Program Manager 2 - Advanced Tactical Programs (Baltimore, MD)

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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the Tactical Fighters Development Operating Unit in Baltimore, MD. The Tactical Fighters Development OU is one of the largest OUs in the AMS Division and has a unique range of cutting-edge technology programs spanning development to production, while operating in a challenging and fast-paced environment to bring needed capability to the WarFighter.

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 to support value creation strategies and actions.

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:
  • 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 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 and8+years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree and6+ years of relevant experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.
  • Must possess strong organization and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of management and individual contributors.
  • Ability to travel domestically as required.
  • U.S. citizenship with an active U.S. DoD Secret Clearance (adjudicated within the last 5 years) and the ability to qualify for access to Special Access Programs (SAPs) with the ability to work on-site in classified areas.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active U.S. DoD Top Secret clearance and the ability to qualify for access to Special Access Programs (SAPs).
  • Prior experience leading sensor system, technology, development or production programs, operations management, knowledge of RF system products, capabilities and enabling technologies.
  • Program or project management experience in engineering, finance, logistics, operations or supply chain/subcontracts management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with six year's experience supporting Department of Defense (DoD) and/or Government contracts.
  • Prior experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and MS Project.
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).

Salary Range: $137,000.00 - $205,600.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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/orpersonal 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.
More Information on Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA, Linthicum Heights, MD and San Diego, CA. Northrop Grumman was founded in 2022. It has 85636 total employees. To see all 100 open jobs at Northrop Grumman, click here.
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