Manager Programs 1, Plymouth, Mn

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Plymouth, MN

Requisition ID: R10087699
Category: Program Management
Location: Plymouth, MN, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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 Defense Systems sector is currently seeking a Program Manager PM1 to support our Missile Products Fuzing & Warheads Business at Plymouth, MN within the Weapons Systems Division.  In this role, the selected leader will be responsible for managing and delivering all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community. 

Position Summary:
Serves as a cross-functional program manager of execution on Engineering, Maturation and Development (EMD) contracted efforts, In-house Research and Development (IR&D) and other assigned Fuzing & Warheads pursuits. Responsibilities include planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical for all aspects of overall program performance. 

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:  

Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Program Team (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule, and technical objectives
Development and delivery of presentations to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders
Develop new business opportunities through planning and proposal development
Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (FFP, CPFF, etc…)
Creation, review, and finalization of the program Statement of Work
Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.
Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
Completion and tracking of the Contract Requirements Traceability Matrix
Ensure program team understands & adheres to the contract scope.
Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
Thorough risk & opportunity management to include identification, mitigation, and realization
Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)
Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management

Basic Qualifications:

6 years Min work experience with Bachelors;4 years with Masters.   
Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
Basic competency in Project Management skills and toolsets
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to manage a project team daily and communicate effectively with leadership regarding status, awareness’s, and escalations
The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all the work required and only the work required is performed.
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.
Ability to resolve disputes and negotiate with a positive outcome while maintaining good relationships with customers and within the organization
The ability to lead proposal teams, produce and deliver winning proposals, effectively track, and incorporate Review Team comments and findings, and manage post-proposal submittals (orals, finding responses).
The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward-looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program.
Competent in standard Microsoft Office Software Suite
Able to obtain a secret security clearance. (US Citizenship is a requirement)

Preferred Qualifications:

A degree in a science, engineering, or a business program.
Experience as a Program/Project Manager in the aerospace/defense industry or within the Department of Defense or NASA. 
A combination of training and experience in the area of the Department of Defense Acquisition Process.
Active Security Clearance

Salary Range: $117,600 USD – $176,400 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 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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