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Director of Division Projects 1

Northrop Grumman

Roy, UT 84067
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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Strategic Deterrent Systems Division is seeking a Director of Division Projects to lead and integrate Division-level non-recurring capital and investment projects. This role reports directly to the Division Director of Strategy & Operations. Initially the largest portion of the Projects portfolio is the capital investments and non-recurring construction and stand-up of multiple Division facilities across Roy, UT, Huntsville, AL and Colorado Springs, CO.
In this position, the leader will be expected to:

+ Lead and direct an experienced and diverse Division Projects team responsible for non-recurring Division investment projects - inclusive of capital investments, associated construction, etc.
+ Develop SDS Division level processes, procedures and guidance documents for non-engineering operations, aligned to the Space Systems Sector command media
+ Support strategic planning to include provision of required data for development of the Division annual operating plan, long range strategic plan, and Capital Plan
+ Works closely with and/or provides advice and counsel to company and/or vendor representatives
+ Prepare charts and briefings on status/progress and processes; attend and present in the appropriate cadences to ensure stakeholder awareness through Executive level
+ Manage and maintain all metrics associated with Division Projects
+ Identify risks and develop and implement associated mitigations and/or recovery plans
+ Collaborate across Division organizations - inclusive of Program Office, Engineering, HR, Business Management and Division Leadership- to drive accountability and meet performance requirements and expectations to support Division success

Specifically for the capital and construction portfolio the candidate will be expected to:

+ Inspects or directs the inspection of Division construction installations progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, cost and schedules requirements.
+ Partner with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings for Division projects
+ Coordinate major Division facility constructions or modifications or leasing and real estate activities
+ Review and authorize Change Order activity and other contract activities relating to Division construction and facilities modification and rearrangements.

A successful candidate for this role will possess proven ability to:

+ Develop content, package, and brief communications effectively at an Executive level to inform and drive decisions
+ Hold responsibility for project budgets and prepare requests, make recommendations, and track expenditures and performance against plan
+ Collaborate across multiple functional organizations and product teams to lead through influence and ensure execution of respective scopes of work against project plan
+ Act with a sense of urgency and accountability; taking ownership of tasks and strategic direction
+ Nurture and foster a diverse and inclusive work environment
+ Manage large-scale and diverse portfolio of investments; on the order of $30M or greater

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access
+ Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience; inclusive of 5 years of experience of leadership of projects and delivering on cost and schedule expectations
+ Experience managing large-scale and diverse portfolio of investments valued at $30M or higher
+ Experience managing project budgets and preparing requests, making recommendations, and tracking expenditures and performance against plan

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Active DoD Secret Clearance, with periodic review within last 6 years

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.

**Job Category** : Program Management
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