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Sentinel (GBSD) – Supplier Management Team Principal Project Management – 9094

Requisition ID: R10080604

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, 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: 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Supplier Management Team Principal Project Management This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. 

What You’ll Get To Do: 

Candidate will facilitate ongoing projects and serve as a liaison between Program Management, Supplier Management, Engineering, Cost Management and other disciplines in support of C&L/LE.

Serves as part of the C&L Supplier Management Team contributors for current and future projects. This team acts as the main point of contact for technical decision making for suppliers within Launch Equipment for the Command and Launch Segment of the Sentinel Program. Provides financial control and maintenance of budgets including EVMS metrics and Variance Explanations as a member of the Control Account Manager team.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepares and manages schedules and prepares status reports on the health of the projects. Interprets schedules from suppliers to understand impact on program schedule and milestones.
  • Identifies risks and opportunities and coordinates with project teams to mitigate and retire risks.
  • Develops and maintains Requests for Proposal (RFP) to include reviewing & updating Supplier Statements of Work (SSOW), reviewing Basis of Estimates (BOEs), performing quality checks on all proposal submittals, attending proposal related reviews.
  • Evaluates issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Prepares higher level management briefings and develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and tools for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers.
  • Candidate must be an independent self-starter able to work with multi-disciplined teams (internal and external) to analyze and solve problems in order to meet contractual requirements
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 

• 401k 

• Educational Assistance 

• Life Insurance 

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  

• Paid Time Off  

• Health & Wellness Resources  

• Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  

Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal Project Management - 6 Years of experience with Bachelor’s degree; 4 Years with Masters.  4 additional years of experience maybe considered in lieu of the degree.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) within 365 days of submission.
  • Experience leading a team in successful completion of projects, which may include program management/ project scheduling, working experience in a manufacturing, production, facilities or engineering role.
  • Experience in a role with oversight or review of a subcontract or supplier.
  • Project / Program Management skills (proposal creation, scheduling, budget tracking).
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently in meeting customer requirements/expectations.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Natural relationship builder able to earn the trust of colleagues and suppliers.
  • Proven ability to deliver effective communication verbally, written, and through well-crafted presentations across all levels of an organization.
  • Experience in a role with oversight or review of a subcontract or supplier worth more than $10M.
  • Experience on an Engineering and Manufacturing Development.
  • Ability to demonstrate independent creative thinking and problem-solving capabilities.


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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.