Manager Programs 2, Iuka, Ms

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Iuka, MS

Requisition ID: R10086288
Category: Program Management
Location: Iuka, MS, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Uncleared
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager of Program Management 1-2 based out of the Iuka MS location.

As a key leader, the Manager of Programs will provide leadership in a high performing team and will be responsible for executing, monitoring and reporting on the progress of program performance. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated success leading a team within cost and schedule requirements of the program. The position requires a solution-based philosophy and the demonstrated ability to develop practical execution plans in a dynamic and complex environment. Candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information resulting in effective communication, collaboration, and implementation of a strong operational program foundation with a diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers. Strong leadership characteristics are essential as this role drives strategies to meet or exceed cost, schedule and performance objectives. This position requires a candidate with strong organizational and decision-making skills with the ability to lead in an environment of continuous change. This position requires the ability to report at the Director level including status for Program Integration planning and execution tasks, inputs into recurring Business Unit reporting, and oversight of EVMS for Program Integration. Collaboration with program and functional leaders to develop and nurture a highly competent and engaged team that delivers on commitments and embodies “best culture” is essential.

A successful candidate in this role will be interested/energized by and able to:

Navigate ambiguity and develop a systemic approach and strategy to address and solve problems
Build relationships and effectively listen and communicate to influence, and ensure accountability across a network of stakeholders
Analyze and make recommendations around business challenges based on data
Engage with all employees up through executive leaders to understand requirements and expectations, and inspire a retentive team culture
Attend and/or lead program meetings and provide status including presenting operations status to site leadership
Define, adjust, and hold leaders accountable to the organizational operating rhythm
Oversee execution of key strategic projects and deliverables; engaging all relevant stakeholders to ensure success – establishing needed partnerships, developing program plans, and driving accountability for performance
Ensure consistency and clarity in program processes and procedures.
Integrate metrics, develop and refine dashboards
Measure and report program performance
Deliver presentations to customers, executive leadership and other program stakeholders
Identify, allocate and manage program resources, including workforce planning
Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules
Conduct thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years, or master’s and 3+ years’ experience or an additional 4 year’s experience in lieu of degree, supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
Experience in a Program Management, Program Integration or Master Scheduling
Ability to obtain and retain DoD Secret Clearance
Demonstrated experience in applying he following principles:   
Business Acumen:  The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance
Issue & Problem Resolution:  The ability to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
Planning, Scheduling & Earned Value:  The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.

Preferred Qualifications:

DoD Secret Clearance
Capture Experience

Salary Range: $121,000 – $181,400

Salary Range: $121,000 USD – $181,400 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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10086288 2023.01.14

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