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Manager Programs 3

Requisition ID: R10081826

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Manager, Programs level 3 to join our diverse team of professionals. This leadership position is located in Melbourne, FL.

Candidate will lead the Aircrew Training System and Design Team on a restricted program.  The candidate will be responsible for the planning and execution of the Training System requirements Analysis (TSRA), development of all training courseware, and support the standup and utilization of a LMS/LCMS to support the program.  Successful candidate will develop/manage metrics that drive outcomes for cost/schedule, engage in process improvements, quality of training courseware products and implementation of Instructional System Design (ISD) practices during Training development.  Responsibilities include leading a team to establish, plan, and deliver recommended solutions to functional requirements associated with program and Training System requirements.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:

Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage the instructional design (ISD) process to conduct needs assessments, develop learning objectives, design learning content, and measure effectiveness of aircrew training
  • Continuously revises lesson plans to meet new training requirements and maintain updated technical information
  • Develop task lists, objectives, syllabi and training products according to DoD, USAF and AF Global Strike Command operating instructions and Instructional System Design (ISD)
  • Provide input to meet new training requirements and to keep technical information up to date.
  • Create instructional materials and products for technology-based courses - including online, mobile, immersive and performance support
  • Demonstrate and use effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify specific training needs and develop solutions for satisfying unique skills based training requirements.
  • Cost, schedule, and technical performance for all training aspects of program performance on a EMD-type contract.
  • Leadership of a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to present to all levels of leadership and customers
  • Ability to manage a high performing team of core learning and development professionals
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, weekends and support on-call status when necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of professional/military experience to include a background in instructional design and knowledge of instructional design tools and methodologies OR Master's Degree and 7 years of professional/military experience to include a background in instructional design and knowledge of instructional design tools and methodologies
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
  • Demonstrated hands-on knowledge of IPT/Program Management processes (CAM processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort and risk and opportunity management.
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills that build relationships at all levels across the organization with a high capacity for influence, collaboration, and consensus-building
  • Strong critical thinking skills to identify interdependencies between issues, data, and outcomes; clear understanding of how moving pieces come together to build the big picture
  • Advance knowledge of ISD principals and process
  • Advance knowledge of the TSRA process and procedures
  • Experience (certificate or degree) as an Instructional Designer (ISD) in a DoD learning/training organization focused on analysis, design and development of aircrew curriculums and course materials utilizing multiple delivery modalities
  • Military Aircrew/Pilot experience
  • Possess exceptional problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Active DoD Top Secret
  • Current Special Program access clearance

Salary range: $147,700 - $221


Salary Range: $147,700 USD - $221,500 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.