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Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10112741

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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 has an opening for a Principal Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

Essential Functions:

This position is seeking a highly motivated, strong communicator to join the Global Supply Chain Program Management (GSCPM) – Integration & Financials team. This position will be in fast-paced, un-classified environment.

Tasks include:


Establishes rhythms, processes, and tool aids to synchronize Global Supply Chain (GSC) functions across enterprise and division. 

Presents to enterprise leadership on program and business status. Manage up and out and prepare business stakeholders for program meetings. 

Drive dashboard creation using program tools, including Tableau


Coordinate with business stakeholders to identify and implement potential initiatives. Communicate plan and status to program leadership through data calls.

Financial Baseline, Monitor/Control and Reporting

Earned Value Management of material and/or labor control portfolios related to the GSC Statement of work

Provide the progress of work against the schedule and update forecast based in conjunction with cost planners and business stakeholders.

Review sales forecast with business stakeholders and implement changes. Communicate updates and status on monthly basis to leadership. 

Identify scope changes and coordinate budget and schedule impacts with business management as well as business stakeholders via Change Requests. Support program development of Change Board packages. 

Analyze and report significant cost and schedule variances to business stakeholders. Develop and complete the variance analysis report (VAR) and close outstanding action items.


Facilitate and aid development of major stakeholders in Risk, Issue and Opportunity and bring to the program. Exercise and track mitigation steps to close actions. 

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of business experience or Master's Degree with 4 years of business experience. Business experience shall be in supply chain management, logistics, subcontracts management, contracts management, proposal price/cost analysis, and/or strategic sourcing.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
  • Intermediate MS Excel Skills
  • Intermediate SAP Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace background
  • Supply chain, cost mgmt. or CAMs
  • SAP
  • CAM Certified
  • MS office Suite knowledge

Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.