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Principal/Sr Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10088026

  • 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 Principal Project Management/Sr. Principal Project Management (Global Supply Chain) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located onsite in Melbourne, Florida. This role is not able to accommodate a hybrid or remote work option and will be based in the Melbourne FL office operating on our 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off!

This position will be supporting the Global Supply Chain Infrastructure and Operational Integration in a classified environment. The selected candidate will be part of a diverse organization of project management professionals within the GSC Program Management organization. The candidate is responsible to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serve as the liaison between GSC program management and other GSC functional and program teams.

This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities, excellent communication, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. Some travel may be required.

Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Directly Support GSC IPT Capture Lead & GSC Program Manager
  • GSC Staffing – GSC Focal for all Staffing Metrics
  • Weekly Activity Reports
  • Ensure consistency in GSC processes  
  • Tracking of all GSC Risks and Opportunities
  • Tracking and Reporting on Action Items
  • Accurately builds/presents Executive level leadership briefings
  • Support GSC Leadership in all activities pertaining to GSC Program Strategy & Supplier Engagement Plan
  • Facilitation of meetings, actions and deliverables, which often include senior leadership
  • Work cooperatively with the technical and senior GSC staff to address customer requests
  • Candidates must be able to make sound decisions, or ask for guidance in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.  Candidate must be an effective communicator and will be expected to build relationships across program IPTs.

Principal Project Management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience OR Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience in Global Supply Chain, Project Management, Program Integration, or Business Management. Four additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of bachelors degree.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally.
  • Current and active DoD Secret clearance (last investigation completed within last six years).
  • Ability to obtain Program Access

Sr. Principal Project Management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering, or a minimum of 14 years of experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree; 8 years of experience in the same with a Master's degree
  • Experience leading a team/process/project
  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the last 5 years
  • Must be able to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Global Supply Chain organization.
  • The ability to utilize various management control software such as SAP and Microsoft Project.
  • Experience in Earned Value Management (EVM), ideally Control Account Manager (CAM) Certified within last two years.
  • Experience providing financial and business support.
  • Project/Program Management Certifications.
  • SharePoint workflow or other collaboration site design/development.
  • Process mapping and process improvement experience.

Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $111,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,400 USD - $138,600 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.