Japan Global Hawk Sustainment Program Manager, Sierra Vista, Az +1 More

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Sierra Vista, AZ +1 more

Requisition ID: R10084266
Category: Program Management
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ, USA +1 more
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 Defense Services is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Program Manager to lead and manage the Japan Global Hawk Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and Sustainment Contracts for our Q4 USAF Programs Sustainment organization.  The successful candidate will assist in directing all aspects of the programs associated with planning, implementation, contracting, and execution of the program across Integrated Product Teams and functions. The successful candidate will interact with the customer, subcontractors, and other stakeholders as the focal point for Japan Global Hawk program activities as well as, manage risks and opportunities to ensure timely execution of efforts to support the Autonomous Systems Operating Unit.

The primary objective will be to provide leadership to a multi-disciplinary team to accomplish the delivery of all contractual requirement on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements of the Japan Global Hawk CLS program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management.
Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS).
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies and tools.
Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP).
Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders.
Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (CPFF, FFP).
Proposal development / capture planning and strategy.
Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work.
Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.
Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy.
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.
Ability to demonstrate success in leading and developing cross functional teams.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors.
Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers
Demonstrate understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process.

 Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years, or Master’s and 6+ years’ experience supporting U.S. Government/Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts and/or related project management/logistics/flight operations experience
10+ years of applicable experience may be considered in lieu of education
Active US DOD Secret Clearance and ability to be granted and maintain special program access
Proven leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability to work between various departments, sectors, and suppliers
Ability to develop and manage the following: Basis of Estimate (BOE), Statement of Work (SOW), Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL), Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM)
Willing and able to travel up to 35%

Preferred Qualifications:

Logistics, Maintenance, and/or Flight Operations Background
Experience with Unmanned and Autonomous Systems, preferably Global Hawk or Triton
Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Experience
Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and/or Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) experience
Program Management Experience
Experience working with Japanese Ministry of Defense or in Japanese Defense Market
Familiarity with Japan culture, traditions, laws, etc.
Experience in contract negotiations

This position reports to Sierra Vista, AZ, USA, however, this position can also be worked from San Diego, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $127,700 USD – $191,755 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

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