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SDS Director of Project Management 1, Operations, Integration and Training

Requisition ID: R10074654

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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: 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's Space Systems organization is seeking a Director of Project Management 1, SDS Division Operations, Integration and Training to join our team of highly motivated and diverse individuals. The selected candidate will report to and be responsible for supporting Vice President SDS Division Engineering & Manufacturing Operations within the SDS Division and manage/oversee its operational aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads team of Technical Writers that provide governance documents for the Division Engineering Manufacturing Operations and Program teams
  • Leads the Training Team to ensure focus on training for My Learning Exchange (MLE), LX and all Rotational Programs – for development, publication and execution verification for core and required knowledge training
  • Provides horizontal integration across the Division Engineering & Manufacturing Operations teams
  • Develops executive level briefings, papers and correspondence
  • Coordinates and supports all Communities of Practice (CoP) across engineering Division teams
  • Provides general management of budget/forecast and earned value management across multiple teams and funding sources
  • Supports Division wide engineering staffing needs (including the interns/UR&R) by leading collaboration across the functional managers and talent acquisition partner for fulfillment
  • Supports Division wide development of processes and tools ensuring clear requirements and standardization
  • Collaborate the LRSP (Long Range Strategic Planning) portfolio with the functional managers including budgets planning, monitoring progress and status reporting
  • Build relationships and effectively listens and communicates to influence, and ensure accountability across a network of stakeholders
  • Establishes Agile Standards and Practices throughout the Division Engineering Manufacturing Operations team and leads Program Increment planning/execution
  • Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, and 10+ years of experience OR a master’s degree with 8+ years of experience
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • 5 years of experience leading a team
  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current and active Top Secret security clearance
  • Master's in Business or technical field
  • Exceptional oral, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Depth and breadth of experience with defense products and services, including understanding of DoD weapons programs
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and facilitation skills
  • 8 - 10 years of management experience
  • Experience supporting cross-business initiatives and/or programs
  • Knowledge of the DoD/USAF Acquisition Lifecycle
  • Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal

Salary Range: $141,400 USD - $212,200 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.