Manager Programs 3 – International Long Range Air Defense Programs, Elkridge, MD

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Elkridge, MD

Requisition ID: R10084206
Category: Program Management
Location: Elkridge, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for a Program Manager 3 to support the Long Range Air Defense Organization Operating Unit in leading the execution of an international contract for ground based long range radars. This position will be located in Elkridge, MD.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy with an international military service.  The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout).  Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community.
Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans.
Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations.
Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives
Measuring and reporting program performance.
Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders.
Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions.
Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work.
Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements.
Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines.
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools.
Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning.
Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
Managing suppliers to meet program objectives.
Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards.
Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities.
Development and adherence to master plans and schedules.
Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years, or Master’s and 7+ years’ experience supporting U.S. Government and international contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries.
3+ years of experience managing international contracts or aspects of international business with demonstrated customer intimacy.
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.
Experience in capture and proposal management, and risk and opportunity management.
Ability to identify, select, direct, and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of a program in a manner that supports programs goals and company strategy.
Experience managing fixed priced development contracts.
Knowledgeable of Earned Value Management (EVM).
US Citizenship with an Active US Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing international contracts or aspects of international business with the Middle East and North Africa customers.
Ability to converse in French or Arabic.
Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Technical background with experience in establishing and applying technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.
The ability to manage the maintenance and support of delivered products including spares availability; product reliability, maintainability, and testability; support equipment; modeling and simulation; training systems; prognostics and health management; field and fleet support; and program support management.
The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement.
The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.
The ability to plan for, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraints.

Salary Range: $168,100 USD – $252,100 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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10084206 2023.01.14

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