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Manager Programs 3

Requisition ID: R10090661

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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 Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU) has an opening for a Manager Programs 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

Position Description:

This position will report to the ASBU Vice President & General Manager. This position oversees and manages ongoing division operations to include the establishment and ongoing maintenance of the overall strategic rhythm to build a productive management cadence that ensures the visibility of our critical development and high production rate programs are achieved per plan.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drives a horizontal and vertical integration action between the Programs and Functions to ensure the health of our people, processes and tools are being addressed in our programs
  • Establishes top-level risks, issues and critical actions are being addressed down into the organization and that performance dashboards are created to create transparent visibility from programs up through sector and corporate
  • Support the top-level development of strategies in alignment with the programs to create ASBU Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP), Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the corresponding investment requirements needed, e.g. Capital, Indirect and Non-Contractual Technical Activity (NCTA), including the the formal development and delivery of these products to the sector
  • Other monthly deliverables to Division will be the update and submission of Aerospace Systems Priority Watch Items in support of the Corporate Executive Leadership Team (ELT), NGAS Key Programs metrics update and approval in the NGPerform tool, review of Non-Financial goals for Customer Happiness and Quality metrics, etc.
  • Other special assignments on areas of critical importance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 9 years’ of relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree and 7 years' of relevant experience
  • Proven communication and leadership skills and experience leading small teams in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD secret security clearance and special program access 
  • Experience in working with subcontractors and customers at all levels
  • Demonstrated experience in program reporting
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD secret security clearance
  • Special Program Access (SAP)
  • Working Knowledge of Northrop Grumman Web Based Reporting Systems
  • Proven experience managing a team in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to develop relationships and operate in a collaborative team environment
  • Experience with diverse program types
  • Strong collaboration skills needed to get results within ASBU and with Air Dominance / NGAS
  • Demonstrated understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $152,100 USD - $228,100 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.