Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
Requisition ID: R10083801
Category: Program Management
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
Citizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
Clearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
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.
Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.
Salary: £39,000 – £55,000
Role clearance type: You must be able to gain and maintain the highest level of UK Government clearance
Location: Cheltenham House, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
About Your Opportunity:
Work on pioneering projects that use innovation and creativity to solve complex problems. Our focus is the successful delivery of projects to our customers. The role of Junior Project Manager is to manage allocated small scale projects and/or work alongside a senior project manager on large scale project delivery. As a Junior Project Manager you will be working within the wider PMO team, in which we are striving to establish a centre of excellence improving our delivery through the adoption of best practice, evaluating and improving our ways of working to the benefit of our business and our customers. Your role will include managing the delivery of project outcomes, supporting the financial picture, working closely with our customers to manage expectations and deliver to time, cost and quality. Your role will also require you to work very closely with our customers and you may be deployed in a customer team. As part of this, you will be required to work in Cheltenham on a regular basis.
This is an operational role, which requires an understanding of project management tools, and their application. Throughout the duration of this role you would be expected to gain and maintain a detailed understanding of the customer’s domain in order to ensure the products we deliver meet the customers’ requirements. As a Junior Project Manager you will work independently across one or more delivery packages with support the PMO community and direction from Senior Project Managers, and Delivery Authority.
Flexible working schedules – we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities
Communication & governance control
Stakeholder & Expectation Management
Quality & performance management
Project integration throughout its lifecycle
Planning with scope, cost, schedule of the contract
Reporting and Analysis of project metrics
Internal & external stakeholder management & communication
Experience of the Agile project management lifecycle
Understanding of Risk & Issue management
Understanding of delivery to the government sector
Understanding of Contract mechanisms
Exposure to working in a defence, government or similar environment
Your Future Team:
“To me there’s nothing more energising than seeing first-hand the happiness of our clients after really digging into their problems with them and wow, does a delivery manager role at Northrop Grumman enable that.”
Northrop Grumman UK – Employee
We are a team of professional project managers with the sole aim to ‘do what we promise’ – we own the delivery of results, focused on quality outcomes.
We solve problems through ‘blue sky’ thinking while applying process and we focus on positivity, flexibility and ingenuity to respond to changing demands. We are proud of the work that we do.
We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.
About Our Responsibilities:
Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.
We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.
How to Apply:
Interested in our opportunity?
Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.
Possibly, I’d like to find out more – then connect direct with email@example.com, our recruitment business partner who will be happy to support you with any enquires.
Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.
Northrop Grumman UK:
Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.
UK Cyber & Intelligence Business:
Our UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the defence and security sectors. Our customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.
Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/
Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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