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Sentinel (GBSD) Infrastructure Subcontract Management Team Lead – 9445

Requisition ID: R10104864

  • 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, 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.

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 an Infrastructure Subcontract Management Team Lead.  This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  

Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.

What You’ll Get To Do:    

  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
  • Identifies and controls all subcontract management activities and processes while integrating supplier interdependencies throughout the program’s life cycle
  • Applies knowledge, insights, and understanding of business and/or financial concepts, tools, and processes to support Subcontract decisions, actions, and performance corrections
  • Supports and monitors technical performance baselines, assesses execution status, and takes appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline
  • Addresses subcontract uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward-looking approach, identifying risks and opportunities, determining and appropriately handling, managing, risks and opportunities throughout the life cycle of the Subcontract
  •  Oversee and provide financial control and maintenance of budgets including EVMS metrics (specifically IPMDAR evaluation and reviewing leading/lagging metrics and how they can be applied to performance management) and Variance Explanations as a Control Account Manager for your supplier
  • Effectively plans, defines, establishes, communicates, monitors and controls scope by establishing and controlling changes to the Subcontract Baseline
  • Manages labor and material dollars across multiple contracts for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) EVMS weekly and monthly deliverables
  • Key leader in developing and reviewing Supplier Statements of Work (SSOWs)
  • Reviews supplier proposal responses, including performing technical evaluations, reviewing supplier Basis of Estimates (BOEs), overall proposal quality reviews, and attending proposal related reviews

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.    

You’ll Bring These Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Business Management/Finance, Construction Management, Project Management, other STEM, or related field 10 years of experience (Or a master’s degree and 6 years of experience) in Program Management, Global Supply Chain, or related portfolio level discipline
  • US Citizenship required with current DOD clearance adjudicated with the past 5 years
  • 5+ years of experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and/or large supplier management portfolio experience in other industries
  • 5+ years experience managing a Program effort or Major Subcontract (in either a supply chain, SMT, or program/project management role)
  • 5+ years of financial experience in EVMS or similar cost and schedule management systems

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Advance degrees and/or certifications such as MBA, Six Sigma, Supply Chain CSCPM or related is a plus
  • Experience with major Engineer, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects or DOD construction programs, with specific experience managing or supporting U.S. Army Corps of
  • Engineers or Naval Facilities Engineering Command programs
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or greater is preferred
    PMP Certification
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean, Agile or Six Sigma Tools
  • Experience with specific tools available for Subcontract management associated with the terms and conditions of the Subcontract (Award Fee/incentive fee flow downs, supplier assessment/evaluation, Corrective Action Requests, Letters of Concern, etc.)
  • Proficiency in driving programmatic battle rhythm

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

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.