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Manager Programs 2

Requisition ID: R10109769

  • 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: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Program Manager 2 (Capture Team) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within the Strike Division. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

This role will lead a team within the Strike Division growth organization as part of a large, classified program.  Efforts associated with the team includes capture of new hardware/software development efforts integrated into an existing complex airborne weapon system.  The team is currently involved in the capture and execution of multiple efforts.  The selected candidate will lead the development of statements of work and program plans for product development, management, manufacturing, product support, sustainment, and fleet retrofits.  The selected candidate will also lead the development of non-recurring and recurring cost estimates to execute these plans to include detailed Bases of Estimate.  The selected candidate will have overall responsibility for all delivered proposal artifacts and then participate in negotiations for contracts ranging from $5-50M.  The position requires exemplary collaboration skills working across many IPTs and enterprise business areas, as well as ability to effectively communicate the status of multiple capture efforts to various levels of leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Directs all phases of proposal development through contract award.

·         Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical content of proposals, ranging from CRAD study contracts to product development and fielding.

·         Participates in the negotiation of contracts and contract changes.

·         Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of new contracts.

·         Acts as primary customer contact for capture activities, leading review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical requirements.

·         Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.

·         Establishes capture plans and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies issues and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing capture approach.

·         Directs the work of all employees from multiple disciplines assigned to the capture team

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.

Basic Qualifications:  

Must have a Bachelor’s degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience in project/program management that includes a background in leading capture efforts, OR a Master’s degree AND 5 years of related professional/military experience in project/program management that includes a background in leading capture efforts.

Must have demonstrated success aligning teams, organizations, or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal.

Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that was granted or renewed in the last 6 years or is currently under continuous evaluation, with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance with Full Scope Poly

Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR).

Preferred Qualifications: 

Capture Knowledge and Experience

Experience on programs that involve integration of new capabilities into existing airborne weapons systems

Experience with high impact, rapid acquisition customers such as DARPA, AF-RCO, AFRL, SCA, etc.

Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Full Scope Poly

Current Special Program Access (PAR)

Salary range:  $127,700 - $191,500

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.