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Manager Project Management 3

Requisition ID: R10091159

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Emerado, ND, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Any (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: 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’s Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Program Manager 3 (Program Integration Lead) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Grand Sky Site in Grand Forks Emerado.

We’re in need of a motivated and adaptable individual to support our leadership team as a Program Operations Manager. The successful candidate will represent and lead the Grand Sky Team supporting multiple business areas and ensuring proactive vertical and horizontal integration across Enterprise.  In addition, this role will include working with the program’s Human Resource’s Team to develop a program management career growth and development plan for Enterprise program managers.


Provides leadership to PIT staff through coaching, mentoring, and other staff development approaches.

Provide leadership, coaching, and clear instructions to members of the team responsible for the execution of task orders.

Providing strategies and direction of all technical areas within the scope of the Site activities

Direct and manage all phases of the program from inception through completion including cost, schedule, and technical performance of each task.

Communicates program vision across multiple tasks to ensure outstanding tactical and operational execution of the program

Assist with quality, innovation, resource management, etc., to drive efficiencies while demonstrating compliance with corporate management standards.

Ensures senior management is engaged and familiar with task order area direction.

Act as the primary customer contact for program activities while cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop opportunities

Delivering presentations to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders

Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications

Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation, and realization.

Oversee all Capital, NCTA and Indirect labor and purchases required in support of operations at Grand Sky

Work closely with the Division Ops Manager and Division Business Manager to support capital, indirect, NCTA, and other financial planning

Directly accountable to the Grand Sky Site Director for the execution of responsibilities outlined above in accordance with company policy, business plans, and applicable laws and regulations, as well as the performance associated with the conduct of the business.

Relevant technical, cost, schedule, quality, and risk performance measured by established management tools and monitored via the Site Dashboard Attainment of AOP goals

Ideally the Program Operations Manager will have a technical background in a hardware engineering discipline; electrical/mechanical manufacturing experience; solid organizational skills; an ability to lead program teams to achieve program milestones and delivery objectives; program planning and scheduling skills; solid communication skills; and familiarity with earned value management.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have a bachelor’s degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience with a background in project/program management, OR a master’s degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience with a background in project/program management.

Must have at least 5 years of personnel management and development experience with demonstrated success leading and growing teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal

Must have at least 5 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule and at or under cost

Must have an active DoD Secret clearance that is in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s in business administration or Finance

Experience managing program/projects of > $20 Million / year with P&L responsibilities

Experience with Program Operations, Data Analytics, Infrastructure & Facilities

Experience with CAM role

Experience with EVMS

Certified by Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

Demonstrated experience meeting customer needs, building strong relationships with strategic partners and guiding program teams and support functions to take action to satisfy customer expectations

Experience managing and writing contracts

Salary Range:  $119,100 - $178,700

Salary Range: $119,100 USD - $178,700 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.