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Mgr Programs 2 - DSaT Program

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

NG Space Systems is looking for a Manager 2, Programs to lead a demonstration effort as part of a growing portfolio within the Integrated National Systems Business Unit in the fast-growing Payloads and Ground Systems Division. The selected candidate will report to the Director of the Mission Exploitation Operating Unit (MEXOU) and serve as a key member of the leadership team. The successful candidate will lead the Deep Sensing and Targeting (DSaT) Demonstration for the US Army in Q2 2023, with anticipated follow-on program. The DSaT effort is one part of MEXOU's portfolio of tactical edge systems (space-air-ground TCPED capabilities contained within a transportable form factor) and as such, this position requires a comprehensive understanding of ground systems capabilities, restricted and DoD customer communities, program management skills, proven strategic planning and business execution capabilities, as well as the ability to work collaboratively across the enterprise. The selected candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of program management standards, policies and guidelines. The selected individual must be able to interact with and influence executive level management and senior customers and communicate effectively with both oral and written presentations.
Program Managers are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of program execution, from inception through completion. In this position, the selected Program Manger will oversee related IRAD projects in addition to direct contract work, reporting to Director, MEXOU.
Based on the requirements of the projects, the responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Development of Customer and stakeholder relationships and cultivation of Customer intimacy
  • Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management
  • Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT) to achieve technical objectives
  • Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
  • Development and adherence to budget baselines
  • Development and delivery of presentations to Customers, leadership and program stakeholders
  • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
  • Establishment of schedule milestones and spend-planQualifications:

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of program management experience
    • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
    • Current Top Secret/SCI Clearance, with SSBI adjudicated within the past 5 years
    • Understanding of technical, cost, schedule impacts on a program
    • Understanding of business development and capture strategiesPreferred Qualifications:
      • BS in Engineering, Operations or related technical fields or BA in Business Management
      • Demonstrated leadership ability
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
      • Excels at operating at a fast pace, diverse environment
      • Open to direction and collaborative work style; commitment to get the job completed
      • Previous Mission or Operational Experience relevant to Intelligence Support and Operations Salary Range: $137,000 USD - $205,600 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.

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