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Program Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10108144

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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 designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Program Manager 2 for the Hypersonics Program in our Propulsion Systems Business Unit at Promontory, Utah (Bacchus).

Role description & Responsibilities:
The Program Manager will support program implementation and execution.  Emphasis is in communication with external and internal customers and functional organizations, and overall management of group financial and contract commitments.  The position is located at Bacchus in Northern Utah as part of the Strategic Programs leadership team executing the existing programs and developing and executing business growth strategies.

Job Duties: 
The Program Manager has the job duties listed below and is ultimately responsibility for:

Program Execution
• Execute the program successfully in management of safety, quality, schedule, technology and cost.
• Needs to understand the processing of energetic materials, solid rocket motors and their components.
• Continuously drive for results and challenge the status quo.
• Have the capacity to understand people and provide mentorship.
• Have proven ability to influence others.

Company-Customer Interface
• Represent Northrop Grumman as a company (bringing the Northrop Grumman message to the customer; and integrating knowledge of the spectrum of Northrop Grumman capabilities with understanding of customer needs to promote Northrop Grumman).
• Service the customer by executing the program and resolving issues in accordance with business objectives, strategy, legal requirements, regulations, contract terms, and company policies.
• Balance the interests of the customer, Northrop Grumman, and employees.
• Manage program participation in working group meetings.

Program Team Management
• Provide overall leadership and direction to the program team (contracts, finance, Value Stream Element Team (VSET), engineering and operations) to include coaching team members, resolving conflict and contributing to performance reviews.
• Establish and communicate program priorities.
• Possess the proven ability to provide verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively.
• Understand and manage change to the programs’ baseline.
• Meet master program plans and schedules by identifying and assessing risks, and initiating necessary corrective action.

Schedule Management
• Ensure that the Program is on schedule to the program milestones.
• Understand integrated master schedules (IMS), integrated factory schedules and Earned Value Management (EVM) principles.

Financial Performance
• Oversee budget management within the program and participate in monthly business management reviews.
• Forecast financial performance.
• Align program actions and communications to achieve maximum award fee.

 Contract Structure & Pricing
• Assist in negotiating contracts, contract changes, contract pricing, contract terms and resolution of contract issues.

Technical Performance
• Drive technical excellence by setting program standards, working closely with the technical team and VSETs, balancing risk, and delivering performance.

Business Development
• Leverage the current programs to win new business.
• Manage the preparation of new proposals, follow-on proposals and change proposals to ensure they meet Northrop Grumman business strategy, is compliant, responds to customer needs, and provides a proper base for successful negotiations and program performance.

Job Qualifications:

Education and Experience Requirements
• BS degree in Engineering, Business or Finance.
• 10 years’ work experience.
• Work experience should include five (5) plus years’ experience in leading multiple discipline teams.

Preferred Experience:
• A working knowledge of solid rocket design, motor development and production.
• Understanding of Earned Value Management System and its application in managing PS programs.
• Experience in integration of the VSET concept with PS program execution.
• A working knowledge of US Army and Navy programs and products.
• Experience with VSET management.
• In-depth understanding of customer requirements, both technically and financially, to ensure customer needs are met.
• Familiarity and experience in managing ITAR data.

Additional Information
• Successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

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.