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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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 worlds 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 Grummans Mission Systems (NGMS)** sector is looking for a **Manager, Programs 2** to support the Tactical Fighters EODAS and Sustainment operating unit in overseeing contracts and program management activity related to the repair of the failed line-replaceable components for the F-35. This position is a hybrid teleworking role and allows for someone to live in **Baltimore, MD** , **Mason, Ohio** or **Rolling Meadows, Illinois.** The selected candidate will be expected to travel to Baltimore, MD, Mason, Ohio, and other customer sites.

**What Youll 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. The individual will lead cross-functional team members aligned to common program performance goals and provide over-sight at critical component supplier when needed. The individual will build and manage Software Sustainment business opportunities with F-35 customer and government entities.

This individual will be responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception through startup, execution, and completion. Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

+ Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community.
+ Managing critical suppliers to meet program objectives.
+ Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans.
+ 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 customers, 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.
+ 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.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree and 8+ years, Masters Degree and 6+ years, or PhD and 3+ years of experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or program management in other industries (Note: 4+ years of additional experience to be considered in lieu of a degree).
+ Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as program manager, technical lead, integrated product team lead, or control account manager.
+ Knowledge and understanding of Logistics, Repair management, and MRP processes.
+ Working knowledge of Non-Contractual Technical Activity (NCTA) budgets and processes.
+ US Citizenship with an active DoD Secret clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience managing Performance Based Logistics.
+ Previous experience in managing a program on a Firm Fixed Price contract.
+ Experience in SAP or comparable ERP software and Salesforce.
+ Experience leading new business development/capture and/or leading proposal development.
+ Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors.
+ Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers.
+ Demonstrated understanding of program risk, opportunity and issue management process.
+ Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint.

Salary Range: $141,100.00 - $211,700.00

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.

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