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Principal / Sr. Principal Project Management

Requisition ID: R10095291

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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.

The Electronic Warfare Systems Operating Unit Growth and Capture Organization at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a dedicated Project Manager to continue its focus on program performance and profitable growth.  The project manager will oversee, manage and support the operational aspects of ongoing proposals and key growth pursuits with the EWS OU. The project manager shall manage all budget and financial oversight, shall support Long Range Strategic Planning to ensure accurate pipeline and strategic growth plans and support education initiatives within the Operating Unit concerning adherence to proposal standards. Additionally, the project manager shall work with all functional areas, including customers across all services, to support proposal generation and shape future opportunities.

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or Sr. Principal level.

  • Principal grade level - Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Sr. Principal grade level - Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience.
  • High-energy strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to operate and communicate at both a strategic and a hands-on level as needed
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines
  • Ability to influence and drive results without direct authority of personnel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning and presentation skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in business growth and/or proposal generation
  • Experience leading a team to complete a specific scope of work and or Request for Proposal
  • Experience supporting DoD / government contracts or project management experience in other industries

Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,200 USD - $153,200 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.