Project Integrator experience
  • Demonstrated experience in BOE creation/reviews, Staffing Projections, and cost and scheduling oversight
  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher required
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including MS Project
  • EVMS Certified and 3+ year of Cost Account Management oversight
  • Ability to multi-task and self-time manage working toward timely completion of assigned tasks
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
  • Demonstrated skills to plan, organize and develops solutions to complex problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline or Businesses Degree with 6+ years of program, IPT, or Integrator experience OR
  • Master's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline or MBA with 3+ years of experience
  • Active DoD Top Secret and/or SCI clearance.
  • Prior experience as a manager or a team lead.
  • Prior experience leading staffing review and cost & schedule reviews
  • Familiarity with Change Requests, Technical Review Boards, and Change Control Boards
  • Experience with formalized document releases utilizing tools like TeamCenter

Salary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 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.